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25 films that capture the history of punk, riot grrrl and beyond
25 films that capture the history of punk, riot grrrl and beyond
A new wave of punk has taken the world and internet by storm. Recently, there has been a spike in movies about the feminist punk movement, and TikTok users have repopularized bands such as Bikini Kill and X-Ray Spex. In 2021, the history and legacy of riot grrrl appears across all social media platforms as veterans and new members of the movement educate and reeducate...
Here’s every riot grrrl reference you might’ve missed in Netflix’s ‘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 the women-led feminist punk movement. From Bikini Kill to Tacocat, the film is filled with iconic tracks, images and merch that defined an era of revolution. Moxie f...
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
17 rising Black alternative bands who are leading the next generation
Black musicians are at the heart of alternative music’s history. Whether it’s punk, emo, metal or pop punk, Black people have played an integral role in creating what the music scene is today. However, they’re consistently looked over in favor of white musicians, who have a long history of commodifying off the creativity of Black people. With the alterna...