Janet Weiss Leaves Sleater-Kinney

July 1st, 2019 · Comments Off on Janet Weiss Leaves Sleater-Kinney

Janet Weiss announced today that she is leaving Sleater-Kinney because the band is heading in a “new direction.” This will no doubt be devastating news for many, as Sleater-Kinney won’t be the same without her. Weiss’s drumming style helped define the band’s raucous sound, as it evolved from wailing indie-punk to an explosive power trio. […]

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Sleater-Kinney’s Corinne Tucker prepares debut solo record with members of Unwound, Golden Bears

April 9th, 2010 · Comments Off on Sleater-Kinney’s Corinne Tucker prepares debut solo record with members of Unwound, Golden Bears

Corinne Tucker, my favorite voice from Sleater-Kinney, is set to release her solo debut this October, which she has unfortunately described as “a middle-aged mom record.” Yikes. Not a good way to get the momentum going. Conversely, she has employed Unwound’s Sara Lund on drums, which definitely perks my ears back up. Fleshing out the […]

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