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The Mothermold is a mother-and-daughter rock duo. Visual artist Lalena Fisher, formerly of NYC’s The Color Guard and The Hissyfits, plays guitar while aspiring doctor Wonder Girl kicks serious butt on drums. They named their project after the supportive outer shell of a sculptural mold, as a metaphor for their relationship. The Mothermold is an experiment in superimposing a mother-daughter bond on the stereotypically male “rock band” trope. Both sing and write the songs, some of which are more grown-up and others are more kid-driven. The Mothermold’s sound fuses metal, punk, prog and pop, with musings on space, genetics, bad hotels, heroines, and growing up.

Sunday, March 8, 1:00 p.m. - Thicket Food Park, 7800 S 1st St. (near Dittmar) in South Austin. Come relax under the trees. If you're hungry, choose from vegan, Italian, Tex-Mex, Hawaiian, and more. Or just grab delicious coffee! Or BYOB. FREE.
Friday, March 20, CANCELED due to Coronavirus - Girls Rock Austin SXSW Day Party: All-day, all-ages music marathon to benefit the outstanding nonprofit girls' empowerment program. This party is always our hands-down favorite SXSW event. Batch Craft Beer & Kolaches 3220 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78723.
Sunday, May 10, Time TBA - DORF Project Space Mother's Day brunch event for an interdisciplinary art exhibition as part of the West Austin Studio Tour.

For last-minute updates, please see The Mothermold Facebook page.

Videos below and on our YouTube channel.

CONTACT: Email Fish (at) LalenaFisher (dot) com

"Mary Jane" uses the classic girls' shoe as a marker for the various stages of "becoming a woman" (as Simone de Beauvoir put it). Buckle up!

"Because I Said So!"


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