Posts Tagged female musicians

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New “Men Who Rock” issue skewers sexist music journalism

What if media wrote as condescendingly about male musicians as they so¬†often do¬†about female musicians? Back in 2012, The Stranger¬†published its satirical ‚ÄúMen Who Rock‚ÄĚ issue¬†— a play on Rolling Stone’s¬†annual “Women Who Rock”¬†issue¬†— to¬†brilliantly expose the difference.

What if media wrote as condescendingly about male musicians as they so¬†often do¬†about female musicians? Back in 2012, The Stranger¬†published its satirical ‚ÄúMen Who Rock‚ÄĚ issue¬†— a play on Rolling Stone’s¬†annual “Women Who Rock”¬†issue¬†— ...

Alynda Segarra shot from below, playing guitar onstage in front of a microphone.

Feministing Jamz: Alynda Lee Segarra of Hurray for the Riff Raff

If you are not familiar with Hurray for the Riff Raff, the time to catch up is now. Breathing new life into the American folk tradition, the Bronx-bred, New Orleans-based Alynda Lee Segarra — the woman behind Hurray for the Riff Raff — writes music celebrating, about, and for anyone who might be considered the “riff raff.”

If you are not familiar with Hurray for the Riff Raff, the time to catch up is now. Breathing new life into the American folk tradition, the Bronx-bred, New Orleans-based Alynda Lee Segarra — the woman behind ...

Watch this video of awesome 11-year-old cellist Sujari Brit

Here’s some inspiration to start your week¬†via Colorlines.¬†Meet 11-year-old¬†cellist¬†Sujari Brit, who is apparently as eloquent as she is talented at playing the cello.

I haven’t been able to locate a transcript yet, so would be grateful if someone left one in the comments!

Here’s some inspiration to start your week¬†via Colorlines.¬†Meet 11-year-old¬†cellist¬†Sujari Brit, who is apparently as eloquent as she is talented at playing the cello.

I haven’t been able to locate a transcript yet, so would be grateful ...