Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney

 

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Sleater-Kinney (/ˌsltərˈkɪn/ SLAY-tər-KIN-ee[1]) is an American rock band that formed in Olympia, Washington, in 1994.[2] The band's lineup features Corin Tucker (vocals and guitar), Carrie Brownstein (guitar and vocals), and Janet Weiss (drums). Sleater-Kinney was influenced by riot grrrl and is a key part of the American indie rock scene.[3] The band is also known for its feminist and left-leaning politics.[4]

The band released 7 studio albums between 1994 and 2005: Sleater-Kinney (1995), Call the Doctor (1996), Dig Me Out (1997), The Hot Rock (1999), All Hands on the Bad One (2000), One Beat (2002) and The Woods (2005). They went on hiatus in 2006 and devoted themselves to solo projects. They reunited in 2014 and released No Cities to Love on January 20, 2015, and Live In Paris in January 2017.[5]

Critics Greil Marcus and Robert Christgau have each praised Sleater-Kinney as one of the essential rock groups of the early 2000s.[6] Marcus named Sleater-Kinney America's best rock band in 2001.[7] Tom Breihan of Stereogum called them the greatest rock band of the past two decades in 2015.[8]

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Here We Come
Song
Here We Come is a song by musical group Sleater-Kinney, released on October 17, 2017.
Live in Paris
Album
Live in Paris is an album by musical group Sleater-Kinney, released on January 27, 2017.
No Cities to Love
 
No Cities to Love is the eighth studio album by American rock band Sleater-Kinney, released on January 20, 2015, through Sub Pop.
All Hands on the Bad One
 
All Hands on the Bad One is the fifth studio album by the American rock band Sleater-Kinney, released on May 2, 2000, by Kill Rock Stars.

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Sleater-Kinney’s Janet Weiss On What ‘Portlandia’ Taught Her About The Art Of Making Mistakes
  –  January 19, 2018
The thing is, Weiss — who makes up the riot grrrl band Sleater-Kinney with Brownstein and Corin Tucker — wasn’t just visiting. She has served as Portlandia‘s location scout since season three, when Brownstein first brought her into the fold.
Carrie Brownstein Is Making a TV Show About Her Life (and a New Sleater-Kinney Album Is in the Works!)
  –  January 16, 2018
a band, and a community learning how to be unafraid of their own noise.” Brownstein’s funny and charming memoir, Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl, details her early years in a Seattle suburb listening to Bikini Kill, forming Sleater-Kinney with Corin ...
Sleater-Kinney Star's Memoire Being Made Into TV Series
  –  January 16, 2018
a band and a community learning how to be unafraid of their own noise." In addition, Brownstein also revealed, in a recent interview with Billboard, that Sleater-Kinney were back in the studio, working on new material. However, she wouldn't specify a ...
Sleater-Kinney Currently Working on New Album, Says Carrie Brownstein
  –  January 11, 2018
Portlandia star and Sleater-Kinney co-lead singer Carrie Brownstein has revealed that new music from the Washington-based band is currently in the works. The news came during an interview with Billboard while discussing what life would look like after the ...
Sleater-Kinney’s Janet Weiss On What ‘Portlandia’ Taught Her About The Art Of Making Mistakes
  –  January 19, 2018
Yet I wanted to know what the 52-year-old musician turned crew member had learned from her six seasons on the Portlandia set. Had she taken anything to heart as she, Brownstein, and Tucker were in the midst of recording a new Sleater-Kinney album?
Sleater-Kinney’s Janet Weiss On What ‘Portlandia’ Taught Her About The Art Of Making Mistakes
  –  January 19, 2018
The thing is, Weiss — who makes up the riot grrrl band Sleater-Kinney with Brownstein and Corin Tucker — wasn’t just visiting. She has served as Portlandia‘s location scout since season three, when Brownstein first brought her into the fold.
Sleater-Kinney Currently Working on New Album, Says Carrie Brownstein
  –  January 11, 2018
Brownstein founded Sleater-Kinney alongside co-vocalist and guitarist Corin Tucker and drummer Janet Weiss in 1994, influenced by the ‘90s riot grrrl movement. The band’s last album, No Cities to Love (2015), came after an eight-year hiatus ...

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