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Tori Amos

Sing Us a Song, Piano Woman: Female Fans and the Music of Tori Amos (By Adrienne Trier-Bieniek)

Sociologist Adrienne Trier-Bieniek examines how female fans identify with female musicians like Tori Amos and turn to music for therapeutic purposes. [...]

July 22, 2013 Articles, Reads

GROW: How to Take Your D.I.Y. Project & Passion to the Next Level & Quit Your Job! (By Eleanor C. Whitney)

Whitney offers up everything from the brainstorming stage to the all important search for revenue to sustain your project. [...]

July 2, 2013 Articles, Reads
Bikini Kill zine

The Riot Grrrl Collection (edited by Lisa Darms)

Archivist Lisa Darms compiles her Riot Grrrl Collection (housed at NYU) into a book we can all enjoy. [...]

June 24, 2013 Articles, Reads
the dixie chicks

Pretty Good for a Girl: Women in Bluegrass (By Murphy Hicks Henry)

As the first book devoted entirely to women in bluegrass, Pretty Good for a Girl offers the untold stories of the pioneering females in the genre. [...]

May 6, 2013 Articles, Reads

Cher: All I Really Wanna Do (By Daryl Easlea and Eddie Fiegel)

While All I Really Wanna Do may not be the most profound book you’ll read this summer, it celebrates ladies like Cher doin’ it for themselves. [...]

April 24, 2013 Articles, Reads
Pussy Riot

Pussy Riot! A Punk Prayer For Freedom (edited and published by Feminist Press)

Pussy Riot’s trial and global outcry of support is further proof of music’s ability to change the world, in times when nothing else seems to work. [...]

April 6, 2013 Articles, Reads
Women Make Noise

Women Make Noise: Girl Bands from Motown to the Modern (Edited by Julia Downes)

In a book that so heatedly asks why women making influential music are being left out of the history books, the omissions are hard to ignore. [...]

March 19, 2013 Articles, Reads
laina dawes

What Are You Doing Here? A Black Woman’s Life And Liberation in Heavy Metal (By Laina Dawes)

Laina Dawes paints a courageous picture of growing up in the 1980s as one of the few black women in rural Canada and one of the only female metalheads. [...]

March 10, 2013 Articles, Reads