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Latest News from The Pipettes, Liz Phair, Aretha + Ladyfest


Check out a review of the latest release by The Pipettes “Earth vs. the Pipettes” via SPIN.

Bitchtapes covers the ladies of country music via Bitch Magazine.

Catch up with Liz Phair and her 3 part interview with Filter Magazine.

Loretta Lynn‘s come along way since “The Pill” but hasn’t lost any of her conviction via NPR.

New Avril Lavigne album soon….if her record label quits with the BS via Billboard.

Janelle Monae performs for Minnesota Public Radio “The Current” and tears it up via NPR.

Listen to the new Ladytron track “Ace of Hz” via Pitchfork.

Reba McEntire….Country Queen influences a new generation of female country artists via Seattle Times.

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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!

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

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

The Grammys! Women Rule!


The Grammy’s 2010!

I don’t have cable, but I do have youtube and the Internets. So, I have been checking out the Grammy coverage and I must say women rocked it!

It was clearly Beyonce’s year!

  • Beyonce – Single Ladies – Song of the Year
  • Beyonce – Single Ladies – Best Female R&B Vocal Performance
  • Beyonce – Single Ladies – Best R&B Song
  • Beyonce – Halo – Best Female Pop Vocal Performance
  • Beyonce – I am…Sasha Fierce – Best Contemporary R&B Album
  • Beyonce – At Last – Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance
  • Taylor Swift – Fearless – Album of the Year
  • Taylor Swift – Fearless – Best Country Album
  • Taylor Swift  – White Horse – Best Female Country Vocal Performance
  • Taylor Swift – White Horse – Best Country Song
  • Lady Gaga – Poker Face – Best Dance Recording
  • Lady Gaga – The Fame – Best Electronic/Dance Album
  • India.Arie & Dobet Gnahore– Pearls – Best Urban/Alternative Performance
  • Lady Antebellum – I Run To You – Best Country Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals
  • Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town – Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
  • Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West – Run This Town – Best Rap Song
  • Carrie Underwood & Randy Travis– I Told You So – Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

  

There were some kickin performances as well by Beyoncé, Lady Gaga + Elton John, Pink, & Taylor Swift + Stevie Nicks. Eeeeee!

Photos via The Grammys Online.

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