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Weekly mixtape: gender roles

by admin October 3, 2010

Weekly mixtape: gender roles

by admin October 3, 2010

Our role in society, as determined by our sex, is often reinforced through media. Music is no exception. While I’d like to believe these artists are above the limitations of sex and gender, they make some valid and poignant points on these socially reinforced roles. Listen

SIDE A:

1. “Action Woman” – The Litter – Songs We Taught the Fuzztones, 1967

2. “Woman (MSTRKRFT remix)” – Wolfmother – Woman Single, 2006

3. “Stripper” – Sohodolls – Ribbed Music for the Numb Generation, 2007

4. “Break Up Girls!” – The Raveonettes &- In and Out of Control, 2009

5. “Woman in You” – Ben Harper – Burn to Shine, 1999

6. “I Was Your Woman” – Jenn Grant – Echoes, 2009

7. “Little Trouble Girl” – Sonic Youth – Washing Machine, 1995

8. “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)” – Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II, 1969

9. “Just Like A Woman” – Bob Dylan – Blonde On Blonde, 1966

10. “Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin cover)” – Katie Stelmanis – Join Us, 2008

11. “Les Femmes” – Yelle – Pop Up, 2007

SIDE B:

1. “Gay Sons Of Lesbian Mothers” – Kaki King – …Until We Felt Red, 2006

2. “Boys Don’t Cry” – The Cure – Boys Don’t Cry, 1979

3. “Just A Boy” – Angus & Julia Stone – A Book Like This, 2007

4. “Pile of Gold” – The Blow – Paper Television, 2006

5. “Take It Like a Man” – Dragonette – Galore, 2007

6. “Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts” – Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor, 2005

7. “Girl Boy” – Blonde Redhead – Blonde Redhead, 1995

8. “Boys Better” – The Dandy Warhols – Tigermilk, 1997

9. “You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine” – Death From Above 1979 – You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine, 2004

10. “Fancy Footwork” – Chromeo – Fancy Footwork, 2007

11. “Feeling Gay” – Black Lips, Let It Bloom, 2005

12. “I Can Make You A Man” – Tim Curry – The Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack, 1975

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Our role in society, as determined by our sex, is often reinforced through media. Music is no exception. While I’d like to believe these artists are above the limitations of sex and gender, they make some valid and poignant points on these socially reinforced roles. Listen

SIDE A:

1. “Action Woman” – The Litter – Songs We Taught the Fuzztones, 1967

2. “Woman (MSTRKRFT remix)” – Wolfmother – Woman Single, 2006

3. “Stripper” – Sohodolls – Ribbed Music for the Numb Generation, 2007

4. “Break Up Girls!” – The Raveonettes &- In and Out of Control, 2009

5. “Woman in You” – Ben Harper – Burn to Shine, 1999

6. “I Was Your Woman” – Jenn Grant – Echoes, 2009

7. “Little Trouble Girl” – Sonic Youth – Washing Machine, 1995

8. “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)” – Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II, 1969

9. “Just Like A Woman” – Bob Dylan – Blonde On Blonde, 1966

10. “Natural Woman (Aretha Franklin cover)” – Katie Stelmanis – Join Us, 2008

11. “Les Femmes” – Yelle – Pop Up, 2007

SIDE B:

1. “Gay Sons Of Lesbian Mothers” – Kaki King – …Until We Felt Red, 2006

2. “Boys Don’t Cry” – The Cure – Boys Don’t Cry, 1979

3. “Just A Boy” – Angus & Julia Stone – A Book Like This, 2007

4. “Pile of Gold” – The Blow – Paper Television, 2006

5. “Take It Like a Man” – Dragonette – Galore, 2007

6. “Bigger Boys and Stolen Sweethearts” – Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dance Floor, 2005

7. “Girl Boy” – Blonde Redhead – Blonde Redhead, 1995

8. “Boys Better” – The Dandy Warhols – Tigermilk, 1997

9. “You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine” – Death From Above 1979 – You’re A Woman, I’m A Machine, 2004

10. “Fancy Footwork” – Chromeo – Fancy Footwork, 2007

11. “Feeling Gay” – Black Lips, Let It Bloom, 2005

12. “I Can Make You A Man” – Tim Curry – The Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack, 1975

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