Shoe-gaze greats Lush have announced their first live show in 20 years. Miki Berenyi says “We all loved what we did, and the time is finally right for us to do it again.” [Pitchfork]

St. Vincent and Jenny Lewis performed together at Trans-Pecos Festival and it was awesome. Watch it here. [Consequence of Sound]

Dirty Ghosts’ new album, their first since their debut in 2012, is now available for streaming. The album releases on Friday, October 2. [Consequence of Sound]

Corin Tucker interviewed Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches and the two talked about the songwriting process, sexism in music, and the excitement of releasing a new album. [Interview Magazine]

Anna Leszkiewicz wrote an amazing piece for  New Statesman discussing gendered music criticism by taking a close look at how Ryan Adams’s cover of Taylor Swift’s 1989 has given countless critics the perfect excuse to mansplain Swift’s album. [New Statesman]

Muslim shredder, Gisele Marie, fronts metal band wearing a burqa and defy’s stereotypes for muslim women. [The Express Tribune]