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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...

Clementine & The Galaxy Debut EP, Announce EP Release Show

By Pauline France Electronic pop group Clementine & The Galaxy are set to drop their self-titled debut on April 9. To celebrate, the duo is throwing an EP release party on April 16 at the Mercury Lounge in New York City. Listen...

Female Bluegrass Player Louisa Branscomb Talks Breaking Status Quo Via Bluegrass Today

By Pauline France Louisa Branscomb, a clinical psychologist, songwriter, and pioneering bluegrass musician from Cartersville, Ga., can be credited for inspiring and empowering an army of female bluegrass musicians. She formed the first modern all-woman bluegrass band, the Bluegrass Liberators, and was...

MAC Cosmetics to Launch Hayley Williams Collection

              By Pauline France Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams and MAC Cosmetics have partnered to launch a vibrant, four-piece Williams signature makeup collection. “I didn’t wear makeup at all. Photographers would beg me to wear chapstick and I’d say no,” Williams told People magazine in...

Thao Nguyen of Thao and The Get Down Stay Down Talks Women’s Prison Work...

By Pauline France Thao Nguyen, frontwoman for San Francisco-based band Thao and the Get Down Stay Down, spoke with AOL's Spinner to share her experiences as a volunteer in a California women's prison. Nguyen told the website that the California Coalition for...

Zildjian Sisters Craigie and Debbie Zildjian Interviewed by NBC TODAY Show

            By Pauline France NBC TODAY's Bob Dotson recently paid a visit to Zildjian Cymbals' factory in Norwell, Mass., to learn about the company's nearly 400-year-old history in an interview with Zildjian sisters Craigie and Debbie Zildjian. Craigie, Zildjian CEO, and Debbie,...

WALL Premieres New Single “Left To Wonder”

By Pauline France Last month, UK-based singer WALL dropped the title track off her upcoming EP Shoestring, due April 2. The singer recently premiered "Left To Wonder," another single off her new album, which you can enjoy below. WALL is set to...

Kit Monsters Interviews Blues Guitarist Malina Moye

By Pauline France Kit Monsters, a UK-based website covering musicians, recently interviewed acclaimed blues guitarist Malina Moye. Moye, who grew up in a musical family, regularly plays with her father, bass player George Moye. "It's great to be playing with my dad,"...

Women’s History Month: Women’s Role in the History of Guitars via NBC New York

By Pauline France We recently shared the story of a special group of ladies that built Gibson guitars during WWII while men were away fighting in the war. These women were dubbed "Kalamazoo Gals" by author John Thomas, who wrote a...

Folk Duo The Wellspring to Debut as Official Showcase Artists at SXSW

By Pauline France L.A.-based Indie-Folk duo The Wellspring are set to debut as official showcase artists at the 2013 South by Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas. The band will premiere two singles from their first full-length album The Girl Who...