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Oh, Make Me Over: Jessicka and Christian Get Interior Therapy

August 14, 2013 | 0
Oh, Make Me Over: Jessicka and Christian Get Interior Therapy

Obviously the king of television house flippers doesn’t know a low-brow art loving goth when he sees one. But he’s in for a rude and fun awakening next week when our old friends Jessicka and Christian Addams (Scarling. and Jack Off Jill) become the subject of Bravo’s hit television show, “Interior Therapy.” The episode airs next […]

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Tony Scalzo of Fastball to Duet with Suzi Quatro at MEOW Con

August 9, 2013 | 0
Tony Scalzo of Fastball to Duet with Suzi Quatro at MEOW Con

WRITER MARGARET MOSER WILL ALSO BE HONORED It will be an epic meeting of singing bass players when Tony Scalzo of Fastball (“The Way,” “Out of My Head”) joins Suzi Quatro to sing her 1974 hit, “Stumblin’ In” at the Woman of Valor Award Banquet on Thursday night, Oct 24th, reprising Chris Norman’s role on […]

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Lucy Wainwright Roche to Release Sophmore Album

August 8, 2013 | 0
Lucy Wainwright Roche to Release Sophmore Album

Singer/songwriter Lucy Wainwright Roche will release her sophomore album There’s A Last Time For Everything, the follow-up to her 2010 album, Lucy, on October 15.  The project sprang from a trip to Nashville where Lucy worked with friend, collaborator and producer, Jordan Brooke Hamlin. The duo created a spirited and rich landscape that showcases Roche’s striking voice and disarming songwriting. Lucy […]

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Karen Elson Granted Restraining Order Over Husband Jack White

August 2, 2013 | 0
Karen Elson Granted Restraining Order Over Husband Jack White

Nashville City Paper reports the once amicable Karen Elson / Jack White divorce has turned ugly. Elson, a singer/guitarist and model and White are now battling over custody and Elson has slapped him with a restraining order, barring White from having any contact with her outside of e-mail. Elson cites White’s violent temper as the reason, […]

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Women’s Music Summit Begins Tomorrow in LA

July 25, 2013 | 0
Women’s Music Summit Begins Tomorrow in LA

The Women’s Music Summit, a three-day event produced by the Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN), will hold its second annual event his weekend from July 26-28th at Musicians Institute in Hollywood, California. Guest speakers include Grammy Award winning songwriter Holly Knight, (“Love is a Battle Field”) guitarist Jennifer Batten, television and film composer Starr […]

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B-Sides: Five Great New Feminist Songs

July 24, 2013 | 0
B-Sides: Five Great New Feminist Songs

Top 40 music seems to be undergoing a sea change lately. Cher has a feminist song on the radio and in the club. Neko Case is taking gender identity straight to task. Frank Ocean and Macklemore are topping the charts with songs that carve space for queer-friendly voices in the machismo-drenched worlds of R&B and hip-hop. Ann Powers at NPR declared 2013 “Country […]

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MEOW Con in the Austin Statesman

July 23, 2013 | 0
MEOW Con in the Austin Statesman

MEOW Con got a nice write-up today in the Austin American Statesman courtesy of Peter Mongillo. You can’t read it unless you are a Statesman subscriber – but we’ve re-posted it here ‘cuz it’s about us.  When Carla Black played bass in an all-female band in the early 1980s, a common question the band was asked was […]

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Faye Hunter of Let’s Active Dies at 59

July 22, 2013 | 0
Faye Hunter of Let’s Active Dies at 59

Sad news over the weekend. Faye Hunter, bass player and founding member of Let’s Active, the ’80s band headed by REM producer Mitch Easter, has died of an apparent suicide. She was 59. “I’m not shocked, but I am surprised about the timing,” her friend Jamie K. Sims told the Times Observer on Sunday night. […]

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Pussy Riot Releases a New Video

July 18, 2013 | 0
Pussy Riot Releases a New Video

Two members of Pussy Riot have not been released – but that hasn’t stopped the Russian riot grrrl band from releasing a new video for the song, “Like a Red Prison.” This time their target is Russian oil. I have no idea what they’re saying but whatever it is, I agree!! Free Pussy Riot!  

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MEOW Con Announces Showcase Performers

July 15, 2013 | 0
MEOW Con Announces Showcase Performers

MEOW Con has announced its first round of artists performing. You can see and here them here Or click and read the press release here. MEOW on!  

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