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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 couple of my favorite bands to play a show together at D.A.R. Constitution Hall, an old and ornate venue in the middle of the city. Belle And Sebastian, still a… More »

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Watch Sarah Silverman, Andy Samberg, Connie Britton, Many More Celebs Sing Sleater-Kinney’s “No Cities To Love”

Sleater-Kinney still haven't made any music videos for No Cities To Love, the triumphant comeback album that finally arrives next week. Maybe they won't! Why…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 12:44 pm

Sleater-Kinney Announce No Cities To Love Reunion Album & World Tour

It's true! It's all true! Sleater-Kinney are back in every possible capacity, with a new album called No Cities To Love coming in January and…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2014 - 8:59 am

Wild Flag Are No Longer

The indie supergroup Wild Flag had a great, albeit short, run: One excellent self-titled album, a year's worth of face-ripping live shows, a place in…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2013 - 11:28 am

Watch Sleater-Kinney Reunite Onstage With Pearl Jam In Portland

Pearl Jam, who brought Carrie Brownstein onstage in Dallas earlier this month, did one better last night by reuniting the Portlandia star's former band Sleater-Kinney…
Scott Lapatine | November 30, 2013 - 12:16 pm

Quasi – “War Pigs” (Black Sabbath Cover)

For their massive new double album Mole City, Quasi, the long-running indie duo of Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss, recorded a grand total of 24…
Tom Breihan | August 28, 2013 - 2:02 pm

Stream Drumgasm Drumgasm

Drumgasm is the human pileup of three superstar drummers: Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag, Quasi), Zach Hill (Death Grips, Hella), and Matt Cameron (Pearl Jam,…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2013 - 2:29 pm

Quasi – “See You On Mars”

Quasi, the long-running ex-couple duo of Janet Weiss and Sam Coomes, return this fall with the massive double-album Mole City. They've already shared one song,…
Tom Breihan | August 16, 2013 - 9:30 am

Quasi – “You Can Stay But You Gotta Go” Video

Quasi's "You Can Stay But You Gotta Go" video opens with Janet Weiss playing drums while wearing a pink wig and shutter-shades, and if that's…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2013 - 12:41 pm

Quasi – “You Can Stay But You Got To Go”

Sam Coomes used to be Elliott Smith's bandmate in Heatmiser. Janet Weiss is arguably the world's greatest drummer; she's been in Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag, Stephen…
Tom Breihan | July 8, 2013 - 12:43 pm

Matt Cameron, Janet Weiss, & Zach Hill Are Drumgasm

Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, Sleater-Kinney/Wild Flag’s Janet Weiss, and Hella/Death Grips’ Zach Hill have formed drums-only supergroup Drumgasm. The news was hinted at last night…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 5, 2013 - 10:19 am

Stream Wild Flag’s Debut Album

If you’re an indie rock-inclined human being of a certain age, there’s a good chance you’ve been checking for updates on the Wild Flag album…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2011 - 10:37 am

Wild Flag – “Glass Tambourine”

Wild Flag, the supergroup of Sleater-Kinney/Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein, Helium's Mary Timony, S-K/Quasi's Janet Weiss, and the Minders' Rebecca Cole, are releasing their debut 7" on…
brandon | March 4, 2011 - 12:04 pm

Sleater-Kinney, Helium, Minders Supergroup Wild Flag Plan Album, Tour

No music just yet, but I imagine the Portland, OR/Washington D.C. quartet Wild Flag will come up with something interesting. The group includes Sleater-Kinney's Carrie…
brandon | September 22, 2010 - 4:10 pm

New Live Britt Daniel – “Who Backs Your Money?”

That's right, Britt Daniel, not Spoon. Through the power of bootlegging, we heard a live take of the strutting new Spoon track "Writing To You
brandon | September 8, 2008 - 3:13 pm