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In the news:

New Mariah Carey Holiday Album “Merry Christmas II You” via Rolling Stone.

Robyn is to perform at this year’s Nobel Peace Prize concert On December 11 via Pitchfork.

Taylor Swift’s new album is set to break records it’s opening week via Rolling Stone.

Rihanna & Katy Perry collaboration is in the works via MTV.

Amy Lee & Evanescence set to release new album which may be a surprise to some via SPIN.

Interview with Kelly Zirbes via Go Girls Music.

Beyonce to host her second Thanksgiving Special on ABC via Billboard.

It’s On! Garbage has reunited and is putting out a new album! via Filter Magazine.

What’s it like to be a woman in Jazz? Well, let these nine women tell you via NPR.

Amy Winehouse cover’s Lesley Gore’s “It’s  My Party” via SPIN.

University of South Carolina is offering a college course on Lady Gaga & The Sociology of Fame! Ha, I thought of this over a year ago! via NME.

Links, Links….how’s the family?


Summertime = new music!

Macy Gray is kickin’ it old school with her new album via CBC News.

Liz Phair has also got up some new music on her website via Pitchfork.

Tracy Bonham has a new album out as well, her first in 5 years, via Billboard.

Jewel talks about her new album “Sweet and Wild” via NPR.

Review of Kylie Minogue’s new album “Aphrodite” via SPIN.

Amy Winehouse covers Lesley Gore’s “It’s My Party!” via NME.

Plus, get a first listen of Bjork & Dirty Projectors new song “All We Are” via SoundCloud.

Free MP3 “Windstorm” by School of Seven Bells via KEXP.

Interview with Karen and Amy Jones via Go Girls Music.

Lil’ Kim may be collaborating with Rihanna on a new song via NME.

Lady Gaga vs. Ace Of Base? Really? via NPR.

New Book about Karen Carpenter called “Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter” via Amazon.

Janet Jackson turns it up at the Essence Music Festival via Billboard.

The latest Bitch Magazine mixtape is all about Sisters Who Make Music Together. It’s awesome!

10 More Lilith Fair dates have been canceled via Paste. This really sucks. We need a strong comeback for women in music!

Salt Lake City (July 12), Montreal (July 23), Raleigh (Aug. 4), Charlotte (Aug. 6), West Palm Beach (Aug. 10), Tampa (Aug. 11), Birmingham (Aug. 12), Austin (Aug. 14), Houston (Aug. 15) and Dallas (Aug. 16).

Girls Rock Camp Seattle Needs your help! Donate money and gear here.

New Sara Bareilles music video “King of Anything” via RockHer.

Ode to Links


Kate Nash’s new album “My Best Friend is You” is out, and it is riot grrrl awesomeness. I want to be her best friend! via Spin.

Courtney Love is co-producing a new biopic about Kurt Cobain. via NME.

Plus from Courtney Love to Kate Nash via NPR.

Paramore launches spring tour via Spin.

Dum Dum Girls announce West Coast Tour via ArtFag.

Madonna tribute on Glee, in case you missed it, you can watch it on Hulu. The soundtrack is available on itunes, and Madonna’s Live Sticky Sweet Tour DVD is out. via Billboard.

V.V. Brown Live Studio Session on World Cafe. Listen here, via NPR.

FREE Gemma Ray mp3 of “Ghost on the Highway” via Paste.

Plus 2 FREE MP3’s by Teenagersintokyo via Exclaim.

Diva’s of world music, via NPR.

Ani Difranco Live on the Mountain Stage, listen here, via NPR.

Happy Belated Birthday to Lesley Gore! Go Party Girl! via NPR.

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