- 02 May 18
Feminist rockers of the hour Dream Wife on fighting misogyny and bringing the “art” back to art-pop.
“It’s been a personal and internal journey – supporting ourselves through getting to know ourselves and then trying to share that strength and what you’ve learned, that stuff you’ve unpicked, with other people – to help them break their own rules and become more powerful. It’s about empowerment.”
Gender politics are at the heart of who they are as musicians and people, the trio – one of 2018’s must hotly tipped new acts – explain.
“It’s about equality,” says bassist Bella Podpadec. “We have to shout louder because women still aren’t heard. We’re not at a place where things are equal. We’re in a position where we have a voice and we have to honour that.