About Church of Girl Records
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Church of Girl Records started in the Fall of 2007 with the release of Cloud Machines from Swallows. Approaching our 1st birthday, we are proud to announce the November 11th release of the live compilation, Voices from the Siren Nation, Volume II, Live at the Wonder Ballroom featuring festival headliners Mirah and Team Dresch, plus Swallows, Liv Warfield, Alela Diane, Siren's Echo, Myshkin's Ruby Warblers, Blübird, sugar short wave, Jamie Stillway, Ashleigh Flynn, Flat Mountain Girls, and Marisa Anderson!

If you are interested in working with Church of Girl Records on your next release, please contact Mary Ann to introduce yourself.
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Mary Ann began her professional involvement with independent music in 2000, shortly after being married to her grad-school sweetheart by the artist, Miranda July.  The couple took their honeymoon at the first Ladyfest in Olympia, WA and started Church of Girl Radio on August 22, 2000 soon after returning to Portland.  In early 2001, Mary Ann met with Misty McElroy and became a key volunteer at the first Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls (August, 2001).  Afterward, she worked with Misty (& Karamy) to establish the organization (Girls Rock Institute) as a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  In the fall of 2003, Mary Ann launched the Church of Girl Radio Stars program and made the first outreach to independent female artists and women-fronted bands. The momentum never stopped: Church of Girl continues to receive dozens of CDs each month from bands and artists around the world.   Working with a small group of 'interns' who are also passionate about www.churchofgirl.com, she continues to expand Church of Girl's offerings to include more reviews, videos, interviews, a guest DJ program, and now, Church of Girl Records.

Chelsea, came across Church of Girl in the summer of '06 during the We Made This Festival, in which her former band, The Tactics had partaken in. Chatting it up with Chris and Mary Ann, she soon worked her way into the COG Family. While attending COG's monthly "Church" the talk of starting a record label came about and after many months of "talk", the word was given: Church of Girl Records would soon be launched, and the rest is history. When not at COG, you will commonly find Chelsea playing in the streets and lights whether it be on stage with her new band, The Foxgloves or out having adventures, she can be spotted by the red of her hair and the holes in her Converse.

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"Wish me luck . . . and I'll wish you luck, too".
~ Charles Bukowski