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It can’t be a coincidence that the drums are the first thing we hear. Path Of Wellness, Sleater-Kinney’s new album, opens with some busy push-pull riffage and with percussion falling all over itself. We hear clings and clangs and shakers and glass bottles. We hear a big, funky polyrhythmic stew — the type of drums that Janet Weiss would never play. Weiss isn’t that type of drummer. She’s great, and she’s never ostentatious. She stays in the pocket, letting everything else in the song explode around her while holding the center. For their first album since Weiss left the band, Sleater-Kinney kick things off by letting the drums go wild. It’s so hard not to read so much into that decision.

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Rock band Sleater-Kinney has shared another track –“Method” — from their forthcoming tenth studio album, Path Of Wellness,which is out this Friday, June 11, via Mom+Pop. “Method” arrives with a lyric video by Lance Bangs which shows the band’s Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker in the studio, overlaid with a filter that makes the two rockers…

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The Nowhere Inn, the mockumentary starring and co-written by Carrie Brownstein and St. Vincent, premiered at Sundance at the beginning of 2020. Now the film has finally received its first teaser trailer and an official release date: 9/17, when it will be in both theaters and on streaming services.

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Mockumentary film written by Annie Clark, Carrie Brownstein opens in theaters and on streaming this fall For more, check out: RollingStone.com (Source)

Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker  — collectively known as Sleater-Kinney — return with a new single and video entitled “Worry With You,” the duo’s first new music since 2019. The song also heralds the arrival of the group’s tenth full-length studio record, Path Of Wellness, arriving on June 11 via Mom+Pop. The accompanying visual, which was shot…

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kathleen hanna tees4togo

Kathleen Hanna led the charge of the riot grrrl movement and helmed pioneering bands, including Bikini Kill, Le Tigre and the Julie Ruin. Aside from being a trailblazer in the music community, she has also been a formidable political activist for over 30 years, taking a strident public stance against sexism, homophobia, transphobia and white […]

The post Kathleen Hanna’s Tees4Togo highlights the space between art and activism appeared first on Alternative Press.

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women musicians books, tina turner, pussy riot, laura jane grace, sleater-kinney carrie brownstein

When searching a bookstore for music memoirs, it’s likely that the shelves are packed with men such as Kurt Cobain, Johnny Cash and Keith Richards. While it may seem that there are fewer books written by or about women musicians, they are growing in numbers. Women in the music industry refuse to be silenced, and, […]

The post 20 books written by or about women musicians to add to your reading list appeared first on Alternative Press.

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modern riot grrrl bands, skinny girl diet, margaritas podridas, big joanie, the regrettes

The riot grrrl underground feminist punk movement began in the early ’90s in the Pacific Northwest before expanding to the rest of the world. Credited by some for kick-starting third-wave feminism, riot grrrl was a scene where women could express themselves through music.  Many bands were influenced and started because of riot grrrl, with the […]

The post 20 bands keeping the riot grrrl spirit alive in their own unique way appeared first on Alternative Press.

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90s women bands, hole, skunk anansie, bikini kill, the cranberries

The ’90s were chock-full of absolute icons, and no, we’re not referring to the Princess Diana Beanie Baby or JNCO jeans when we say that. From Nirvana to *NSYNC, pop and grunge ruled the airwaves. However, it seems like some women-fronted acts don’t get nearly enough credit for all of their contributions to the music […]

The post 10 essential alternative ’90s bands fronted by women you should know appeared first on Alternative Press.

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