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1. FESTIVALS

– AUSTRALIA

unsound Adelaide 2012 unsound.pl
total: 9 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 0 / male: 9

– AUSTRIA

Ars Electronica 2012 http://www.aec.at/thebigpicture
total: 130 / female: 32 / mixed: 3 / male: 95

e_may Festival 2012 http://www.e-may.org
total: 22 composers / female: 22 / male: 0
total: 8 paid commissions for compositions / female: 8 / male: 0
total: 18 acts / female: 9 / mixed: 8 / male: 1

music unlimited 2012 http://www.musicunlimited.at
total: 28 acts / female: 6 / mixed: 4 / male: 18

Springfestival 2013 http://www.springfestival.at
total: 74 acts / female: 2 / trans: 1 / mixed: 4 / male: 67

Urban Art Forms 2013 http://www.urbanartforms.com
total: 50 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 2 / male: 47

– BELGIUM

Dour Festival 2012 http://www.dourfestival.be
total: 232 acts / female: 5 / mixed: 17 / male: 210

I Love Techno 2012 ilovetechno.be
total: 37 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 1 / male: 36

– CANADA

Mutek Montreal 2012 http://www.mutek.org
total: 56 acts / female: 4 / mixed: 6 / male: 46

– CROATIA

LostTheory 2013 http://www.losttheoryfestival.com
total: 126 acts / female: 2 / mixed: 0 / male: 124

– CZECH REPUBLIC

Lunchmeat Festival 2012 http://www.lunchmeat.cz
total: 22 acts / female: 3 / mixed: 4 / male: 15

– DENMARK

Roskilde Festival 2011 roskilde-festival.dk
total: 226 acts / female: 14 / mixed: 23 / male: 189

SPOT Festival 2012 spotfestival.dk
total: 121 acts / female: 20 / mixed: 19 / male: 82
total: 41 seminar speakers / female: 11 / male: 30

– FINLAND

Flow Festival 2012 http://www.flowfestival.com
total: 133 acts / female: 7 / mixed: 24 / male: 102

– FRANCE

Les Femmes s’en Mêlent 2013 http://www.lfsm.net
total: 26 acts / female: 22 / mixed: 4 / male: 0

Nuits Sonores 2013 http://www.nuits-sonores.com
total: 167 acts / female: 12 / mixed: 9 / male: 146

– GERMANY

Berlin Festival 2012 http://www.berlinfestival.de
total: 87 acts / female: 12 / mixed: 9 / male: 66

c/o pop 2012 http://www.c-o-pop.de
total: 82 acts / female: 14 / mixed: 14 / male: 54

CTM Festival 2013 http://www.ctm-festival.de
total: 181 acts / female: 18 / mixed: 7 / unknown: 3 / male: 153

frameworks festival 2013 http://www.frameworks-festival.de
total: 9 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 0 / male: 8

Fusion Festival 2012 http://www.fusion-festival.de
total: 74 live acts / female: 4 / mixed: 3 / male: 67

Fusion Festival 2012 http://www.fusion-festival.de
total: 177 bands / female: 20 / mixed: 50 / male: 107

Krake Festival 2013 krake-festival.de
total: 37 acts / female: 4 / mixed: 0 / male: 33

Les Femmes s’en Mêlent 2011 berlin.lfsm.net
total: 13 acts / female: 10 / mixed: 3 / male: 0

Melt! Festival 2012 http://www.meltfestival.de
total: 59 main acts / female: 5 / mixed: 6 / male: 48

Wax Treatment Africa Special 2012 residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?358865
total: 31 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 1 / male: 30

– GEORGIA

unsound Tbilisi 2012 unsound.pl
total: 15 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 0 / male: 14

– JAPAN

Metamorphose 2012 http://www.metamo.info
total: 20 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 1 / male: 18

Sónar Sound Tokyo 2012 http://www.sonarsound.jp
total: 47 acts / female: 4 / mixed: 1 / male: 42

Taico Club 2012 taicoclub.com
total: 25 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 4 / male: 21

– NETHERLANDS

TodaysArt 2012 todaysart.org
total: 198 acts / female: 12 / mixed: 10 / male: 176

– NORWAY

Ekkofestivalen 2012 ekko.no
total: 29 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 3 / male: 25

BY:LARM 2013 http://www.bylarm.no
total: 134 acts / female 29 / mixed 13 / male 92

