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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 the heart of every music dork who worried that…   Read Story »
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 for the first time in seven…   Read Story »
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 songs, including the previously-posted "You Can Stay But…   Read Story »
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, Soundgarden). Earlier this…   Read Story »
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, "You Can Stay But You Gotta Go," but…   Read Story »
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 not enough to get you to click, I really don't know what…   Read Story »
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 Malkmus's Jicks, and a heap of…   Read Story »
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 via a post on Wild…   Read Story »
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.…   Read Story »
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 the same way 14-year-old girls are checking for updates on…   Read Story »