Calls for more women on music festival stages are nothing new, but electronic artist Joanne Pollock is done with excuses from talent buyers who say it’s too hard to book an equal number of men and women.
Producer, engineer and musician Grace Banks argues that recording studios are all-too-often male dominated and even hostile to women, from outright misogyny to the subtle messages in the buildings themselves. What might be done to change this?
Stephen O’Malley, James Plotkin, Alan Dubin and Tim Wyskida of groundbreaking doom / drone outfit Khanate reflect on their tumultuous history.
The fact is that men don’t really consider the implications of their name on other groups and the reason, Keenan explains, “is that they don’t have to.” Men are in the position of staring down at the rest of us from their place of privilege, head cocked and eyes wide, pondering how on earth someone could see things another way.