Tag : Women in Music

10 Women Who Should Be On the Line-up

10 months ago / 0 comments

One look at the first Wireless 2018 announcement and you’ll be left with the bitter taste of patriarchy in your mouth. Of the 39 acts announced, just 3 women feature across the weekend; Mabel stands alone on the Friday, while Cardi B and Lisa Mercedez represent on the Sunday. This lack … Read More

The Guitar: This is a man’s world

2 years ago / 0 comments

Imagine Ed Sheeran on stage, guitar and loop-pedal in toe, looking pretty sweaty-headed during a performance of ‘Sing’. Now, imagine Joan Jett on stage, hooking the audience into synchronised head-banging before the first play of ‘I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll’s’ recognised riff. Spot the difference? Ignoring the obvious aesthetic dissimilarities … Read More