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Saturday, February 16, 2008

Female Rock Compilation - I Need Your Help

I'm working on putting together an all female rock compilation, with the theme obviously being female fronted rock bands. It will be the first in a series that I'm working on simply titled "Digital Meltd0wn Presents:"; not very exciting, I know, but the music, liner notes, and album art will make up for it. Some of the artists/bands I am considering featuring are:

Babes In Toyland, The Runaways, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, PJ Harvey, Jack Off Jill,The Donnas, Veruca Salt, Daisy Chainsaw, Queen Adreena, Kittie, Betty X, The Avengers, Horrorpops, Lydia Lunch, Bitch Alert, Velcra, Roxy Saint, The Gits, Sahara Hotnights, Sexpod, Fluffy, The Soviettes, My Ruin, Bikini Kill, 7 Year Bitch, The Distillers, L7, The Kills, Devotchkas, Bif Naked, Rasputina, Penetration, The Slits, Pain Teens, Lunachicks

Now I could use your help. I know you wonderful people are aware of some hard rocking chicks that aren't on this list, so please let me know of any artists, bands, or particular songs, that you think should be included on this list by leaving a comment.
I'm also trying to think of a good name for the compilation, so if you have any ideas please comment.

42 comments:

bob said...

Bands:

Pear of the West
Kelly 8
!Action Pact!
Tatako

If you haven't heard any of these reply and I can upload a couple of tracks by each.

And title suggestion:

"The Girls are Alright"

Anonymous said...

Call it 'I've got no cock but I still like to rock'

Zer0_II said...

bob: Thanks for the suggestions. I haven't heard of any of those bands :( If you could upload a couple of tracks by each, that would be fantastic.

Anonymous: "I've Got No Cock But I Still Like To Rock" heh I thought of something similar. I was thinking of titling it simply "Rock out with your..."

Thank you both for the suggestions, and please keep them coming.

Anonymous said...

Vagiant

http://profile.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewprofile&friendID=44803596

Matias said...

SLEATER-KINNEY! Of course you know them. If you don't, go hear some tunes. I love "Ironclad" and "Youth Decay" from All Hands in the Bad One album and any song from "The Woods", their last and wonderful record.
And what about girl bands from SouthAmerica? Mercenárias or Rita Lee, from Brazil, or Aterciopelados from Colombia. Contact me if you need any help.

Hudson said...

Birtha, Girlschool, X-ray Spex, the Raincoats, the Au Pairs, Blondie, Patti Smith, Kleenex/Liliput, the Put-a-Pons, Siouxsie & the Banshees, Grimble Grumble, the Barbie Army, Antietam, Heavenly, Tsunami, and Scrawl. To name a few.

Anonymous said...

Don't forget Bush Tetras! So many do...

Nina Hagen, Lene Lovich, Xmal Deutchland...

bozo skeleton said...

The Breeders, Magic Dirt, Drain S.T.H., Garbage, Hole, The Sugar Cubes and definitely some early Patti Smith.

title: "No Cock Rock"

Anonymous said...

The Friggs - Bad word for a good thing

f.o.c. said...

Here are some suggestions, if there are any unknown to you let me know & I upload some songs:
Bratmobile, Holly Golightly, Red Aunts, Shonen Knife, The Muffs, The Go-Go's, Malaria, Talulah Gosh, April March (espec. early rockin' stuff), The Slits, Gore Gore Girls.
and what about acts like Sonic Youth or My Bloody Valentine?
and, of course The Shaggs!

f.o.c. said...

just forgot about Elastica

Anonymous said...

The United States of America
http://youtube.com/watch?v=_Jwi78dYK2o

Anonymous said...

Lovedoll Superstars
Tribe 8

Zer0_II said...

Thanks once again for all the suggestions. Perhaps I should have mentioned this earlier, but I'm not going to put anything too poppy on the compilation. It's going to be a hard rock, high energy compilation.

It's going to take me a little while to sort through all these, but please keep them coming.

roy rocket said...

no one seems to have mentioned the GTOs. Okay only one album, but well worth considering. Roy

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Anonymous said...

Pulsallama
(http://missingtoof.com/v2/2007/08/21/new-wave-tuesday-pulsallama/)

Malaria! (great grat band indeed) (http://bienvenidosatotalclub.blogspot.com/2007/12/malaria-compiled-1981-1984.html)

The Mo-dettes (I reccomend to include "White Mouse Disco" - http://rideyourpony-twighlightzone.blogspot.com/2006/07/ramona-jane-kate-june-mo-dettes-are.html)

The Dt's (well, only the singer is a female, but she kicks asses and it's a really hard-rocking band from the mighty Estrus label. Check them out on MySpace: http://www.myspace.com/thedts)

The same goes for the iper-trashy rawkness of Texas Terri Bomb (http://www.myspace.com/texasterri)

Other recommendations:

7 Year Bitch (http://www.myspace.com/sevenyearbitch)

Team Dresch (http://www.myspace.com/teamdresch)

Babes in Toyland (you can DL House and Arriba singles from here: http://fuelfriends.blogspot.com/2006/08/sub-pop-singles-club-retrospective.html; but I think finding whole LPs on some mp3 blog isn't that difficult either)

The mighty new-wavers Prag VEC (http://anniesanimal.blogspot.com/2007/01/prag-vec.html)

I think the guitar-heroin(e)-noise-addicted Marnie Stern is well worth a listening (and an inclusion in the comp you're preparing) too: http://heavyvibes.blogspot.com/2007/06/marnie-stern-in-advance-of-broken-arm.html

There are lots of other female rockers worth mentioning,but I'm busting my balls writing :)

Cheers from Italy,

Giafranco

Anonymous said...

