She Shreds is proud to announce the release of our 10th issue, featuring our cover story with the inimitable Esperanza Spalding.


Shot by Myles Katherine Photography, Styled by Miá Charnelle , MUAH by Dominique Anntoinette

Order your copy of #10 now, or subscribe here to receive #10 along with future issues of She Shreds. The magazine will be on shelves, including at the select Barnes & Nobles, starting May 23.

Cover Story: “Esperanza Spalding: Emily’s D+Evolution

She Shreds’ founder Fabi Reyna talks to the Grammy-winning jazz bassist about improvisation, finding inspiration and fresh ideas in classic styles of music, and the evolution of her genre-bending new album, Emily’s D+Evolution.

Beverly “Guitar” Watkins

The unstoppable, pioneering blues guitarist speaks to Sara Haile-Mariam about her incredible musical journey, the healing powers of music, and her plans for one more album.

Thao & the Get Down Stay Down: Thao Nguyen

Brooklyn based musician, Mal Blum speaks with the singer-songwriter about embracing vulnerability, bucking stereotypes and expectations of women, and the work that influenced her latest record, A Man Alive.


The Patron Saint of Guitar: Annie Clark and her Tools

Scene Report: New Brunswick and Beyond

In Conversation: Katie Crutchfield (Waxahatchee) and Katie Harkin (Sleater-Kinney)

Dum Dum Girls: Malia James

Manzer Guitars: Linda Manzer

How-To: Restoring Your Guitar to its Former Glory

The Ins and Outs: Getting to Know Your Amp

Tabs: Esperanza Spalding “One”

Reviews: Staff picks of some of our favorite new music.