File Under: Rocking singer/songwriter with one of the most easily recognizable voices out there.
For Fans Of: Long draped clothing, Lilith Fair, velvet, dirty martinis, Pat Benetar, Jefferson Airplane, Heart, Melissa Ethridge, singing along to songs at the top of your voice in your car or in the shower
Bonus: Nicks will soon start touring the US and Canada with my love, Rod Stewart and the single “Secret Love” from her upcoming album, In Your Dreams, was just released last week so check it out.
File Under: Garage punk, non-electro-clash, call and response
For Fans Of: Crystal Castles – Electro + crash cymbols, early (“Art Star” era) Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Bikini Kill, fishnets torn at the thigh, liquid eyeliner, tight denim jackets, Miller High Life
Bonus: The band is letting you name your own price to purchase their 4-song EP.
File Under: Robyn 2.0 even down to the haircut and cute dancing. I’d be mad if I didn’t like her so much. (Call me)
For Fans Of: Robyn (like seriously, it’s a little ridic), I was going to legit say, “That chick who sings ‘Cry for You’” but it’s HER!, Leona Lewis, Cascada, dancefloors at gay male clubs, Cathy Dennis
Bonus: Apparently this multi-talented 24 year-old not only sings and dances, she designs the clothing she wears onstage during her concerts. Sexy.
File Under: Electro-Afro-beat, dub, beat-tronica
From: Austria but inspired by her roots in Ghana
For Fans Of: Major Lazer, M.I.A., Afrika Bambaataa, double dutch, hand claps, Skittles, Bonjay, Cirque du Soleil
Bonus: You can stream and download her single, “Tsakemo.”
File Under: Electro-punk, new wave, queer-wave
For Fans Of: Deluka, chimichangas, New Order, The L Word, grommet belts, choppy haircuts with angled bangs, skinny jeans
Bonus: They are the cute and gay and friends of AfterEllen.com reader Chelsi!
That’s it for this week; I hope you enjoy these ladies as much as I do. As always, feel free to hit me up with suggestions, comments, criticism and money!