WOMEN OF INDUSTRIAL
HOST: MORGUE ANNE
Morgue Anne is Elected Gothic Royalty and Seattle's Burlesque Super Villainess. The Plague Queen has been haunting stages and DJ Booths all around the PNW for over ten years, dropping beats and booty and breaking a few hearts along the way. Her current residencies are 4th Wednesdays at The Mercury and every Thursday night at Neighbours.
ERICA OF UNTER NULL
SEVERINA OF CYLAB
RASHREE OF NEGATIVE FORMAT
Rashree’s love for Industrial music started in her early teens by the way of her Mom, who would take her to industrial clubs in Tampa, Florida.
The start of her involvement in the music scene, was when Alex Matheu asked her to lend vocals to his side project, The Parallel Project, which they produced the song “Motive”. Soon after The Parallel Project was released, in 2004, she became an official member of Negative Format. Rashree has contributed her vocals to bands such as Tristesse de la Lune and Cellmod.
Rashree also used to DJ at the great Goth/Industrial club, The Castle in Ybor City, Florida. When not writing lyrics and laying down tracks, Rashree is a Mom of 3 awesome kids, and 2 wonderful step-kids, an avid surfer, artist, photographer, and a chemist.
She loves all things magic and nature, and can be frequently seen off roading in the beautiful mountains of Washington State. Last, but not least, Rashree loves dancing, and industrial music has allowed her to express herself and her culture through movement.
Mari Kattman has been self-recording, writing, composing, and live performing music since 2012. Currently, she operates under the Mari Kattman name as a solo artist and works with Tom Shear, of Assemblage 23, on a project called Helix. She has had the privilege of collaborating with many artists, including Assemblage 23, Mesh, Ivardensphere, Jean-Marc Lederman, Psy’Aviah, Aesthetiche, Neuroticfish BlackCarBurning, Cassetter, This Morn Omina, Solitary Experiments, Mephisto Walz, Aiboforcen, Interface, 3Force, Fury Weekend and Comaduster. She has worked on many label releases including ones for Metropolis Records, Alfa Matrix, FiXT and COP International.
GABY OF EVA X
Eva X is a robot girl powerhouse who fuses elements of dark electro, industrial pop, synthwave and hyperpop into making infectious dark dance songs. Her unique combination of empowered vocals, nostalgic synths and raw attitude have quickly built a dedicated following. Eva X, the brainchild of the multi-talented Gabrielle Gustafson, has already been added to multiple Best of the Year charts along with having performed at many high profile live festivals in North America. Eva X has toured incessantly in support of her critically acclaimed 2022 album "I Dream of A Reality" which was released by Distortion Productions. Eva X will be releasing new material and videos in 2023 backed by extended touring.
VANESSA OF RATIO STRAIN
Ratio Strain is the brain child of W.A.S.T.E. drummer Vanessa Saw. Vanessa is a one woman powerhouse of industrial noise who aims to put women at the forefront of industrial and as has played at various festivals including Mechanismus, Resistanz and Terminus. Vanessa is also a writer for industrial magazine Statik Zine. Ratio Strain is raw with 90s industrial influences, driving drumbeats, and heavy samples. Ratio Strain is an unrelenting, up and coming artist.
JQ has been a staple in the Seattle goth/industrial scene for over 25 years spinning dark electronic and industrial music at venues such as The Vogue, The Catwalk, & Mercury @ Machinewerks. When she’s not running events or supporting touring artists, she fundraises for colleagues and various organizations.
GINGER OF WICKED WONDERLAND
For more than 20 years, the Redd Empress has been a subculture icon. With her company, Wicked Wonderland Empire, she has run events around the US from concerts to bdsm parties. Added to that her company has produced media, music, art, and books. She herself has been a bdsm and industrial model, a burlesque performer, a writer, a singer, a DJ, and she is now featured in a comic book series as the queen of hell.
JEWELS FOSTER ROGERS OF 2 LIBRAS
Jewels Foster Rogers a Chicago born artist and musician is one of the creators of 2Libras, cyberpunk band from Seattle. It’s describe as genre-bending music that combines industrial, punk, dark electronic, and synthpop. “2Libras is definitely an extension of Wes and I. We want to push what is possible and create a fresh new take on the genre that may have not been discover yet. It’s deep, dark, and yet has a layer of hope. “
Elizabeth Inglese and Yasha Carpentier are the ladies behind YES Music Productions in Seattle, WA. They produce live music shows within the gothic and synthwave genres of music across many of Seattle’s independent live music venues. In just three short years YES Music Productions has moved to the forefront of the dark alternative music scene in Seattle via their ability to engage and network with a variety of tour agencies, talent buyers, musicians, and producers. Several artists of notoriety they have worked with include ACTORS, French Police, Ollie Wride and Seraphim Shock. At their Linktree there are multiple ways to follow them across various social media channels as well as links to their monthly podcast and playlist on Spotify.