Tits, Tunes and Tabloids

Conversations surrounding the entertainment media’s treatment of young women are more prominent recently than ever before, following the recent documentary ‘Framing Britney Spears’, which explores her struggles with fame, legal conservatorship and bullying under the guise of journalism. Although the attention is finally on the press’ mistreatment and misogyny - which has taken the careers, spirits and even lives of far too many - the question still remains: why has it taken this much to confront the media, and why is it a phenomena rooted in sexism?

MERUNISA’S ‘NO LONGER’ FT ZUKA : Pre-release

As featured in the Tits Upon Tyne magazine, published August 2021; track was previously named 'Joker'. By Natalie Greener, Intarsia Records. Merunisa describes herself as ‘a very chilled and optimistic individual’. Her music tends to encompass emotional lyrics that feed your sad emotions, despite her personality being quite the opposite. “I like to think of... Continue Reading →

PRE-SALE MAGAZINE ANNOUNCEMENT : 10TH JUNE 2021

CREDITS: Artwork by @Megmcart and @Solemnversecreative #Magazine #WomenInMusic #WIM #Titsupontyne #CIC #Fundraiser #BreastCancerNow #Newcastle #MegMcart FREE SHIPPINGSilk, A4, 150gsm Silk, 120 pp, GlossWhen purchasing a pre-sale item, you understand that there may be a delay in shipping as the magazine is still in the final stages of production. Therefore, you agree to the item being shipped within... Continue Reading →

LET’S RAISE MONEY : Breast Cancer

Article, infographics and feature image by Natalie Greener Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant [cancer] cells form in the tissues of the breast. The NHS website states that Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in the UK. Most women diagnosed with breast cancer are over the age of 50, but... Continue Reading →

The music industry, misogyny and the male gaze

By Darcy Nathan Growing up as a young, female music fan in the 00s and 10s was a mixed bag. Whilst we had the progressive changes towards the ‘body positivity’ movement we see today (think Destiny’s Child - Bootylicious, the rise of Kim K, and Sir Mix-a-lot), I also have lasting memories of watching the... Continue Reading →

We Need To Stop Using Female-Fronted As A Genre

By Niamh Christian We've all seen in our favourite music magazines, on Spotify playlists, on music television channels: Female Fronted bands. Bands of all different types of genres from pop-punk to metalcore, all in the same playlist. Bands with mostly male members but a female front, standing out as 'feminist' icons in the rock and... Continue Reading →

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