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The Linda Lindas: Five Essential Albums

As WFUV honors Women's History Month, we're also heralding a handful of "Ascending Women" musicians who are making their own history. Los Angeles punk rockers The Linda Lindas might be very young, but they are likely the most exciting American rock band releasing a debut album this year — and they all picked "Five Essential Albums" together, including one big band pick: The Go-Go's.

The Weather Station: Five Essential Albums

As WFUV honors Women's History Month, we're also heralding a handful of "Ascending Women" musicians who are making their own history. Toronto-based Tamara Lindeman, who records as The Weather Station, chose albums by Talk Talk, The Books and others that reflect her admiration for songwriting that speaks to nature and empathy.

Pom Pom Squad's Mia Berrin: Five Essential Albums

As WFUV honors Women's History Month, we're also heralding a handful of "Ascending Women" musicians who are making their own history with outstanding new music. Mia Berrin, who leads Brooklyn rockers Pom Pom Squad, chose favorites that span multiple genres, from the savage grunge of Hole to pioneering singer-songwriter Connie Converse.

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