Tag: riot grrrl

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10 modern punk bands who are channeling acts from the first wave

Despite what some TikTok troll in his aunt’s basement is incoherently ranting about in 2021, punk rock isn’t dead by any means. It never...
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20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith...
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41 women empowerment anthems that should be played as loud as possible

With Women’s History Month coming to a close today, it’s vital to carry these messages of intersectional feminism and empowerment throughout every day to...
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10 guitarists who brought punk rock firmly into the 2000s

As we exited the ’90s and entered the new millennium, pop divas, prefabricated boy bands and rappers bragging about conspicuous consumption and how poorly...
Alternative drum intros | Iconic alternative drummers

10 legendary drum intros that will always be instantly recognizable

If there's one indisputable truth in this world, it's that alternative music has no shortage of iconic drummers. Quite literally setting the beat for...
2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized...
Joan Jett

10 Joan Jett-inspired artists who are breaking boundaries just like her

“Joan Jett doesn’t play rock ’n’ roll,” I wrote two years back, reviewing her SXSW showcase for The Austin Chronicle. “She is rock ’n’...
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20 bands keeping the riot grrrl spirit alive in their own unique way

The riot grrrl underground feminist punk movement began in the early ’90s in the Pacific Northwest before expanding to the rest of the world....
90s feminist albums | 1990s alternative music | Alternative Press

10 albums from the ’90s that pushed the feminist movement to new heights

It's a bit sad that feminism and music go so perfectly hand in hand. The movement shouldn't have to be twisted into a countercultural...
moxie

Here’s every riot grrrl reference you might’ve missed in Netflix’s ‘Moxie’

Amy Poehler’s Moxie is an impeccable homage to the riot grrrls of the ’90s and features numerous Easter eggs that highlight the importance of...