BY Ada Guzman
on Jan 22, 2015
As you may have heard, Karen O came out with her first solo album, Crush Songs, in early September. The songs on the album mostly concern themselves with the emotions that O was experiencing at the start of fall. O reported on her website that at the time she was crushing a lot, and unsure if she’d ever fall in love again. “They are the soundtrack to what was an ever continuing love crusade. I hope they keep you company on yours.”
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BY Liz Galvao
on Jan 20, 2015
San Francisco post-punk outfit Erase Errata has made a smashing return with Lost Weekend, their first full-length album in nine years. Known for concise compositions and experimental performances, this all-female trio doesn’t disappoint with its new tightly crafted collection.
Because they no longer live near one another, the members of Erase Errata (Jenny Hoyston, Ellie Erickson, and Bianca Sparta) recorded Lost Weekend over three rare days ... Read More
BY Madison N Nunes
on Jan 18, 2015
We know the weather is still cold where most of you are - unless you're that one lucky reader hailing from Perfect Temperature, U.S.A. However, we've already got our minds wandering to the warmer months.
In the recent weeks Junkies has released new information about some head-banging, booty shaking music festivals we think you're going to want to hear about:
Shaky Knees Music Fest: Atlanta, Georgia
Taking place May 8-10, Shaky Knees will be rocking ... Read More
BY Jamie Bogert
on Jan 17, 2015
A powerful riot grrrl combination is brewing and by the time they hit the road this spring, stages across the country are likely to explode. Hip-hop artist (and one of our fav girls) Lizzo will be joining Sleater-Kinney for the first leg of their spring tour officially starting in February.
As if Sleater-Kinney’s ‘No Cities To Love’ reunion (after a looong ten years) wasn’t enough, the beginning of their US tour is likely to have ... Read More
BY Ada Guzman
on Jan 15, 2015
Great news! Yesterday Björk announced that her new album, Vulnicura, is coming to music lovers in March. She spilled the beans with this handwritten note on Twitter:
The Icelandic sensation worked with Venezuelan producer Arca and British musician The Haxan Cloak to record and produce the totally new track list, which includes titles such as “Stonemilker,” “History of Touches,” and “Mouth Mantra.” From the look of ... Read More
BY Elizabeth Kiefer
on Jan 13, 2015
Full disclosure: We're pretty major Madonna fans around these parts, and often find Rihanna to be a bit disappointing (that has not, however, stopped us from jamming out to her music from time to time). So when we came across this RiRi cover of "Vogue," we were prepared to have mixed feelings about it.
No surprises here: We're on the fence—but what do you think?
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BY Hannah Baxter
on Jan 06, 2015
Blistering musical auteur and former BUST cover girl PJ Harvey is all set to lay down her new album—over the course of a month-long exhibit entitled Recording in Progress, and in front of a live audience. After a nearly four-year recording hiatus following the release of 2011’s Let England Shake (which also won her a second Mercury Prize, nbd), Harvey’s newest endeavor and tenth record will waver between a studio LP and a live album.
The 3,000 ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Dec 25, 2014
It’s been a while since we’ve heard from powerhouse rapper Remy Ma. After all, for the last six and a half years, she’s been serving time at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility for assault. But even the youngest hip-hop heads will recognize the 34-year-old’s smooth lyrical delivery from the 2004 Terror Squad track “Lean Back” with Fat Joe, which earned her a Grammy nod and a place on every “best of hip-hop” list. ... Read More
BY Jamie Bogert
on Dec 18, 2014
A Christmas carol to put all other Christmas carols to shame - "White Privilege" written by the team at Lady Parts Justice to the tune of "White Christmas" is the perfect holiday reflection on everything that has been happening in our country during the past few months (and for a solid portion of our entire history).
Set on the streets of Brooklyn, five women of color slowly sway past brownstones singing their revised rendition of the holiday classic, as ... Read More
BY Marissa Dubecky
on Dec 16, 2014
Check out this new video for Maya Angelou’s track “Pickin’ ‘Em Up,” off the recently released album, Caged Bird Songs. Named after her 1969 autobiography, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the album combines Angelou’s vocal performances with rad hip-hop and funk beats. Angelou’s grandson, Colin Johnson, told NPR that he hopes this blend will appeal to younger generations. "One of the things that she speaks to, for me at ... Read More