Articles about 'interviews'

“I’m very much running my career” – an interview with Corinne Bailey Rae

Wedaeli Chibelushi talks to Corinne Bailey Rae about her new album, The Heart Speaks in Whispers, black feminism and female solidarity

Wedaeli Chibelushi // 15 May 2016

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

“If you’ve written good characters, I think that their colour drops away”: interview with Gina Prince-Bythewood

Grace Barber-Plentie talks to Gina Prince-Bythewood, director of Beyond the Lights, about feminism, “black films” and the importance of a good soundtrack

Grace Barber-Plentie // 31 July 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

More than “just” a singer

In the wake of their new album Deep in the Iris, Braids’ Raphaelle Standell discusses feminism, music industry double standards and why you really need to hear her vocals

Stephanie Phillips // 19 July 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

New interview: Hanna Hanra of BEAT magazine

Stephanie Phillips talks to Hanna Hanra about her vision for the independent publication BEAT and her experiences as a DJ and music enthusiast. Note from Holly: Stephanie‘s interview is my...

Holly Combe // 14 March 2015

Categories: Blog

How to Create a Magazine for the People: an Interview with Hanna Hanra

Stephanie Phillips talks to Hanna Hanra about her vision for the independent publication BEAT and her experiences as a DJ and music enthusiast

Stephanie Phillips //

Categories: Features, Interviews, Music

New interview feature: Planningtorock

Marta Owczarek takes a look back at a performance from Genderqueer electronic musician Jam Rostron, AKA Planningtorock, in Hoxton earlier this year and shares a conversation they had about language,...

Holly Combe // 21 May 2014

Categories: Blog

The answer is to question

Marta Owczarek takes a look back at a performance from Genderqueer electronic musician Jam Rostron, AKA Planningtorock, in Hoxton earlier this year and shares a conversation they had about language, gender and the creative process

Marta Owczarek //

Categories: Features, Interviews, Music

New music interview: Teresa Suárez (AKA Teri Gender Bender)

Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona. A short introduction to Mexico’s riot-grrrl-in-chief, Teresa...

Holly Combe // 7 February 2014

Categories: Blog

“I say it out loud and proudly… I’m a feminist!”

Jess McCabe interviews Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes and Bosnian Rainbows and wonders about the pressures of creating an explosive onstage persona

Jess McCabe //

Categories: Features, Interviews, Music

New review: Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman

The iconic Tori Amos and her devoted followers do not fit the stereotypical view of women’s place in music. But what about the women who just crave a good tune?...

Holly Combe // 21 October 2013

Categories: Blog

Tori and the women who love her: feminism in action?

The iconic Tori Amos and her devoted followers do not fit the stereotypical view of women's place in music. But what about the women who just crave a good tune? Louise Allan takes a critical look at US scholar Adrienne Trier-Bienieck's recent book about Amos fans and argues that there are a variety of female music lovers out there doing their own thing who cannot all be categorised by "women's issues"

Louise Allan //

Categories: Books, Music, Reviews

New feature: Kate Whitley interview

With three operas already written, 23 year old composer Kate Whitley is part of a “bold new breed” bringing classical music out of the concert hall and into new contexts....

Holly Combe // 15 August 2013

Categories: Blog

A room of her own

With three operas already written, 23 year old composer Kate Whitley is part of a "bold new breed" bringing classical music out of the concert hall and into new contexts. Claire Hazelton talks to Kate about her work and her hope to use her status as an outsider in a male dominated field to help create change

Claire Hazelton //

Categories: Interviews, Music

“Books are magic”: an interview with Ruth Ozeki

Claire Hazelton speaks to novelist Ruth Ozeki about writing, family, religion and more

Claire Hazelton // 24 July 2013

Categories: Books

New feature: interview with White Blush

Cazz Blase revisits White Blush’s self-titled EP and talks to the creator, Carol Rhyu, about her work and what’s next for White Blush. Carol Rhyu (AKA White Blush) first came...

Holly Combe // 3 July 2013

Categories: Blog

Eerie electro: White Blush on extended play

Cazz Blase revisits White Blush's self-titled EP and talks to the creator, Carol Rhyu, about her work and what's next for White Blush

Cazz Blase //

Categories: Features, Music

“One local radio station came back and said the lyric was too blunt”: Gaptooth on ‘Ladykillers’ (part two)

Are feminists in the mainstream under pressure to be politically subtle in the current so-called post-feminist climate? This is the concluding installment of Holly's two-part interview with Gaptooth about the song 'Ladykillers'. You can read the earlier blog entry here

Holly Combe // 4 December 2012

Categories: Blog

Tired of settling for less: Gaptooth on ‘Ladykillers’

Gaptooth is a synth pop act with an unambiguously feminist message. Holly speaks to her about the forthcoming single 'Ladykillers' and its significance, in anticipation of its 10 December release on International Human Rights Day

Holly Combe // 3 December 2012

Categories: Blog

New review: Viv Albertine, Gina Birch and Helen McCookerybook live in Hyde

Punk pioneers Viv Albertine (The Slits), Gina Birch (The Raincoats) and Helen McCookerybook (The Chefs) each form an important part of feminist musical history. They reunited for a gig at...

Holly Combe // 12 April 2012

Categories: Blog

Celebrating Sisterhood! Viv Albertine, Gina Birch and Helen McCookerybook perform in Hyde

Three punk pioneers reunite for an evening of rage, honesty, playfulness and sound experiments. Cazz Blase attends the show and talks to the acts backstage

Cazz Blase //

Categories: Music, Reviews

New review, interview and tour announcement: Laura Gibson live

With both La Grande and its title-track video continuing to attract attention, Laura Gibson will be returning to the UK next month to play the following shows: 8 April: DEVON,...

Holly Combe // 2 March 2012

Categories: Blog

Bringing Oregon to Soho: Laura Gibson live

Having checked out Laura Gibson's latest work La Grande, Kaite Welsh heads to The Social to catch a performance and have a chat with the singer

Kaite Welsh //

Categories: Interviews, Music, Reviews

New feature: A man’s world? Darryn De La Soul on being a sound engineer

Ruth Rosselson interviews Darryn De La Soul, whose achievements include mixing the sound at the 50th anniversary of the Jodrell Bank observatory, work with Faster than Sound and teaching the...

Holly Combe // 9 November 2011

Categories: Blog

A man’s world? Darryn De La Soul on being a sound engineer

Ruth Rosselson interviews Darryn De La Soul, whose achievements include mixing the sound at the 50th anniversary of the Jodrell Bank observatory, work with Faster than Sound and teaching the live sound diploma for Alchemea

Ruth Rosselson //

Categories: Features, Interviews, Work and Play

Women in rock: Tamar-kali

Tamar-kali spoke to The F-Word about sexism in the music, feminism and her inspirations

Jess McCabe // 3 May 2011

Categories: Culture and Media, Interviews

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