It’s nice to lose oneself on the dance floor without constantly being reminded of the patriarchy, amiright? Turn these women who rock up while celebrating Women’s History Month.
Adi Ulmansky: “Hurricane Girl”
This Isralei producer/singer/songwriter calls to mind daydreams of Yolandi Visser in an alternate universe in which she went solo and was a different kind of magical electro-rap alien goddess.
K.Flay’s brainy wit would beat street cred in a rap battle any day.
Brooke Candy: “Das Me”
The freaky princess is the realest in the game.
Kitty Pryde: “Okay Cupid”
Kitty’s always a 10 shawty.
Charli XCX: “What I Like”
If you were alive in the summer of 2013 then you heard Icona Pop’s “I Love It” and already know all about what Charli XCX–who has also collaborated with Brooke Candy, Marina and the Diamonds, and most recently Iggy Azalea– likes.
Cat Power feat. Angel Haze: “Manhattan”
Angel Haze is like the Tori Amos of rap and every playlist needs at least one great American singer-songwriter staple like Cat Power.
Tokimonsta feat MNDR: “Go With It”
If you’ve heard anything from Flying Lotus’ label Brainfeeder (such as The Gaslamp Killer or Lapalux) then you have a sense of the eclectic electronic soundscape you can expect from Tokimonsta, who was the first female signed to Brainfeeder. Her latest, Only Shadows, out on Ultra Records is no less unique.
If Joanna Newsom and Four Tet got together and released an album on Brainfeeder, it would be embodied in RYAT.
Jessy Lanza: “Fuck Diamond”
Jessy Lanza is everything one would expect from a Canadian music teacher with a degree in jazz who collaborates with the likes of Junior Boys and Ikonika and is signed with Hyperdub.
Nervo: “Hold On”
These sisters from Australia are the blonde warrior goddesses of EDM right now.
Article By Alexandria Wojcik