Super (S)hero – Nadya Tolokonnikova of Pussy Riot – By Jake Wiest

In selecting my favourite female musician for this blog, I initially tried to think of someone who had a significant influence on me when I was growing up. To my unfortunate surprise, I couldn’t think of anyone. All the musicians that I loved and remembered from my parents’ collection were …

Drums, Voice, Curls – Jammin’ with Jarita Freydank

A dream come true for me, thanks to Her*MusicWorld I get to meet wonderful musicians and may dive for a moment into their world. I am more so grateful to live in Berlin because this is the place where the world is coming together. Last weekend I walked through the …

Toy Piano Concert – Fidan Aghayeva-Edler

It is probably not too fair to introduce the professional pianist Fidan Aghayeva-Edler to you with her recent Toy Piano Concert here in Berlin, Germany. But I have seen the video a few days ago, and it made me smile and become cheerful! My first thought was, I need to …

Inuit throat singing – A singing style that connects

A few months ago I came across a video of Shina Nova learning throat singing from her mother Kayuula. Shina shares her videos on TikTok to bring the traditions of the Inuk and Inuit Indigenous culture to the masses.   Whenever I hear music like this or see videos like …

She Shreds – Women, get to the guitars and the bass

Hello dear H*MW community, It’s time again for “Thursday on Strings!” Apparently, it’s my networking week this week, and I’d like to introduce you to another platform that focuses on female musicians of a particular instrument. Okay, there are actually two on this one: it’s about women* who play either guitar …