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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Sleater-Kinney The Center Won’t Hold

The first review of The Center Won't Hold, Sleater-Kinney's new album, was the most damning, and the most important. It was only 17 words long,…
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2019 - 9:41 am

The Anniversary

One Beat Turns 10

A couple of weeks after I graduated college, as a sort of birthday present to myself, I drove down to Washington, D.C. to see a…
Tom Breihan | August 20, 2012 - 4:58 pm

More Janet Weiss stories

Sleater-Kinney – “Broken” Live Video

Sleater-Kinney's new album, The Center Won't Hold, is coming out at the end of this week. We've heard a handful singles from it so far:…
James Rettig | August 14, 2019 - 3:12 pm

Watch Robin Pecknold, James Mercer, & Friends Cover “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes” With Judy Collins Herself

This year's Newport Folk Festival was quite eventful! Not only did country supergroup the Highwomen make their official debut performance, the fest ended with an…
Chris DeVille | July 29, 2019 - 11:55 am

Sleater-Kinney Reveal That Their New Album Was Inspired By Rihanna’s “Stay” & A Failed TV Pilot

Earlier this month, longtime drummer Janet Weiss announced her shocking departure from Sleater-Kinney. Shortly afterward, Carrie Brownstein offered an Instagram comment on Weiss' exit: "what…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2019 - 10:17 am

Watch Kermit The Frog Play Newport Folk Fest With Jim James & Janet Weiss

54 years ago, the big news about the Newport Folk Festival was that Bob Dylan, young messiah of the entire folk genre, plugged in an…
Tom Breihan | July 29, 2019 - 8:58 am

Carrie Brownstein Comments On Janet Weiss’ Departure From Sleater-Kinney

At the beginning of the month, Janet Weiss unexpectedly left Sleater-Kinney in the middle of the rollout for their new St. Vincent-produced album. Both Weiss…
James Rettig | July 16, 2019 - 1:53 pm

Janet Weiss Leaves Sleater-Kinney

Janet Weiss, one of the greatest rock drummers in the world, became one third of Sleater-Kinney in 1996. She joined before they recorded their third…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2019 - 10:22 am

Slang – “Warm Enough”

It's been a few years since Sleater-Kinney have been out making noise on the road, and Janet Weiss, one of the all-time great drummers in…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2018 - 11:23 am

Sleater-Kinney Are Working “Very Slowly” On New Music

Sleater-Kinney haven't exactly been quiet since releasing their fantastic 2015 comeback album, No Cities To Love -- they put out a live album last year…
James Rettig | January 10, 2018 - 11:23 am

Watch Members Of R.E.M., Sleater-Kinney, & More Play Benefit For Scott McCaughey

Scott McCaughey, the frontman of the Minus 5 and longtime touring member of R.E.M., recently suffered a stroke while on tour with Alejandro Escovedo. And…
Peter Helman | January 6, 2018 - 11:13 am

Protest Comp Battle Hymns Has New Songs From Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman, & More

You may have already heard something about this, but in a few hours, Donald J. Trump is going to become the President of the United…
Tom Breihan | January 20, 2017 - 9:23 am

Sleater-Kinney Ressurect Brooklyn’s Market Hotel

If you live in NYC and didn't see Sleater-Kinney this week, you fucked up! The reunited Olympia punk trio gave you five chances at five…
Scott Lapatine | December 17, 2015 - 5:02 pm

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…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 12:44 pm

Sleater-Kinney Announce No Cities To Love Reunion Album & World Tour

It's true! It's all true! Sleater-Kinney are back in every possible capacity, with a new album called No Cities To Love coming in January and…
Chris DeVille | October 20, 2014 - 8:59 am

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 in…
Tom Breihan | December 5, 2013 - 11:28 am