Ebony Bones: I See I Say

Bikini Kill, a new release from M.I.A., a playlist for pride and more in our recap of music we tweeted this week

This track comes from Yoko Ono’s 2007 Yes, I’m A Witch remix album. Cat Power aka Chan Marshall took the vocals from Ono’s original 1995 “Revelations” and transformed the song into a beautiful, stripped-down duet—a dialogue between the past and present. Marshall’s choice to remove the guitars and drums puts the focus on Ono’s poetic lyrics, parts of which are tenderly spoken in a mesmerizing …

Yoko Ono and Cat Power: Revelations

Bikini Kill, a new release from M.I.A., a playlist for pride and more in our recap of music we tweeted this week

It’s been a huge week for LGBTQ politics and pride. To celebrate NYC Gay Pride Week, National Pride Month across the US and a marriage equality ruling by the Supreme Court, we’re listening to Rdio’s The Year In Queer Playlist. With songs from Frank Ocean, Tegan and Sara, Beyoncé, Carly Rae Jepsen, Mykki Blanco and Brenmar, the selection reflects “the biggest gay moments of the …

The Year in Queer Playlist by Rdio

Bikini Kill, a new release from M.I.A., a playlist for pride and more in our recap of music we tweeted this week