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Poly Styrene was the first woman of colour in the UK to front a successful rock band. She introduced the world to a new sound of rebellion, using her unconventional voice to sing about identity, consumerism, postmodernism, and everything she saw unfolding in late 1970s Britain, with a rare prescience.

Hosted by best friends (and two of the dopest scientists you will ever meet), Titi and Zakiya, Dope Labs serves up scientific principles with a healthy dose of tea—unpacking pop culture through the black lens. From cuffing season to Cardi B, they’ll take what’s trending and put it under the microscope with

Driven by a devotion to the sonic afterlife, memory, and material curiosity, “one of the most exciting young composers in North America” (The Guardian), Kara-Lis Coverdale makes her Upper Midwest debut at The Great Northern 2022. Her dynamic work explores genre-defying electronic music that weaves together several musical systems and languages—encapsulating a

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