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Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein Return To The Feminist Bookstore

We’ve kept you abreast of ThunderAnt’s various adventures. In the newest, possibly funniest episode they head back to Women And Women First to stock the music section, deconstruct laptop live performances, and discover the sound of chard: Browse. “Do you feel the AC?”… More »

By: brandon / December 4, 2008 - 10:31 am

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

Fred Armisen Shows Carrie Brownstein His “One Man Show”

Last time ThunderAnt were in the kitchen, today Fred invites Carrie to his probing performance art piece which is funny for all the wrong reasons.
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By: brandon / September 3, 2008 - 12:11 pm

New ThunderAnt: Fred Armisen And Carrie Brownstein Enter The Kitchen

At this point, Thunderant doesn’t need an introduction, but taking short attention spans into consideration, it’s the comedy duo of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. Last time we saw them, they tried (and succeeded in) penning “The Perfect Song.” This time, they’re Steven and Maggie, promoting a new Portland restaurant, Katchenza, which hasn’t been doing… More »

By: brandon / April 21, 2008 - 3:19 pm

Blitzen Trapper Meet Carrie Brownstein, Play The Stereogum Party

Of all the bands at our SXSW party, Blitzen Trapper seemed most likely to collapse the Volume stage. Yes, more so than HEALTH — there are more people, you see. The six Portlanders crowded onto the riser and proceeded to bounce and stomp with an overflow of energy you might not have immediately grasped from… More »

By: brandon / March 20, 2008 - 4:43 pm

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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