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Jessica Hopper: A Conversation With A Living Female Rock Critic

Jessica Hopper is a polarizing figure in punk rock and indie rock. She started her ‘zine Hit It Or Quit It while in high school, and thanks to the underground explosion that took place shortly thereafter, for better or worse, she quickly garnered attention in popular underground culture. 2,634 more words

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“Suelo acceder a particpar en ciertas actividades porque tengo todo en internet,

pero si es una institución o empresa privada con pasta les cierro la puerta”

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Concert Etiquette 101: Groping Is Never OK. Ever.

Your glittery war paint is on. You have donned your floral wreath and wellingtons. Your festival armour is ready and you feel as if you could conquer the world (or perhaps for the time being this muddy field will suffice) Going to a music festival is in my eyes, a divine occasion, a heaven realised if you will.  438 more words

Cover of Carrie Brownstein's Memoir Revealed

Yesterday morning, Jezebel.com premiered the cover of Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein’s highly anticipated memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl. Spotlit in striking black-and-white against the jet-black background, Brownstein’s triumphant stance and defiant scream into the microphone provide an extremely fitting visual for her explosive career. 161 more words

Riot Grrrl


    Heather Van Cleve of The Dollhouses – photo by Jeanine Flaton-Buckley, copyright 2015 

Note from Peck: I am beginning to write about music.  This piece, on the Riot Grrrl movement and other women musicians was originally an assignment for my Graduate Humanities Program at Dominican University.   3,040 more words