T O M T O M M A G A Z I N E - I S S U E #36 ( P O L I T I C S )
With nationalism on the rise around the world, issue #36 showcases the musicians who are doing something to create a better, more inclusive world including my long-read with Chester trio Peaness on taking a stand on global warming with their tunes. Available now.
P R O J E C T C A L M #13 - C R E A T E C H A N G E
From craftivists to cultural practitioners, women everywhere are using their power for good. In Issue #13 of mindfulness magazine Project Calm we explain how we can all make a difference. Available now in Sainsbury's and WHSmiths.
O H C O M E L Y #46 - S N A I L M A I L
After a busy schedule following the release of debut Lush, Snail Mail’s Lindsey Jordan is heading home for some Xbox and chill (and no silly business) Issue 46 of Oh Comely magazine. Available now in Sainsbury's and WHSmiths.
T H E S K I N N Y #158 - R E B E L G I R L S , K A T H L E E N H A N N A A T 5 0
As riot grrrl pioneer Kathleen Hanna turns 50 this month, The Skinny looks back on her career and the legacy she's left to a new generation of music-making women with wise words from Girls Rock Glasgow and Edinburgh, fellow rural feminist Gareth David of Los Campesinos and Bratmobile frontwoman, Allison Wolfe.
O H C O M E L Y #44 - P I T O U
On the release of new EP, I Fall Asleep So Fast, I strolled the shores of Brighton beach to talk mixtapes and creating a museum of memories with Dutch pop gem, Pitou for Issue 44 of Oh Comely magazine. Available now in Sainsbury's and WHSmiths.
D O W N T H E R A B B I T H O L E - T H E B L A C K M A D O N N A
Each year Down the Rabbit Hole festival rolls over De Groene Heuvels (the Green Hills), unfolding three days of celestial adventure with a line up of music, film, and art. This interview with dance music’s de-facto activist for change, The Black Madonna found us kicking back about high school reunions, self-preservation and God-like tiers.
T H E S K I N N Y - R E C O R D S - B O D E G A
Indie Edinburgh types, The Skinny offer informed, entertaining coverage of all things cultural, constantly seeking out new developments before the crowds catch on. Much like this review of NYC art rock crew, Bodega and their debut, Endless Scroll out now on What's Your Rupture?
P R O J E C T C A L M - I S S U E 9
Project Calm is a magazine dedicated to mindfulness through making with tactile elements to craft and create inside. Issue 9 has a whole section dedicated to music including this in-depth on how the mind processes sound and why you can still remember all the words to Bohemian Rhapsody.
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Subbacultcha is an independent, Amsterdam-based music and art platform devoted to emerging artists. To promote the latest and local talent, issues of the unconventional music magazine drop quarterly.
New Music - Pardans on Copenhagen's underground scene, heartache and life in the back of a tour bus features in Issue 12 of the magazine. Sign up for a Subbacultcha subscription here.
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She Shreds is the world’s only print publication dedicated to women guitarists and bassists. Their goal is to transcend boundaries like gender and genre—supporting radicalism, respect and revolution.
40 Years of Dancing: In Conversation with Renee Scroggins of ESG features in Issue #14 which is now sold out via She Shreds store.
T H E G I R L S A R E
TGA launched into the UK market in 2009. It is the only UK digital and print title dedicated to women in music and has been distributed globally through Rough Trade. Feature stars have included: Neneh Cherry, Brody Dalle, Warpaint, Tune Yards, Janet Weiss, Kim Gordon and Melissa Auf Der Maur.
Issue #1 (Features are available as PDFs)
Interview | Warpaint
Issue #2 (Features are available as PDFs)
Issue #3 (Features are available as PDFs)
U N D E R T H E I N F L U E N C E
Reimagining the magazine’s potential as a cultural artefact, each issue is curated around a unified theme, which is then realised through unique collaborations between leading practitioners from a range of disciplines.
An Interview with Gina Birch featured in S/S 2014 Issue on Power.