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Sleater-Kinney

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2013

    Janet Weiss: Quasi's Music Needs No Explanation

    Portland's Quasi will be visiting the Rhythm Room Monday in support of their excellent new double-album, Mole City. The band, which turned 20, features two accomplished vets of the Northwest scene, Sam Coomes (guitar/vox/keyboards) and Janet Weiss (drums/vox); when they aren't devoting their time to ... More >>

  • Music

    January 10, 2013
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    May 29, 2012

    Ceremony: One of Punk's Most Unpredictable Outfits on Rising, Raging and Changing

    By Reyan Ali Finding a young, lesser-known band in the pages of Rolling Stone is not a noteworthy event. However, seeing a review of Ceremony's new record, Zoo, in the magazine recently still constitutes one of those I-can-believe-it's-happening-but-I-still-can't-believe-it moments because Ceremony ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2012

    Carrie Benton, What Are You Listening To?

    Carrie Benton Benton is an improviser with The Torch Theatre and invites you to the Skewed News Hour, Friday nights at 7 p.m. at The Torch Theatre. She also performs with Chaos Comedy at Dearing Acting Studio at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday's. When you put your key in the ignition and turn on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    Hey, Ladies: Five Female Musicians at the Top of Their Game

    Anything you can do I can do better. Of course, that isn't the case if you can actually do it better. Just to be clear, this list isn't about girl power. No doubt, there are dudes who rock harder than some girls and girls who rock harder than some dudes. Talent isn't a gift that affects one gender ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2012

    Portlandia's Six Greatest Music Moments

    IFC's darling indie cult hit Portlandia returns this Friday at 8 p.m., and we can't get enough of it. (We like to imagine that all the extras wandering in the back are displaced Phoenicians. Come back, guys -- it's cooler here.) Of course, young retirement does sound awesome. Fred Armisen: Remembe ... More >>

  • Music

    October 27, 2011
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    October 27, 2011
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    October 25, 2011

    Wild Flag's Rebecca Cole: "It's a Nice Thing to Start Something."

    ​Putting it simply, the women of Wild Flag knew exactly what they were in for starting a new band. "We've all been in bands," says keyboardist/vocalist Rebecca Cole. "We knew the pros and the cons." Been in some bands? No kidding. With resumes that include The Minders, Sleater-Kinney, Quasi, Hel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2010

    Now Trending: Indie Supergroups

    Middle Brother, a new potential indie powerhouse​Holiday cover songs were popular this season, but there's something else that has been getting just as much attention. It seems to be that the latest and greatest trend among rock bands, particularly indie bands, is forming supergroups.Ben Harper, D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Salvia Sales Soar After Miley's Bong Video Leaks

    ​Salvia sales in Los Angeles have rapidly increased since a video of teen pop star Miley Cyrus allegedly smoking salvia from a bong leaked early Friday morning, according to NME.Apparently the video has triggered salvia sales to triple overnight.It seems many lots people than usual went to L.A. sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2010

    The Thermals at Rhythm Room Last Night

    Portland indie trio The Thermals, as seen on TV​​The ThermalsRhythm Room, PhoenixNovember 17 2010It was at some point during Portland indie punk trio The Thermals' set last night where I caught myself remembering that I wasn't the biggest fan of the band's 2004 album Fuckin A.Granted, I was a to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Screaming Females: Castle Talk

    ​Artist: Screaming Females Title: Castle Talk Release date: September 14 Label: Don Giovanni Back in the day, I'd hate to miss a good show (I'm still not happy that my parents wouldn't let me drive to Kalamazoo one Monday night to see Scratch Acid and Big Black play, ditto the time I couldn't ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2010

    The Corin Tucker Band: 1,000 Years

    ​Artist: The Corin Tucker BandTitle: 1,000 YearsRelease date: October 5Label: Kill Rock Stars Who else loves Sleater-Kinney and was disappointed to hear they'd gone on indefinite hiatus after the release of one of their best records, The Woods, in 2006? In my opinion, we're one of the finer bands ... More >>

  • Music

    September 2, 2010
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    September 2, 2010
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    April 22, 2010

