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Few indie rock alums have managed to enjoy a career as successful — and as wildly varied — as that of Carrie Brownstein. For those of us who came of age in the early ’90s, Brownstein was already an icon due to her role as a vocalist and unstoppable guitar shredder in Excuse 17 and… More »

The next stop on the Gummys express is Your Top 20 Indie Rock Crushes Of 2011; ten females, ten males, one Gosling. Hit the gallery to check out the winners of this award, truly the people’s champions when it comes to crushes. Just outside the fray: EMA and Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner for the ladies,… More »

Having already revealed Your Top 10 Tracks and Your Top 10 Music Videos, next box to be punched on the Gummys’ advent calendar is the Top 10 New Acts Of 2011 category, and, unlike the Grammys, Stereogum’s readers did a nice job of representing 2011’s singular breakout artists. And, based on post count, we were… More »

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Wild Flag Are No Longer

The indie supergroup Wild Flag had a great, albeit short, run: One excellent self-titled album, a year's worth of face-ripping live shows, a place i…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2013 - 11:28 am

Pitchfork Festival 2012: Grimes, Danny Brown, Sleigh Bells & More

At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend,…
Corban Goble | July 15, 2012 - 2:06 pm

Sasquatch! 2012 In Photos

Washington’s Sasquatch! Festival took place over the weekend, a heavy-hitting four day lineup featuring people like Jack White, St. Vincent. Bon Iver, Beck, Sanitgold, the…
Corban Goble | May 29, 2012 - 12:59 pm

Coachella 2012 Weekend 2 In Photos

With their first Coachella 2012 performances a not-quite-distant memory, over the weekend some artists engaged in live collaborations to make for unique experiences in their…
Andrew Youssef | April 23, 2012 - 5:49 pm

Watch Wild Flag Cover Fugazi’s “Margin Walker”

On Saturday night in Boston, Wild Flag finished up a show by covering a song from one of the few indie bands who can match…
Tom Breihan | April 4, 2012 - 12:54 pm

Carrie Brownstein To Publish Memoir

The New York Times reports that Sleater-Kinney/Wild Flag co-leader Carrie Brownstein, who’s lately become weirdly famous as one of the two people behind Portlandia, ha…
Tom Breihan | April 2, 2012 - 2:51 pm

Wild Flag Play Fallon

Last month, Wild Flag stepped on the Letterman stage to blaze through "Romance," delivering one of our favorite late-night performances of the year. And o…
Tom Breihan | January 9, 2012 - 9:12 am

The 10 Best Late Night TV Performances Of 2011

Our annual list of late night television's best performances has quickly become an annual exercise in big-upping Jimmy Fallon's music talent booker. Way to go,…
Amrit Singh | December 22, 2011 - 10:37 am

Check Out Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein’s iTunes Celebrity Playlists

It's poetic that after roasting everyone's DJ nights, the Portlandia stars sorta DJ for us. Well, for iTunes. I hope nobody is surprised that they…
Amrit Singh | December 16, 2011 - 4:35 pm

Watch Wild Flag On Letterman

Last night, Wild Flag were the musical guests on the Late Show With David Letterman, which meant that Carrie Brownstein got a chance to look…
Tom Breihan | December 14, 2011 - 8:42 am

The 5 Best Video Of The Week

There aren't too many certainties in life, but here's one: If you're a rich, famous, globetrotting superstar DJ and you piss out of your mouth…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Wild Flag – “Electric Band” Video

The punk rock all-star team of Wild Flag have a new video for "Electric Band," a rave-up track from their excellent self-titled debut. In the…
Tom Breihan | October 24, 2011 - 2:17 pm

Stereogum’s 40 Best New Bands of 2011

Last year, right around the time summer turned to fall, we at Stereogum published our list of the 40 best new bands of the year.
Stereogum | September 13, 2011 - 12:26 pm

Wild Flag – “Romance” Video

The punk rock supergroup Wild Flag now has a video for their single "Romance," and it's a fun one. WFMU host and NYC comedy scene…
Tom Breihan | September 6, 2011 - 10:46 am

Stream Wild Flag’s Debut Album

If you’re an indie rock-inclined human being of a certain age, there’s a good chance you’ve been checking for updates on the Wild Flag album…
Tom Breihan | August 29, 2011 - 10:37 am

Wild Flag – “Glass Tambourine”

Wild Flag, the supergroup of Sleater-Kinney/Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein, Helium's Mary Timony, S-K/Quasi's Janet Weiss, and the Minders' Rebecca Cole, are releasing their debut 7" o…
brandon | March 4, 2011 - 12:04 pm

Sleater-Kinney, Helium, Minders Supergroup Wild Flag Plan Album, Tour

No music just yet, but I imagine the Portland, OR/Washington D.C. quartet Wild Flag will come up with something interesting. The group includes Sleater-Kinney's Carrie…
brandon | September 22, 2010 - 4:10 pm