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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

Carrie Brownstein Directing New Movie Fairy Godmother

Carrie Brownstein really does it all. The Sleater-Kinney co-leader is already a musician, actress, writer, and comedian, and now she's going to be a director.
Peter Helman | May 18, 2017 - 8:03 pm

Watch Carrie Brownstein Review Songs By Ryan Adams, Zayn & Taylor Swift, & Fergie On Vice News

Carrie Brownstein has already held about 10 different jobs, and she's excelled at all of them. So now she's coming for mine. On this week's…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2017 - 10:40 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy In Portlandia’s “Grammy For Suing” Sketch

The penultimate season of Portlandia is underway, and as usual it features some guest appearances from high-profile musicians. One sketch online today, for instance, features…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2017 - 9:25 am

Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover “Fortunate Son” With Matt Berninger & Dave Longstreth At The Official March After-Party

The National and Sleater-Kinney were in DC this weekend to protest Donald Trump's inauguration, and both bands played at the Women's March On Washington official
Peter Helman | January 22, 2017 - 10:53 am

Protest Comp Battle Hymns Has New Songs From Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman, & More

You may have already heard something about this, but in a few hours, Donald J. Trump is going to become the President of the United…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 9:23 am

Portlandia Announces Final Season

IFC has renewed Portlandia for an eighth and final season, which will air in 2018. IFC president Jennifer Caserta announced the news at the Television…
Peter Helman | January 15, 2017 - 10:46 am

Stream/Download Run The Jewels RTJ3

It's a Christmas fucking miracle! Killer Mike and El-P weren't supposed to release RTJ3, their highly anticipated third album under the name Run The Jewels,…
Peter Helman | December 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Run The Jewels, The B-52’s To Appear In Portlandia Season 7

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's sketch comedy show Portlandia returns for its seventh season in a few weeks (1/5). It reliably has a cadre of…
James Rettig | December 20, 2016 - 1:44 pm

Watch Portlandia Mock MRAs With “What About Men?” Protest Song

Portlandia's seventh season premieres in January, and today, the series has shared a sneak peek at an upcoming episode. The sketch features Fred Armisen and…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2016 - 7:29 pm

Portland’s Real-Life Feminist Bookstore: “Fuck Portlandia”

Since Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein began putting together their Portland-centric IFC sketch show Portlandia, they've filmed their recurring feminist-bookstore sketches at In Other Words,…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2016 - 10:32 am

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
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