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    In The Know- February 2018

    February’s In the Know answers, what is your favorite winter activity?             Abiyah— My favorite winter activity is diving headfirst into my coat closet to figure out which of my rad winter coats I’ll rock that day. Will it be faux fur (including vintage Jordache and Sasson), vintage leather (Aigner), a wool Mondrian-inspired hip-length jacket, or a vintage 80s black ankle-length wool Albert Nipon?         Madge Maril (vocalist of Scanner)– Probably my favorite winter activity is binge watching reality tv inside, specifically Tiny House Hunters.           Angela Perley (vocalist and guitarist of Angela Perley & The Howlin Moons)–…

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

    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 beer and he asks to get you another end the date (the honesty tactic). Figure out what political leaning they are and push the opposite. Get bitchy to the big dude sitting next to you so your date has to fight for…

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    In the Know- May 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 similar a four year old is to a musician. Anyone with a 2 year old knows they believe the world rotates around them. Very self motivated and a tantrum here and there. Both need strong boundaries, and to learn the word ‘no’. Emily started with the violin and viola then the…

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    In The Know- February 2016

        As a Valentine’s Day follow up, February’s In The Know answers: What do you watch out for when meeting a potential significant other at a show?     Miss Alex White (guitarist and vocalist of White Mystery)- “The most important thing in looking for a potential date at a show is the person’s behavior. Are they dancing? Are they talking with friends? Or are they belligerently drunk and pushing people around in the moshpit? I love respectful people who know when to keep their hands to themselves and also know how to communicate that they are interested in getting to know one another.” Also, check out this link…

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    In The Know– January 2016

    January’s In The Know captures a quick poll of “what do you admire most about other bands when watching them?” Catherine Elicson, drummer of Katherine says, “the ability to transform a room.” Abby Purvis, keytarist of Sour Ground and bassist of RAGE CVLT says, “Being all in- shoulders forward, chest out- concentrating- all out passion. Like raw power and guts.”   Make sure to stay tuned for February’s In The Know which is all about LUVVVVV <3.

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    What Corin Tucker and Other Women in Rock Want For Christmas!

    I did a quick poll to see what Women in Rock want for Christmas. Here are some last minute ideas of what to get your rockin’ gal! –Hey, Sleater-Kinney fan boys and girls! Corin Tucker says she would like any of the Electro Harmonix pedals. –Ava Roberts of Black Planet and Sour Ground would like a Big Muff Pedal. Okay, I’m seeing a theme… Electro Harmonix pedals are the way to go if you’re going to buy your gal a pedal. –Emily Hagihara of Ancient Warfare would like a drum sampling pad so she can incorporate “more textural elements” to her band. –Jen Shagawat of Shellshag would like 5a Natural Pro…