Coco Solid

Music
Jun 15, 2017

Equalise My Vocals: A Retrospective

After last month's Equalise My Vocals events on gender equality in music, Coco Solid reflects on the project and shared video of the panel discussions.

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Music
May 4, 2017

'Colonisation is still dominating our culture': Sarsha-Leigh Douglas on Māori identity and wahine power

As part of Equalise My Vocals, a new Spinoff project focusing on equality in the music community, Coco Solid speaks with musician and multi-disciplinary punk Sarsha-Leigh Douglas.

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Music
Apr 27, 2017

'Hell yes I’d be happier with more wahine around me': What it's like to be an audio engineer and a woman

As part of Equalise My Vocals, a new Spinoff project focusing on equality in the music community, Coco Solid speaks with musician and audio engineer Jana Whitta.

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Music
Apr 24, 2017

‘Some people treat you like toilet water’ – What it’s like to be a K’ Rd bartender

Coco Solid hears about the intersection of music and alcohol on Auckland's Karangahape Road

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Music
Mar 21, 2017

‘Everyone wants to shake they ass’: Fully Explicit, a club night for the queer community, people of colour and all genders

As part of Equalise My Vocals, a new Spinoff project focusing on equality in the music community, Coco Solid speaks with the DJs behind Auckland club night Fully Explicit.

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Music
Mar 8, 2017

‘In all honesty it’s a hostile environment’: A music promoter on kicking down the boys’ club doors

As part of Equalise My Vocals, a new Spinoff project focusing on equality in the music community, Coco Solid speaks with Marie Celeste Lawrence about her work as a promoter, event manager and musician.

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Music
Feb 27, 2017

Equalise My Vocals: ‘People want a reward for ticking the boxes … That’s not going to cut it. That’s not equality.’

As part of Equalise My Vocals, a new Spinoff project focusing on equality in the music community, Coco Solid speaks with Jessie Moss about her research on gendered participation in the music industry.

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Music
Feb 23, 2017

Equalise My Vocals: An update on Coco Solid’s campaign to fix NZ music’s gender problem

An update from Coco Solid on Equalise My Vocals, a new project focusing on gender equality in the music community.

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Music
Dec 16, 2016

Announcing Equalise My Vocals: A conversation about gender inequality in NZ music

Coco Solid and The Spinoff wants to have an actual conversation about gender equality in New Zealand music. That's why we've teamed up to launch a new project focusing on sexism and sexual assault in the music community – and we're inviting you to get involved.

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