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she has the bearings of a wounded bumblebee ([personal profile] softestbullet) wrote in [community profile] gosh2011-09-15 12:09 pm

44 female drummer icons

For [community profile] rocknroll_n_blues_queens's "playing their instruments" icon challenge (way past the deadline, oops). All images via Tom Tom Mag: a magazine about female drummers.

01-05 A woman playing a drumset in hazy green light. A naked lady holding a marching snare drum in front of herself. A woman walking along a sidewalk with a marching snare drum hoisted over her head. A woman holding a marching snare against one hip. A woman's tattooed arm holding a marching snare.
06-10 A woman lying on the floor, holding onto a marching snare by the rim. A woman drumming on a set, her arms blurry with motion. A woman holding a marked-up snare drum in front of her face. A woman drumming on a set. (Yeah… this might get repetitive.) A woman drumming on a set.
11-15 A woman tapping her hands on a big drum. A woman drumming on a set, her afro lit up by stage lights. A woman smiling and holding drumsticks. Closeup. A woman smiling and holding drumsticks. A woman smirking confidently and holding drumsticks in one hand.
16-20 A woman drumming on a set in blue light, her hair blowing in front of her eyes. A woman assembling a snare drum. A woman holding a snare head, grinning, and giving a thumbs up. The same woman playing on a big set. A woman carrying a bass drum and a cymbal.
21-25 A woman throwing her arms up and grinning as she drums on a set. A woman with dramatic eye makeup holding drumsticks in front of her face. A woman headbanging, her long hair whipping dramatically, as she plays on a set. A woman with short dark hair biting a cymbal. A woman playing on a set.
26-30 A woman hitting a cymbal with a drumstick. A woman with long hair thrown in front of her face, drumming on a set. A woman playing on a set, her whole body blurry with motion. A woman playing on a set. A woman holding out a pair of chewed-up drumsticks.
31-35 A woman behind a set, pointing one stick. A young girl in jeans and converse, holding two drumsticks in front of her. A young girl playing on a set. A woman with a pink fauxhawk playing on a set. A woman pressing drumsticks against her lips.
36-40 A double exposure of a woman drumming on a set and throwing her head back. A woman holding two thick cymbals in both arms. A woman playing on a set, seen from behind. A woman playing on a set. A woman baring her teeth as she drums on a set. Closeup.
41-44 A woman baring her teeth as she drums on a set. A woman beaming as she plays on a set. A woman drumming in red light. Three women holding marching bass drums.

Their names are the file names, except for a few unknowns.


Teasers:

A woman carrying a bass drum and a cymbal. A woman smiling and holding drumsticks. Closeup. A woman headbanging, her long hair whipping dramatically, as she plays on a set.
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[personal profile] wishfulclicking 2011-09-15 08:33 pm (UTC)(link)
These are amazing. I'm going to save so many of them.
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[personal profile] chaila 2011-09-15 11:42 pm (UTC)(link)
This is really awesome!
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[personal profile] sylvaine 2011-09-17 11:37 am (UTC)(link)
Wow, these are so great. I'm saving practically all of them. Female drummers FTMFW. ♥
wordsatourbacks: close-up of laura ballard and mike giardello standing together and smiling (let's go and throw all the songs we know)

[personal profile] wordsatourbacks 2011-09-19 03:04 am (UTC)(link)
These are SO GREAT. My favorite is maybe the second teaser icon!
wordsatourbacks: meldrick reaches out and gives mike a pat on the face with his right hand, both meldrick and mike smiling (bright unequivocal)

[personal profile] wordsatourbacks 2011-09-20 10:14 am (UTC)(link)
She is amazinggggg! And so are you!
wordsatourbacks: close-up of laura ballard and mike giardello standing together and smiling (this one thing doesn't have to go away)

[personal profile] wordsatourbacks 2011-09-25 03:14 am (UTC)(link)
Jesse Flores uses her face to express my feelings!

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[personal profile] timeasmymeasure 2011-11-11 04:34 am (UTC)(link)
LOVE THESE. So lovely.