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Bikini Kill - Revolution Grrrl Style Now [FULL TAPE 1991] - REISSUE 2015. Forgotten Guitar: Before Hendrix, Elvis and Chuck Berry, There Was Sister Rosetta Tharpe. ... there was the incredible Sister Rosetta Tharpe.

Forgotten Guitar: Before Hendrix, Elvis and Chuck Berry, There Was Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Meet “the Godmother of Rock and Roll. " You could be forgiven if you've never heard the name Sister Rosetta Tharpe—or if you're surprised to hear that to many, she's considered “the Godmother of Rock and Roll. " Sister Rosetta might not be a household name; however, as a young woman during the 1940s through the Sixties, her recorded music and live performances played a highly significant role in the creation of rock, with Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Little Richard and Chuck Berry citing her as an inspiration. As a musician, she was simply ahead of her time. Maybe even by several decades. Born in 1915 in Cotton Plant, Arkansas, Tharpe developed her distinctive style of singing and playing at age 6, when she was taken by her evangelist mother to Chicago to join Roberts Temple Church of God in Christ.

In Spanish : Alt.Latino. How Gender Equal is the Alternative Rock Scene? Lorde was the first woman in 17 years to top Billboard Magazine’s Alternative Songs Chart as a soloist. 17 years!

How Gender Equal is the Alternative Rock Scene?

Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth in a 2014 interview in The Guardian: “We were around people who felt like, ‘We’re groovy, we’re cool,’ but they were so sexist” Has gender equality has reached a truly balanced level? In a perfect world, equal opportunity should be given to everyone, enabling any given soul to blossom – but there are certain sectors that still host gender discrimination whether it’s intentional or not. It’s seen a lot in positions high up the ladder, with men continuing to make up the majority of workers in the top 10% of earners. Gender discrimination is a given in the corporate sector, but is there still a gender divide in the realm of creative jobs that offer more freedom and scope for involvement?

10 Trailblazing Female Alt-Rock Musicians. Top 25 Women In Rock? Just a little tribute to the women in rock history.

Top 25 Women In Rock?

There are far too many important ones to limit to 25; expect a Part II at some point. There wasn’t any real criteria beyond importance, talent, or influence, although I reserved the right to sneak a couple of favorites in. I decided to be fairly ruthless in defining “rock”; great women of soul, country, blues, jazz, pop, and non-English singers have been omitted. Beyond R&B: 7 Black Women Fronting Rock Bands that You Should Know.

By Inda Lauryn In the book What Are You Doing Here?

Beyond R&B: 7 Black Women Fronting Rock Bands that You Should Know

, author Laina Dawes explores the lives of black women in the heavy metal scene. Although she primarily focuses on the fans and artists within this subculture, much of the discussion can apply to other black women who find themselves in music genres outside of pop, R&B, soul, and rap. Women such as Alexis Brown of Straight Line Stitch and Skunk Anansie’s Skin have opened doors for black women in many different genres of music. YinPop: Women in Indie and Alternative Rock, Vol. 1: UK Bands: S. White, Paul Court: 9780990538608: Books. Amy Steele’s Essential 90s Female-Fronted Alternative-Rock Bands A-Z. Belly From: Boston, Mass. formed: 1991 The album: Star (1992) The single: “Dusted” The Cardigans From: Sweden Formed: 1992 The album: First Band on the Moon (1996) The single: “Lovefool”website.

Amy Steele’s Essential 90s Female-Fronted Alternative-Rock Bands A-Z

Top 10 Alternative Rock Frontwomen - While many lists have been done about the greatest female rock singers of all time, here is a list focusing on the best alternative rock frontwomen of the last 25 years.

Top 10 Alternative Rock Frontwomen -

Norway singer Ida Maria still hasn’t quite crossed over into America, but she has had success in the United Kingdom. Maria brings a classic rock feel on her standout tracks like “Bad Karma” and “I Like You So Much Better When You’re Naked.” She has synesthesia, which for her means she envisions colors when she hears music. Dalle has performed in different bands/incarcerations throughout her career with The Distillers, Spinnerette, and now her solo act. Dalle’s voice has a growl that would make many male singers jealous, especially on tracks like “Drain The Blood.” Whether you’re a huge fan of Paramore or not, Hayley Williams is one of the more successful rock singers to come out in the last decade. '90s Female Alt-Rock Songs That Spoke To You.

Where Are the Women in Alternative Rock? On August 13, 2013, the incredibly talented Lorde became the first woman in 17 years to top Billboard’s Alternative Songs Chart as a solo artist.

Where Are the Women in Alternative Rock?

