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Posted in Articles, Reviews on 11 August 2013
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Intense, Alanis Morisette-influenced, angry rocker girl takes a spiritual, introspective angle on new record.
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After nearly 17 years surviving New York City’s creative, yet intensely competitive, music scene, Girls Rock & Girls Rule founder and musician Gail Silverman made like a winter bird and transplanted to Sarasota, Florida. With the move she left behind memories of late-night subway rides and heavy, rock-and-roll jams with other female-infused bands she helped to elevate. More notably, she also left her band for sunnier, warmer pastures. So, of course, it only made sense that she would create a record that reflected this moment in her life.
Posted in Articles on 30 May 2012
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Glyscian: It’s so amazing that powerful women can make balls-out music like this.
Posted in News Archive on 25 January 2011
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Brooklyn electro-rock composer Santi White (better known by her stage name, Santigold), has teamed up with skater apparel line Vans to create her own shoe. The new shoe, a predecessor to her forthcoming sophomore album, sports the silhouette of a high-top, and features perforated full-grain leather plus faux gold-chain accents. The look becomes complete with a custom SG gold pin created with the trained eye of jewelry designer Jules Kim of Bijules. The Vans x Santigold Tosha Hi begins shipping to stores February 1, 2011.
Posted in Articles on 3 December 2010
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Check out the perfect gifts for girls who rock!
Posted in News Archive on 30 November 2010
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While looking for a little holiday pick-me-up on Guitar Center’s website, we came across Clayton’s durable Acetal guitar/bass picks, which feature pinup artwork by artist Susan Heidi. They’re perfect for the tattooed vixen or viking who likes to strum something sexy. ($4.99 for a six-pack. Available at Guitar Center stores, and online at GuitarCenter.com)
Posted in News Archive on 8 November 2010
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Pre-registration for the 2011 ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO — to be held April 28-30, 2011 at the Renaissance Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles — is now open.
GRGR artists and fans can register early at a discounted rate: The Early Bird registration price $300 for our members or $275 for members who are also members of ASCAP. To take advantage of this special rate, select GRGR from the Partner menu towards the end of the registration process.
We at GRGR headquarters in NYC can say from experience that if you’re serious …
Posted in Articles on 1 November 2010
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More than ten years since I joined my first band, I’m still waiting for that big break. But last year, I stopped waiting for that dreamy proposal when Zack popped the question on the only sunny day in June, in Stamford, Connecticut.
Posted in News Archive on 25 October 2010
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GRGR alum and punkrock/hip-hop Brooklynette Shiragirl is taking a cue from the Henry Rollins school of thought with the debut of video vignettes highlighting her musical adventures. Check out new episodes of “ON THE ROAD” at YOUTUBE.COM/SHIRAGIRL
Here’s the trailer for you:
Posted in Articles on 22 October 2010
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She’s a spiritual chick and a rocker chick who believes in serving her rock sisters. And that’s just the beginning.
Posted in Articles on 10 March 2010
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“A band is like a marriage,” says Cathy. “People grow and they want to do different things creatively. It got to the point where we needed to step back and let people do what they needed to do on their own.”
On one recent fall day, Cathy and her sister Kristen Henderson, who started Antigone Rising with a few pals back in 1993 at Bucknell University, spoke to GRGR’s Rock Hotsheet about the band’s latest metamorphosis into a four-piece, with pal and sweet-piped siren Nini Camps finally taking on a …