– POLAND

Les Femmes s’en Mêlent 2011 warsaw.lfsm.net
total: 9 acts / female: 7 / mixed: 2 / male: 0

unsound 2012 unsound.pl
total: 95 acts / female: 7 / mixed: 5 / male: 83

– PORTUGAL

Boom Festival 2012 http://www.boomfestival.org
total: 171 acts / female: 5 / mixed: 4 / unknown: 7 / male: 155

Neopop Festival 2012 http://www.neopopfestival.com
total: 48 acts / female: 3 / mixed: 0 / male: 45

– SPAIN

Mutek Espagne 2013 http://www.mutek.org
total: 24 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 1 / male: 22

Sónar 2013 http://www.sonar.es
total: 64 acts / female: 2 / mixed: 4 / male: 58

– SWEDEN

Norbergfestival 2012 http://www.norbergfestival.com
total: 78 acts / female: 12 / mixed: 0 / male: 62

Volt Festival 2013 http://www.voltfestivalen.se
total: 19 acts / female: 8 / mixed: 0 / male: 11

Volt Festival 2012 http://www.voltfestivalen.se
total: 18 acts / female: 5 / mixed: 1 / male: 12

– SWITZERLAND

Electron Festival  2013 http://www.electronfestival.ch
total: 97 acts / female: 6 / mixed: 6 / male: 85

– UNITED KINGDOM

50 Years of Minimalism 2012 http://www.kingsplace.co.uk
total repertoire:18 / female: 1 / mixed: 1 / male: 16
total performers: 9 /  female: 4 / male: 5

De Montfort electroacoustic concerts 2010  http://www.mti.dmu.ac.uk
curator: 1 male / guests: 2 male / symposium: 4 male
concert: 7 male + semiconductor (1 male, 1 female)
7 male performers / 2 female dancers

Electric Spring 2013 http://www.electricspring.co.uk
total: 15 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 0 / male: 14

F.O.N. Festival http://www.fonfestival.org
they had females headline, not 50/50 otherwise, but quite good

Future Everything  2013 futureeverything.org
total: 22 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 1 / male: 20

Instal 2010 arika.org.uk
total: 30 acts / female: 2 / mixed: 0 / male: 28

Sonorities 2013 http://www.sonorities.org.uk
total: 61 acts / female: 10 /  mixed: 1 / male: 50

Sound and Music 2012 – Extreme Rituals: A Schimpfluch Carnival 
total discussion participants: 15 / female: 2 / male: 13 
total performance acts: 30 / female: 3 / male: 27

Sound and Music 2010 – Cut & Splice: Transmission
total repertoire: 10 / female: 0 / male: 10
total performers: 5 / female: 2 / male: 3

Supersonic Festival 2012 http://www.supersonicfestival.com
total: 113 acts / female: 8 / mixed: 5 / male: 100

– USA

Communikey 2013 cmky.org
total: 22 acts / female: 3 / mixed: 1 / male: 18

Electric Daisy Carnival New York 2012 electricdaisycarnival.com
total: 81 acts / female: 6 / mixed: 4 / male: 71

Electric Daisy Carnival Orlando 2012 electricdaisycarnival.com
total: 57 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 2 / male: 54

Movement 2013 http://movement.us
total: 77 acts / female: 8 / mixed: 1 / male: 68

San Francisco Electronic Music Festival 2000 – 2013 http://www.sfemf.org
total: 170 acts / female: 48 / mixed: 10 / male: 112

2. LABELS

– AUSTRIA

Comfortzone http://www.comfortzonemusic.com (label owner female)
female: 13 / trans  2 / mixed 3 / male  3

– DENMARK

RUMP Recordings facebook.com/rumprecordings
female: 1 / male: 10

– FRANCE

KITSUNE http://www.kitsune.fr
total: 8 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 1 / male: 7

BiP_HOp, http://www.bip-hop.com
female: 6 / mixed: 3 / male: 67

– GERMANY

Affin http://www.affinerecords.com
total: 140 releases / female: 1 / female remixers: 2 / male 139

BPITCH Control http://www.bpitchcontrol.de  (label owner female)
total: 37 acts / female: 10 / mixed: 5 / male: 25

Dial http://www.dial-rec.de
total: 18 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 1 / male: 16

DYNAMIC http://www.diynamic.com
total: 15 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 0 / male: 15