And before you ask, that was not a typo: the earth has circled the sun 17 times since the last time a female solo artist has held the No. 1 spot on Billboard’s Alt Chart, specifically Tracy Bonham with her song “Mother Mother” in 1996. To put that into perspective, Lorde herself is only 16 years old, making her the first female solo act to top the chart in her lifetime. In fact, only 10 songs by female solo artists have achieved top honors over the course of the chart’s 25 year history. I love alternative music a lot (possibly too much, if you ask my friends or look at my Tumblr). At this point practically all I talk about is the latest Panic! Chicks and Guitars: An Incomplete Guide to Trans-Inclusive Women’s Music Festivals.

As the conversations continue about the announcement that 2015 will be the last year of the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, it’s worth remembering that Michfest is neither the oldest nor the only such festival in the US, and that many, if not most, of the other fests out there explicitly welcome trans women.

Chicks and Guitars: An Incomplete Guide to Trans-Inclusive Women’s Music Festivals

While music is one of the driving forces that brings people together in these temporary spaces, there’s a lot more to it than celebrating the artistry of female and queer musicians. These woman-focused spaces are a chance to step to the side of male-dominated spaces, i.e. a big part of the patriarchy, even if you never specifically talk about politics while you’re there. The visions that helped shape the early fests — visions tied in most cases to lesbian separatism — were informed by a desire to connect hearts, minds, and bodies, and at least for a short time to test out forms of gathering, laboring, and organizing created by and for women. Francoise hardy insp - Album on Imgur. A History Of Black Women In Rock. Nice & Rough: Black Women in Rock. Good bands with female lead singers? : Music. Women in Their 20s Who Are Changing Indie Music. Jeanette Schmid. Jeanette Schmid (6 November 1924 – 9 March 2005) was a professional transsexual whistler.

Jeanette Schmid

Born Rudolf Schmid in Volary, Sudetenland (in what is now the Czech Republic), Schmid began to dress in feminine clothing at a young age and loved singing and dancing.[1] Schmid did not fit in with the Nazi ideal of the Aryan male but enlisted in the Wehrmacht in 1941 and was posted to Udine, Italy until sent home due to typhoid fever.[2] As Czechoslovakians began to take revenge against Sudeten Germans at the end of the war, Schmid was forced to flee to Munich where she began a career as a female impersonator.[3] She rapidly gained fame for her talent, bawdy material, and slinky outfits. The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, and his wife Queen Soraya, saw Schmid perform in Hamburg and invited her to Tehran, but Schmid's material and dress were considered inappropriate by many in Iran, and she was forced to devise a new routine.

11 kickass ladies poised to conquer the music world. Don’t get me wrong—I love the boys in the music scene, but sometimes you just need the ladies to empower your day.

11 kickass ladies poised to conquer the music world

Those girls that sing their hearts out. The ones that make you feel good about yourself. The ones chasing their dreams and inspiring you to chase your own. Of course, I love me some Taylor, Beyoncé, Katy, Ingrid, and HAIM, but here are some newer girls in the music scene. ‘Breaking’ Presents: Aye Nako, an Indie Rock Band Challenging the Genre's Homogeneity. Name: Aye Nako Hometown: Brooklyn Sound: '90s-tinged pop-punk with guitars that go from a mid-range twang to a fuzzy rumble. Lyrics subtly but powerfully investigate the specific struggles of LGBTQ folks and people of color in the punk and indie scenes.

New Music Alert: 8 New Dope Songs by Black Women. Lori and George Schappell. Lori and George Schappell (born as Lori and Dori Schappell, September 18, 1961 in Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania) are conjoined twins. George has performed as a country singer. In 2007, George, who was at that time known as Reba Schappell, stated that although assigned female at birth, he identified as male and changed his name to George.[1] Careers[edit] George Schappell has designed support equipment for people with physical handicaps, including a specialized wheelchair and a mobility aid for dogs. Feminist Music Geek. White women’s problems. This year, three new albums found their way into my constant rotation. One is EMA’s Past Life Martyred Saints, which is the strongest debut album I’ve heard so far (feelings I share with Lindsay Zoladz and Stacey Pavlick).

Erika M. Adèle Anderson. Adèle Anderson (born 14 June 1952) is an English Olivier Award-nominated singer and actress, best known as one third of the cabaret group Fascinating Aïda. Career[edit] Anderson has appeared internationally in concerts, in theatrical plays, on the BBC Television program Gemma Masters. In addition, sometimes with Dillie Keane, Anderson writes lyrics to most of Fascinating Aïda's songs and has contributed to the songs of several hit musicals, including The Challenge (Shaw Theatre) and The Ten Commandments (The Place).

