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A Sexy Sunday Morning: Lydia Lunch and Jonnine Standish with Rowland S. Howard

Posted by on Nov 20, 2016

  It’s pretty obvious I’m obsessed with duets right now. I’ve been pretty deep into Rowland S. Howard‘s library this past month and two of my favorite...

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Song of the Moment

Song of the Moment: “Nothing’s Gonna Change That Girl” by Hurray for the Riff Raff

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017

I’ve been obsessed with Hurray for the Riff Raff for years, in love with their bluesy bayou folk and with frontwoman Alynda Segarra’s brilliant songwriting. But in the...

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Hero Worship; Cindy Wilson of The B-52s Talks about her debut album, Change

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017

To say Cindy Wilson is a hero of mine would be an understatement. My parents took me to my first concert when I was six, The B-52s at Riverbend, and I know it shaped my love of...

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Song Playlist

How to Get Through a Breakup: Some Advice from Ruby the Rabbitfoot

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017

Pop Musician Ruby the Rabbitfoot insists she is the “queen of getting dumped.” However, she has some great advice when it comes to getting through breakups. “My first piece of...

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Hero Worship; Cindy Wilson of The B-52s Talks about her debut album, Change

Hero Worship; Cindy Wilson of The B-52s Talks about her debut album, Change

Sep 3, 2017

To say Cindy Wilson is a hero of mine would be an understatement. My parents took me to my first concert when I was six, The B-52s at Riverbend, and I know it shaped my love of music. I’m pretty sure that my tiny six year old body had never danced so much before. After that night, my fascination with The B-52s was heightened. I loved how glamorous and...

How to Get Through a Breakup: Some Advice from Ruby the Rabbitfoot

How to Get Through a Breakup: Some Advice from Ruby the Rabbitfoot

Aug 9, 2017

Pop Musician Ruby the Rabbitfoot insists she is the “queen of getting dumped.” However, she has some great advice when it comes to getting through breakups. “My first piece of advice is to be patient with yourself because endings are beginnings. Do something really nice for yourself. Get a massage, pay for it. I’ve never gotten a massage and regretted...

Pussy Riot: “Show Them Your Freedom!”

Pussy Riot: “Show Them Your Freedom!”

Aug 8, 2017

If you followed the news coverage of the 2012 arrest and trial of three members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist punk collective, then you know that Nadia, Masha, and Katia are not the only women in the group, even if they are the most famous. Pussy Riot is one part punk music, one part performance art, and one part guerrilla feminism. Members refer to the...

A Rock n’ Roll History Lesson, An Interview with Patricia Kennealy-Morrison

A Rock n’ Roll History Lesson, An Interview with Patricia Kennealy-Morrison

Aug 4, 2017

Patricia Kennealy-Morrison has forged a path for herself that has lead to an accomplished and unusual life. She was the editor-in-chief of Jazz & Pop and one of the first female rock critics. The job as a critic is, of course, what lead her to meet the love of her life, Jim Morrison. As a practicing witch, Patricia and Jim were married in a Celtic...

10 Ways To End A Bad Date Early: Advice from Reformed Whores

10 Ways To End A Bad Date Early: Advice from Reformed Whores

Aug 1, 2017

Reformed Whores were ever so kind to help a sister out and give advice on how to end a bad date early. Here are there top 10 methods. By Reformed Whores (Self-proclaimed Feminists with a capital “F”) Prepare you girlfriend and have her text you half way in case you need an emergency exit. Hit on whoever is next to you (not your date). When you’ve had one...

It’s Oh So Noisy: The Icelandic Punk Museum (Pönksafn Íslands)

It’s Oh So Noisy: The Icelandic Punk Museum (Pönksafn Íslands)

Jul 31, 2017

You don’t walk into Pönksafn Íslands; you descend into it. The new Icelandic Punk Museum in Reykjavík is located in a former public toilet: 0 Bankastræti in the city centre.   As I descend into Pönksafn Íslands on my second day in Reykjavík, curator and famous Icelandic punk Svarti Álfur Mánason is rocking out, noisily and messily, at the bottom...

Song of the Moment: “Nothing’s Gonna Change That Girl” by Hurray for the Riff Raff

Song of the Moment: “Nothing’s Gonna Change That Girl” by Hurray for the Riff Raff

Jul 28, 2017

I’ve been obsessed with Hurray for the Riff Raff for years, in love with their bluesy bayou folk and with frontwoman Alynda Segarra’s brilliant songwriting. But in the indie folk band’s newest album, The Navigator (2017), Segarra draws on Puerto Rican protest music too. The Navigator is a political concept album about a Nuyorican girl (quite like...

The Venus Flytraps: We Met in a Dream

The Venus Flytraps: We Met in a Dream

Jul 27, 2017

The Venus Flytraps (Cleveland, Ohio) chats with Women in Rock about animal language, biker bars, and wanting to do everything. Your first EP, Clamp Down, was released on Quality Time Records just last year. Congrats! When and how did you start playing together? In the spring of 2016, we met in a dream. Besides a mutual fascination with all things other-worldly...

6 Great Rock n’ Roll Biographies for Summer

6 Great Rock n’ Roll Biographies for Summer

Jul 26, 2017

6 Great Rock n’ Roll Biographies By: Theresa and Izzi Summer always permits more time, more sunlight, less homework (if you still do that stuff).  Who wants to lay out in the sun and just lay there? No, these warm months provide a great opportunity to pick up a good book. We’ve compiled a list of 10 rock n’ roll biographies that will inspire you to pick...

A Band’s Band, Partying with The Detroit Cobras

A Band’s Band, Partying with The Detroit Cobras

Jul 25, 2017

My friends and I drove up to Detroit on a Saturday in May to catch The Detroit Cobras at the El Club. The show was sold out and the club was so packed you could barely order a drink- a direct reflection of how loved the Cobras are in their hometown. Opening for the Cobras were the awesome local bands, Prude Boys and The Deadly Vipers. This was not a show to...