Articles about 'women in music'

Annie, you’re an icon, but quotas don’t have to mean compromising on quality

Joanna Whitehead questions Annie Nightgale's recent assertion that gender quotas for women DJs are unnecessary

Joanna Whitehead // 26 September 2017

Categories: Blog

“We would die for our activism”

Joanna Whitehead grills “London’s most badass scream queens”, Skinny Girl Diet

Joanna Whitehead // 9 July 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features, Interviews

Women and music festivals, again…

Cazz Blase argues that we need to seriously reconsider the pulling power of women performers at festivals

Cazz Blase // 30 June 2017

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

Singing the unsayable

New York folkatronic duo, Overcoats, and their dark and sweet anthems for living captivate Cazz Blase

Cazz Blase // 7 June 2017

Categories: Music, Reviews

#takehername

Musician Sula Mae encourages us all to support women in music this International Women’s Day

Sula Mae // 22 February 2017

Categories: Activism, Culture and Media

Girls of summer

Women talking about, making and playing music. In a town near you. Hopefully

Joanna Whitehead // 12 July 2016

Categories: Blog

Who Run The World? Girls!

Jojo Khor, videographer with Who Run The World, talks about the exciting new music company that wants to bring female musicians to the front

Jojo Khor // 25 November 2015

Categories: Culture and Media, Features

No I won’t get your tea on: self care in the punk scene

Here we go. The not all men brigade strikes again. Legend has it the army has soldier posted near every woman, primed and ready for the moment she questions any part of the patriarchal nature of our society

Stephanie Phillips // 29 May 2014

Categories: Blog

Hip Hop Hijabis: documentary on hip hop, Islam and women’s rights

Mette Reitzel is a Danish born London based documentary filmmaker working with Faction Films A recent UK parliamentary report revealed that some Muslim women are removing their headscarves and anglicising...

Guest Blogger // 19 February 2013

Categories: Blog

“She’s pretty good for a girl”: sexism against women musicians

Holly flags up a project that uses the stories of women musicians to highlight sexism

Holly Combe // 8 October 2012

Categories: Blog

Gaggle exclusive: part two

Three different members of Gaggle talk about three of their top women artists/frontpeople

Holly Combe // 19 June 2012

Categories: Blog

Gaggle: new review and exclusives!

You’ll probably already be aware that Gaggle have taken to the streets of London to perform a series of “Ninja Gigs” throughout June in connection with the forthcoming release of...

Holly Combe //

Categories: Blog

Most awarded female artist of all time, Whitney Houston, dies aged just 48

Today, the entertainment industry and fans all over the world were reacting to the loss of Whitney Houston. With a tally of over 400 awards and a career spanning nearly 35 years, Houston was also an actress, model, film producer, record producer and songwriter...

Holly Combe // 12 February 2012

Categories: Blog

New review: Gaggle preview their debut album in Hackney

All woman punk choir Gaggle are a diverse group who integrate openly feminist concepts into their performances. Their radical reworking of The Brilliant and the Dark at the Royal Albert...

Holly Combe // 11 January 2012

Categories: Blog

Two free pairs of tickets for 15 December Gaggle show

We had two pairs of free tickets to Gaggle's gig at The New Empowering Church to give away. NB: This offer has now expired. Congratulations Suswati and Kirsty!

Holly Combe // 13 December 2011

Categories: Blog

Quick music news update

Wears the Trousers have announced that No Wavers and feminist rockers Ut will be playing in the UK this September. As feminist Music Geek said last year, there’s not much...

Holly Combe // 8 August 2011

Categories: Blog

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