Tag: music

Women of the 1980s Indie Music Scene

Not being part of mainstream “history” doesn’t mean women weren’t there or didn’t have a voice. The Guardian’s pictorial, The forgotten women of the 1980s indie boom – in pictures, offers a few intriguing photos from a new book, Untypical Girls,…

Women in Jazz

Photo of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 1940

NPR’s Margaret Howze offers a Jazz Profile on Women in Jazz (Part 1, Part 2). When we think of women in jazz, we automatically think of singers, but there have been a number of female instrumentalists dating all the way…

1200 Years of Women Composers

Spotify's 1200 years of women composers

I hesitate to post this because it’s tied to proprietary software. For those who have accounts at Spotify, or wish to access this list through your Facebook account, blogger ulyssestone has an amazing Spotify playlist called 1200 Years of Women…