It has been a terrible year for humanity, but a good year for jams. Between the release of SZA’s debut album CTRL, the 10-year commemoration of Sara and Tegan’s groundbreaking album The Con, and the unexpected ascension of Cardi B., the music industry really hit its stride and gave us tunes to bop to all 2017. While this list isn’t exhaustive, this BitchTape features the 15 songs we truly enjoyed. Happy listening!
Hi team. I’m recovering from SXSW last week and want to share some of the musicians who blew my mind at the festival. I already highighted 15 bands I’d heard in the first few days of the music fest—now, here are 15 more. Enjoy! I’m going to go get some sleep. I try not to miss a single performance by Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq when she’s in town. She’s expanding the horizons of this traditional art form and her Polaris Prize brought both tradition and innovation to a global stage.
Katie Presley is a writer and editor currently based on the East Coast (help, how did this happen??). She's been with Bitch in one form or another since 2010, when she started as a New Media Intern, and most recently served as Bitch's first and only Music Editor, from 2016-2017.
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