"Learn to play the drums. The world needs more girl drummers. The world needs your wild, pounding, dreaming heart." --Natalie Angier, Women: An Intimate Geography One of my many resolutions for 2011 is to learn how to play the drums. So I decided to get inspired by making a mix. Here it is—a sampling of songs backed by rad ladies!
1. MNDR - Fade to Black 2. The Shaggs - Philosophy of the World 3. STLS - ABC 4. ShellShag - Save Yourself 5. Afrirampo - Miracle Lucky Girls 6. Telepathe - Envoy 7. Purple Rhinestone Eagle - Sleep, Golden Sleep 8. Vivian Girls - Tell the World 9. I.U.D. - Daddy 10. Talk Normal - Warrior 11. Explode Into Colors - Sharpen the Knife 12. ESG - Dance to the Beat of My Moody For those interested in finding more girl drummers, be sure to check out Tom Tom Magazine: A Magazine about Female Drummers. And don't forget to let us know which songs you'd recommend to a budding female percussionist!