Women in Music

Infuriating Things People Say to Women Musicians

Steph Guthrie | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Music
Steph Guthrie

Did you know that women are people who sometimes make and/or produce music? I know, shocking, but it's a thing! I decided to submit a collection of crowdsourced "things people say to women musicians." Here's a sampling of the responses I got.

Women in Music: 'We've Come a Long Way, Baby'

Melissa Auf der Maur | Posted 08.07.2013 | Canada Music
Melissa Auf der Maur

Original, talented, independent and self-reliant, women are in the forefront of music today. I may be biased, but I truly believe that women can be THE FUTURE OF MUSIC AND THE WORLD. Now we can really say, we've "come a long way baby".

The Trend of the Whispy Female Vocalist Must End

Katie Heindl | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada Music
Katie Heindl

There is a trend or idea or general genre of the female singer-songwriter who somehow has to shrivel to remain sincere. This floppy prospector hat wearing type who whispers her feelings to you while maintaining a little pout. If all you have to say is you are mad at your boyfriend and your Etsy store is tanking then cool. Just get away from me and make a new Tumblr about it.

What Is Carly Wearing?

The Huffington Post Canada Style | Posted 12.01.2012 | Canada Style

We had such high hopes that as Carly Rae Jepsen grew up, her style would too. Alas, she showed up to Billboard's Women In Music event in her usual gir...