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Hello, I'm Jen . You may recognise me from such bands as Colour Me Wednesday.

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Aug 31 '14
Midnight mushed peas. How u spending your Sunday night?

Midnight mushed peas. How u spending your Sunday night?

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Aug 31 '14

thebigdoggydaddy:

Juliana Hatfield - Universal Heartbeat

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Aug 31 '14
Juliana Hatfield - juliana hatfield - live it up (songs you don't like yet but you will soon)

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Juliana Hatfield / Live It Up

Live it up cause you’re going down

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Aug 31 '14

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Aug 31 '14

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people who think a zombie apocalypse would be cool

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Aug 31 '14
katespartyband:

We’re home now and it’s awful. We had such an incredible time on tour so I must mention a few people without whom it wouldn’t have been possible. Firstly thank you to anyone who came out to our fundraiser gig or bought a t-shirt or came to show in the UK and picked up any merch, Stu Daly for being a guiding light, thanks to all the promoters and lovely sound engineers, Amy & Bex at Chick Habit, Andrew & Jon at Sanctuary, Dave Brent and all the lovely people we met in Bristol at Deadpunk Promotions Raph at Walk The Plank Promotions, Deano and all the lovely folk at the Opium in Edinburgh, Jo and Chris at PopSouth, Duncan the sound guy, the bar staff at The Roxy 171 in Glasgow (i’m so sorry), Danny, Ed & Simon at MAMA & Co, Mark the lovely sound man and all the staff at The Garage London, Emma & Louise for letting us wreck their flat and providing endless entertainment and sausages, Ruaridh & Ciara for putting us up in Scotland (we’ll be over again soon, sorry Ruaridh), Jon for putting us up in Basingstoke, Shane Walsh for being our on the road sound tech, Pearlito & Lucy for sorting us with acoustic guitars, Harriet, Jennifer, Carmela, Sam & Chrissy for being the best fun ever, all the fab bands we had the pleasure of meeting and playing with (I can’t tag anymore but must mention specifically Colour Me Wednesday, The Exhausts, Perkie, Chrissy Barnacles, Turtle Lamone, QTBK, Muncie Girls, Masked Intruder, Pure Graft, , NIAMH HANLEY for driving 21 hours over 48 hours and not screaming at us once, Alan for the sat nav (even though it tried to drown us), LUKE WHELAN for stepping in super last minute and learning drums to all our songs and coming on tour despite having only practiced with us once. Niamh text me at 5.14am to tell me she was lonely and I woke up in a state having no idea where I was so we’re already planning KPUK part 2. We had a blast. We’ll do it all again soon! Next Irish shows are as follows: FRIDAY SEPT 5th - Headline gig at The Grand Social w/Watch The Sky, Tonight We Live, Kinds and Karac Kennedy. (18+, doors 7.30, €5)SATURDAY SEPT 6th - EARLY gig at Fibbers w/Spines, Dream State, Myth and The Tailor Made (All ages, doors 1pm, €7) FRIDAY SEPT 19th - Culture Night. Free gig at The Outhouse LGBT Resource Centre on Capel St. (All welcome, doors 7.30pm, FREE GIG)FRIDAY SEPT 26th - TBA, Dublin (Cool support slot, 14+ gig) SEE YOU ALL SOON! Keep listening to our music! xo Sarah, Niamh & Conor.

WWWWWWWOOOOOO

katespartyband:

We’re home now and it’s awful. We had such an incredible time on tour so I must mention a few people without whom it wouldn’t have been possible. 

Firstly thank you to anyone who came out to our fundraiser gig or bought a t-shirt or came to show in the UK and picked up any merch, Stu Daly for being a guiding light, thanks to all the promoters and lovely sound engineers, Amy & Bex at Chick Habit, Andrew & Jon at Sanctuary, Dave Brent and all the lovely people we met in Bristol at Deadpunk Promotions Raph at Walk The Plank Promotions, Deano and all the lovely folk at the Opium in Edinburgh, Jo and Chris at PopSouth, Duncan the sound guy, the bar staff at The Roxy 171 in Glasgow (i’m so sorry), Danny, Ed & Simon at MAMA & Co, Mark the lovely sound man and all the staff at The Garage London, Emma & Louise for letting us wreck their flat and providing endless entertainment and sausages, Ruaridh & Ciara for putting us up in Scotland (we’ll be over again soon, sorry Ruaridh), Jon for putting us up in Basingstoke, Shane Walsh for being our on the road sound tech, Pearlito & Lucy for sorting us with acoustic guitars, Harriet, Jennifer, Carmela, Sam & Chrissy for being the best fun ever, all the fab bands we had the pleasure of meeting and playing with (I can’t tag anymore but must mention specifically Colour Me Wednesday, The Exhausts, Perkie, Chrissy Barnacles, Turtle Lamone, QTBK, Muncie Girls, Masked Intruder, Pure Graft, , NIAMH HANLEY for driving 21 hours over 48 hours and not screaming at us once, Alan for the sat nav (even though it tried to drown us), LUKE WHELAN for stepping in super last minute and learning drums to all our songs and coming on tour despite having only practiced with us once. 

