Sisters With Transistors: A Documentary Chronicling Electronic Music’s Female Pioneers #MusicMonday
Sisters With Transistors is a new documentary on pioneering women in electronic music. Here’s more from CDM:
This film may not make the kind of explicit intersection it might on race or other systems of marginalization. But there are echoes of the awareness of electronic music as being a medium with radical potential. Laurie Spiegel says in an interview:
“We women were especially drawn to electronic music when the possibility of a woman composing was in itself controversial. Electronics let us make music that could be heard by others without having to be taken seriously by the male-dominated Establishment.”
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