Feisty, fun and ferocious, all-female quartet The Red Stains have been kicking up a storm on Manchester's DIY scene with their no-nonsense take on postpunk, glam, new wave and riot grrrl
. Their sound is ramshackle, meandering and determinedly lo-fi - but, proving that charm will always overcome technical prowess, it's hard not to be seduced by theirfreewheeling, girl-gang energy.
Brave New Words is hosting a special diva themed edition of its legendary monthly open mic night and, from Monday, April 22 to 27, The Stove Cafe is being made over into The Riot Grrrl
Studio, paying homage to the iconic movement.
This year's festival will feature film of various themes, such as Grrrl
Power, disruption and technology, music, art, and shorts.
Keen lovers of DIY and the Riot Grrrl
scene, they met at a house party and formed the band, despite two of them having never played instruments before.
SISTER GHOST - THE FINAL GRRRL
Indie rock n' roll done properly - jagged and fun.
With Paul's ability to consciously change appearance and gender, these interlope into as many subsets of queer culture, college life, and one night stands as are available, all while demonstrating their inexhaustible knowledge of riot grrrl
music and running fashion commentary.
When a spirited new girl moves to town and the Big Man on Campus tries to shut her down, Viv looks through the Riot Grrrl
box of keepsakes her mom has hidden and decides enough is enough.
TUESDAY KATE NASH The 21st century riot grrrl
and star of the hit US series Glow comes to Edinburgh's Queen's Hall.
Home of the riot grrrl
movement, Olympia has held onto its reputation for cool too, with new distilleries and craft breweries, as well as visiting bands and cultural events at the 1924 Capitol Theatre.
From Riot Grrrl
to Covergirl[R], the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement
pioneer Kathleen Hanna is in her Manhattan apartment looking at the Empire State Building through the bars of her window, which is kind of a metaphor for what the former Bikini Kill and Le Tigre frontwoman has gone through.
authors, and in particular the Riot Grrrl
network, have also greatly influenced feminist and postfeminist sites of cultural production, and have been instrumental in the creation of third wave feminism.