Tag: male

NME Festival blog: “there’s always going to be a place for a male indie band”

Before our latest Girls To The Front gig – NME’s live shows supporting female and non-binary talent – we spoke to our headliner Girli about new album ‘Odd One Album’, their dream collaborator and the gender imbalance on festival line-ups. Hey Girli, how have the past six months been for you? “They’ve been pretty hectic! […]

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NME Festival blog: Incredible photos of Grace Jones, The Prodigy, Arctic Monkeys and more are part of a new exhibition raising awareness for male mental health

Skepta, Chuck D, Damon Albarn and more also feature A host of photographs of some of the world’s greatest musicians, including  Kanye West, Skepta, Grace Jones, Damon Albarn, Jarvis Cocker, Arctic Monkeys, The Prodigy and many more, will form part of a new exhibition called ‘Lend Me Your Ear’. The images are the work of music […]

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NME Festival blog: Kate Nash blames “male naivety” for lack of female musicians at festivals

“We need other people that aren’t straight white men” the singer said in an interview with Digital Spy. Kate Nash has hit out at male-dominated festivals saying bookers were showing “naivety” in not booking more diverse acts. Speaking to Digital Spy, the singer and star of Netflix comedy GLOW said the industry must improve representation. “It’s got […]

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NME Festival blog: ‘Thor Ragnarok’s Tessa Thompson slams ‘dumb’ male writers and their ‘badass’ female characters

Thompson is taking a stand against industry sexism. Tessa Thompson, who is set to appear in Thor: Ragnarok this November, has spoken out against the terrible way male Hollywood writers portray female action stars. In an interview with the Los Angeles Times, Thompson, known for Creed and Selma, spoke about her issues with the way strong women are portrayed in […]

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