sexism and feminism

I’m glad to make music these days, you know. But it’s quite weird in the mainstream, because 95% of that music now is jangly boy guitar stuff. It’s like when I was back in the Sugarcubes with those three big indie magazines. The only room in music to be a girl was to be someone that journalists fancied. It’s been surprising to me how quickly the anarchy of the internet formed into these constellations of the same things on repeat. I mean there’s lots of really good stuff, but those lads-beer-guitar bands – it’s like 95% of what’s covered. We have to fight against the boys !, April 8 2008