Sleater-Kinney – “Broken” Live Video

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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: “Hurry On Home, “The Future Is Here,” “Can I Go One,” and the title track. More »

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

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2019 Newport Folk FestivalThis 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 all-star event called “I Had A Song” featuring a number of big names covering some of the best tunes ever. That’s how we got Kermit The Frog More »

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

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Sleater-KinneyEarlier 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 am I supposed to say? She left. We asked her to stay. We tried. It’s hard and sad.” And now remaining Sleater-Kinney members Brownstein and Corin … More »

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

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Kermit-The-Frog-Jim-James54 years ago, the big news about the Newport Folk Festival was that Bob Dylan, young messiah of the entire folk genre, plugged in an electric guitar and played a rock ‘n’ roll set. People hated it. The audience booed, and an appalled, axe-wielding Pete Seeger threatened to cut the amp chords. This year, the … More »

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

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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 and the remaining members of the band released statements at the time, and last night Carrie Brownstein elaborated on her feelings about Weiss’ departure in a series of … More »

Slang – “Warm Enough”

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SlangIt’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 indie rock history, is not the type to sit idle. A couple of years ago, Weiss and fellow Portland musician Drew Gow (of Modern Kin and Drew Gow And The … More »

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

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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 and even played a handful of shows — and there have been some vague intimations that they would keep making music, but now we have our first … More »

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

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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 last night, an all-star lineup of musicians including Escovedo, R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and Peter Buck, Sleater-Kinney’s Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss, the Shins’ James Mercer, the Decemberists’ Chris Funk, … More »