Tag: women

VFILES celebrates inclusivity with NOT THE MET GALA and you’re invited

Those familiar with Vogue’s annual Met Gala—and, let’s face it, at this point, it’s almost impossible not to be—will likely know it as “fashion’s...
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11 LGBTQIA+ and women-owned labels that are changing the music industry

In an industry dominated by men, several women and LGBTQIA+-owned record labels have started taking over the music scene. Whether they emerged from the...
Ashrita Kumar on pop punk artists | Pinkshift interview

18 emerging pop-punk artists backed by Pinkshift’s Ashrita Kumar

Back in February, Alternative Press hailed Pinkshift as one of 100 Artists You Need To Know. Now, vocalist Ashrita Kumar is expanding that list with 18 of...
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These 9 women artists defined the Tumblr-era of alternative music

Now that the scene revival of 2019 has somewhat subsided, the soft grunge pinks and deep blues of the Tumblr era are back in...
Cher Strauberry Chering Is Caring

Cher Strauberry is breaking down stereotypes in punk rock—here’s how

Growing up in California, Cher Strauberry was practically raised in her local punk scene. Surrounded by mosh pits since the age of 10, the...
2010s alternative female vocalists | Women in alternative music

10 women vocalists who made the 2010s a monumental time for alternative

We already established that not all women sound like Hayley Williams with our look into unique-sounding frontwomen within 2000s alternative music. So, given the generalized...
Women in pop punk | Female artists in alternative music | Alternative Press

10 women in pop-punk who have left an unforgettable impact on the genre

It's well known that, historically, pop punk has been a bit of a boys' club. But that just makes the continued influences of prominent women all the...
90s feminist albums | 1990s alternative music | Alternative Press

10 albums from the ’90s that pushed the feminist movement to new heights

It's a bit sad that feminism and music go so perfectly hand in hand. The movement shouldn't have to be twisted into a countercultural...
90s albums by women | Female-fronted 90s music | Alternative Press

10 alternative albums by women that have influenced music since the ’90s

As some of our favorite pop-punk bands continue to show us, we have a lot to thank 1990s alternative music for. Not only did the mainstream...
Avril Lavigne, Billie Eilish, Rina Sawayama, Phoebe Bridgers

10 women artists who navigated mental health struggles through music

One thing that comforts us when we’re feeling sad, alone or misunderstood is listening to artists who aren’t afraid to get real about mental...