SISTERS WITH TRANSISTORS – Review by Leslie Combemale

In writer/director Lisa Rovner’s documentary Sisters With Transistors, avant-garde composer Laurie Anderson explains, “This is the story of women who hear music in their heads….of dreams enabled by technology”. The film chronologically delves into the work of some of the most visionary pioneers in electronic music, who also happen to be women, which of course means their contributions have remained largely unsung.

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UNDERPLAYED – Review by Leslie Combemale

The comment “there’s just something about her I don’t like” written to Canadian DJ and producer Rezz is misogyny disguised as vague criticism. It’s something said over and over in reference to female politicians and female filmmakers, but the film Underplayed shows we can add female electronic musicians to the list of professionals similarly dissed or dismissed.

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