A Little Slice of History

Janis Joplin, A Woman Left Lonely

Posted by on Oct 4, 2017

I’ve always felt an undeniable connection to Janis Joplin. I’ve been drawn to her music; her raw yet powerful vocals and beyond expressive performances. But...

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Song of the Moment

Song of the Moment: “Nothing’s Gonna Change That Girl” by Hurray for the Riff Raff

Posted by on Jul 28, 2017

I’ve been obsessed with Hurray for the Riff Raff for years, in love with their bluesy bayou folk and with frontwoman Alynda Segarra’s brilliant songwriting. But in the...

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Artist Spotlight

Hero Worship; Cindy Wilson of The B-52s Talks about her debut album, Change

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017

To say Cindy Wilson is a hero of mine would be an understatement. My parents took me to my first concert when I was six, The B-52s at Riverbend, and I know it shaped my love of...

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Song Playlist

How to Get Through a Breakup: Some Advice from Ruby the Rabbitfoot

Posted by on Aug 9, 2017

Pop Musician Ruby the Rabbitfoot insists she is the “queen of getting dumped.” However, she has some great advice when it comes to getting through breakups. “My first piece of...

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Recent Posts

A Band’s Band, Partying with The Detroit Cobras

A Band’s Band, Partying with The Detroit Cobras

Jul 25, 2017

My friends and I drove up to Detroit on a Saturday in May to catch The Detroit Cobras at the El Club. The show was sold out and the club was so packed you could barely order a drink- a direct reflection of how loved the Cobras are in their hometown. Opening for the Cobras were the awesome local bands, Prude Boys and The Deadly Vipers. This was not a show to...

Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes Talks of Feminism Today

Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes Talks of Feminism Today

Jul 10, 2017

Le Butcherettes are the brain child of Teri Gender Bender formed in 2007. Teri Gender Bender, from Guadalajara, made the move to the US and is currently working on Le Butcherettes’ fourth studio album due out later this year. Here are some questions I had for Teri on breaking gender norms and being a feminist musician. Izzi Krombholz: How did you get your...

An In Depth Look At Fetch; Nicole Georges Answers Questions About Her Graphic Memoir

An In Depth Look At Fetch; Nicole Georges Answers Questions About Her Graphic Memoir

Jun 29, 2017

Fetch, a graphic memoir by Nicole Georges is out July 18th on Haughton Mifflin Harcourt and we got a sneak peak! Fetch tells the story of Nicole’s childhood and teenage years when Beija, the loveable but quirky dog, came into her life. Together, Beija and Nicole blossomed into feminists, seriously, this dog was a total feminist. Nicole Georges graphic...

“My Boyfriend” by Oh Susanna

“My Boyfriend” by Oh Susanna

Jun 22, 2017

Oh Susanna recently released a new album, A Girl In Teen City. The Canadian songstress, Suzie Ungerleider (Oh Susanna) has used A Girl In Teen City to tell the story of a teenage girl growing up in Vancouver in the 1980s. The album explores common teenage escapades... falling in love, getting drunk, cruising around town, attending rock shows, loss and teenage heartache.

“Zenobia” by Veseria

“Zenobia” by Veseria

Jun 19, 2017

Veseria is a band that hails from Indianapolis, Indiana. “Zenobia” is a single off their third studio album, RLTVTY, out July 29th on Romanus Records. This track definitely reminds me of Shilpa Ray from Her Happy Hooker days. It’s an awesome driving rock n’ roll song that shows off frontwoman, Jen’s, super strong vocals....

Meet Adele Bertei, The Woman Behind Venus Flytrap

Meet Adele Bertei, The Woman Behind Venus Flytrap

Jun 12, 2017

I just wrote about the extremely cool series in the works, Venus Flytrap and they need our help to make it happen! The Indiegogo fundraiser has less than 20 days left. Venus Flytrap is a feminist comedy series about a punk band, with a star studded cast. I got the chance to learn more about the creator, writer and director of Venus Flytrap, Adele Bertei....

Venus Flytrap Needs You!! And You Need To Know About This…

Venus Flytrap Needs You!! And You Need To Know About This…

Jun 6, 2017

You know what’s a worthy cause? Supporting entertainment that has women to the front ruling their own worlds! Let me introduce you to Venus Flytrap, a rad web series about Women in Rock. It tells the story of a female punk band in a world run by the enemy (ahem, Mr. Trump). It is a queer-centric comedy promoting the strength of punk women. Venus Flytrap is...

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.