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Carrie Brownstein’s Memoir Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl Arrives This Fall

Back in 2012, we learned that Carrie Brownstein, the Sleater-Kinney co-leader and Portlandia star, was working on a memoir, and she talked a bit about her process in an interview with us last year. (Brownstein also just interviewed Kim Gordon about her own memoir.) And today, we learn that Brownstein's memoir i… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 14, 2015

Watch Carrie Brownstein Interview Kim Gordon On Her Memoir Girl In A Band

Last month, Kim Gordon published her memoir, Girl In A Band, a book that chronicles the Sonic Youth member's life as an artist, musician, and mother, as well her romantic relationship with bandmate Thurston Moore. On March 10, Gordon was interviewed by Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein at San Francisco's Jewish Community Center as part of their… More »

By: Gabriela Tully Claymore / March 12, 2015

Watch Sleater-Kinney Get Bad Advice From Vanessa Bayer

Sound Advice, the web series where SNL star gives bands terrible advice in the guise of her Janessa Slater alter-ego, just started a whole new season on the IFC website, and we already posted her sit-down with "Weird Al" Yankovic. But the episode we were really waiting for is the one with Sleater-Kinney,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 10, 2015

Watch Sleater-Kinney Roar Through “Price Tag” On Seth Meyers

In the past few weeks, the best mornings have been the ones where we get to start things off watching Sleater-Kinney play some late-night show or other. Since the band came back with their triumphant return No Cities To Love, Sleater-Kinney have already played Letterman and Conan. Last night, they served musical-guest… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 27, 2015

Livestream Sleater-Kinney’s 9:30 Club Concert

Sleater-Kinney have been making their way around North America for the past month in support of their new album, No Cities To Love. Tonight, they stop in Washington D.C. for a show at the iconic 9:30 Club. Sleater-Kinney's live shows are legendary, so if you don't have the opportunity to see them when they roll… More »

By: James Rettig / February 24, 2015

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

This week's videos: A romantic apocalyptic vision, a balling-on-a-budget masterclass, a giddy cartoon crossover, an absolutely fucking disgusting surgery-room fever-dream, and a glittering metropolitan drug-trip. None of them have anything to do with each other! But they're all really good! There is not a single thread connecting this week's best videos beyond the fact that… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 20, 2015

Sleater-Kinney – “A New Wave” Video (Feat. Bob’s Burgers)

Over the past few years, a few big indie types have guested on the Fox cartoon sitcom Bob's Burgers or covered the show's songs. But now, for the first time, Bob's Burgers has put in a guest appearance in a big indie band's video. Or, rather, the video functions as a sort of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 19, 2015

Sleater-Kinney Played Their First Show In 9 Years Last Night

While most of the world was struggling through an uneventful and inoffensive Grammys ceremony, a lucky few got to witness Sleater-Kinney take the stage for the first time in nine years last night to perform a full headlining show. The band went back to its roots, opening up its No Cities To Love tour… More »

By: Stereogum / February 9, 2015

Watch Sleater-Kinney Explain Riot Grrrl In 20 Seconds

Sleater-Kinney may have started out as part of the early '90s riot grrrl movement, but they far eclipsed any of the success the other bands involved with it had. When they sat down with PBS NewsHour for a recent interview, they were tasked with explaining the whole movement in 20 seconds. Corin Tucker takes it… More »

By: James Rettig / January 22, 2015

Watch The Women Of Broad City Interview Sleater-Kinney

Comedy Central's Broad City is, quite easily, the funniest thing on TV right now, and if you aren't watching it, you really should be. Sleater-Kinney, meanwhile, are the greatest band in the universe. Broad City creators and cast members Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer have said that they wouldn't be who they are without… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2015

Watch Sleater-Kinney Blaze Through “Surface Envy” On Conan

Sleater-Kinney haven't yet started their first tour since getting back together, but they've already played two late-night talk shows. Last night, Carrie Brownstein led them through "A New Wave" on Letterman. And last night, the band blasted through "Surface Envy," an early track from the triumphant new album No Cities To Love,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 21, 2015

Sleater-Kinney – “Heavy When I Need It” & “The Fog And Filthy Air”

UPDATE: There's also a second No Cities To Love vinyl bonus track, "The Fog And Filthy Air." A vinyl rip of that one is streaming below, too. The reactivated Sleater-Kinney's amazing comeback album No Cities To Love is out today, and today is also the day we learn that the album's vinyl edition come… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 20, 2015

Watch Sleater-Kinney’s High-Kicking Letterman Reunion

Sleater-Kinney returned to David Letterman's Late Show last night for their first public performance since reuniting, and hoo boy was it good. In his review of No Cities To Love, Tom mentioned that Corin Tucker handles almost all the lead vocals on the album, but they opted to perform the Carrie Brownstein-sung "A New… More »

By: Chris DeVille / January 16, 2015

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… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 15, 2015

Premature Evaluation: Sleater-Kinney No Cities To Love

Before we even get into how good the new Sleater-Kinney album No Cities To Love is -- and it is very good -- we should take a moment for what a miracle it is that the album exists in the first place. Sleater-Kinney's self-titled debut turns 20 this year, and they are, without question, the… More »

By: Tom Breihan / January 11, 2015

Sub Pop Accidentally Streamed Sleater-Kinney’s Reunion Album 3 Weeks Early

Earlier today, we named Sleater-Kinney's No Cities To Love our most anticipated album of 2015. Also earlier today: Sub Pop accidentally released an advance stream of the record to those who pre-ordered it. They owned up to the mistake in an email: "While we have every intention of giving you early access to that… More »

By: James Rettig / December 22, 2014

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Because Thanksgiving cut off last week at about the halfway point, we didn't do a 5 Best Songs. So for this week's column, we considered for eligibility anything that came out last week, too. So you could call this column "The 5 Best Songs Of The Past 2 Weeks" if you wanted to do so. More »

By: Stereogum / December 5, 2014

Watch Sleater-Kinney Play A Game Called “All Hands On The Bad One” On The Chris Gethard Show

Sleater-Kinney made their first TV appearance since reuniting last night on The Chris Gethard Show, which broadcasts online and on Manhattan Public Access. The band sat down for an interview and played a game called "All Hands On The Bad One," titled for their 2000 classic album and song of the same name; the… More »

By: Chris DeVille / December 4, 2014

Sleater-Kinney – “Surface Envy”

Back in October, Sleater-Kinney dropped a bomb on the universe, announcing a surprise reunion by way of releasing the amazing new song "Bury Our Friends." The second song the trio has shared song from their forthcoming reunion album No Cities To Love is called "Surface Envy," and you've already heard a clip of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / December 2, 2014

Preview 2 More Songs From Sleater-Kinney’s No Cities To Love On All Songs Considered

Sleater-Kinney, one of the best bands in the history of the world, is back early next year with the new album No Cities To Love. This is good news. It'll be their first new LP in about a decade, and up until now, the great first single "Bury Our Friends" is the only… More »

By: Tom Breihan / November 20, 2014
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