Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Pedal Board pics of the last month! Johnny Marr, Sonic Youth, Wolfmother, Heartless Bastards, Von Bondies, John Mayer, Melt Banana, TMBG and many more

There still are not enough female guitarists to photograph their gear exclusively. But several of these pedals do belong to the gals. Can you guess which ones?

Short Film with my band from the 90's "The CHICKLETTS"

The Chickletts, 10 years later, just filmed follow up interviews to the short film "Fireflies" (from 1999) in which we were one of 3 all female bands interviewed and studied.

Our song in the old film is "Hush". Other songs we did are "I Need A Man", "Psycho" by the Sonics, "Leave My Kitten Alone", "Peroxide" and more girls-in-the-garage type songs. I hope to put together a compilation and old pics up online again soon.

We were lucky enough to play with some of our favorite bands in NYC in the 90's including the infamous Andre Williams, Norton Record acts, and whoever was plowing thru CBGB's in those years...

The new film should be out next year.

For Katarina's blog, the original filmmaker:

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Thursday, November 5, 2009

NEW! Ladies Band/Workshop/Jam Class

You've asked for it and here it is. A ladies' band workshop jam every THURSDAY at the new Willie Mae Rock Camp Center!

WHEN: THURSDAY Nov 12th - Dec 17, 7-9pm:


Ladies Jam is an informal jam session for women who play guitar, bass, drums, keyboards or vocals, and who want to practice their instruments while gaining experience playing with other musicians.

Guided by a band coach (who provides instrument/amp set up, assistance on song structures, and general coaching), women of all levels of musical experience have the chance to practice familiar songs, learn new ones, hone their chops, trade tips, find possible band mates, and have fun playing music together.

Led by Sara Landeau, longtime music teacher and Willie Mae Rock Camp
for Girls band coach, and owner Brooklyn Guitar & Drum Studio for Women & Girls in
Greenpoint, where the Ladies Jam has been a popular program for
several years.

For women aged 18+, all levels of experience welcome. Instruments
provided, or bring your own.

Thursdays, 7 - 9 p.m
November 12 - Dec 17 (except Thanksgiving, Nov 26)

Come to as many or as few sessions as you want. Just RSVP by day
before session.

Willie Mae Community Music Center
87 Irving Place
(between Fulton and Putnam, 1 block from Classon)
Around the corner from Outpost Coffee Lounge
Near Franklin Ave C / Shuttle station

$20 per session


TO SIGN UP: Email Sara Landeau at info@saralandeau.com

(image above: The Slits)