    Lady Gaga and Cyndi Lauper Collaborate on Nonprofit Lipstick Line

    ​It's never surprising when Lady Gaga makes headlines, and given that Cyndi Lauper has been laying down the law on Celebrity Apprentice, it should come as no surprise that she's making headlines with her own ventures outside of the show. According to feministing, Lauper and Gaga teamed up with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2009

    Amazon Trots out Their "100 Greatest Indie Rock Albums of All Time"

    Amazon takes their shot at indie rock's 100 greatest albumsThe fine folks over at amazon.com decided that the time was ripe to assemble a list of the best indie rock albums of all time. Indie rock is a genre either really easy to define or kind of confusing to define, but that sentiment did not hol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2008

    Girl in A Coma Show A Little Something At Hollywood Alley on Dec. 3

    Wednesday afternoon, I spent at least a half-hour trying to convince a colleague that I wasn't crazy for getting excited about seeing Girl in a Coma. They're a fairly average band, he said. No, seriously, they've really got something, I said. Then I spent another half-hour trying (unsuccessfully) to ... More >>

  • Music

    September 7, 2006

    Burning Down the House

    Accelerated entropy

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    The Vibration

    Amarilla
    (Sink & Stove)

  • Music

    June 8, 2006

    Various Artists

    The Sound the Hare Heard
    (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    September 8, 2005

    The Thrifty Ear

    Spend nothing on music this week

  • Music

    June 30, 2005
  • Music

    May 19, 2005

    Sleater-Kinney

    The Woods
    (Sub Pop)

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Citizens Here and Abroad

    Ghosts of Tables and Chairs (Omnibus)

  • Music

    October 16, 2003

    Quasi

    Tension makes great music

  • Music

    August 28, 2003

    No Flags Here

    Bella may be the Valley's premier all-female band, but they won't march for anyone but themselves

  • Culture

    March 27, 2003

    Battle Hymns

    Iraq and roll don't go together well when rockers protest

  • Music

    January 23, 2003

    Big Bang Boom

    Bangs sticks its punk right in your face -- but insists it has no agenda

  • Music

    December 12, 2002

    Nita's on the Move -- Thankfully

    An eyesore closes its doors for greener pastures -- and not a moment too soon

  • Calendar

    October 10, 2002

    Experimental Workout

    Films are short in format, long on imagination

  • Music

    September 12, 2002

    Mother Tongue

    Clearer and more fearless than ever, Sleater-Kinney is ready to wail

  • Music

    November 29, 2001

    Sarah Dougher

    The Bluff (Mr. Lady)

  • Music

    October 25, 2001

    Butchies

    3 (Mr. Lady)

  • Music

    August 16, 2001

    Quasi

    The Sword of God (Touch & Go Records)

  • Music

    July 13, 2000

    Flanagan's Wake

    VH1 vice president's novel about the music business mourns an era just since passed

  • Music

    May 18, 2000

    Sleater-Kinney

    All Hands on the Bad One
    (Kill Rock Stars)

  • Music

    April 6, 2000

    Twang and Bang

    A highly anticipated new release and a promising alt-country pairing head this week's happenings

  • Music

    November 4, 1999
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    January 21, 1999

    Instant KARMA

    New Tempe club night tailors the rave ambiance for the 21-and-over crowd

  • Music

    October 8, 1998

    Hero Worship

    Seattle's 764-HERO expands its lineup, abandoning the ranks of the Northwest's great indie duos

  • Music

    May 7, 1998

    Dropout Rock

    Illinois foursome Braid proves itself the happy exception to the college-town rule

  • Music

    January 15, 1998

    Grrl Friday

    Local girl-rock showcase puts a tangible face on the music industry's "Women in Rock" hysteria

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Indie Outings

    The highs and lows of another adventurous year in the world of indie rock

  • Music

    January 1, 1998

    Critics' Choice

    A year-end recap of the albums that made it worthwhile to own a stereo in 1997

  • Music

    December 25, 1997

    Double Threat

    Ex-Slugger singer Yolanda Bejarano rebounds with new punk band and mariachi side project

  • Music

    November 27, 1997

    Sophomore High Jinks

    Trunk Federation returns from the road armed with a bold new album

  • Music

    July 31, 1997

    Yo Yo a Go Go

    Olympia festival embraces ideals of indie rock

  • Music

    May 1, 1997
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