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The first instrument was the drum. Just in my intuition, SB: Because in my genes, and \vhat I've studied, I've con- when it was first being done, it was by women. I feel like it was taken over by men in every kind of culture — not just punk or rock'n'roll. Even now, if you look at some of the tribes that try to keep their cultures in a way that isn't saturated by patriarchy, you 11 find cluded that f^ ! more women drummers. If there's any kind of saturation by patriarchy, it's immediately all guy drummers and the women are dancmg.
Fice. So rifice. I thought, "I'm going to really be a sacget on I'll my knees, praying to them, — and the audiright on the edge of the stage" ence was all male; skinhead boys. I was singmg "Blackmail, a kind of seductive song with a trance-like quality, and I put myself right there on the edge. Al [band member] w^ould come " over and scream at people, face in il you "I'll kickyour fuckin' don't leave her alone. ences like that are very valuable. On Eastern European tours Ljubljana, Slovenia — we number of times before Experi- " we played went over there it We changed.
And she had to hit me. We had to punch each other out, and be totally pissed off at each other and rip each other's faces off — and that, for me, was If I nice, non-threatening we couldn't really violence. Because we're two girls, hurt each other, and w^e didn't want to hurt each other. " I started to question a lot of things, started to open my mind, and stari:ed to have to actually /^f/ every feeling. My usual reaction to any feeling that isn't mad, sad or glad is to just funnel it into one of those three boxes; if it's a negative feeling, like I'm hurt or bummed out or depressed, (^ I usually make that into my mad — — jump around, had to work out a lot of bitchiness and rage and anger and jumping around and screaming and yelling during those first years of feeling.
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