Book of the week – Hunger Makes me a modern girl

Hunger makes me a modern girlA memoirCarrie brownsteinRiverhead books Carrie Brownstein is not your typical rock band member. At first glance There was no broken home, little introvertnes. Maybe the opposite. This was a happy kid looking for recognition amongst her peers. As a girl Carrie the 80s meant George Michael, Madonna and Duran … Continue reading Book of the week – Hunger Makes me a modern girl

The Lost Women of Rock Music

The lost women of rock music Female musicians of the punk era Helen reddington equinox publications Books written by academics have a different style. They are historical artefacts and every statement is backed up by examples. This book is of that genre but it's central theme is so important. How awful is it that … Continue reading The Lost Women of Rock Music

Sissy – Sissy ep

Sissy Sissy EP self released Great to hear bands like this coming together in Dublin. it's lo-fi and full of attitude. This is not the type of band we are used to seeing form on tis fair isle. Sail and Rail - a tale of travel, the way we used to do it in the … Continue reading Sissy – Sissy ep

Hunx and His Punx – Street Punk

Hunx And His Punx Street Punk Hardly Art Seth Bogart started Hunx and His Punx in 2008 and this is their third albm. Hunx is Seth's alter ego and the Punx are two women playing obnoxious US hardcore with an almost riot grrl feel. The first time I had coffee I spat it out and … Continue reading Hunx and His Punx – Street Punk