Posts tagged The Ladies Network
Meet Mari, Marisa and Jen: presenters and producers of an exciting radio show called Pink Noise

In 2016, three Sydney-based women - Marisa Marsionis, Jen Finnley and Mari Stuart -  came together and created Pink Noise, a fortnightly show that airs on Bondi Beach radio, and streams on their website. It's been one year since the first show that plays only plays music produced and performed by women as well as non-binary artists and DJs, in an effort to counter years of male only line ups in spaces that play electronic music. The first year has been a success, and in celebration Marisa, Jen and Mari have released the first of, what will be, many mixtapes. The Pink Noise Mixtape Vol. 1 is available as a free download via Bandcamp, and features twelve artists including Wallace and Mei Saraswati. Also, during Vivid Sydney this year, a special free event will be held at Cake Wines Cellar Door with live performances by BUOY, Jaala, GC O’Connor and more. Marisa, Jen and Mari gave Music Love this interview where they discuss their radio show and mixtape, their favourite Australian women in music, as well as some thoughts on whether or not men and women are biologically wired to hear differently.

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Meet songstress and visual artist Missy Gilbert from Ginger and the Ghost: "The secrets lie in my Pinterest boards!"

There is a growing appetite for mixing original music with impacting imagery on stages and screens among an increasing number of artists in Australia. Music Love will strive to feature more visual artist/songstress hybrids (hit us up, people, also a playlist is coming!), and it is with this sentiment in mind that it is only right to highlight the works conceived by Missy Gilbert and Daniel Bourne from avant garde duo Ginger and the Ghost. When it comes to costumes and stage shows, make-up and storytelling, Ginger and the Ghost have got it down pat. "Transforming imagination into song" is the catch cry of the pair who have used body percussion and bicycle wheels in order to achieve a rich soundscape subservient to the tales they wish to tell since their formation in 2012. With popular songs like Where Wolf and One Type of Dark featuring the vibrating feminine and emotive tones of Missy's voice, Ginger and the Ghost have a brand new song out this week, the powerful anthem Glow. Missy chatted with Music Love about her art, her inspiration, her work as a costume designer and installation artist, and the last thing she saw that blew her imagination away.

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