15 episodes of Petticoat Rule since the first episode, which aired on September 4, 2017.
The Blak Rapp MADUSA Episode
February 12th, 2018
1 hr 20 mins
activism, activist, african american, artivism, artivist, black, blak rapp, blak rapp madusa, creativity, erika laing, female, female hip hop artist, female rapper, feminism, hip hop, madusa, mass incarceration, minority, music, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, political, productivity, rap, singer, singer-songwriter, social issues, spirituality, tara molesworth, unapologetic, woman, woman rapper, women
Hip-hop artivist Blak Rapp MADUSA joins Petticoat Rule explaining her music's political themes against mass incarceration, white supremacy, and systemic racism, as well as giving insight into the challenges of life as a female hip-hop artist.
The Abby Gross Episode
January 29th, 2018
59 mins 59 secs
abby gross, band, duquesne, erika laing, female, female musician, female sax player, female saxophone, feminism, feminist, independant, jazz, jazz musician, lady sax, music, music degree, music education, music educator, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, podcast, professional musician, rock, sax player, saxophone, saxophonist, soul, soul rock, tara molesworth, teacher, the commonheart, woman, woman musician, woman sax player, women
Saxophonist extraordinaire Abby Gross joins Petticoat Rule to share with us the 'glamour' of road life with soul-rock band The Commonheart as well as her passion for music education, and gives insight into what its like to write a song about something meaningful without using any lyrics.
The Avi Diamond Episode
January 15th, 2018
1 hr 5 mins
autism, chanteuse, duquesne, erika laing, female, female musician, feminism, feminist, independant, jazz, jazz singer, keyboardist, love, music, music degree, music therapy, musician, non-verbal, petticoat rule, pianist, pittsburgh, podcast, singer, tara molesworth, teacher, woman, women
Jazz singer Avi Diamond joins Petticoat Rule to reveal how the experience of getting a degree in music therapy has shaped her songwriting and her life.
The Slowdanger Episode
January 1st, 2018
1 hr 20 mins
anna thompson, ballet, boss ve-20, classically trained dancer, creativity, dance, eating disorders, electronic, electronica, erika laing, female, feminism, looper, modern dance, music, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, productivity, slowdanger, synth, tara molesworth, vocalist, woman, women, writing
Classically trained dancer Anna Thompson of the unique dance-plus-electronica duo Slowdanger joins Petticoat Rule to share her journey of self-expression by developing musicianship to enhance her avant-garde dance movement.
The Jocelyn Rent Episode
December 18th, 2017
1 hr 15 mins
anjroy, bachelor boys, bachelor boys band, creativity, erika laing, family, female, feminism, frontwoman, greensburg, husband, indie rock, jocelyn rent, mother, motherhood, music, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, singer, tara molesworth, the rents, vocalist, women
Busy lead vocalist Jocelyn Rent joins Petticoat Rule to talk about balancing her creative roles in Pittsburgh-based bands Anjroy, The Rents and Bachelor Boys with her family life as a mother of two little ones.
The Karen Dietrich Episode
December 4th, 2017
1 hr 11 mins
creative writer, creative writing, creativity, drummer, erika laing, essential machine, family, family band, female, female drummer, feminism, greensburg, husband, indie rock, karen dietrich, memoir, mother, motherhood, music, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, poet, poetry, son, synth, tara molesworth, woman drummer, women, writing
Lady drummer Karen Dietrich of Pittsburgh-based indie rock band Essential Machine joins Petticoat Rule to discuss how she has uniquely integrated her passions for music, writing, and family into one full creative life.
The AppalAsia Episode
November 20th, 2017
1 hr 38 mins
appalachian, appalasia, banjo, chinese, conception, dulcimer, erhu, erika laing, family, female, female musician, feminism, feminist, fertility, folk, fusion, girl scouts, hurdy gurdy, mimi jong, motherhood, music, musician, pennsylvania, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, podcast, songwriting, sue powers, tara molesworth, woman, women
Cultural folk fusion artists Mimi Jong and Sue Powers from the spellbinding trio AppalAsia visit Petticoat Rule, inspiring us as two very different women finding inspiriting joy in their unique collaboration.
The Addi Twigg Episode
November 6th, 2017
1 hr 8 mins
addi twigg, back off, comedy, contentment, creativity, erika laing, female, feminism, harassement, music, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, pop, productivity, rock and roll, singer, soul, steeler ladies, steelers, tara molesworth, the telephone line, vocalist, women
Belting songstress Addi Twigg from Pittsburgh-based pop-soul rock band The Telephone Line joins Petticoat Rule to discuss her need to let the songs out, her fervent feminism, and how she balances contentment with achievement.
The Maura Jacob Episode
October 23rd, 2017
1 hr 36 mins
action camp, activism, afrofuturism, appalachian, bitch planet, doom pop, doula, empathy, erika laing, female, female musician, feminism, feminist, garter shake, gender bending, maura jacob, midwife, music, musician, pennsylvania, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, podcast, post-punk, punk, punk rock, social work, synth, tara molesworth, the freshes, tribute, woman, women
Authentic and compassionate, Maura Jacob of Pittsburgh's doom pop punk band Action Camp steps into the studio to chat about how she fights for the vulnerable through her music and her social work.
The Sparkle Pony Episode
October 9th, 2017
1 hr 17 mins
bass, creativity, erika june christina laing, erika laing, female, feminism, fiddle, folk, lewin barringer, mist covered mountains, molly hebert-wilson, mom, mother, mother-daughter relationship, motivation, music, musician, overcoming, petticoat rule, philadelpia, pittsburgh, productivity, rare spirits, singer, singer-songwriter, songwriting, sparkle pony, sunshine superman, tara molesworth, teacher, the waysties, valentina raffaelli, valentina sounds, vocalist, voice, women
Vocalist Valentina Raffaelli and bassist Molly Hebert-Wilson from the Philadelphia-based folk band Sparkle Pony stop by the Petticoat Rule studio to share their many motivating strategies for overcoming one's inner critic while inspiring us with their down-to-earth dedication to their craft.