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Mecca Normal’s Jean Smith Talks to Herself About INC 2013, Threeways With Rat Bastard

In 1984, poet Jean Smith teamed up with guitarist David Lester to form the feminist indie rock duo, Mecca Normal. A few years later, their blueprint of punk spunk and explicit politics (sexual and otherwise) played a big role in the cultivation of the ’90s Riot Grrrl movement. Fast forward three decades: Smith and Lester […]