Patti Smith

  • Penelope Trappes on The End of a Trilogy

    “Musically speaking, I consider my aunties to be Patti Smith and Laurie Anderson,” says Penelope Trappes.  The Australian-born, Brighton-based musician is discussing the subject of artists, especially female artists, creating music after 30.  She goes on to also cite Pauline Alvarez and Laurie Spiegel as inspirations, saying, “These women,...
  • Summer Cannibals Talk Disrupting the Status Quo, “Guitarmonies,” and Other Fun Stuff (Thurs. at B&S)

    Portland rockers Summer Cannibals released their fourth full-length this June, Can’t Tell Me No, which has proven to have a number of our favorite summertime jams… although not in the traditional sense… The album rings heavily of the best kinds of ‘90s rock, blending riot grrrl swagger with the...