Tag : international womens day

All-Female DJ Collectives Diversifying Decks Across the World

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In light of International Women’s Day, music editor Meg Firth chronicles the DJ collectives across the world that are bringing women to the forefront of the scene. It’s no secret that dance music is still largely dominated by men. Take one look at most line-ups and it’s clear to see … Read More

The Legendary Women of Music

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Women and music go hand in hand, with women having contributed so much to music over the years and shaping the industry into what it is today. In honour of International Women’s Day, we have compiled a list of the greatest female legends of the music industry.   Stevie Nicks … Read More

Yarls Wood: “My Life is in Limbo”

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On the 21st February 2018 over 100 women participated in a hunger strike at Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre over “inhumane” conditions and indefinite detention. Yarl’s Wood is a detention centre for asylum seekers and immigrants who are being held whilst the government wishes to establish their identities or facilitate their … Read More

Gryph Picks: International Women’s Day 2018

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March 8th: the day the world celebrates all women, regardless of nationality, sexuality, political standing or faith. Women are recognised for their continued resilience and strength in the face of a society which even in 2018, is still by no means offering them equal opportunities or status to those granted … Read More

Laura Marling @ O2 Academy, 8/3/17

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Laura Marling’s Semper Femina is a confident and detailed expression of femininity, owing much of its success to Blake Mills’ meticulous production and unusual instrumentation. Wednesday 8th March saw Marling grace Leeds’ O2 Academy, offering a stripped back but ultimately satisfying rendition of the album before its release and some … Read More

Here Come the Girls: International Women’s Day

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International Women’s Day: it’s a day where women of all faith, of all sexualities, and of all races come together to celebrate what it means to be a woman. It’s easy to become complacent about the state of women’s rights in a country where we have the vote, we are … Read More

IWD Special: Women in Electronic Music – Part 2

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Part 2 of our feature on our favourite females in electronic music right now. Check out part 1 here. Madam X After the constant contemplation over why bass-driven music apparently doesn’t appeal to women, a conversation encompassing anyone from musicians to academics, Madam X has been a refreshing face on … Read More

IWD Special: Women in Electronic Music – Part 1

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Today is about shining a spotlight on individuals all with one thing in common. That’s why the Clubs team have joined forces to bring you a shortlist of lady electronic artists we feel you should know about. Have a read, then have a listen. Happy IWD. Avalon Emerson Born in San … Read More

International Women’s Day 2016: what goes on behind closed doors

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The 8th of March marked International Women’s Day, a day intended to celebrate and spark discussion of the social, economic, and cultural achievements of women worldwide. This makes discussion of domestic violence ever more relevant, a discourse that has recently become more prominent. On International Women’s Day this year, the … Read More

What it’s like to be a woman in Science

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Looking back on my education pre-university, I have always enjoyed studying science, even as a female. When I applied to university I had a difficult choice to make. Should I study a science such as Chemistry or choose a language based subject? In the end, I picked Linguistics, which is … Read More