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GRRL019: Working with a record label, objectification, and insecurities with Megan Liscomb of Soft Lions

Year 2 of Grrl on Grrl continues with episode 19 featuring Megan Liscomb of San Diego band Soft Lions. In this episode, Megan and I talk about working with a record label, insecurities as a live musician, and differences in objectification depending on your role in the band.  581 more words


Mandoza, South African kwaito hitmaker

“Sgantsontso”–Watch on YouTube

Mandoza, the stage name of Mduduzi´Edmund Tshabalala, was a star of kwaito, a genre that originated in South Africa. Kwaito resembles hip hop and house music, but has its own distinctive features. 79 more words


Take One - 13/09/2016

So, the first rehearsal…

Our Aims:

As a band we had decided that the first song that we would tackle was When You’re Gone by Bryan Adams and Melanie C, so we had spent our own time over the week prior to this rehearsal learning our separate parts. 321 more words

Eleanor Barooshian of 60s Girl Group the Cake

Covering “I Got You Babe” with Tiny Tim–Watch on YouTube

Eleanor Barooshian (April 2, 1950-August 30, 2016) was a singer in the trio the Cake. Barooshian, Jeanette Jacobs and Barbara Morillo got their start at Steve Paul’s… 145 more words


The documentary (Badia, 2)

Photo taken in 1934

So what did I learn from the documentary about Conxita Badia? In the interviews experts and people who have known her explain that she was the perfect lied singer and an inspiration for many composers and musicians. 172 more words

Conxita Badia

Oklin Bloodworth, Singer Who Shared His Music with Children

“Jazzy Jaguar”–Video on YouTube

Oklin Bloodworth was a retired school music teacher who made numerous recordings and performances to and for children. He was primarily known in California’s San Joaquin Valley, according to his… 82 more words