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Chris Pureka – You’re A Jukebox Heroine

Chris Pureka is an Americana/Folk/Indie artist from North Hampton, MA. Edgy and forthright, Chris echos the same kind of passion and gutteral singing of Melissa Etheridge, splashed with the raw electric guitar sounds of Meredith Brooks.

Chris’s songs rise and fall with acoustic swells of fervor and roominess. I really feel the music and topics harken back to the late 90s sense of angst, tingled with self-reflection. The songs are sonically powerful. You can feel it in every strum, in every moan and sigh. Acoustic guitars at times can sound shy and dimmed, but Chris makes them boom, reflecting the undermined potential of the instrument. Check out her latest album, “How I Learned To See In The Dark.”

If you are looking for thunderous depth and acoustic driven truth, check out Chris Pureka, Jukebox Heroine.


Linked & Rocked

Another The Runaways movie review via Venus Zine.

Another Girl Power interview with Marisa Meltzer. Via Edrants.

Chris Pureka, Folk tunes that make some noise!

Black-Women-Rockers via The Angry Black Woman.

Christina Aguilera’s new single “Not Myself Tonight” debuts March 30th, and her new album Bionic will be released June 8th. Via Christina Aguilera. I’m digging the whole robotic thing.

Madonna is the most played artist of the decade in the UK. via BBC.

Women in Alternative Music via Feminism/Pop Culture.

Learn how to get Joan Jett’s guitar/amp tone via Gibson.

Image gallery of girls who rock featuring The Runaways, Sleater-Kinney, Courtney Love and more, via MSN.

Lady Gaga, Grrrl Power, and Rock & Roll Feminism via Reality Check.

Orianthi teaches you how to play “According to You” via Venus Zine. Plus an interview with Autostraddle.

What happened to angry female music stars? via The Guardian UK.

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