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NEWS ROUNDUP: The Return of Kanye West & More

Kanye West, The Latest Releases & More By Jasmine Williams The Return of Mr. West Kanye West has been largely silent since the end of 2016, when he was hospitalized for a mental health emergency following a series of...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Sad13, Angel Olsen, & Sweet Synths

Sadie Dupuis’s Announces Solo Project, Sad13 Sadie Dupuis of Speedy Ortiz has announced a solo album and single under the name Sad13. “Get A Yes” is a shimmery, pop departure from her band’s 90’s rock sound, full of synths...

NEWS ROUNDUP: PJ Harvey, Basement Queens, & Heathcliff Berru

Sadie Dupuis & Lizzo Debut New Song Sadie Dupuis (of Speedy Ortiz) and Lizzo released “Basement Queens,” on Wednesday, a song with a meta topic: women taking charge in the studio. The songwriting/recording process for the track was filmed by Google Docs,...

LIVE REVIEW: Hudson RiverRocks

It would seem that Pier 84 is the place to be this summer. With 4Knots boasting an impressive lineup of bands a few weeks ago, Hudson RiverRocks is upholding the more independent side of things, considering the bands and the...

LIVE REVIEW: Courtney Barnett @ Terminal 5

Since the March release of her first full-length album, Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit, Courtney Barnett has become pretty popular. Popular enough that on Wednesday she both headlined and sold out a show at Manhattan’s...

ALBUM REVIEW: Speedy Ortiz “Foil Deer”

“The Graduates” is one of the best songs on the new Speedy Ortiz album, Foil Deer. In the music video, the band takes some strange pills that make them hallucinate a kind of cute, mostly creepy giant rabbit. When...

PLAYLIST: A Playlist to Celebrate “Riot Grrrl Day”

  April is known for rain, taxes, rabbits, and silly pranks, but now the month has a new, much cooler holiday: Boston’s mayor, Marty Walsh, has designated April 9th “Riot Grrrl Day” in honor of Kathleen Hanna, the front woman of Bikini Kill...

AudioFemme’s Best of 2013

From elaborate roll-outs to surprise releases, 2013 was a banner year for comebacks, break-outs, break-ups, and overnight sensations.  The fact that the most oblique content could cause rampant controversy to reverberate through the blogosphere turned every song into a...

YEAR END LIST: AF’s Guide to Riot Grrrl’s Influence in 2013

It is a goddamn golden age for girl-fronted punk.  It’s not that there haven’t been important works by women in the ensuing years, but 2013 saw a Riot Grrrl Renaissance unlike anything since its early ’90s inception.  Back then,...