[TypicalGirls] Riot Grrrl: genre vs. musical-political ethos

weasel walter weaselw at juno.com
Thu Sep 13 21:49:35 EDT 2007


one of the greatest drummers in modern rock and roll speaks! 

these are very elucidating comments about the intent of the original riot
girl movement . . . 

ww
 
On Thu, 13 Sep 2007 18:38:37 -0700 "Tobi Vail" <tobivail at gmail.com>
writes:
> riot grrrl (musically) 
> was about appropriating the formal elements of punk and infusing it 
> with feminist ideas so that we could get feminism out to the masses of 
> punk girls who were being pushed out of the pit by male domination and
> sexism. we had to be accessible in order to reach people...that
> created a space for women who were experimenting with formal 
> elements to be taken seriously...



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