Beth Ditto: Fire

Gossip’s front woman, the electric Beth Ditto, just released the first track from her upcoming solo record Fake Sugar. “Fire” starts off quieter than many of Ditto’s previous tracks, but builds up in a blaze and to become a booming track. Once again, Ditto proves she’s a force to be reckoned with.

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

From unsung female sport stars to the USA's first punk store and a Philippe Starck-designed smartphone, our look at the web

1. Unsung Heroines of Sports History Molly Schoit’s book based on the Instagram @TheUnsungHeroines handle, “Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History” celebrates the forgotten, lesser known female athletes who paved the way for today’s sports stars. From Jackie Towanda (the first woman to box at Madison Square Garden) to Conchita Cintrón (a bullfighter also known as The Golden Goddess) and Renée Richards (the …

The Gossip’s Beth Ditto’s Plus-Size Fashion Line

Singer/songwriter/sometime model and all-the-time badass, Beth Ditto has just released her second collection of clothing for plus-sized people and it’s breaking all the rules regarding how larger women “should” dress. The idea of wearing “flattering” or minimizing shapes and colors was far from her mission. Ditto tells R29, “I think it’s really cool to… really draw attention to yourself; I want to create big shapes, …