Riot Grrrl

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How ‘Her Smell’ Summoned the Real Sound of a Fake Iconic Punk Band

The inside story of Something She, the best fictional band in years.
Zach Schonfeld
4.15.19
feminism

Instagram Is a New Frontier In Women's Life Writing

You could say that the fastest growing social media network is the logical conclusion of everything from 16th-century letters to DIY zines.
Freya Marshall Payne
2.28.19
Holy Shit

Bikini Kill Are Reuniting

Kathleen Hanna, Kathi Wilcox, and Tobi Vail will be joined by guitarist Erica Dawn Lyle for shows in New York and Los Angeles through the late spring.
Alex Robert Ross
1.16.19
Zines

How Feminist Zine Culture Has Evolved

From Riot Grrrl to a more inclusive and high aesthetic present, a new exhibition shows the changing faces of a century of independent print.
Ione Gamble
6.14.18
Noisey Hitlist

Gurr Are Further Proof That Garage Punk Rules Again

Get to know the Berlin duo, whose sticky, sweaty, glorious “Hot Summer” video we're premiering.
Daisy Jones
5.24.18
Interviews

'L7: Pretend We're Dead' Is the Most Intimate Depiction of the Riot Grrrl Pioneers

Guitarist/vocalist Donita Sparks explains the trailblazing feminists' hands on approach to their long-awaited, emotional new documentary.
Zena Tsarfin
10.2.17
Art

[NSFW] Oneslutriot Makes Work for Our Anti-Capitalist, Feminist Future

The DIY punk scene meets radical feminism in this anonymous multi-disciplinary artist’s work.
Emily Kirkpatrick
11.12.16
Interviews

Le Tigre Talk Clinton Support, Disabling the Comments, and Secret Feminism in 2016

"It's actually very disturbing to see the unacceptable hate speech emerging from Hillary's critics from the right and from the left."
Kathy Iandoli
11.8.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Skux Emerge With a Riot in Mind on 'The Two Sides of She'

The collaboration between Ayisha Jaffer and The Death Set's Dan Walker is off to a flying start.
Alex Robert Ross
8.5.16
Interviews

Hunger Makes Us Modern Fans: An Interview with Carrie Brownstein

The Sleater-Kinney guitarist's memoir releases this week so we sat down with the 41 year old legend to talk about her influence, the future, and Young Thug.
Bryn Lovitt
10.26.15
Scene Reports

Welcome to Girls Rock! Camp, Iowa City's Breeding Ground for Feminists of the Future

Girls Rock! Camp is founded on the Riot Grrrl philosophy that you do not have to be technically proficient. You just have to be brave.
Alyse Burnside
10.6.15
Holy Shit

Bikini Kill Drop Previously Unheard Track "Ocean Song"

Recorded years and years ago this tune was inspired by her time spent working at an abused women's shelter in Olympia.
Kim Taylor Bennett
9.1.15
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