Old & New v. Bush

Was anyone in Pittsburgh on the 27th? Turns out Gloria Steinem introduced Le Tigre’s show at Mr. Small’s Theatre. Steinem discussed the political process, especially the importance of voting in the upcoming election. It’s amazing that Steinem, second-wave extraordinaire, recognizes the influence music (Le Tigre, Ani Difranco, etc.) has on third wave women. “The ability of music groups of all kinds to go directly to the public without passing through the media is crucial,” she recently told Billboard. “People know and trust musicians based on their records and their lyrics. In this age of pretty skewed media, that’s precious.” Right on.

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