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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 do Sleater-Kinney need to make a music video? They have, however, put together a clip of a whole bunch of famous people singing along with the album’s badass title track. More »

By: 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 a world tour to support it throughout February and March. More »

By: 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 the heart of every music dork who worried that they didn’t make bands like that any more. But now, it looks like the run is over. More »

By: 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 for the first time in seven years. Pearl Jam ended their show at Portland’s Moda Center with a cover of Neil Young’s “Rockin’ In The Free World” that featured hometow… More »

By: 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 songs, including the previously-posted “You Can Stay But You Gotta Go” and “See You On Mars.” You’d think that would be enough, but no. The band also made an all-cover… More »

By: 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, Soundgarden). Earlier this summer, we’d learned that all three went into a room together to record a tribal, intense improvisational record, and now, that clattering half-hour beast of a thing… More »

By: 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, “You Can Stay But You Gotta Go,” but that still leaves them with 23 songs left to share. So here’s another one! “See You On Mars” is the album’s next… More »

By: 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 not enough to get you to click, I really don’t know what to tell you. Quasi is, of course, Weiss’s duo with ex-husband and longtime collaborator Sam Coomes, and the… More »

By: 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 Malkmus’s Jicks, and a heap of other bands. Coomes and Weiss were briefly married to each other, and they’ve spent nearly 20 years in a different sort of partnership, making… More »

By: 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 via a post on Wild Flag’s Facebook page with the status update, “DRUMGASM is what happens when Matt Cameron, Janet Weiss, & Zach Hill set up together in a room… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / June 5, 2013 - 10:19 am

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 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 »

By: Tom Breihan / August 20, 2012 - 4:58 pm

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 the same way 14-year-old girls are checking for updates on the Hunger Games movie. Here’s why: Wild Flag’s members include Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss, which means two thirds ofMore »

By: 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 Record Store Day. It was produced by Britt Daniel. You can listen to the expansive, Helium-esque B-Side now at NPR. If you liked that, make sure to catch them live,… More »

By: 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 Brownstein and Janet Weiss (also of Quasi, of course) with Helium’s Mary Timony and the Minders’ Rebecca Cole. As their label Merge points out, this isn’t the first time the… More »

By: 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 In Reverse” as it was performed at the 2008 Pitchfork Fest in July. Last week Britt Daniel performed a solo set at Wonder Ballroom in Portland as part of MusicFestMore »

By: brandon / September 8, 2008 - 3:13 pm