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    10 Sad Girl Songs for a Snowy Day

    Back by popular demand is a Sad Girl Playlist for you to cry to this winter. Are you tired of the cold? Do you look outside at the grey sky and feel no hope for tomorrow? Are you lonely but have no energy to go out and meet people? Well here is a playlist to comfort you…. or make you feel worse. Hopefully not the latter. “Hazy Shade of Winter” by The Bangles– Starting you off gently is the more upbeat cover of Simon and Garfunkel’s song. Their version is perfect for reflection on a grey snowy day, feeling nostalgic yet proactive. Maybe this song will inspire you to write a…

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    Women in Rock Christmas Playlist

    I have to admit, I’m not a big fan of Christmas music. I mean how many different versions of the same song can you do? And how many times can I take hearing the same 10 songs over and over again throughout the season? However, these Women in Rock help rid me of my Grinchiness and into the holiday spirit.       “Blue Holiday” by The Shirelles– Okay, so maybe not the cheeriest holiday song but damn, it’s great! It’s a song I would want to hear at my favorite diner, Blue Jay, while drinking a cup of coffee and watching snow fall outside.   “Merry Christmas Baby” by…

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    Song of the Week: “Young and Cold” by the Raveonettes

                It may be an obvious choice with the change from warm fall days to heavy coats and space heaters but regardless, “Young and Cold” from the Raveonettes‘ most recent album, Observator, is the song of the week. With lyrics like, “So many restless souls, I don’t want to be young and cold,” this song will haunt you. The Raveonettes have always been great at providing chilling harmonies and writing lyrics that stay with you. It’s refreshing that after six albums, they continue to grow and expand while staying true to their sound. Listen to the song here.

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    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 collaboration of Faris Badwan of The Horrors and Rachel Zeffira, an Italian-Canadian soprano and composer, Cat’s Eyes creates an eerie but nostalgic sound. Inspired by the Ronettes and other 60’s girl groups this duo puts a new spin on the classic sound with their Goth infused tones. 9. Cults, Cults (Columbia)-…