Best of the month: Girls Rule on Dazed

All the top stories and videos on Dazed this January, digested for your convenience

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At the start of January, Dazed kicked off a new year with our Girls Rule issue, featuring cover star Lupita Nyong'o. We've continued our female-centric celebration with a month of exclusive online content, from this head-to-head interview with Lena Dunham and YA author icon Judy Blume, our Girl Guides series of features on how to be a woman (spoiler: it's pretty fucking hard), and today's takeover by Nymphomaniac actress and Rag & Bone campaign star Stacy Martin. You can check out all the girls-only content here.

In the meantime, here are ten of the other biggest stories on Dazed this month.        

BECKY & JOE VISIONARIES TAKEOVER

The duo behind the YouTube sensation "Don't Hug Me I'm Scared" curated a week of gruesomely hilarious shorts and animated films for Dazed Digital. Basically, you'll never look at the Muppets the same way again. Find out more about the genius creators hereCheck out all the films in their takeover here

MOSCOW GIRLS

Get up close with the wild girls of Russian nightlife as 23-year-old photographer Sasha Mademuaselle captures them in their most ecstatic nighttime states. Read more

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From the series 'Girls' Sasha Mademuaselle

FROM LOTTIE WITH LOVE

Kate Moss's little sister steps up to the plate with her first Dazed editorial, shot by Sean and Seng and styled by Robbie Spencer. Read more

From Lottie with Love, February Issue
Lottie wears wool knit jumper by Topshop Unique Photography Sean and Seng, styling Robbie Spencer

BRANDY & COKE

Re-e-ewind back to the good old days of UKG with music photographer and author Ewen Spencer as he takes an intimate look at London's UKG scene. Watch it below

A RARE ENCOUNTER WITH MADLIB

He doesn't tweet, hashtag, or do selfies. And he thinks aliens "probably" run the world. Dazed spends a day with Madlib, music's most prolific producer. Read more

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Madlib catches a snooze Bafic

FKA TWIGS – HIDE

The "Water Me" singer snuck out from the Young Turks NYE Party in Tulum, Mexico to film this stunning exclusive session for the record label's Visionaries takeover. Watch below

12 ESSENTIAL MUSIC NAMES FOR 2014

From Filipino synth-pop maestro Eyedress to Beyoncé's mystery producer Boots, here's a look at the people who'll dominate music in 2014. Read more 

UN-FEISTY WOMEN ON FILM

Sick of the sassy chick flick girl or the ass-kicking superheroine? From Natalie Portman in Black Swan to Catherine Deneuve in Repulsion, here are the best anti-heroines in cinema. Read more

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Natalie Portman in Black Swan

GIRLS RULE THESE BOOKS

From dystopic gender war vigilantes to unapologetically sexual teen girls, here are our top female protagonists in literature for the Girls Rule issue. Read more

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Charlotte Roche, author of Wetlands

OUR TEN FAVOURITE DIGIFEMINIST ARTISTS

Women are coming out tops in digital art, from YouTube performance artist Ann Hirsch to net artist Petra Cortright. Here are our favourites. Read more

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