Posts Tagged ‘Sleater-Kinney’

Wild Flag Will Release Debut Album in September

Portland/D.C. supergroup Wild Flag will release its self-titled debut album on Merge Records September 13.
The band, composed of D.C. resident Mary Timony (Helium) and West Coasters Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney), Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Quasi, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks), and Rebecca Cole (The Minders), will also play the Black Cat on October 20.
Wild Flag sold out [...]

WCP Does SXSW: Wild Flag’s Mary Timony

All week, Arts Desk profiles area artists heading to Texas for the South by Southwest Music Conference, March 15-20.
District shredder Mary Timony—of the great '90s bands Helium and Autoclave, a wealth of jarring solo product, and most recently local sleeping giant Soft Power—is in a new band.
Since announcing the existence of Wild Flag last year, a sort of [...]

1,000 Years Later, Corin Tucker Returns

Correction appended
The clock is ticking for Corin Tucker. Her 9-year-old son Marshall's piano lesson is just wrapping up, and she only has 10 minutes to spare. “This is my only time to talk,” she laughs.
Fortunately, brevity is her strong suit. As frontwoman of the legendary ‘90s Riot Grrrl outfit Sleater-Kinney, Tucker only needed two or [...]

Clip Job: Five Second Acts for Riot Grrrl Veterans

Partyline (2005-present): Fascination with the riot grrrl movement burned brightly and briefly, but the members of Bratmobile—which formed in 1991—kept making music, on and off, until 2002. Sort-of based in D.C., Partyline isn't the first other project for singer Allison Wolfe, but it's had the most staying power. The band's name sort of reminds me [...]