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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 25th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
creativity, erika laing, female, feminism, guitar, journalism, melanie stangl, music, music journalism, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, rock and roll, singer, singer-songwriter, sound scene express, tara molesworth, women, writing
Music journalist Melanie Stangl joins Petticoat Rule, sharing many inspirational productivity and writing tips while discussing her journey to reporting for the entertainment industry.
September 12th, 2017 | 1 hr 16 mins
activism, black lives matter, body, chanteuse, circus, erika laing, fat, female, female musician, feminism, feminist, freak, individuality, jazz, justice, liz berlin, love, music, musician, petticoat rule, phat, phat man dee, pittsburgh, podcast, rusted root, self love, self-love, singer, social justice disco, tara molesworth, uniqueness, woman, women
Jazz chanteuse and cultural icon Phat Man Dee joins Petticoat Rule to talk about activism through music, respecting history through your creations, and learning to embrace your uniqueness.
September 10th, 2017 | 1 hr 15 mins
amazing, black, buckle downs, creativity, erika laing, female, feminism, kiki, kiki brown, markila brown, markila kiki brown, minority, music, musician, petticoat rule, pittsburgh, productivity, prog, rock, rock and roll, singer, singer-songwriter, soul, tara molesworth, the buckle downs, woman, women
Powerhouse vocalist Kiki Brown from The Buckle Downs joins Petticoat Rule to talk about how she balances her many roles including musician, mother, on-the-job problem-solver, vocal coach, soon-to-be wife, and black woman in the genre of rock and roll.