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Music journalist/promoter, Sommer Sharon, talks with female musicians and music industry professionals about their relationships, motivations, life-changing decisions, their work and more. Go backstage and into the homes and histories of these talented women in the music industry. We’ll also talk about music news, new music, album opinions and current issues affecting the music industry, including issues around gender equality and women empowerment. No rules, always diverse, we’ll cover the ...
 
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Margo Z. Nahas is the only female she knows of that was doing album artwork when she was creating cover art for bands like Van Halen, Stevie Wonder, Seals and Crofts and others. Together with her husband Jay Vigon, they’ve worked with and helped to create some of the most iconic music artwork including the cover of Van Halen’s 1984 album cover (the…
 
Mindy Abovitz is a drummer and the founder, publisher and creator of Tom Tom Magazine, a print magazine based out of New York dedicated to female drummers. Its purpose is to raise the awareness of female drummers all across the world and to inspire females of all ages. It’s distributed across the world, and is the only magazine in the world dedicat…
 
What happens when you combine two sisters who’ve been through some tough times with aggressive rock n’ roll? You get empowered, feminine, primal rock! New-ish on the national scene The Scars Heal in Time are a female formed band (Tayler on drums, and her sister Kayla on vocals and guitar). In Your Flame is their newest song — you’ll get a peek list…
 
Imagine a place where females and other underserved individuals dreaming of a career in the music industry had a place where they could get the training, support and resources to do so. The fact is less than 5% of the people working in the field of music production & recording arts are women. Songwriter, composer, recording engineer, and producer T…
 
Eleanor Tinlin knew the standard orchestra model wasn't for her. Imagine her excitement when she started working with Parallax Orchestra, a new-ish collaborative orchestra that last year worked on a show with Bring Me the Horizon and this year were part of a sold-out Alter Bridge show at the Royal Albert Hall in London. They’ve got more projects in…
 
Susan was more than Prince’s engineer, she considered them friends, a friend she gave her life to for several years. “Married” in a sense to Prince with his heavy demands. But that’s not all Prince was to her, this is a man she had a deep respect for. Susan’s path eventually led her to Berklee, where now she’s a professor as well as a researcher. I…
 
Despite her difficult past involving heroin addiction, Davina is the lead singer, pianist, and all around mastermind behind Davina and the Vagabonds, a jazz blues band with a distinct sound one can’t completely classify. She’s a strong woman. Her path to becoming a full-time working musician will inspire you. She’s toured the country and internatio…
 
Welcome to the show! Find out what Rock Talk with Sommer is all about. A new podcast from music journalist/promoter Sommer Sharon. Working in the music industry since 2011, Sommer saw the untapped need to give females an outlet for promotion, as well as a place to discuss issues unique to females in music. Through this podcast, she'll talk to some …
 
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