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Bikini Kill

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Interviews & Profiles

Kathleen Hanna (center) is the frontwoman of The Julie Ruin. The band's debut album is titled Run Fast.

September 1, 2013 The icon behind two pioneering bands, Bikini Kill and Le Tigre, has a new project: The Julie Ruin.

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May 19, 2005 The former punk rocker, now with the group Le Tigre, is a new type of feminist icon.

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July 6, 2009 A look at some of our favorite labels and the role they play in making music great.

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News

Bikini Kill performs in Washington, D.C., in the 1990s.

January 5, 2013 The 1990s punk group is giving listeners a second chance to hear the music — and its message.

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Bikini Kill onstage in New York City in 1994. Kathleen Hanna singing,  Kathi Wilcox on bass behind her.

September 22, 2011 It's no nostalgia trip; some of Riot Grrrl's founding members are out to set the record straight.

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July 6, 2009 A look at some of our favorite labels and the role they play in making music great.

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

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  • Album: This Island
  • Artist: Le Tigre
  • Label: Universal
  • Released: 2005