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Oya Singin’ Ladies!

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Last week I had the good luck to get a free pass to Oya, an annual outdoor indie music fest in Oslo, Norway. The five-day, five-stage extravaganza is a showcase for Norwegian acts, but makes good use of other groups (e.g., Band of Horses, The Very Best, Jay Reatard, Monotonix) caught in the summer festival maelstrom. Oya enlisted 200 bands, ranging from the lightest indie-pop to the blackest metal (this is Norway, after all). A little over half the bands were local and most Norwegian bands I saw were either female-led or had a strong lady presence. Read More

Expect the Unexpected

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Vintage just got a whole lot cuter. Check out the cheeky promotion for retrowardrobe.com' s array of vintage, retro repo and recycled fashions. Read More

Post Grad Contest!

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Alexis Bledel is in position to step into a slightly prettier version of Dustin Hoffman's shoes with the premiere of her post-college malaise flick Post Grad today. We here at BUST are super excited about this movie-check out our review in the current issue! We're so excited that we're offering an exclusive contest! The first person to respond with an answer to the question below to susan@bust. Read More
Facebook: it may be a great way to connect with old friends, but it can also wreak havoc on relationships, no matter what their status. Read More
Check out this badass mamajama, Beverly 'Guitar' Watkins, an Atlanta-based singer/songwriter who at 70 years old can still rock out on her guitar with the best of them. Starting tomorrow on August 21st, she'll be performing at Willie Mae Rock Camp for Girls in Dumbo, Brooklyn. Her performance at WMRC is helped on by Jazz Foundation of America's Agnes Varis Jazz in the Schools Program which creates paid employment for elder, notable jazz and blues artists with limited incomes and exposes younger generations of children to jazz and blues music and history. Read More