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Holly Saucy

How would you describe your music?

Lauryn hill meets Betty Davis at a Prince concert after shots of fleetwood mac and Sade

What is your role in your band? In the studio? In business or marketing decisions?

I am the Jill of all trades. I front the band, I mix and arrange music and vocals, I do most of the pr and marketing and booking for my shows. I design most of my press material. And I write for several other artist.

Describe your gear.

"Full band drums guitar keys synth bass two vocalist"

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Do you think being a woman and a musician is different from being a man and a musician? If so, how? Was there a moment that made a difference clear to you?

I think the terrain is difficult for anyone that makes the choice to persue music As a career and much like anyother profession there are overtones of misogyny, however the opportunity for women to sustain a successful career in music exsist. I keep hearing people say things like there aren't that many female emcees out there and I would bef to differ I toured with 45 all female act through out europe all of which could compete with the likes of your top 40 male emcees. I hear people say you must sell sex then we see folks like janelle monae, they say you must be beyonce then you see people like nneka. I believe that as with any thing artist having access to resources and media can change the perception

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Do you see differences between generations of women musicians?

It's insane how vastly Different and how much the same the generations are. We Imulate but duplication is impossible, certian emotion is born of communal struggle of time and world events. I think we are lacking human connection and real musicianship. Now a days people get a beat sing a song make a YouTube video and viola! Instant fame not much artist development involved anymore.

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Did anyone ever give you any valuable advice about making your way in the music industry? What advice would you give to a woman musician just starting out?

Be good at what you do. Or don't bother . And it's 10% talent and 90% the relationships you make. So that bridge you burn could be one you have to cross, don't make Any enemies they will show up with out any prompting. And don't do anything you can't live with in the pursuit of fame.

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Why did you choose to play the instrument you play?

I was born into a family of musical artsy folks it was very natural that I sing. I began emceeing at 15. Becoming a producer was more out of necessity and desire to be more hands on with my projects.

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