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The Record Label Bringing Riot Grrrl Attitude To Electronic Music

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Yesterday, EB published a conversation between female:pressure founder Electric Indigo and Umfang, a young New Yorker helping to take on sexism in the electronic music industry with her blog, Discwoman and party series, Technofeminism. So naturally, a recent LA Weekly article proclaiming that Echo Park-based producer Kate Ellwanger (AKA Dot) brings a “riot grrrl attitude” to electronic music caught our attention. In addition to releases on Alpha Pup, the label fronted by Low End Theory’s Daddy Kev, Ellwanger promotes Password, a monthly party centered around three female residents. She also recently launched her own female-centric label, Unspeakable Records, with the aim of promoting a “similar sentiment, similar message” to the punk feminism of the riot grrrl movement in the ’90s. Find out more here.

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