Tobi Vail

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'''Tobi Vail''' is a write, musican and [[zinester]].  
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'''Tobi Vail''' is a writer, musician and [[zinester]].  
She was the editor of the Olympia, WA-based [[Jigsaw]] [[zine]], which was originally published from 1989 until 1995, although there have recently been small previews of a newer, online-only issue #8 at Vail's record label website, Bumpidee.  
She was the editor of the Olympia, WA-based [[Jigsaw]] [[zine]], which was originally published from 1989 until 1995, although there have recently been small previews of a newer, online-only issue #8 at Vail's record label website, Bumpidee.  
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Her first band was The Go Team, with Calvin Johnson, and together they released a series of singles and cassette tapes on K Records featuring guest musicians such as Kurt Cobain, Billy Karren, and zinesters [[Donna Dresch]] and [[Jeffery Kennedy]]. Afte that band broke up , she co-founded and drummed in the band Bikini Kill which, along with the band Bratmobile, introduced [[Riot Grrrl]] to the world. During this period, she also wrote for the band's fanzine of the same name. Vail may have coined the term "riot grrrl", something she later claimed in a later issue of Jigsaw was a joke not to be taken seriously, as the media and everyone else has then and since. She is currently in the band Spider and the Webs.
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Her first band was The Go Team, with Calvin Johnson, and together they released a series of singles and cassette tapes on K Records featuring guest musicians such as Kurt Cobain, Billy Karren, and zinesters [[Donna Dresch]] and [[Jeffery Kennedy]]. After that band broke up , she co-founded and drummed in the band Bikini Kill which, along with the band Bratmobile, introduced [[Riot Grrrl]] to the world. During this period, she also wrote for the band's fanzine of the same name. Vail may have coined the term "riot grrrl", something she later claimed in a later issue of Jigsaw was a joke not to be taken seriously, as the media and everyone else has then and since. She is currently in the band Spider and the Webs.
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Tobi Vail
Tobi Vail

Tobi Vail is a writer, musician and zinester.

She was the editor of the Olympia, WA-based Jigsaw zine, which was originally published from 1989 until 1995, although there have recently been small previews of a newer, online-only issue #8 at Vail's record label website, Bumpidee.

Her first band was The Go Team, with Calvin Johnson, and together they released a series of singles and cassette tapes on K Records featuring guest musicians such as Kurt Cobain, Billy Karren, and zinesters Donna Dresch and Jeffery Kennedy. After that band broke up , she co-founded and drummed in the band Bikini Kill which, along with the band Bratmobile, introduced Riot Grrrl to the world. During this period, she also wrote for the band's fanzine of the same name. Vail may have coined the term "riot grrrl", something she later claimed in a later issue of Jigsaw was a joke not to be taken seriously, as the media and everyone else has then and since. She is currently in the band Spider and the Webs.

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