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Book: She’s at the Controls

Chapter: Gender Ventriloquism: Songwriting, Production and the Mediation of Women’s Voices

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.33690


Working practices between auteur producers and female clients are examined,introducing the idea of gender ventriloquism. Using examples of existing studio writing and recording relationships, the complex issues of authorship and male and female power are considered, partly through the gender roles being ‘flipped’ using original interview material.

Chapter Contributors

  • Helen Reddington ( - book-auth-602) 'University of East London'