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New Order rose from the ashes of the seminal band Joy Division in 1980 with their debut Movement. Leaning more towards dance music, by adding electronic keyboards, than it’s former incarnation, New Order went on to be the defining group of said ‘dance music’ with a glacial edge. 1983’s "Blue Monday" is still the biggest selling 12’’ single of all time.   The opener "Restless" pops with that classic New Order sound it’s tuetonic bass line front and center. Read More
Grimes has seen many shifts in her short career over the past few years. From the Montreal Noise Scene to Jay Z’s artist management company, Roc Nation, the artist has been around the tinsel-towny block of electro-pop. Grimes is not shy about calling out power imbalances across gender—her Tumblr is semi-infamous for blasting sexism and her transparent use of social media has garnered a significant following. “Women feel pressured to act like strippers, and it’s okay to make rape threats but it’s not okay to say you’re a feminist,” she writes. Read More
Rose McGowan’s new music video, “RM 486,” is a Totally Safe For Work piece of feminist art. Back in June, McGowan reveled in her new freedom that arrived in the form of being fired from her agency for her tweet about a sexist Adam Sandler movie script "The awesome thing about being an artist? You can't be fired from your own mind. #freedom." McGowan is taking her mind and her freedom and making the brutally honest art that she wants to make. Read More
It’s the future I can see: And in it is New York-based DJ That’s So Raben. As if her weekly PUSSYPOWER Party isn’t cool enough, Alanna Raben made our inner dancing queen bust out once again when she spun her killer beats for Carrie Hammer’s show at New York Fashion Week for the fourth time. That’s So Raben’s mix for Carrie Hammer’s fall show combined the ‘90s sounds of the Spice Girls and Destiny's Child with modern tunes from artists like Iggy Azalea, Nicki Minaj, Jessie J and Ariana Grande. Read More
    It’s the end of summer, and autumn is upon us. As the daylight hours grow shorter and the nights become longer, it's the perfect time to check out new music from two of the dark ladies of indie rock, Zola Jesus and Rykarda Parasol.   Zola Jesus, a/k/a Nika Roza Danilova, has just released a fourth single, “Nail,” from her latest album, Taiga. It’s an EP on Mute Records with two additional songs. One of the breakcore scene’s most prominent producers, Xanopticon, has expertly remixed “Go (Blank Sea)” as an experimental dance groove. Read More