Three-Pronged Attack

The Pincer Movement of Gender Allies, Tempered Radicals, and Pioneers

Julianne Regan

This chapter aims to highlight the role of gender allies and tempered radicals, as they attempt to change a culture wherein they are considered dominant. It acknowledges some of the self-limiting behaviors exhibited by women in the field of audio engineering and production and also serves as a reflection upon the pursuit and attainment of gender equality in the recording studio, with consideration of the significant role of these gender allies. Factors potentially contributing to the dearth of women in audio practice will be addressed from an autoethnographic perspective and will draw upon the documented experience of music educators, ...

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