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Beautiful, eerie, and a little sultry, Agent Ribbons' video for "That's Not Edgar's Heart" is absolutely mesmerizing. Dressed in vintage party dresses and fascinators, these ladies have created unforgettable imagery for this moody song. With lyrics like "my voice will turn the smoke and tell you I love you while you sleep" it's impossible not to fall in love. Read More
In the 1993 documentary Ragga Gyal D'bout! three ladies explain why raggamuffin music is important to them. One of the ladies explains, “It tells you how good you look, how glamorous and beautiful you look. I love it, because if I as a black women was to wait for the wider media to actually portray me in a beautiful and positive light, I’d be old and gray.” A subgenre of dancehall music, ragga blends electronic music and sampling together. Read More
Erika M. Anderson, formerly of the drone-y indie band Gowns, has always sounded like she has some kind of demon inside her that she absolutely needs to exorcise. On Past Life Martyred Saints (Souterrain Transmissions), her debut album as EMA, Anderson sounds close to the brink on nearly every song, like PJ Harvey’s goth cousin or an early Courtney Love. Opening track “The Grey Ship” begins with Anderson singing over quiet acoustic guitar and soft drums, until she abruptly silences the arrangement with fuzzed-out bass and distorted synth lines. Read More

New Music Issue out Today!

BY Laurie in Music

We always feel proud, thrilled  and a little relieved when we pump out another issue of BUST, and this latest is one of our very best! The June/July issue features the fabulous Florence Welch on the cover, while the insides are chock full of music related stories, fashion, crafts and things to do. We've got an interview with the uber talented Miranda July, and expose on the Witch House music scene, tips on what to wear to that summer music festival you're hitting, and a look at some of the ladies who helped shape rock music today. Read More
When I was a kid my mother plopped me in front of MTV in my playpen and let me dance it out to The Police and MJ while she cleaned the house. So naturally, I love me a good music video-- it’s in my blood. When Zola and Chloe of Bam!Bam!, a California-based girl duo hailing from the Oakland/Berkley area of San Francisco, sent along their video for "Why I Had to Go" I was pretty excited to check it out. Inspired by Beat Happening, Elastica, Bratmobile, and Can these ladies have a summertime twee-pop sound reminiscent of 90’s girl bands like The Softies, Go Sailor, and Tiger Trap. Read More