Die Cheerleader
Th' Faith Healers
ZuZu's Petals

Justin said...

How about Pussy Galore or the Pleasure Seekers?

Anonymous said...

CSS, Metric, 1-800-zombie, Punk Bunny, Cibo Matto, Glass Candy. Don't have any tracks to download for you though, CSS opened up for Ladytron here in the states last year, and I believe Glass Candy is from Seattle. 1-800-Zombie is from Texas, real funky stuff, and Punk Bunny is more of a sexually orientated band. Metric is from Canada, they have alot in common with Miss Kitten, another potentially good chick band(I think there's one guy in their band).

Anonymous said...

If you get a chance, check out a website known as Pure Volume. It's a listing of all sorts of local bands in varying areas of America. There's two listings on the site, for listeners and musicians. Most bands have their own material, also available for download, on their profiles while a few don't. It might help.

Karla Verde said...

From Japan:

-Thug Murder

-Tsu Shi Ma Mi Re


:)

DaBoss said...

zero ii -- two more --

The Trashwomen

Famous Monsters

got them both if interested

George

Anonymous said...

I always wonder why nobody ever mentions Sugarsmack (Hope Nicholls fronting one of the most exciting bands ever!)

Anonymous said...

CHICKS ON SPEED
LESBIANS ON ECSTASY
PEACHES

Hudson said...

If rockin' is what you want, definitely check out some Girlschool. One of the most rockin'est and underrated bands of either gender.

Anonymous said...

How about some Lita Ford or Wendy O. Williams?!

gerry

hdvns said...

Most definitely the A-Lines.

54derock said...

Hey, visit http://rockenweb.blogcindario.com M3tal Music Vid3os to download. There are many cool bands with female singer. Welcome!

Anonymous said...

Title : Clitical chicks

urbanology said...

as others said before: sleater kinney and team dresch, must haves!!

hope I don´t just repeat others suggestions, but you should also listen to the following bands:

Scout Niblett

RemainderFour (melodic, melancholic rocking and punk influenced indie)
http://www.myspace.com/remainderfour

Pit Er Pat (female&male singer, but good experimental post-core/rock on thrill jockey records)

M.A.S.S. (smart punkrock like The Movement)

Copper (mid-90s post-punk/hardcore on equal visions records)

Jaffo said...

The Pandoras !!!!
The Brood !!!!
The Cavegurls.
The Girl Bombs.
The Double Feature Creatures.
The Trashwomen.
Shonen Knife
5-6-7-8's
The Liverbirds (60's)
The Ace of Cups (60's)

all awesome.
check 'em out.

jaffo said...

oh yeah, The Pleasure Seekers (feat. Suzi Quatro, 60's)

garychching said...

Hi Zero, you must include Snatch and Kleenex - there is a posting on my blog,

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Ednaswap although now disbanded had an amazing vocalist. THey released only two albums that I remember in the 90's, the earlier self titled is the better of the two.

Anonymous said...

The Slits do a super mad version of "heard it through the grapevine"

hear it here

http://www.myspace.com/theslits

Anonymous said...

You should check out Stolen Babies http://www.myspace.com/stolenbabies
You have some STGM on here and Stolen Babies are their musical peers, so you might like them. Plus, Stolen Babies wipes the floor with a lot of bands getting airplay today.

StrangeRanger said...

Zombina and the Skeletones, yeah!

http://www.myspace.com/zombinaarmy

StrangeRanger said...

you could call it "Penis the Menace" !!!

Supernova said...

Heya! Not sure abt the genre but recently i came across this group called PACIFIKA on You tube (the link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fgQJpTtQwzI )
Infact i have been lookin for more tracks from this group. Try it out and do lemme know if you know of some source where i can get the songs :)

al said...

greatings, ..so many to mention!..
ALEX WHITE AND THE RED ORCHESTRA
GIN PALACE, THE HUSBANDS, THE GOSSIP, LOVE IS ALL
HOLLY GOLIGHTLY,THE LONG BLONDES
THE COMES (Japan), THE ELECTRIC GUITARS, YEAH YEAH YEAHS
TWO TEARS, PEACHES,
THE WILLOWZ, THE BELLRAYS
NEW COLLAPSE, GLASS CANDY
SONS AND DAUGHTERS, THE SLITS
X-RAY SPEX, BLONDIE, FLYING LIZARDS
GIRLSCHOOL, SUZI QUATRO
THE PLASMATICS, THE KILLS
LE TIGRE, EX-GIRL, DETROIT COBRAS
NAZI FROM MARS, ESG
GHETTO WAYS, CRIMSON SWEET
GORE GORE GIRLS, SUSPICIOUS
PATTI SMITH, ETA JAMES,
LYDIA LUNCH,
HOO DOO GIRL, ESG, 10LEC6, THE ETTES, ..