Niamh text me at 5.14am to tell me she was lonely and I woke up in a state having no idea where I was so we’re already planning KPUK part 2. We had a blast. We’ll do it all again soon! 

Next Irish shows are as follows: 

FRIDAY SEPT 5th - Headline gig at The Grand Social w/Watch The Sky, Tonight We Live, Kinds and Karac Kennedy. (18+, doors 7.30, €5)

SATURDAY SEPT 6th - EARLY gig at Fibbers w/Spines, Dream State, Myth and The Tailor Made (All ages, doors 1pm, €7) 

FRIDAY SEPT 19th - Culture Night. Free gig at The Outhouse LGBT Resource Centre on Capel St. (All welcome, doors 7.30pm, FREE GIG)

FRIDAY SEPT 26th - TBA, Dublin (Cool support slot, 14+ gig) 

SEE YOU ALL SOON! Keep listening to our music! xo Sarah, Niamh & Conor.

WWWWWWWOOOOOO

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Aug 31 '14
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Aug 31 '14

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Throwing Muses- Not Too Soon

I’m about two and a half years into this thing and I’ve never posted about this band. Granted, the whole point is to highlight musicians who don’t typically pop up on every “best female fronted” top ten out there (lists that always seem to be copying each other)- but it’s good to be reminded why they are held in that regard.

Throwing Muses as a name are generally lumped in with a couple of other alternative gems from their era, but they were were so much more influential than what many give them credit for.

They had the ability to craft brilliant pop songs, but they were never standard about it. They had such a unique take on song structure and chord progressions, always making things a bit unpredictable.

This particular song was one that Tanya apparently worked on for years. You can hear the demo version just to see how far it came. If you really pay attention to it as a whole, it’s ridiculous. There are so many different elements involved, from the surf drums to the Joe Meek-like guitar riff. It all combines to be something so of its time, yet… timeless? That doesn’t make sense, but neither does their material. There are certainly elements of their 80s/90s surroundings, but they are not defined by them. I am also just a massive fan of pretty voices that aren’t afraid to be a bit weird, and “Not Too Soon” has the best example of that I could possibly think of (I’m also a fan of people singing along to their riffs). Apologies if you follow me on any other media, or if you’re one of my flatmates, because this is literally the only song I’ve been listening to the past few days.

That isn’t to say this is the only track worth noting, of course. I found a couple of second hand Throwing Muses LPs in a record shop recently, and it’s made me realize how little I’ve paid attention to them over the years- at least compared to other bands they’re associated with. Both Tanya Donelly and Kristin Hersh are prolific in their own rights. Donelly is best known for her contributions to The Breeders and then going on to form Belly, where as Hersh has had a very notable solo career. I’ve always admired them, but full appreciation is long overdue.

This is from the album The Real Ramona.

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Aug 31 '14

In a study of children aged 2-5, parents interrupted their daughters more than their sons, and fathers were more likely to talk simultaneously with their children than mothers were. Jennifer Coates says: “It seems that fathers try to control conversation more than mothers… and both parents try to control conversation more with daughters than with sons. The implicit message to girls is that they are more interruptible and that their right to speak is less than that of boys.”

Girls and boys’ differing understanding of when to talk, when to be quiet, what is polite and so on, has a visible impact on the dynamics of the classroom. Just as men dominate the floor in business meetings, academic conferences and so on, so little boys dominate in the classroom - and little girls let them.

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Working with children for over a decade, this is something I’ve noticed, actually. And for the majority, the little girls in my class and my co-worker’s classes all sit quietly and listen MUCH better than the boys do. Most boys don’t care to be quiet and sit still. And I don’t think this is an attribute of boys being “rowdier” or more “hyper” - believe me, the girls are JUST as off the wall as the boys if you aren’t telling them not to. It must be a learned behavior, and it must be enforced more with the girls so they know they can’t get away with it. You have no idea how many times in my career I’ve heard “boys will be boys,” and smiling parents as they tell me with a laugh, sorry, their son is “wild” and a “handful” as they introduce him to the class.

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And that’s how you do sexism.  That’s how it’s so effectively trained into every single citizen and indoctrinated as normal and right.

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Aug 30 '14

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29 - Audrey stages some civil disobedience in her lilac sweater.
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