8 Female Singers To Cure Your Monday Blues

by Madison N Nunes

It’s true. The weekend is over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Party all day long; Cubical or no cubical, with these 9 female singers (who are coincidentally all from Athens, GA, one of our fave places in the south). Strong, talented, and feminist—you’re going to want to put these women on your radar!

Rising Appalachia


Rising Appalachia is composed of two rad sisters with a sound as distinct as their style. They’re easily compatible  with Ani DiFranco and Alanis Morrissette except with a smoother jazz undertone. Following the release of their newest album Wider Circles, these ladies will be hitting the road for a U.S. tour. Their songs are nothing short of jangly anthems you can bounce around to all day and night.


Laura Grace Sears


Laura Grace Sears writes feminist ballads with her twin sister Katie Lynn. With lyrics like “candy hearts don’t seem like a threat ’til they’re held by pretty girls” we can’t help but be won over by these sister’s ideals. From being a single black widow to taking a night off to be one with nature, their songs cover it all. Our personal favorite: Rolling In The Dirt.


The Gypsinettes


 The Gypsinettes will throw you back to the 50’s with their shimmering song Baby Darlin. It is best served with sunshine and pairs nicely with a dance party.

  Azure Ray

Azure Ray will have you vibing the 90s all day. Especially in their music video for New Resolution:pink slips, motorcycles, and chokers galore. But what’s even better than their on point style is their post-breakup lyrics that involve zero self pity and are all empowerment.  


Koko Beware


Koko Beware calls back memories of surfing and nights of sandy underwear to our memories. A part of Gypsy Farm record label, we suggest you add Koko to your playlist right under the Gypsinettes and file under: midnight fun.

 Twin Studies

Led by Aubry Meers, Twin Studies is a shoegaze band influenced by Sonic Youth, Slowdive, and Joy Division. Whether you have a late night road trip or just a drive home from work, Aubry’s voices and the synthy sounds are a perfect accompaniment to city lights. 


You can usually find the one woman band Adron playing at Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta. This lady can do anything, especially when it comes to instruments. Her inclusive tropical pop sounds are sure to soothe your soul (p.s. Don Draper would def play Adron while drinking.) 

The New Sound of Numbers


The self proclaimed post-punk experimental band The New Sound of Numbers is spearheaded by singer Hannah Jones. We love their rhythmic sound Antenna ( and it’s sweet DIY music video!) 

Images c/o Madison Nunes, Tim Redman, Alyssa Schirson, Jason Maris 



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