Ani DiFranco's Little Plastic Castle

From the New York Times, 2-16-98:

"The business is Righteous Babe Records, and its wares are the

12 albums of

its chief executive, Ani DiFranco, a Buffalo, N.Y., native who, at 27,

routinely

packs concert halls and has sold 1.5 million albums of punky,

frenetic,

emotional tunes in seven years -- all free of the constraints of the

mainstream...