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After Sleater-Kinney recorded their comeback album No Cities To Love, Carrie Brownstein joined Fred Armisen to film the fifth season of Portlandia. The series doesn't return until January, but a new…   Read Story »
There's a mid-term election this November, which means you, the American citizen, have the right to elect representatives to Congress (and probably a Senator too) plus weigh in on lots of locally…   Read Story »
You keep thinking Fred Armisen's schedule is so busy that he'll have to stop appearing in random indie rock music videos, but no, he never does. Yesterday, Armisen's buddy J Mascis, the Dinosaur Jr.…   Read Story »
A large supergroup calling itself Dead Men Walking has announced it will play a one-off show at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on 9/14. The core members of the group are Captain Sensible of the…   Read Story »
Last night brought the 18th Annual Webby Awards, where Ylvis' captivatingly bizarre video for "What The Fox Say?" won for Best Viral Video. Appearing to hand off the award were Stephen Malkmus and…   Read Story »
Earlier today, Brooklyn punk outfit Parquet Courts released the studio version of their new song "Black & White." Last night, the band played the new track on Late Night With Seth Meyers. The…   Read Story »
We've seen rock stars Jeff Tweedy, Tunde Adebimpe, and St. Vincent (twice!) on Portlandia this year. Now Josh Homme's episode is about to air. Homme plays Carrie Brownstein's brother who brings home…   Read Story »
If you missed last night's MTV Movie Awards, you have plenty of valid excuses -- Game Of Thrones, Mad Men, Coachella, watching people talk about Coachella on Twitter, literally one million other…   Read Story »
Although Late Night With Seth Meyers has scaled back its musical component, Fred Armisen's 8G Band still comprises a number of indie rock veterans, and last night they added one extra. Fiery Furnaces…   Read Story »
As promised, Wilco's Jeff Tweedy appeared in a season 4 episode of Portlandia last night. Tweedy played himself in a sketch that involved Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen urging him to write a folk…   Read Story »