BY PRINCESS WEEKES
on Feb 15, 2015
“Don’t need a Hercules, Lancelot or Bond/Don’t treat me like some dumb blonde.”
Damn straight. Cute, upbeat, and right to the point with lines like “I didn’t go to school to be a victim in dress”, Rebecca Juliet’s “Damsel in Distress” may be February’s new feminist track. Full video below—it's definitely worth a watch.
So dudes, take note: Nothing is less unsexy than telling us to sit back and look pretty while you fight ninjas. We GOT this. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Feb 03, 2015
This guest post was written by Sarah C. Jones.
Fans of Björk know that the only thing predictable about her work is constant change. The Icelandic multi-instrumentalist’s last album, 2011’s Biophilia, was a conceptual (and somewhat bloodless) multimedia project, but Vulnicura is a deeply intimate chronicle of heartbreak.
Written in real time, these nine tracks detail an excruciating break-up with her longtime partner. Read More
BY Madison N Nunes
on Jan 31, 2015
I never really got into the idea of Valentines Day. I'd like to like it, but I just...don't. In fact, last night the boy and I had our annual V-Day-plans convo. To say the least, we came up empty handed. However, this morning my prayers for St.Valentine to f-off were answered. Search no more for restaurant reservations;Your plans are right here:
With sponsorship from Panache, New York Night Train, and BUST (us, duh), Planned Parenthood will be hosting their yearly Valentine's Day concert and dance at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. Read More
on Jan 30, 2015
Things have been pretty bleak around here since Flight of the Conchords went into self-imposed exile. The hilarious music duo and one-time BUST cover boys Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie walked away from their band after creating 2 seasons of the best comedy series ever to hit HBO, taking with them the hopes and sex dreams of a nation of smitten women and girls.
But now comes news that these adorable kiwis will be bringing their sugarlumps to our shores once more, which means you have another chance to try to make that Bret/Jemaine sandwich happen. Read More
BY Holly Trantham
on Jan 26, 2015
We’re really digging the new EP from Swedish trio OLD. We don’t know too much about OLD but they are fairly NEW and the band is comprised of 3 friends, Johanna Tham, Constance Holmbäck and, Nina Sigurd who started making music in their apartment in Malmö 2 years ago, recorded one EP and recently moved to a studio to record four new fun, feminist songs.
I’m a sucker for 3 part harmonies but coupled with lyrics like “hormones stole my sex life, give me my pleasure back,” we know we are not in normal “girl group” territory. Read More
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. Read More
BY BUST Magazine
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 spent together in Iowa City, imbuing the seven song album with a distinct sense of urgency. 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 Atlanta's Central Park. 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. 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 the song titles, Björk is still full of all the delightful Bjork-y-ness that made us fall for her in the first place. Read More