The legacy of female musicians

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Wanda Jackson Live: Man, We Had a Party!

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012

When Wanda Jackson entered the Taft Ballroom on Saturday night, I’m not going to lie, I had my doubts. She was on the arms of two men and looked so tiny! Of course, whom...

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Song of the Week

Double song of the week: Metric and Berlin, 2 Bands You’d Like

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014

I’m a big fan of the 1st Wave station on Sirius XM radio. It was through 1st Wave that I first heard the song “The Metro” by Berlin and I was immediately hooked....

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Artist Spotlight

An Interview with the Ladies of Casual Strangers

Posted by on Jul 13, 2014

Casual Strangers, a band out of Austin, Texas, formed in the last year and already they’re releasing their first album. The band is comprised of two women,...

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Band Information

Shilpa Ray…The #1 Reason to go out on a Monday Night

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014

When I first heard Shilpa Ray, I was the music director for UC’s student radio station, Bearcast. The perk of the position was getting new music sent to you daily. A lot of it...

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Recent Posts

Meeting Joan Jett

Meeting Joan Jett

Aug 24, 2014

Well something very special happened to me on my recent family vacation to France! We were in the NYC airport for like 9 hours waiting for our flight to Nice, France. I was deeply engaged in my book when my dad came over to me and said, “Hey look, its an old punk band!” I looked up and there were a bunch of darkly clad punks at our same gate at the...

An Interview with the Ladies of Casual Strangers

An Interview with the Ladies of Casual Strangers

Jul 13, 2014

Casual Strangers, a band out of Austin, Texas, formed in the last year and already they’re releasing their first album. The band is comprised of two women, Jaylinn(synths/keyboards) and Katey(lead singer, lapsteel guitar, triwave) and two men, Paul(guitarist, vocalist) and Jake(drummer). Their sound is psychedelic and retro, yet they manage to keep it...

Q & A with the legendary Lydia Lunch

Q & A with the legendary Lydia Lunch

Jun 23, 2014

Lydia Lunch has always been able to push the boundaries of punk. A no wave musician, a spoken word performer, a poet, a writer, a self-empowerment speaker, she is by far one of the most influential punk women. Starting out in Teenage Jesus and the Jerks, her career is beyond prolific. Now, she is touring with Retrovirus, capturing her career in music since 1977....

Introducing… AVID NOISE!

Introducing… AVID NOISE!

Jun 1, 2014

Have you wondered where I’ve been lately? Why I haven’t been posting as much? Well, I am beyond excited to introduce to you AVID NOISE!!!! Along with being obsessed with music, I love vintage clothes. I’m quite a clothes horse, I must admit and realized I had some great things I wasn’t wearing. I thought, maybe I should start selling...

Shilpa Ray…The #1 Reason to go out on a Monday Night

Shilpa Ray…The #1 Reason to go out on a Monday Night

Apr 21, 2014

When I first heard Shilpa Ray, I was the music director for UC’s student radio station, Bearcast. The perk of the position was getting new music sent to you daily. A lot of it was bad, a lot of it I was indifferent to, but sometimes a gem fell into my lap. Shilpa Ray was the best gem of my entire 3 year stint as music director. The CD that was sent to me...