A Big Announcement: Issue #1

A Big Announcement: Issue #1

Jun 17, 2016

We are beyond excited to announce that Women in Rock will be releasing our first print publication this August! Yes, you read that right, we are taking this to print!!! Our first issue will be celebrated with an event at the Woodward Theater featuring Alice Bag, Leggy and Birdie Hearse on August 16th!! Tickets are available here. We’d like to give you a...

Lana Del Who?? Check out The Black Belles

By now you’re probably aware of Lana Del Rey, the new glamorous sensation. However, she is just another woman to put down her guitar, put on a pretty dress and catch the attention of media. My question is, how come she gets all the attention and a well-deserving band like The Black Belles get overlooked? Maybe you haven’t heard of them, let me...

About the Night and What It Does to… Me

A Review of a Rare Patti Smith Album Perhaps Patti Smith’s best work, and yet hardly known. The day I bought it the cashier at Shake It Records looked at me with an expression that told me he was jealous I was walking out of the store with their only copy of About the Night and What it Does To You. Even then, I had no idea what I was getting into. Everyone...

Top 10 Female Rock Albums of 2011

This was a tough call to make because a lot of great albums were released this year. I would like to acknowledge a few notable albums before my top 10 list begins: Wanda Jackson, The Party Ain’t Over Vivian Girls, Share the Joy Florence + The Machine, Ceremonials  Björk, Biophilia Lykke Li, Wounded Rhymes 10. Cat’s Eyes, Cat’s Eyes (Polydor)- A...

Wild Flag- The First Female Supergroup

Well… I must say it’s about time. Everyone is always going on and on about supergroups. Some of them are cool and others, well let’s say they never should have happened. The original supergroups included Cream, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and Blind Faith and other notable ones have come and gone but recently, supergroups have seriously...

Jenny and Johnny

Jenny and Johnny

Oct 6, 2011

I’m Having Fun Now Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley first met Jonathan Rice in 2005 through Conor Oberst. This proved to be the start of a musical bond. They have played on each other’s recordings and Johnny toured with Jenny, playing live with her at every solo tour she’s done. They decided to start a band in 2009 and I’m Having Fun Now was...