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New Thunderant Video – “The Perfect Song”

We’ve visited with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in the past — on a nice date and behind the scenes at a feminist bookstore. With this new Thunderant video, the comedic twosome’s topped themselves, showing us the arduous, soulful recipe for creating “The Perfect Song.” Hint: include lots of rainbows, a Raggedy Ann reference, Da… More »

By: Stereogum / December 14, 2007 - 2:43 pm

Various Artists’s 2007 Best Of Lists

A couple weeks ago we told you about David Byrne, Kim Gordon, and Marissa Nadler’s year-end lists in Artforum. The list-giving season continues, so here are a slew of additional artists-on-artists top 10s. We’ve come to discover that artist lists are often more idiosyncratic and varied than the others sorts of lists we’ve been investigating… More »

By: Stereogum / December 6, 2007 - 12:58 pm

NPR Asks Stephin Merritt To Write A Song (Very Quickly), Hosts Carrie Brownstein’s Blog

NPR’s All Songs Considered has this new segment “Project Song” where a musician type’s given 48 hours to write a tune based on the materials the Public Radio peeps provide. The first person selected, our favorite hangdog Stephin Merritt, kick started his creative juices with the year 1974 and a creepy Phil Toledano photo of… More »

By: Stereogum / November 6, 2007 - 1:10 pm

Thunderant – Episode 2: “Feminist Bookstore”

We’re sure you remember the nice date between Fred Armisen and Carry Brownstein in Thunderant’s debut, “This Is Nice.” Well, the Sleater-Kinney ex and SNL funny man are back at it, this time with a bit more hair.

Carrie dropped us a line this a.m. to explain the duo’s second short film,… More »

By: Stereogum / September 17, 2007 - 1:29 pm

ThunderAnt – Episode 1: “This Is Nice” (Stereogum Premiere)

We just told you Corin Tucker’s been busy singing along with AT&T spokesman EdVed, but ever wonder what happened to Carrie Brownstein after Sleater-Kinney called it quits? Well, our favorite windmilling guitarist found a formidable partner of her own: SNL funny guy Fred Armisen. The duo, calling themselves ThunderAnt, are creating a series of video… More »

By: Stereogum / August 24, 2007 - 6:52 pm

New Eddie Vedder (Feat. Corin Tucker) – “Hard Sun”

EdVed (thanks for the nickname, Nic Offer!!!) buddy Sean Penn produces and directs the forthcoming biopic Into The Wild (based on a novel of the same name by Jon Krakauer), dealing with the life and times of Christopher McCandless: a road traveler who starved to death at 24 after a temporarily successful/ultimately doomed attempt to… More »

By: Stereogum / August 20, 2007 - 11:38 am

War Doesn’t Solve Anything

It’s USA For Africa for the ironic hipster set! Head here for the “Coronation” episode of sketch comedy show Wonder Showzen, and FF to 14:27 for John Oates, Devendra, Corin Tucker, Bill Callahan, Rick Springfield, and puppets (via P4K). Showzen‘s a Sesame Street-styled adult satire, created by PFFR’s John Lee and Vernon Chatman. PFFR guys:… More »

By: Stereogum / December 11, 2006 - 4:31 pm
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