• Album Reviews

    Screaming Females in Ink and Bronze

    All At Once is largely about the importance of art; the lyrics evoke color and line and material in a way that had me Googling artists and pondering the risks and rewards of painting and being painted, seeing and being seen.

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    Just before Thanksgiving, in some magnificent wrinkle in rock-legend timespace, these four smiled, a camera went click!, and The Best Instagram Picture Ever was created.

  • Album Reviews

    in/distilling a love of music

    Words are metaphors: in the one case, my mother fills me, drop by magic drop, with music; in the other, she extracts what I need—which was also what she needed—from music and offers it to me like an essential oil, powerful and sweet. Oil and water: both sacramental, both used in baptism.

  • Playlist,  Song Playlist

    Playlist: Women Rock the World

    We, at Women In Rock, love to highlight the local scene, but lately we’ve been just as inspired by women rockers from all over the world. This playlist offers a sampling from Iceland to India. 1. Hórmónar Iceland “Kynsvelt” https://youtu.be/SuYPmUDs-xQ                 2. Pussy Riot Russia “I Can’t Breathe” (dedicated to Eric Garner) https://youtu.be/dXctA2BqF9A   3. La Hijas de Violencia Mexico “Sexista Punk” Pussy Riot-inspired protest band with confetti guns! yeah! https://vimeo.com/111910656 4. Destruye y Huye Mexico “Oscura Socieda” https://youtu.be/kANWiwTBMt0   5. LiLiPUT Switzerland “Split” (1980) https://youtu.be/qjKCzauOumg   6. Kumbia Queers Argentina “Celosa” https://youtu.be/MWV9Bu5_-1s 7. A-WA Israel “Habib Galwi” https://youtu.be/g3bjZlmsb4A   8. Aziza Brahim Algeria “Calles de Dajla” https://youtu.be/LxP0Ngt3s5o   9.…