22 episodes

Inspired by creator and host Carmel Holt’s own 25 year career in radio, and lifetime devoted to music, SHEROES is a podcast that amplifies the voices of women and gender expansive folx in song and conversation. Hear a wide range of guests spanning genres and generations sharing their experiences in the male-dominated field of music, exploring perspectives of new voices and womxn who paved the way. SHEROES podcast is a companion to the weekly syndicated public radio show SHEROES Radio which includes interviews from the radio show, live tapings, roundtables and more.

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Inspired by creator and host Carmel Holt’s own 25 year career in radio, and lifetime devoted to music, SHEROES is a podcast that amplifies the voices of women and gender expansive folx in song and conversation. Hear a wide range of guests spanning genres and generations sharing their experiences in the male-dominated field of music, exploring perspectives of new voices and womxn who paved the way. SHEROES podcast is a companion to the weekly syndicated public radio show SHEROES Radio which includes interviews from the radio show, live tapings, roundtables and more.

    A SHEROES Journey: Big Joanie

    A SHEROES Journey: Big Joanie

    On the heels of releasing their sophomore album, and Kill Rock Stars debut, Back Home, UK black feminist punk trio Big Joanie join Carmel Holt for a thought-provoking conversation about their journey as musicians pushing back against the lack of intersectionality in punk and the music industry for the past decade, and the ongoing double bind of an industry that is simultaneously trying to diversify music spaces and falling prey to tokenism. 

    • 36 min
    A SHEROES Journey: Say She She

    A SHEROES Journey: Say She She

    The Brooklyn-based trio Say She She joins Carmel Holt in conversation to discuss their debut album Prism, the importance of using their voices for positive change, and how uplifting women (and each other) has impacted their creativity for the better. 

    • 32 min
    A SHERO's Journey: Weyes Blood

    A SHERO's Journey: Weyes Blood

    Natalie Mering aka Weyes Blood sits down with Carmel Holt to discuss her critically-hailed new album, And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow, Mering's fifth studio effort; as well as her thoughts on feminism, sexism in the music business, and how her outlook has shifted on both.

    • 38 min
    A SHERO's Journey: iLe

    A SHERO's Journey: iLe

    The multi-Latin Grammy and Grammy award winning Puerto Rican songwriter, singer, and composer Ileana Cabra aka iLe, joins Carmel Holt to discuss her third album Nacarile, the feminist themes of her music, and the importance of speaking out.

    • 34 min
    A SHERO's Journey: Kanene Pipkin of The Lone Bellow

    A SHERO's Journey: Kanene Pipkin of The Lone Bellow

    For the past decade, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, songwriter and producer Kanene Pipkin has been a founding member of Americana trio The Lone Bellow. She'll tell you that she rarely does interviews on her own, and isn't used to talking about herself. But on this episode of SHEROES, she joins Carmel Holt for an in-depth conversation that reveals what that decade has been like for her, as she navigated motherhood and being a touring musician, and the sometimes lonely life of being woman in the male dominated industry of music.

    • 40 min
    A SHERO's Journey: Danielle Ponder

    A SHERO's Journey: Danielle Ponder

    At 16 years old, Danielle Ponder was given her first guitar and that same year her brother was sent to prison. These two events would chart the course of the rest of her life. After two decades working as a public defender and activist, while moonlighting as a touring musician, Danielle Ponder finally took the leap to devote herself entirely to music, and word of her talent and inspiring story has spread like wildfire. In this not to miss episode, Danielle joins Carmel Holt to share her extraordinary journey and discuss her stunning debut album Some of Us Are Brave.

    • 35 min

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