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6 Memorable Moments From Pitchfork Fest 2015 Saturday

There's nothing quite as invigorating as a quick burst of chaos. Just as Saturday afternoon was getting going in Chicago, a quick but torrential downpour…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2015 - 3:57 pm

Interview

Q&A: Carrie Brownstein On Writing Her Memoir, Portlandia’s Fourth Season, And The Future Of Sleater-Kinney

Few indie rock alums have managed to enjoy a career as successful -- and as wildly varied -- as that of Carrie Brownstein. For those…
T. Cole Rachel | January 6, 2014 - 4:59 pm

The Anniversary

One Beat Turns 10

A couple of weeks after I graduated college, as a sort of birthday present to myself, I drove down to Washington, D.C. to see a…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2012 - 4:58 pm

More Carrie Brownstein stories

Watch The Realest Real, Carrie Brownstein’s Short Film For Kenzo Starring Kim Gordon

Carrie Brownstein wrote and directed a new short film called The Realest Real for KENZO, which debuted during their New York Fashion Week Show. It's…
James Rettig | September 13, 2016 - 10:22 am

Watch The Trailer For Carrie Brownstein’s Short Film For Kenzo Featuring Kim Gordon

Sleater-Kinney co-leader Carrie Brownstein just continues to pile on the hyphenates. She's already been a celebrated musician, sketch comic, author, and actress. And now she's…
Tom Breihan | July 13, 2016 - 9:54 am

SNL’s Season Finale With Fred Armisen: Courtney Barnett, The Lonely Island’s “Bin Laden Song,” & A Surprise Carrie Brownstein Cameo

On last night's Saturday Night Live hosted by former cast member Fred Armisen, noted Australian Courtney Barnett helped close the 41st season in spectacular fashion.
Collin Robinson | May 22, 2016 - 11:40 am

Watch Glenn Danzig Teach Fred Armisen Beach Goth Style On Portlandia

For the past four years the Growlers have been throwing their Beach Goth festival in Orange County. The name is funny for obvious reasons, reasons…
Chris DeVille | February 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm

Watch Sleater-Kinney Rip Through “Modern Girl” On Austin City Limits (Stereogum Premiere)

We've called Sleater-Kinney the best rock band of the past two decades, and they more than live up to the designation. They're making their debut(!)…
James Rettig | January 28, 2016 - 1:41 pm

Sleater-Kinney Ressurect Brooklyn’s Market Hotel

If you live in NYC and didn't see Sleater-Kinney this week, you fucked up! The reunited Olympia punk trio gave you five chances at five…
Scott Lapatine | December 17, 2015 - 5:02 pm

Watch Carrie Brownstein And Amy Poehler Officiate An Impromptu Wedding At Brownstein’s Book Event

Carrie Brownstein is currently touring the United States in support of her recently released autobiography, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl, and was in Los…
James Rettig | November 4, 2015 - 12:13 pm

Carrie Brownstein Talks Sleater-Kinney’s Future: “I Think We’ll Definitely Get Back To Writing Songs”

After a decade-long absence, punk-rock heroes Sleater-Kinney returned this year with much fanfare, releasing the excellent comeback album No Cities To Love and launching a…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2015 - 10:35 am

Watch Carrie Brownstein Preview Her Traditional English Folk Album On Colbert

Does it really seem that unlikely that Carrie Brownstein would release an album of 16th-century English folk ballads? She does live in Portland, and she…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 9:13 am

Carrie Brownstein Announces Book Tour

Carrie Brownstein has announced a book tour in support of her upcoming memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl. The book is out on 10/27,…
James Rettig | August 31, 2015 - 12:50 pm

Glenn Danzig To Guest On Portlandia

Wanna feel old? Portlandia is currently in its sixth season, and it's going stronger than ever. Since Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein incorporate about as…
Caitlin White | August 25, 2015 - 5:11 pm

Carrie Brownstein Lists Her 10 Desert Island Books

Out editor Aaron Hicklin is about to open a new bookstore called One Grand, with a sort of conceptual hook: The store will only sell…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 12:58 pm

Watch Carrie Brownstein’s Impressive Recovery From An Onstage Spill At Pitchfork Fest

In his recap of Saturday's action at Pitchfork Music Festival, Tom described a dramatic wipeout and triumphant rebound by Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein: …
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2015 - 10:18 pm

Watch Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein And Corin Tucker Give Advice To Teen Girls

Rookie has a recurring series called Ask A Grown [Man/Woman] in which they enlist famous musicians/celebrities/people to give advice to teenage quandaries. One of the…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 4:35 pm

Carrie Brownstein Shares Cover Of Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

When we interviewed Carrie Brownstein last year, she discussed the progress she'd made on her memoir, which has been in the works since 2012 and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 18, 2015 - 11:32 am

Watch Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein Throw A Perfect First Pitch For The Mariners

Here's how famous Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein is now, thanks to Portlandia: She now gets to do things like throw out the first pitch at a…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2015 - 9:44 am

Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl Arrives This Fall

Back in 2012, we learned that Carrie Brownstein, the Sleater-Kinney co-leader and Portlandia star, was working on a memoir, and she talked a bit about…
Tom Breihan | March 14, 2015 - 10:39 am

Watch Carrie Brownstein Interview Kim Gordon On Her Memoir Girl In A Band

Last month, Kim Gordon published her memoir, Girl In A Band, a book that chronicles the Sonic Youth member's life as an artist, musician, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | March 12, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Watch Portlandia’s Kath & Dave Try To Make An Impression On Paul Simon

Portlandia is wrapping up in a few weeks, and the fifth season has been sadly lacking on the musical guest star front. On this week's…
James Rettig | March 2, 2015 - 11:48 am
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