feminism

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The Guide to Getting Into Siouxsie and The Banshees, Dark Pop Outsiders

From punk to pop, the London band would influence a generation of artists by flouting convention and playing with public perception. Just don't call them "goth."
Liz Ohanesian
12.7.18
Premieres

Here's Deap Vally Clobbering the Shit Out of a Mutant Trump

Deap Vally are the intergalactic superheroes we need, armed with lizard brain riffs and feminist grit in their animated "Bring It On" video.
Andrea Domanick
10.25.18
Essays

Jen Cloher: "Indie Rock Is Full of Privileged White Kids. I Know Because I’m One of Them."

Melbourne-based artist and Milk! Records label manager Jen Cloher explores the impact of female and non-binary musicians on Melbourne's music scene through looking at songs by Ruby Hunter, Camp Cope, Simona Castricum and more.
Jen Cloher
10.25.18
Essays

People Had No Fucking Clue What to Do with Vivian Girls

Ten years after its release, the Brooklyn trio's debut album is still a feminist masterpiece—and a complicated exploration of what it means to be a cool girl in a male-dominated scene.
Annie Fell
9.28.18
Interviews

Twin Temple’s Satanic Doo-Wop Is Feminist as Fuck

Watch the NSFW new video for "Sex Magick" and find out what makes these rock 'n' roll-loving, justice-seeking Satanic witches tick.
Kim Kelly
9.28.18
international relations

Fighting Corruption in Peru with Perra Vida's Hardcore Feminist Punk

"The incredibly high number of femicides, rapes, and sexual exploitation—in conjunction with many other horrible things, it makes you want to collapse and cry. But it can also motivate you to actually do something."
Javier Ibarra
9.17.18
feminism

Pussy Riot Member Sentenced After On-Field Protest at the World Cup Final

Veronica Nikulshina, the first member to face the court, was sentenced to 15 days of administrative arrest at a special prison and was banned from attending future sporting events.
Noisey en Español
7.16.18
Premieres

Madame Gandhi's "Top Knot Turn Up" Is a Feminist Trap Banger

We talk to the activist-musician about Brazilian trap, American identity, and why sometimes you gotta put your hair up to get down.
Andrea Domanick
7.2.18
Interviews

London Sleaze Punks Goat Girl Look Life's Absurdities in the Eye

When everything is political, the band’s off-the-cuff, often satirical social commentary is a welcome palette cleanser to the heaviness of modern life.
Andrea Domanick
6.1.18
Premieres

Alezzandra's "Black Rose" Visual Is a Dark, Lynch-ian Look at Femininity and Control

The LA artist's sludy slow-burners soundtrack a surreal night through the city's strip clubs and seedy underbelly.
Andrea Domanick
5.24.18
Premieres

Svalbard's Political Hardcore Is the Soundtrack to the End of the Old World

The British outfit's epic new album, 'It’s Hard To Have Hope​,' is a fiery indictment of wage theft, sexual violence, and the repression of women's rights.
Kim Kelly
5.23.18
Op-Eds

Please Stop Mansplaining Beyoncé to Us

Two Noisey staffers discuss why you don't have to like Beyoncé, but you do have to respect her.
Andrea Domanick
Kristin Corry
4.23.18
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