Women In Jazz: Taking Back All-Female Ensembles : The Record. Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington's The Mosaic Project will be released in the U.S. early next year. Courtesy of the artist hide caption itoggle caption courtesy of the artist Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington's The Mosaic Project will be released in the U.S. early next year. courtesy of the artist. List of Top Female Jazz Pianists. 10 Amazing Female Guitarists. The Top 10 Female Jazz Musicians You Should Know. Though all too often confined to the role of chanteuse, over the past 100 years, many female jazz instrumentalists have made noteworthy contributions to the genre through their commitment to musicianship. Alexis Arquette. Alexis Arquette (born July 28, 1969) is an American actress, musician, and cabaret performer. Album Discography. Hollywoodreporter. Taylor Swift's 'Wildest Dreams' Video Has a Major Race Problem 

If you’re going to pay tribute to a Meryl Streep movie, Out of Africa is an undoubtedly odd choice. このスピードの先へ PV. All-Female Bands of the 1970s — Happy Women’s History Month! At the Bar: underappreciated musician. Attention Punk Music: Black Women Are Rocking Your World! When I think of punk music, my mind’s eye is flooded with images of white males jumping around with spikes on their belts, heavy boots, and an anarchist patches safety pinned onto their jeans. But recently, black women have become a presence on the punk scene as well, and they are owning it just as much as any testosterone filled mosher. Dave Simpson on what happened when reggae and punk went head to head in the UK. It's late autumn 1977, and the Stranglers are headlining a show in the Midlands. The support comes from the roots reggae band Steel Pulse. They know what to expect from a punk crowd: gobbing, cans being thrown. Steel Pulse are barely into their first number when a huge wad of phlegm shoots from the audience and lands on the hand of bassist Ron "Stepper" McQueen.

Darlings of Rhythm by Kristen Nehemiah Horst. Darlings of Rhythm Add to List + Be the first to write a review. Alternatives to Alternatives: the Black Grrrls Riot Ignored. NYU's Riot Grrrl Collection, curated by Lisa Darms, is impressive by almost every measure. Spanning from 1989 to 1996, the archive contains diaryesque zines, documents, and ephemera from the movement, chronicling a huge part of history written by women--girls--that you can sort with your hands. Combing through carefully scanned pages of zines that were passed from teenage girl to teenage girl, documenting their lives as they lived them, feels like reading letters from long lost best friends. White Washed: Black Women in Rock. Riot Grrrl Movie 'The Punk Singer' is The Greatest Thing to Emerge From the '90s. Truly Indie Fans. New York Times Popularizes the Term “Blipster”–Guaranteed To Offend Just About Everyone. All-Female Bands of the 1960s - Happy Women's History Month! at the Amoeblog.

Taylor Swift shakes off copyright lawsuit. Let's Play A Game, Black Girls Rock: The Ultimate Playlist : blackladies. David Byrne and St. Vincent. Krautrock featuring women., posted by Datapata. Erykah Badu: New Amerykah Part One: 4th World War. TOMORROW'S GIFT discography. Untitled. The Lady of Rage. The official Erykah Badu fansite. The Mind of a One-Woman Multitude. The Survivors: Erykah Badu. Female Rappers - List of female rappers. Chicago's Female Rappers - Aura Island. The 7 Female Rappers You Should Be Listening To Right Now. Ladies First: 31 Female Rappers Who Changed Hip-Hop. 9 Underground Female Rappers You Need To Know About. Cait Brennan. Female Underground Rappers. Katherine Collins. TMABird - Everybody's Circulation (Lyric Video) Toutes les pistes – Barbra Amesbury. Estelle Asmodelle. Jessie Chung. Christine Beatty (activist) Chen Lili. Vaginal Davis. Meryn Cadell. Michelle Josef. Women in Music - Reading List.

Musicians Websites. Complete the History Books: Women in Music. Timelines in music history: Women in music in Oxford Music Online. Writers, Musicians, Artists. Weekend (Welsh band) Erykah Badu: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me. Nina Simone Talks Being in Control of Her Image and Her Career in a Never Aired Interview. Latin Women Artists - 10 Influential Women in Latin Music. Seven Female Soca Artists You Should Know - Caribbean & Co. Boys Will Be Boys. L.A.'s Top 10 Rising Female-Fronted Bands. 21 Female-Fronted Bands You Need To Listen To. The Best all Girl Rock Band. Url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwiZr4qZu9DJAhVJYyYKHQUdBvAQFgjFATAB&url=

FEMALE ARTISTS - LADY INDIE. The 2012 “Women of Indie” Artists – The best indie women from around the world. 10 Women Who Shaped the History of Rock. ▶Collection - Women of Psych Rock. 5 Trans Musicians Who Changed Music Forever. I Am Disco: Guide To The Women Of Disco Music. Acclaimed Music. 56 Critically Acclaimed Albums from Female Artists : Music. Why so few women on music festival lineups? She Shreds Magazine - Before Punk There Was Dead Moon: An Interview with Toody Cole.