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The Mother of Punk

Posted by on Aug 10, 2015

Last week I posted on facebook: “If Patti Smith is the godmother of punk, who is the mother?” This truly stumped me because I always see Patti Smith referred to as the...

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Song of the Week

Song of the Week: “W.D.M.R.S.” by We Are Hex

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015

It’s seem like an appropriate week for “W.D.M.R.S” by We Are Hex to be the song of the week seeing as they’ll be playing at Black Plastic this Saturday,...

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Artist Spotlight

Good Things Come in 3’s: Catching Up with Makenzie of The Sundresses, Their New album and an Upcoming Show

Posted by on Sep 4, 2015

It was three years ago that I first sat down with Makenzie of the Sundresses to interview her for Women in Rock. With the release of their third album, This Machine Kills, it seemed...

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Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts

Posted by on Aug 25, 2015

Sarah Greenwell, frontwoman of Gymshorts, loves telling jokes. In fact when she was little, her mom would take her to the local bowling night, “I was a tiny blonde girl that...

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Good Things Come in 3’s: Catching Up with Makenzie of The Sundresses, Their New album and an Upcoming Show

Good Things Come in 3’s: Catching Up with Makenzie of The Sundresses, Their New album and an Upcoming Show

Sep 4, 2015

It was three years ago that I first sat down with Makenzie of the Sundresses to interview her for Women in Rock. With the release of their third album, This Machine Kills, it seemed like a good time to check in with her. The Sundresses started in 2001 as a political band. “We were a direct result of 9/11,” says Makenzie. “We would spew feelings...

Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts

Sarah Greenwell of Gymshorts

Aug 25, 2015

Sarah Greenwell, frontwoman of Gymshorts, loves telling jokes. In fact when she was little, her mom would take her to the local bowling night, “I was a tiny blonde girl that would tell dirty jokes to all the old men.” Meeting Sarah this past March I was immediately amused by her goofy jokes and band of similarly light-hearted guys. Gymshorts was...

A Manifesto

A Manifesto

Aug 17, 2015

  Women in Rock. I’ve struggled with that title for over a year now. Feminism, something I was once so passionate about, has of late been a struggle for me. First and foremost, I am a musician. I refused to be recognized as a chick drummer or any of that shit. I write songs, I’m a drummer, I’m a bassist, a guitarist… a whatever. But whatever that...

Ancient Warfare on the Release of Pale Horse

Ancient Warfare on the Release of Pale Horse

Aug 11, 2015

Ancient Warfare exudes a Southern Gothic air in the most elegant way. Today, they release their debut full length album, Pale Horse.  Formed in Savannah in 2009, Echo Wilcox moved to Lexington, KY in 2011 where the band gained Emily Hagihara (drums), and Rachel Yanarella (violin). Most recent addition, Derek Rhineheimer (bass), has been with the band for over a...

The Mother of Punk

The Mother of Punk

Aug 10, 2015

Last week I posted on facebook: “If Patti Smith is the godmother of punk, who is the mother?” This truly stumped me because I always see Patti Smith referred to as the “godmother of punk” but I can’t think of anyone who came before her that is more inspiring to the punk world. My post on facebook was serious but in return I got a...