women

Features

The Dollars and Desperation Silencing #MeToo in Music

Sexual misconduct is built into the foundation of the music industry. Our data and the stories of over two dozen women show how culture and labor conditions create a perfect storm for abuse.
Andrea Domanick
3.15.18
Noisey News

The Grammys Need to Accept That They Have a Woman Problem

A new letter sent to members is oddly defensive when the Recording Academy should just hold its hands up and do better.
Lauren O'Neill
2.16.18
Interviews

If You're Mad as Hell Right Now, You Need U.S. Girls

Meg Remy talks about her new album 'In A Poem Unlimited,' #MeToo, and only being an authority on her own experiences.
Sarah MacDonald
2.6.18
Op-Eds

Rick Ross Said Some Bullshit About Women

Rick Ross' 'Breakfast Club' interview is just the tip of a gross iceberg for female artists and journalists.
Lauren O'Neill
7.26.17
Welcome To The Club (For Lonely Hearts)

Why Bro Country Is the Sound of My Summer, Every Summer

If 'cracking open a cold one with the boys' had a soundtrack, it would definitely be Luke Bryan.
Emma Garland
6.29.17
Premieres

Peeling's New Video Smears Menstrual Blood on "Wandering Womb" Myth

The Toronto rock band's lead singer and guitarist wander a Californian desert in bloody bridal gowns looking for freedom.
Sarah MacDonald
5.30.17
Noisey News

If You're Feeling Shaken by the Election, You Can Email Best Coast About It

Bethany Cosentino has set up an email hotline for those left feeling 'helpless' by the result.
Lauren O'Neill
11.10.16
Op-Eds

Criticizing Taylor Swift Isn't About Negativity Towards Successful Women, It’s About Vindication

Kim Kardashian’s big reveal doesn’t "character assassinate" anyone; it liberates Kanye from the vilification that Taylor Swift has launched her career off.
Grace Medford
7.20.16
In Memoriam

Prince Wrote About Women in a Way That Most Contemporary Male Artists Still Can't

Women usually exist in men’s songs as passive objects, which is to not exist at all. With Prince, they were addressed with awe and empathy.
Emma Garland
4.25.16
Deep Ass Questions

Work in Progress: How Toronto Women Are Fighting Against a Sexist Music Industry

We asked some of the most prominent women in Toronto's music industry what they feel needs to change.
3.9.16
Op-Eds

How Do We Penetrate the White Male Roadblock at the Top of the Music Industry?

The Billboard Power 100 has rolled in again to remind us that the music industry isn't exactly a smorgasbord of diversity.
Emma Garland
2.17.16
Premieres

PREMIERE: Peaches Debuts Very, Very NSFW Video for "Rub"

"Can't talk now 'cause this chick's dick is in my mouth."
Bryn Lovitt
12.2.15
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