Missaligned 088: Girl in a Band

featured / Missaligned / News / Podcast / September 13, 2017

Missaligned Reads is back this week! This season, our book pick was Kim Gordon’s Girl in a Band. It was a fascinating read for both of us. It dove deep into Kim Gordon’s life pre-Sonic Youth, as well as life in the band. A common theme in the book deals with this quote that Gordon seemed to receive a lot: “What’s it like to be a girl in a band?”

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Notable Quotes:

Chapter 21:

  • “The need to be a woman out in front never entered my mind at all until we signed with Geffen.”
  • “Culturally we don’t allow women to be as free as they would like, because that is frightening. We either shun those women or deem them crazy.”
  • Page 241: “Even when you’re in the public eye, you never understand how you come across to other people.”

Recommendations:

Meghin: The War On Drugs — A Deeper Understanding

Deanna: Kesha — Rainbow

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Meghin Moore
Meghin Moore is a Penn State grad and Pennsylvania native who resides in Virginia, happily nestled between Washington, D.C. and Richmond. She's the site's Managing Feature Editor, as well as one of the two Missaligned Podcast co-hosts. When she's not eating her weight in burritos or attending various concerts, she can often be found reading a book or trying to keep tabs on the latest news happening around the world.






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