Thursday, October 24, 2019

Music News

Biggest 50 Love Songs Courtesy of Billboard

With Valentine's Day around the corner, lists of top love songs (and heartache songs) are surfacing the web. We found one that tugged at our heartstrings on Billboard, which lists the biggest love songs to ever hit the Hot 100. Songs...

Texas Music Cafe Returns to PBS, Focuses on Local Female Artists

Texas Music Café, a Waco-based television program, will begin airing its seventh season starting January 11th, 2014, on PBS, presented by KNCT Waco/Temple/Killeen. It will be seen Saturdays at 11:00 p.m. throughout Central Texas, immediately following Austin City Limits. This...

MiPro Highlights Patronizing Things People Say About Women in Music

Musical Instrument Professional did a write-up on the most patronizing things people say about women in music in an effort to raise awareness and end all the nonsense. The article was inspired by a recent article in the HuffPosst written...

Joanne Shaw Taylor Set to Appear Live on DIRECTV next week

Singer and guitarist Joanne Shaw Taylor will appear live on DIRECTV's late night talk show "The Artie Lange Show," next Monday, October 28th, which airs 10:00 pm - 1:00 am EST. She will perform two songs with her band...

Music teacher introduces fifth graders to mandolin

Fifth grade vocal music teacher Emily Roemmich at Jefferson Elementary introduced her students to a nontraditional school instrument - the mandolin. Using a Fender grant to purchase the mandolins, Roemmich said she wanted to provide her students with the...

Determined 10-year-old Girl with Disability Learning to Play Flute

Abby Gieseke of Denton, TX was born without a fully-developed left hand. However, this setback is not stopping her from achieving one of her dreams: to play the flute. Together with retired North Texas musician and instrument repairman, Clarence "Woody" Wood,...

Sexism Disappearing from Rock ‘N’ Roll? According to NPR, There May be Signs

By Pauline France NPR's weekend edition of All Things Considered featured music writer Lizzy Goodman showcasing three bands that are part of a wave of all-female British bands. The story explores how society typically points out the fact that an all-female band...

Listen to WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore’s Interview On “Get The Funk Out” Radio...

WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore made a fabulous appearance on "Get The Funk Out Radio Show" for a live interview with host Janeane Bernstein. The two discussed Whitmore's early career stages, her love for music, the meaning behind WiMN, and...

Live Interview With WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore This Monday

WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore will be interviewed on the KUCI 88.9 Get The Funk Out radio show on Monday, Feb.11 at 9 a.m. PST. Hosted by Janeane Bernstein, Get The Funk Out discusses stories of inspiration and change. Tune in live at www.kuci.org.  

Women In Music Address Industry Challenges in M Magazine’s Roundtable Discussion

By Pauline France Last month, U.K.-based online publication M Magazine gathered an impressive group of accomplished women in music to address a variety of industry-related challenges in a roundtable discussion. Among the ladies in attendance were Shelly McErlaine (singer, songwriter, producer), Helienne...