Sunday, April 30

Tea Tunes: Lorelei Carlson voices personal experience of femininity in music

Fourth-year gender studies student Lorelei Carlson recorded her first demo track, “Now That I Realize the Truth,” in a studio at age 12.  After moving to Los Angeles, she continued to make music and wrote the song “Low Life,” marking the start of her journey in California. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

Fourth-year gender studies student Lorelei Carlson recorded her first demo track, “Now That I Realize the Truth,” in a studio at age 12. After moving to Los Angeles, she continued to make music and wrote the song “Low Life,” marking the start of her journey in California. (Jennifer Hu/Daily Bruin staff)

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A teenage boy once told Lorelei Carlson that her music was too girly. At that moment, young Carlson had an epiphany: Although many women listen to male artists, a lot of men don’t listen to female vocalists.


The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)
The Chainsmokers, pictured at the Hollywood Palladium, may be considered the Nickelback of EDM, but countless other artists strive to innovate in their music. (Dayoung Lee/Daily Bruin)

Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

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Beyoncé’s music and performances go beyond entertainment into the realm of generating wider dialogues. (Creative Commons photo by Rocbeyonce via Wikimedia Commons)

(Daily Bruin file photo)
(Daily Bruin file photo)

Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)
Chance the Rapper performed at 2014's Bruin Bash. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)
Television tapings are a lot longer than you think, but at least there’s a gift shop. (Michelle Lin/Daily Bruin)

(Harish Balasubramani/Illustrations director)
(Harish Balasubramani/Illustrations director)

(Angie Wang/News editor)
(Angie Wang/News editor)


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