Untypical Girls: Styles and Sounds of the Transatlantic Indie Revolution (Hardcover)

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By Sam Knee, Erin Smith (Contribution by), Julie Cafritz (Contribution by)
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In an industry traditionally dominated by men, women in music have often had to shout to be heard. This book traces the sounds, attitudes, and looks of women who refused to be silenced. Starting in the punk and post-punk scenes in Britain and following the journey over the Atlantic to grunge and eventually Riot Grrrl, Untypical Girls is a celebration of all things female in independent music. Beautifully presented, this book features hundreds of previously unpublished photos of key personalities and bands including Primitives, Bratmobile, Kim Gordon, and Courtney Love. An introduction by Julie Cafritz of Pussy Galore completes the package. Because the future is female--but the past was, too.

About the Author

Sam Knee is a music nerd and vintage clothing aficionado with 25 years of garment trading and design under his anorak. His fascination with postwar fashion, music and youth culture has been covered on his blogs and in articles for Levi's and Mensfile. He is the author of Vintage T-Shirts (Carlton 2007), A Scene In Between (Cicada 2014), The Bag I'm In (Cicada 2015) and Memory of a Free Festival (Cicada 2017).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781908714459
ISBN-10: 190871445X
Publisher: Cicada Books
Publication Date: December 12th, 2017
Pages: 244
Language: English