Female Senate Unites for Survivors

In a letter released earlier today and signed by all 22 women in the Senate, blue and red alike, the all-male Senate leadership is called out over their failure to act on legislation that would overhaul how the sexual harassment complaint process is handled on Capitol Hill. This is one “naming + shaming” move I can […]

First Trailer Drops for ‘Tag’

Tag looks like the latest offering in the catalog of grown men ensemble comedies with unbelievably crazy premises. What makes this one uniquely weird is that it’s actually based on a true story. Today, the first trailer dropped. And it’s bonkers.  The film is based on a true story about a group of friends […]

Bowie + Mercury Under Pressure

One day in 1981 David Bowie and Queen found themselves in a recording studio somewhere in Switzerland. The intent was to lay down vocals for “Cool Cat,” but Bowie got bored with the task at hand and suggested writing a new song from scratch instead. According to Freddie Mercury biographer Mark Blake, the iconic musicans […]

The End of the Graphing Calculator

The ridiculously expensive Texas Instruments graphing calculator is slowly but surely getting phased out. The times they are a-changin’ for the better, but I’m feeling nostalgic. I have some wonderful memories associated with my TIs. You probably have an expensive Texas Instruments graphing calculator packed away somewhere. I do. In fact, I still have two. […]

Photo Surfaces of Biggie + Kurt Cobain

Yesterday morning on twitter one user shared a photo of what appeared to be Biggie and Kurt Cobain together, staring down an unknown photographer with expressions apropos for their respective genres. The tweet asked Krist Novoselic to confirm whether or not the photo was legit.   @KristNovoselic sir, can you please confirm, is this a […]

7-Inches for Planned Parenthood

Who says Bono has the corner on Music’s Philanthropic market? Bono does, of course, but who else? Not Your Girl In Music. One thing that has always been true is that when , musicians are often front and center, rolling up their sleeves and pitching in to support causes near and dear. The recent push […]

19 ‘Hardcore’ Years

19 years old today. When Pulp’s “This is Hardcore” hit the record stores, I was already 5 years smitten with front-man Jarvis Cocker, but this was the noise that bit me hard, and I got hooked. In fact, YGIM fell in so much love with the title track it made me realize no boy could […]

Best Coast + Liz Phair stand with Planned Parenthood

You know how sometimes you’re on stage performing a benefit concert you organized in order to give back to an org that you depended on and is under attack for stupid political reasons, when all of a sudden one of your personal heroes stops by to duet a few with you? Well, so does Bethany Cosentino. […]

A Valentines Revolution

  Q: How does one make Your Girl in Music swoon? A: Buy me the book + bring booze for bonus points.   Oops, I just wrote the best feminist soft core opening plot ever.

1997 Changed the Game for UK Rock

Just as Britpop came to an end, so too must the 20th anniversary Britpop celebrations. After all the Blur box sets, Suede reissues, and Menswear reappraisals, the last hurrah came this past October in the form of Mat Whitecross’ documentary Oasis: Supersonic. The film functions as a time-capsule portrait of Britpop’s 1996 peak, framing its […]

Lily Allen covers ‘Going to a Town’

Lily Allen, darling U.K. import of the early-aughts, performed a haunting live cover of Rufus Wainwright’s “Going to a Town” at Women’s March London this year. Today she released her version with a black-and-white video directed by Bafic that includes footage of her performance and the anti-Drumpf demonstrations from the London Women’s March rally. One day […]