Fears interview: Not afraid to make a noise

Constance Keane, who performs as Fears, is about to release her first solo record with her record company Tulle, a women-led collective that was founded as a space for gender inclusivity and marginalised voices

25th April, 2021
Fears interview: Not afraid to make a noise
Fears: ‘I had two options: one was to stop playing music altogether, and the second was to stand up for myself in a way that people would find so confusing that they wouldn’t even try to engage with it‘

Riot Grrrl was the 1990s punk movement that saw feminist bands form in response to the misogyny of the rock scene. Since the 2010s, the movement has had a resurgence, moving away from the third-wave feminism that formed it, and more towards gender-inclusivity, paying particular mind to trans and non-binary people, and to intersectional feminist politics.

I am reminded of these tenets of the Riot Grrrl movement when I speak to Constance Keane this week....

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