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Vicky Aspinall

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Name  Vicky Aspinall

Role  Musician
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Music group  The Raincoats (Since 1978)
Albums  The Raincoats, Odyshape, The Kitchen Tapes, Looking in the Shadows, Moving
Similar People  Gina Birch, Ana da Silva, Palmolive, Ingrid Weiss, Richard Dudanski

Victoria "Vicky" Aspinall was the violinist in the English post-punk band The Raincoats from 1978 to 1984, and a founder in 1992 of Fresh Records, a UK independent record label.

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Aspinall was a member of Jam Today, a part of the 'Women's Music Movement' which developed in the late 1970s, playing a hybrid of jazz and rock similar in approach to groups like Henry Cow. She has been credited, by Gina Birch of The Raincoats, with making The Raincoats more aware of feminist ideas.

She was recruited to The Raincoats after she noticed an advertisement which read "female musician wanted: no style but strength" in a radical bookshop in Camden Town.

She is a classically trained violinist, having graduated from the Royal College of Music, London, in the late 1970s.


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