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Our Most Popular Feminist Mixtapes Ever

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We recently celebrated the completion of our 200th free mixtape, put together every week by Bitch staff, contributors, and assorted music-lovers. The mixes highlight the work of mostly female and queer-identified artists, mixing big names and small fries. To mark the occassion of our 200th BitchTape, I looked through the collection of feminist mixtapes and pulled out our 12 most popular mixtapes ever. 

The most popular mixtape we've published is... drumroll please... 

Keepin' it Tropical(ia)! Contributor Emilly Prado put together this Brazilian psychedelia tape back in 2012. Give it a listen. 

Keepin' it Tropical(ia) from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Jolene: 15 covers of the best country song of all time, back-to-back-to-back.  

Jolene, Jolene, Jolene, Jolene from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Electronic Ladyland: Music writer Alley Pezanoski-Browne's mixtapes journeys across the history of women making electronica.

Electronic Ladyland from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Queen of Hearts: A mix featuring all the hearts from the Feminist Playing Cards project, a deck of cards featuring 56 feminist musicians illustrated by 14 feminist artists. 

Queen of Hearts: Feminist Musicians Mix from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Feminist Country Hits:  A playlist that celebrates "putting the cunt back in country."

Feminist Country Playlist from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Marriage Equality Playlist: A legally awesome mixtape to play at your same-sex wedding, partly curated by DJ Rhienna

BitchTapes: Marriage Equality Playlist from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Summer Jams: A dance all-the-time, sing-along, blast-it-all-the-time mix of this summer's hits. 

Summer Jams from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Folksy Summer Ladies: Dreamy indie musicians from this summer's Pickathon roots music fest in Portland.  

Folksy Summer Ladies from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Swing Songs for a Rainy Day: When the nights get long and cold, the only cure for winter blues is 

Swing Songs For A Rainy Day from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

AFROPUNK Fest: Highlighting musicians from this summer's AFROPUNK fest in Brooklyn. 

AFROPUNK FEST '13 Mix from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Maneater: Feminists don't all hate men—but there are plenty of creatures who do. Like sharks, lions, and tigers, for example. 

MANEATER from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

Burger Babes: A collection of women on the epic label Burger Records. 

BitchTapes: Burger Babes from BitchTapes on 8tracks Radio.

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I know you guys are busy with much more important things, but would you ever consider putting some of these on Spotify? I find it much more user-friendly.

I hadn't thought of that!

It's nice to keep all the mixes in one place on 8tracks, but I'll look into whether we can start using Spotify, too, moving forward. Thanks for the idea!

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I have probably listened to

I have probably listened to the feminist country playlist 20 times. SO GOOD.

I don't know who put together

I don't know who put together the Feminist Country playlist, but it's fantastic. Kudos.