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25 of Music’s Most Misandrist Anthems

Yesterday, we brought you a playlist of 25 of the most misogynistic songs in music’s long history of misogynistic songs. It seems only fair that we pair it with a playlist of 25 misandrist anthems, but the truth is, the tone is totally different. When men bash women (intentionally or inadvertently), it can easily seem like an unnecessary declaration of further disrespect to womankind. When women hate men, it often feels like they’re fighting the patriarchy following thousands of years of oppression. Sometimes the language is extreme, and that’s part of what qualifies these songs as misandrist anthems instead of mere female empowerment tracks — a line Beyoncé walks from time to time.… Read More

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Listen to a New Live Recording of Leonard Cohen Performing “Suzanne”

Here, this is scientifically proven to make your day 74% better, immediately: a new live recording of Leonard Cohen performing… Read More

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One Direction Songfully Explain the Usage of “U” on ‘Sesame Street’

While the song titles from both Sesame Street (“ABC-DEF-GHI,” “Do De Rubber Duck,” “C is for Cookie,” etc.) and One… Read More

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25 of Music’s Most Obnoxiously Misogynist Songs

As long as there’s been music, there have been unpleasant lyrical descriptions based on the subject’s gender — songwriters have long been relying on stereotypes and/or on demonizing the opposite sex as a way of expressing their pain and heartbreak and resentment and whatever else is troubling them. None of this, of course, means that doing so is anything less than obnoxious, so as an exercise in symmetry, over the next couple of days, we’re looking at both misogyny and misandry (because, y’know, that’s a real thing!) in music. First, then, the misogynist side of the… Read More

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Watch Full Set of St. Vincent’s Performance at the Pitchfork Music Festival Paris

The odds of not being one of the people who attended the Pitchfork Music Festival Paris are quite high, given… Read More

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A Little Vaseline Turns Angel Olsen into an Elizabethan in Stunning “Windows” Video

Angel Olsen’s “Windows” was the last and arguably the best track on Burn Your Fire for No Witness. Now, in honor… Read More

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