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Stream Survival Knife Loose Power

This year we got the surprising news that Justin Trosper and Brandt Sandeno of the legendary and long-broken-up post-hardcore band Unwound would release the debut album by their project Survival Knife. Though they had been playing live on and off for a few years, this marks the first time the band are releasing studio recordings. More »

By: Miles Bowe / April 28, 2014 - 4:21 pm

Survival Knife – “Fell Runner”

In 2001 the Olympia, WA band Unwound released their swan song, the post-hardcore, post-rock — fuck it, post-everything — double disc monolith Leaves Turn Inside You, still one of the strongest notes a band has gone out on in the last 20 or so years. (You can read more about it in our Backtrack featureMore »

By: Miles Bowe / February 24, 2014 - 9:36 am

Backtrack: Unwound Leaves Turn Inside You

Welcome to Backtrack, Sam Hockley-Smith’s new Stereogum column dedicated to a remembrance of great things past, of important records situated in the middle ground between Legendary Reissue Status and yesterday’s news. Backtrack will unfold as a crate-digger’s journey [or: in relation to itself], drawing connections to previous stops, celebrating artists’ seminal platters. It’s borne outMore »

By: Sam Hockley-Smith / March 13, 2013 - 12:03 pm

Turntable Interview: Sara Lund (Unwound)

Sara Lund is undoubtedly one of the best drummers in the Pacific Northwest — and has been for as long as some of you have been alive. Her steadily adventurous drumming built a solid foundation for Unwound throughout the ’90s and early ’00s. Now she plays with both the Corin Tucker Band and Hungry Ghost. More »

By: Melissa Locker / November 15, 2012 - 5:01 pm

Sailors With Wax Wings – “If I Should Cast Off This Tattered Coat” (Stereogum Premiere)

A few months ago I was DJing metal and noise at what was more of a sweaty dance party than a space for metal and noise, but somehow Pyramids “Hellmonk” got people especially psyched: Arms in the air, eyes closed, tongues out, etc. Telling. The last time I mentioned the Denton post-metallers around here, it… More »

By: brandon / July 29, 2010 - 9:41 am

Corin Tucker Announces Solo LP

Janet Weiss has been busy with Quasi’s American Gong and Carrie Brownstein puts on the best in-stores when not blogging for NPR. Now, after a long hiatus, Corin Tucker’s moving back into the music thing: The former Sleater-Kinney co-vocalist/co-guitarist is working on her debut solo album, due at some point via Kill Rock Stars. She’… More »

By: brandon / April 8, 2010 - 11:00 am