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The Anniversary

Call The Doctor Turns 20

There is only one aspect of Call The Doctor, Sleater-Kinney's second album, that's aged even remotely in the 20 years since its release: the fixation…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2016 - 1:11 pm
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Best Covers

Sleater-Kinney’s 10 Best Cover Songs

Last year Sleater-Kinney put a period on their world-shaking, band-revitalizing 2015 with a nearly weeklong victory lap across some of New York's finest venues. (They…
Michael Tedder | January 18, 2016 - 10:31 am
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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2015

We heard it again and again in 2015: This year in music is so good that any attempt to make sense of it is going…
Stereogum | December 1, 2015 - 8:58 am
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More Sleater-Kinney stories

Sleater-Kinney To Be Inducted Into Oregon Music Hall Of Fame

Fresh off the release of the trailer for Carrie Brownstein's new short film, it was announced this week that Sleater-Kinney will be inducted into the…
Zac Gelfand | July 13, 2016 - 3:30 pm
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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

Courtney Barnett – “Elevator Operator” Video

Courtney Barnett has shared a video for her Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit track "Elevator Operator." In the vid, which…
James Rettig | July 6, 2016 - 9:13 am
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Watch Sleater-Kinney’s Full Austin City Limits Episode

Olympia punk heroes Sleater-Kinney returned last year with the awesome No Cities To Love, one of the very best albums of 2015. Their performances in…
Peter Helman | January 31, 2016 - 10:56 am
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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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Sleater-Kinney Ressurect Brooklyn’s Market Hotel

If you live in NYC and didn't see Sleater-Kinney this week, you fucked up! The reunited Olympia punk trio gave you five chances at five…
Scott Lapatine | December 17, 2015 - 5:02 pm
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Watch Sleater-Kinney’s Ass-Kicking Colbert Performance

At the beginning of the year, before they'd played a single reunion show, Sleater-Kinney got back together on the Late Show With David Letterman to…
Tom Breihan | December 15, 2015 - 12:24 pm
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Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover The B-52s’ “Rock Lobster” With Fred Armisen

There's always been a slight B-52s influence in the Sleater-Kinney sound. It's never been obvious or overbearing, but it's there in things like the spidery…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2015 - 9:47 am
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Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover The Ramones’ “Merry Christmas (I Don’t Want To Fight Tonight)”

Sleater-Kinney's ferocious return No Cities To Love is one of the best albums of the year, and they've been supporting it by taking that ferocity…
Peter Helman | December 10, 2015 - 6:38 pm
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Carrie Brownstein Talks Sleater-Kinney’s Future: “I Think We’ll Definitely Get Back To Writing Songs”

After a decade-long absence, punk-rock heroes Sleater-Kinney returned this year with much fanfare, releasing the excellent comeback album No Cities To Love and launching a…
Chris DeVille | October 28, 2015 - 10:35 am

Watch Carrie Brownstein Preview Her Traditional English Folk Album On Colbert

Does it really seem that unlikely that Carrie Brownstein would release an album of 16th-century English folk ballads? She does live in Portland, and she…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 9:13 am
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Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker Interviews Chvrches’ Lauren Mayberry

Chvrches' second album Every Open Eye hones their electropop sweetness into a razor's edge, and part of that sharpness comes from Lauren Mayberry's unflinching feminism.
Caitlin White | September 29, 2015 - 10:21 am
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Carrie Brownstein Lists Her 10 Desert Island Books

Out editor Aaron Hicklin is about to open a new bookstore called One Grand, with a sort of conceptual hook: The store will only sell…
Tom Breihan | July 28, 2015 - 12:58 pm
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Watch Carrie Brownstein’s Impressive Recovery From An Onstage Spill At Pitchfork Fest

In his recap of Saturday's action at Pitchfork Music Festival, Tom described a dramatic wipeout and triumphant rebound by Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein: …
Chris DeVille | July 21, 2015 - 10:18 pm
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List

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
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Watch Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein And Corin Tucker Give Advice To Teen Girls

Rookie has a recurring series called Ask A Grown [Man/Woman] in which they enlist famous musicians/celebrities/people to give advice to teenage quandaries. One of the…
Caitlin White | July 14, 2015 - 4:35 pm

Carrie Brownstein Shares Cover Of Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl

When we interviewed Carrie Brownstein last year, she discussed the progress she'd made on her memoir, which has been in the works since 2012 and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | June 18, 2015 - 11:32 am
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