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Thread- @ a private music industry event w/ huge femme mjr label artists in 2018 we had a discussion on y the #metoo movement hadn’t affected the music industry as much. the consensus those in the room came to was bc of exactly what Scooter B & Scott B are doing to Taylor Swift.
If rich men in power own & control ur ability to play ur work, whether they own your masters, run the label, or are the producer or writer on your hit song, u have less ability to speak up about abuse, & the repercussions r daunting.
You can’t play your hit song anymore. Or you can’t play any of your old songs anymore. You lose fans and money. The legal mess alone can consume all your money, time and emotional energy. You can be prevented from releasing music. You can be blacklisted.
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#STOLEN #PleaseShare!!!! Erin Bennett's treasured #PRS #Guitar (see #photo) was lifted from @themeadowsfestival #edinburgh. Our whole community is absolutely gutted: this guitar toured with us throughout our #Rockbitch & MT-TV years. (1)
This #STOLEN #PRS #GUITAR is not just an #instrument but an heirloom of our #musical #history. We love it. We want it back. If you think 'all the more reason to keep it' PLEASE, WE BEG YOU, DON'T.
We are watching #ebay and all related sites like hawks (2)
We will pounce if we spot you selling ithis #STOLEN #PRS #GUITAR, so if you have it in you, please do the right thing: contact any of us on any social media or our #band #email and return our piece of beloved gear. Thank you. #pleaseshare #meadowsfestival #womeninmusic #musicians
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This is Delia Darbyshire. If you've ever watched Dr. Who, you've heard her music--though she wasn't originally credited. What you might not know is that she, and other women at the BBC in the 1960s, were pioneers of early electronic music.
Delia didn't compose the melody to the Dr. Who theme, but she arranged it for electronic "instruments"--at that time a motley assortment of screeching machines not designed for making music. She translated staid sheet music into an otherworldly sound, & making it iconic, ethereal
For comparison: Here's what it sounds like played on a traditional instrument-piano:

Here's what it sounded like when she got done with it:
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