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Holly McNish’s Poem Exposes Music Videos’ Misrepresentation of Women

By Pauline France UK-based poet and spoken word artist Hollie McNish wrote a clever poem aimed to deconstruct the degrading misrepresentation of women in hip hop music videos. It is clever, eye-opening, brutally honest, sad and amusing at the same time! Here's how...

Orianthi Talks Gear with EVH

By Pauline France Super star guitar player Orianthi recently sat with EVH gear to talk about how she got started on guitar, who her inspiration was, how she loves inspiring female players, and why she loves EVH amps so much. Check...

Teenage Female Producer Hand-Picked by Jay-Z To Produce Track for New Album Magna Carta...

WondaGurl, a 16-year-old female producer from Toronto, is no ordinary teenage girl. Acclaimed rapper Jay-Z asked her to join a team of producers that worked on his upcoming album Magna Carta Holy Grail, which includes of Timbaland, Pharrell, Swizz Beatz,...

Trigger Hippy’s Self-Titled Album Out Now on Rounder Records

Americana/roots all-star group Trigger Hippy with Steve Gorman (The Black Crowes) on drums, vocalist Joan Osborne, vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Jackie Greene (The Black Crowes, Phil Lesh and Friends), MusicRow's Guitarist of the Year Tom Bukovac, and bassist Nick Govrik, released its...

New Album from Starr Parodi Inspired by Frida Kahlo

By Myki Angeline The Heart of Frida is the much anticipated follow up to Starr Parodi’s debut solo piano album Common Places, and is set to release Friday, August 12. To help celebrate the launch of the album, Parodi has a number...

The 2019 She Rocks Awards Honorees, Lifetime Achievement, and Co-Hosts Announced

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN), proudly announces the 2019 She Rocks Awards honorees. Paying tribute to women in the music industry, the seventh annual She Rocks Awards will take place at 7:30p.m. on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019,...

Dean Markley USA CEO Lori McCallian Interviewed by The Music & Sound Retailer

By Pauline France The Music & Sound Retailer recently interviewed Lori McCallian to discuss her background, responsibilities, and the future of the Dean Markley brand. McCallian, who was appointed CEO of Dean Markley USA in May of 2012, told the MS Retailer...

Alicia Keys Has Announced New Women-led Music Industry Initiative

Singer Alicia Keys is a part of the creation and launch of a new women-led music initiative: She Is The Music!  The organizations goal is to close the large gender gaps within the music industry. "We have to do something because...

Women’s Audio Mission Presents Two All-Star Music Production Panels at AES

  Women’s Audio Mission Presents Two All-Star Music Production Panels at the Audio Engineering Society Convention  Women’s Audio Mission (WAM), a San Francisco-based nonprofit dedicated to the advancement of women in music production and the recording arts, is presenting two all-star...

Bluegrass Guitarist Chelsea Constable Joins ‘The Signature Tone Series’ Courtesy of TC Electronics

By Myki Angeline Bluegrass Guitarist Chelsea Constable has joined forces with TC Electronics and their new online lesson series, The Signature Tone Series showing guitarists how you can achieve legendary guitarist tones using their top of the line pedals. Her first...