Issue 12  •  Spring 2013

Rebel Girls

Got a Girl Crush On Joy the Baker

Written by Lisa Butterworth|Photos by Kate Miss

When I arrive at Joy Wilson’s charming, breezy house on an impossibly gorgeous day in Venice, CA, I’m greeted at the open front door by a cake. On the floor. “Welcome!” Wilson says as she emerges, camera in hand. I realize suddenly that I’ve stumbled into the middle of a photo session that is no doubt intended for her mouthwatering blog Joy the Baker.

 

Universe People, three-piecer featuring two ladies on guitar and bass and hailing from Seattle, WA, will release their debut record Go To The Sun on Little Black Cloud Records (a lady owned and run label out of Richmond, VA, 'case you're not familiar) on February 12, 2013. Until then, to tide you over, we're premiering their video for "Vampire Prison" below.

 
The title of Hanna Rosin’s new book, The End of Men and the Rise of Women, is simultaneously off-putting and provocative. With the title spelled out in giant fluorescent pink letters, I found it difficult to read in public without eliciting responses from those around me. A male coworker, for example, asked, “But what will you do when all the men are gone? Can the human race survive?”  
 

The Razzle-Dazzle of Lioness

Written by Carly Ivery
Lioness isn’t your typical indie rock group. The music lacks guitar and the singing sounds as though it was snatched from the heart of soul music. Fittingly, Vanessa Fischer isn't your typical front woman. Leading the group’s vocals and fashion, this twenty-nine-year-old draws from a myriad of inspirations to make Lioness as unique and intriguing as it is.
 

On JAN and New Beginnings: A Conversation with Kim Talon

Written by Sadie Magazine; Introduction by Rebecca Temerario

If you’re looking for a taste of gutsiness, feistiness, and riot-grrrl inspired lyrics, look no further than JAN’s powerful and fearless female sound. JAN is Canadian native Kim Talon’s (formerly of Eagle and Talon) new solo project. Her refreshing cross-genre indie-rock and penchant for powerful melodies contribute to a unique debut record, the self-titled JAN, out on November 13th

 

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