Today is the last day of Women in Music Week so I thought I would compile a list of some facts, songs, artists, bands and organisations all by or for women for you!
Organisations and Businesses
- Rabbit Ear Records – Indie record label run by Christie O’Regan
- The White Ribbon Campaign – Safe Music – Organisation run by men keeping women safe at gigs and festivals
- Safe Gigs for Women – Organisation striving to keep gigs a safe place for women
- Bossy – A platform for women in the arts to collaborate and help each other
- Grrrls With Guitars Magazine – A blog celebrating women in the Punk and underground scene
- Sylvia Massy – Studio Engineer – An excellent woman in the industry who has written a brilliant book called Recording Unhinged
2016 Female Artist Facts
- Madonna – Madonna won Billboard’s Woman of the Year this year – click the link to watch part of her acceptance speech!
- Christine and the Queens – The highest spot on NME’s Albums of the Year 2016 by a woman goes to Chaleur Humaine at no.3
- Laura Marling – Laura announced a new album release next year as well as a nice big tour!
- The XX – Announced a new album release next year after an extended hiatus
- Adele – Adele won various awards this year including Top Artist, Top Female Artist, Top Billboard 200 Artist AND won Top Billboard 200 Album for 25.
Songs to Listen to
This week I suggested these 4 songs for you to give a listen and here they are again:
Megan Henwood – Garden
Signals – Lungs Apart
Hyla – Why Blame Me
Now, Now – Dead Oaks
Below is a cheeky spoken word by Kat Head called Toilet!
Below I have a few more songs by females or bands with females in them for you to have a listen to!
Johnny Foreigner – If You Can’t Be Honest, Be Awesome
Frankie Cosmos – Art School
Regina Spektor – Better
I hope you’ve enjoyed Women in Music Week here on carysmegansound.com !