“The image of each womxn speaking into their phone, leaving a visual message to their abuser, is haunting in its unwavering directness and echos the cool, calm protest that is the song itself.” -AUDIOFEMME
Singer-songwriter and activist, Nora Rothman, is renowned for her talents as a rousing songwriter whose work has drawn comparisons to artists including Norah Jones and Joni Mitchell. This year, we’ve received an invitation back into Rothman’s world with her newly released EP, ‘Nothing New, via female driven label Unspeakable Records.
One of the most jarring tracks from the project, “dear / david,” provides a personal commentary on the #MeToo and #TimesUp movement, recalling her own experiences in Los Angeles working in the music and film industry. Produced by Kate Ellwanger (aka DOT), Rothman calls “dear / david” “the feminist heartbeat to this femme-powered EP.