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Scope and Contents In this oral history, Azalia Snail discusses her childhood and upbringing in Newark, NJ, her beatnik parents, early musical influences and the pivotal moment when she discovered electric guitar. She details her difficult teenage years, being an outcast, and her eventual move to NYC. Snail talks about her writing process, touring, the recording process, relationships, and how she became the “Queen of LoFi” in the 1990s. The interview closes with her thoughts on gender and the visibility of women...
Overview The Women of Rock Oral History Project documents the lives and careers of women in rock who have been underrepresented or omitted from rock journalism and historical scholarship. The project, created and managed by Tanya Pearson, seeks to facilitate a more comprehensive cultural history, by women, for women and gender non-conforming individuals who have historically been silenced or overlooked as a result of their gender.