The Resource The spitboy rule, Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, (electronic resource)

The spitboy rule, Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, (electronic resource)

Label
The spitboy rule, Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band
Title
The spitboy rule
Title number
Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band
Statement of responsibility
Michelle Cruz Gonzales
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Michelle Cruz Gonzales played drums and wrote lyrics in the influential 1990s female hardcore band Spitboy, and now she's written a book-a punk rock herstory. Though not a riot grrl band, Spitboy blazed trails for women musicians in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond, but it wasn't easy. Misogyny, sexism, abusive fans, class and color blindness, and all-out racism were foes, especially for Gonzales, a Xicana and the only person of color in the band. Unlike touring rock bands before them, the unapologetically feminist Spitboy preferred Scrabble games between shows rather than sex and drugs, and they were not the angry manhaters that many expected them to be. Serious about women's issues and being the band that they themselves wanted to hear, a band that rocked as hard as men but sounded like women, Spitboy released several records and toured internationally. The memoir details these travels while chronicling Spitboy's successes and failures, and for Gonzales, discovering her own identity along the way. Fully illustrated with rare photos and flyers from the punk rock underground, this fast-paced, first-person recollection is populated by scenesters and musical allies from the time including Econochrist, Paxston Quiggly, Neurosis, Los Crudos, Aaron Cometbus, Pete the Roadie, Green Day, Fugazi, and Kamala and the Karnivores
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Gonzales, Michelle Cruz
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Music
  • Hispanic & Latino
  • Punk
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The spitboy rule, Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629632551
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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14230065
Publisher number
MWT14230065
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The spitboy rule, Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band, Michelle Cruz Gonzales, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629632551
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14230065
Publisher number
MWT14230065
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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