Originally announced earlier this year, Lady Of The House is now available.

Having successfully completed its Kickstarter campaign, Lady Of The House is now available. Written by music promoter Laila McKenzie and writer Ian Snowball during the pandemic, ‘LOTH’ is a beautiful coffee table book full of wonderful stories across generations of dance music icons.

The book features over 120 interviews and photos with women across the scene. Interviews include artists Barbara Tucker, Rowetta, DJ Paulette, Anja Schneider, Black Girl / White girl. The book also, much to their credit includes lesser-known individuals who play crucial roles across various disciplines in dance music such as promotion, PR, booking agents and managers.

Speaking about the book, McKenzie and Snowball said: “The Lady of the House is so much more than just women in house, it’s about women being creative and doing what they love to do. In a time where so much change has happened & so many inequalities have been brought to light over the last year we want to ensure the legacy of women’s power is passed down to future generations. The interviews are rich will stories of determination, empowerment, inspiration, challenges, passion, education, having goals and, simply realising dreams.”

About the authors

Laila McKenzie

Laila is a music events manager and promoter from Bristol, who’s been active in the scene for two decades. Laila has an extensive knowledge of the electronic music industry, in particular house music, it’s history and evolution. 

She has coupled this with a comprehensive understanding of social, gender & racial equality. Laila has travelled the world and the Seven Seas for her beloved house music, which she fell in love with 20 years ago. Lady of The House is her gift back to the industry in the name of house.

Ian ‘Snowy’ Snowball.

Ian has written and compiled over 30 books. His 30th publication was Marshall Jefferson: Diary of a DJ, which he co-wrote with Marshall. Ian has had 3 number one best-selling books in various Amazon categories, and his works include books on Keith Moon, Paul Weller and Oasis. 

Ian has also written several novels, along with music and culture related books, such as Black Music White Britain, which is a book celebrating the impact and influence of black music on Britain’s culture


Buy it directly from the authors on their website.

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2nd December, 2021

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