Karaoke Kalk http://www.karaokekalk.de
total: 70 releases / female: 3 / mixed: 10 / male: 57

Kalk Pets (a division of Karaoke Kalk)
total: 22 releases / female: 0 / mixed: 5 / male: 17

Kompakt http://www.kompakt.fm
total: 81 album releases / female: 2 / mixed: 2 / male: 77

monika enterprise http://www.monika-enterprise.de  (label owner female)
total: 77 releases / female: 50 / mixed: 23 / male: 4
total: 32 acts / female: 23 / mixed: 6 / male: 3

MORR music http://www.morrmusic.com
total: 58 acts / female: 4 / mixed: 14 / male: 40
total: 19 active artists / female: 4 / mixed: 6 / male: 9 (thanks to morrmusic)

RASTER-NOTON http://www.raster-noton.net
total: 52 releases / female: 2 / male: 50
total: 11 active artists / female: 1 / male: 10

Shitkatapult http://www.shitkatapult.com
total: 39 acts / female: 2 / mixed: 3 / male: 34

– UNITED KINGDOM

LEAF http://www.theleaflabel.com
total: 42 artists / female: 4 / mixed: 5 / male: 33

Ninja Tune ninjatune.net
total: 27 acts / female: 3 / mixed: 2 / male: 22

Touch. http://www.touchmusic.org.uk
total: 13 acts / female: 2 / male: 11

Warp Records: warp.net
total: 36 acts / female: 4 / mixed: 2 / male: 30

– USA

Fool’s Gold http://www.foolsgoldrecs.com
total: 52 acts / female: 2 / mixed: 2 / male: 48

Ghostly International http://www.ghostly.com
total: 25 acts / female: 0 / mixed: 4 / male: 21

kranky http://www.kranky.net
total: 51 acts / female: 6 / mixed: 7 / male: 38

Mad Decent http://www.maddecent.com
total: 30 acts / female: 2 / mixed: 1 / male: 27

Spectral Sound ghostly.com/releases#Spectral
total: 21 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 0 / male: 20

 

 3. CHARTS ETC

the poll on BBC6 Music
to find the best 100 songs played on the station in the last ten years:
no female acts in the top 10

producers/writers  UK
the PRS membership of women songwriters is 14%

Resident Advisor DJ Poll 2012 http://www.residentadvisor.net
total: 100 acts / female: 9 / male: 91

bleeb 100 tracks 2012 (Warp label online distributor) bleep.com
female: 5 / male: 95

Radio Fritz 102,6 MHz, part of Rundfunk Berlin/Brandenburg, youth oriented radio station with shows from several of the Berlin DJ´s
total: 117 presenters / female : 42 / male : 75

Resident Advisor Podcasts 2012 http://www.residentadvisor.net
female 3 / unknown: 1 / male: 48

Teder (pop-up radio in Israel):
counting all the shows (all broadcasted streaming and live @ the venue), summer 2012:
total: 173 acts / female: 7 / mixed: 15 / male: 151

Shesek Club, Tel Aviv, line-up Feb 2013
total: 30 acts / female: 1 / mixed: 2 / male: 27

Michatronix Club, Tel Aviv, line-up Jan 2013
total: 32 acts / female: 4 / mixed: 0 / male: 28

Ego Club, Hamburg – line-up Feb 2013:
total 18 DJs / female: 1 / male: 17

BPITCH Booking agency, Berlin
total: 10 acts / female: 7 / male: 3

 

4. female:pressure NETWORK NUMBERS

1185 artists entries from 56 countries on 4 continents (Feb 2013) on http://www.femalepressure.net

Geographic distribution (Feb 2010)
75 % from Europe
20 % from North America
2 % from Asia
1.6 % from Latin America
1 % from Australia & New Zealand
0.4 % from Africa

2 regular radio shows, 1 in Hamburg, 1 in Vienna
monthly meetings in Vienna since April 2006
monthly meetings in Berlin since January 2013

We are:
– musicians who play live and/or produce music
– visual artists who vj, do graphic design, make videos and movies, are photographers… everything in the fields of electronic music, club culture, and digital arts
– composers and sound artists
– vocalists, mcs, rappers, and writers
– record label owners and managers
– booking agents, club and party promoters, music and artist managers
– sound engineers
– journalists, researchers, and cultural workers
– dancers and performance artists
– and, of course, djs

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