What better way to celebrate the female empowerment movement than through music? This month’s recommended artists are brought to you by Women That Rock, a movement created by women, for women. Dedicated to supporting and promoting up-and-coming female musicians and female-fronted bands, Women That Rock is cultivating a community of badass ladies who are creating amazing music and connecting with one another through their art. Follow Women That Rock on Instagram at @womenthatrock and stay in the loop on amazing lady artists, news & upcoming events. If you know an amazing female musician or girl-fronted band that needs to be heard, email their information to firstname.lastname@example.org!
beccs is a Brooklyn-based musician from Boston. Part warrior and part goddess, beccs was hailed as The Deli Magazine’s Artist of the Month (NYC, December 2016) and was dubbed NYLON Magazine’s new “favorite cool girl” with a “one-of-a-kind voice.”
Her richly dynamic music tackles recovery and women’s empowerment. With an evolving soul and woman-centric style, beccs lures listeners into a dynamic shared experience of self-exploration and celebration through music.
Her debut EP ‘Unfound Beauty’ traces the songwriter’s relationship to herself, recovery and struggle to find her own unfound beauty. beccs was awarded by the national Elfenworks social justice songwriting contest for the single “Scared Of Me,” a song that credits women who are inherent soldiers. Follow beccs on Instagram and check out her website for music videos, news and updates on her live performance dates, and listen to the EP ‘Unfound Beauty’ on Spotify.
A Memphis-born singer/songwriter with a penchant for catchy hooks, harmonies and edgy pop rhythms, Lauren Strange cites influences from PJ Harvey and Liz Phair to the Pixies.
Strange cut her teeth as a background singer, becoming one of the most sought-after young vocalists in Nashville; collaborating with artists including Paul McCartney and Passion Pit. Strange’s debut EP “Say Yes” was released in 2014; in 2015 she toured internationally with Jennie Vee (Courtney Love, Eagles of Death Metal) and in 2016 issued her cover of The Cranberries’ “Zombie.”
November 10th, 2017, Strange released her brand new EP entitled ‘SALT.’ The highly-anticipated follow-up to her debut EP, “SALT” showcases Strange’s tremendous talent as a writer and singer, with stick-in-your-head hooks, clever lyrics and a distinctly 90’s throwback grunge energy. Speak Into My Good Eye said “she’s ready to make waves in the pop and rock music scene on a massive scale.”
Visit laurenstrange.com to stream “SALT” and join her mailing list, and follow Strange on social media for updates!
True Violet is an LA-based all-girl indie/folk/blues trio born in 2012. Comprised of three dynamic female rockstars, True Violet is Jessie Covets on vocals & guitar, Kayla Miller on drums and Alayna Miller on bass. The women of True Violet moved across the country from Florida to Los Angeles to take the next step in their music career; broke and a little scared, they armed themselves with their instruments and made Hollywood their new home.
Since diving into the deep end, True Violet has headlined some of L.A.’s most famous venues, including Whiskey A Go Go, Viper Room, The Roxy, The Troubadour and many others. After releasing their self-titled debut album in 2015, True Violet set out to book their independent South West headline tour. Fueled by passion and tenacity, they hold true to their music and dedicated fans. In 2017, True Violet released two singles, “This Place” and “Paper,” and the official music video for “Paper” dropped December 8, 2017. Keep your eyes and ears open for self-produced True Violet EP coming Spring 2018!