The Los Angeles based band Bleached aims to put an end to to the incessant ‘girl band’ rhetoric that defers attention away from the artistic goals of women artists on their new EP, “Can You Deal?”
Image courtesy of EttaJamesVEVO via Youtube. It’s a little known fact that Rock and Roll as we know it would not have existed without the musical pioneers that preceded the genre; more specifically, blues musicians. Early rock bands, which were predominately white adaptations, are a clear and obvious copy of a musical genre originating in…
In our Tunesday series, we will highlight a musician, song, or album that is currently making us smile, reflect or wonder. This week, we will focus on the French artist Christine and The Queens and her song “iT”.
I spoke to Sara Sithi-Amnuai, a trumpet player and fourth-year ethnomusicology major in the jazz program at UCLA, to learn more about her experiences as a female jazz instrumentalist.
Solange’s newest album, “A Seat at the Table,” is an album full of references to her struggles with mental wellness, but also what the black community needs in order to encourage discussion about mental health.
A guide to the best Beyoncé think pieces since the last two weeks.
FEM is excited to announce a collaboration with Campus Events Commission, UCLA Radio, Cultural Affairs Commission, and the Student Committee for the Arts at UCLA on “See, Recognize, Hear: Female Empowerment Week.”
The recent court ruling that Kesha may not be let out of a six album contract with her producer and alleged abuser Dr. Luke under Sony Records is a chilling reminder, not only of the coldness and misogyny of the music industry, but of the enduring reign of rape culture.
I am unbelievably exhausted with people equating the “festival of colours” with our entire existence as a nation. The problem lies in using a festival for its aesthetic appeal, in using a religious celebration as a pretty prop for their artistry.
I never thought that I would be begging my friends to listen to a rap battle between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson, but life does not always take us down a road we expect.