A Little Slice of History

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

“What’s Her Name?” by Smoking Martha

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017

  It’s amazing how my music taste changes with the seasons. In the winter, I’m all doom and gloom but as soon as it’s nice outside I want to listen to...

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Artist Spotlight

An Indie Pop Dream; An Interview with Ruby the Rabbitfoot

Posted by on May 11, 2017

When I spoke with Ruby, she had just completed a performance on Adult Swim for Stupid Morning Bullshit. The band did a special performance of “You’re Still the...

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Song Playlist

:) :) Celebrate! :) :)

Posted by on Aug 24, 2016

We’re celebrating our first print issue of Women in Rock — released August 16, 2016 — with summery songs that make us jump for joy! Here, you can listen to the...

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Recent Posts

In the Know- May 2017

In the Know- May 2017

May 13, 2017

May’s In the Know is a question for the greatest multitaskers, moms who are musicians! Happy Mother’s Day! The question is: How has being a musician enhanced your ability to be a parent? Patricia Morrison (The Bags, The Gun Club, Sisters of Mercy, The Damned, Legal Weapon)- I understand toddler behaviour after being in bands. Kind of weird how...

An Indie Pop Dream; An Interview with Ruby the Rabbitfoot

An Indie Pop Dream; An Interview with Ruby the Rabbitfoot

May 11, 2017

When I spoke with Ruby, she had just completed a performance on Adult Swim for Stupid Morning Bullshit. The band did a special performance of “You’re Still the One” by Shania Twain. With the 2016 release of Divorce Party, it’s safe to say that big things are on the way for the charming, Ruby the Rabbitfoot. Originally from Georgia,...

Pamela Des Barres Does It All, A Look at a Groupie’s Life Today

Pamela Des Barres Does It All, A Look at a Groupie’s Life Today

Apr 20, 2017

Pamela Des Barres' entire life course has been driven by her love of rock n' roll. You may know her as one of the most famous groupies in history but Miss Pamela has done much more for rock n' roll than just mingle with musicians. She's chronicled her adventures in memoirs, I'm With the Band and Take Another Little Piece of My Heart and now she invites you to do the same. Out this week is her newest book, Let It Bleed: How to Write a Rockin' Memoir.

“What’s Her Name?” by Smoking Martha

“What’s Her Name?” by Smoking Martha

Apr 19, 2017

  It’s amazing how my music taste changes with the seasons. In the winter, I’m all doom and gloom but as soon as it’s nice outside I want to listen to catchier more upbeat tunes. The second single by Smoking Martha definitely takes me back to summers when I was in high school. “What’s Her Name?” is slightly reminiscent of...

An Interview with the Original Bad Girl, Cherry Vanilla

An Interview with the Original Bad Girl, Cherry Vanilla

Apr 8, 2017

Cherry Vanilla is one of the most iconic bad girls of the 1960’s. She started out as a creative on Mad Ave, worked as a DJ in NYC and Europe, acted in Warhol’s play, Pork, did PR for David Bowie and had her own band, all while having crazy sexcapades and doing lots of drugs along the way. You can read all about it in her 2010 autobiography, Lick Me. In the...

An Interview with Joe Klug from Wussy

An Interview with Joe Klug from Wussy

Apr 7, 2017

We had the opportunity to sit down with Joe Klug, the drummer from Wussy, and ask him about his work with Cincinnati’s most beloved indie band, the role of indie music, and being a stay-at-home dad. How did you get your start playing with Wussy? Some years ago there was a benefit at the old Southgate House (I believe it was for Donna Jay’s dog “Bunny”)...

A Midwest Love Story- An Interview with SERVICE

A Midwest Love Story- An Interview with SERVICE

Apr 6, 2017

Months ago, I got to spend 24 hours with Jilly Weiss and Russell Simins at their home in Indianapolis. It’s the perfect midwest home with an unbelievable garden, lots of pink flamingos, a record collection I would die for and their adorable elderly cat, Armani. Jilly and Russell met like so many musicians have before but their connection is something magic....

Sharon Jones Brought the Funk (Over 40)

Sharon Jones Brought the Funk (Over 40)

Apr 5, 2017

"To see me, the same woman that – the guy from Sony said I was too fat, too black, too short, and too old. And look at me now, you know?”

“Birth Control” by Reformed Whores

“Birth Control” by Reformed Whores

Apr 3, 2017

It’s safe to say there’s nothing quite like Reformed Whores around right now. Described as a “filthy musical comedy duo” Reformed Whores sing terribly catchy country songs drenched with raunchy humor. “Birth Control” from their debut album Ladies Don’t Spit provides a little ditty on the importance of birth control....

A Q&A with Donna Gaines on a Lifetime of Rock n’ Roll

A Q&A with Donna Gaines on a Lifetime of Rock n’ Roll

Mar 27, 2017

I recently read Donna Gaines' memoir, A Misfit's Manifesto. Gaines, who has a doctorate in sociology has turned a rock n' roll lifestyle into a career. Having grown up in Long Island, Gaines spent her entire life around music. Her mother, Betty Bradley, was a professional singer and Gaines was drawn to the lifestyle, spending all of her time with musicians.