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AF 2019 IN REVIEW: Our Favorite Albums & Singles of The Year

Every year I keep a running list of new album releases. The idea is that I’ll have new stuff on my radar, along with a go-to playlist if I’m feeling adventurous (or bored) and want to hear something new....

NEWS ROUNDUP: RIP Nipsey Hussle

Nipsey Hussle Laid to Rest in LA This Thursday, funeral services and city-wide celebrations were held across Los Angeles to honor slain rapper Ermias Joseph “Nipsey Hussle” Asghedom. Shot fatally outside Marathon Clothing, a store he co-owned near the...

NEWS ROUNDUP: SXSW 2019 is in Full Swing, New Music, and MORE

SXSW Takes Over Austin It’s been a bit of a slow news week, with what seems like 9/10ths of the music industry in Austin for South by Southwest. If you haven’t been, it’s not structured like a traditional festival,...

NEWS ROUNDUP: International Women’s Day, Leaving Neverland, and MORE

It’s International Women’s Day! Though some form of International Women’s Day has been around since 1909, the holiday celebrating women around the world has really gained traction over the last decade. This year’s theme was #BalanceForBetter, seeking to promote...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Pazz & Jop Lives, 21 Savage vs. ICE, and MORE

Pazz & Jop LIVES – Even if the Village Voice Doesn’t When I received my Pazz & Jop Ballot in December, I couldn’t have been more shocked.  I’d assumed that when the Village Voice shuttered in August, the music...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Alternative Beef, Cancel Chris Brown, and MORE

Can’t We All Just Get Along? Rekindling a decades old beef, Courtney Love had some choice words for Kathleen Hanna following the news that the latter’s riot grrl act Bikini Kill would play a handful of reunion shows in...

NEWS ROUNDUP: Parquet Courts, Bernie Sanders, & Animal Collective

  Parquet Courts Debut New Songs The Brooklyn-via-Texas punks performed “Dust” and “Outside” on WFUV, and also announced an upcoming album titled Human Performance. “Dust” has a loping, cowboy Western feel, spacing tendrils of guitar riffs between suffocating lyrics:...

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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...