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Heroines of Sound Festival returns to Berlin in July

Antye Greie, Elsa M’bala, Annesley Black and The Lappetites all on the bill

This year's Heroines of Sound Festival says it sets to break down taboos and borders, examine aesthetic norms and and alter perceptions. Running since 2014, the event is all about rediscovering women in music and increasing the public presence of both pioneers and contemporary electronic musicians. The longterm goal, organisers say, is “strengthening the proportion of woman artists in the music branch both nationally and internationally”.

The line-up this time around features Antye Greie, Elsa M’bala, Carola Bauckholt, Annesley Black, Charo Calvo, The Lappetites, LUX:NM, Laura Mello, Sukitoa o Namau, Judit, Varga, Oxana Omelchuk, Lisa Streich, Maja Osojnik, Gabriele Stellbaum, Andrea Szigetvári, Irena Tomažin, Márta Murányi, QEEI, Zavoloka, Ronda de Mujeres, Melina Serser, Carolina Mandía, Adriana a Navarro and Manuela Vilano.

Heroines of Sound will take place between 12 & 14 July at Radialsystem, Berlin.