Primavera Sound 2015 Announces Lineup, Featuring Alt-J, Sleater-Kinney, The Strokes, Many More

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The latest festival to announce its 2015 line-up is Primavera Sound, which is celebrating its 15th year. The line-up was originally announced through an app called Line-App, but if you don't feel like downloading that, you can just watch the video announcement below. As can be expected from Primavera Sound, this year's lineup is absolutely killer. Among the most notable acts performing this year are Alt-J, The Black Keys, Belle & Sebastian, The Strokes, Run The Jewels, Interpol, Sun Kil Moon, Spiritualized, Mac DeMarco, Patti Smith, Panda Bear, The New Pornographers, Caribou, Ariel Pink, Tyler, The Creator, Swans, Brand New, Twin Shadow, and many, many more.READ MORE

Corin Tucker of Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney Vinyl-Only Songs 'Heavy When I Need It,' 'The Fog and Filthy Air' Surface Online [LISTEN]

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Sleater-Kinney's reunion album "No Cities to Love" is out today, Jan. 20, through Sub Pop, and though the digital and CD versions of the album come with 10 songs, two exclusive, vinyl-only tracks have surfaced online, which you can check out below, via "Stereogum." The first track "Heavy When I Need It" features a rare lead vocal performance from Carrie Brownstein, while the second "The Fog and Filthy Air" puts Corin Tucker back up front. They are excellent songs in which the legendary punk trio leans in to their more psychedelic impulses.READ MORE

Ellen Page Sings Along To Sleater-Kinney's

Sleater-Kinney's Celebrity Friends Ellen Page, Natasha Lyonne, Andy Samberg & More Sing Along To "No Cities To Love," 'Broad City' Stars To Interview The Band Tonight [WATCH]

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Sleater-Kinney is set to release their comeback album, No Cities To Love, next week and they've enlisted a bunch of famous friends to celebrate in a video for their title track. These famous indie fans sing along to the song via webcam in various cities. It opens with band member Carrie Brownstein's Portlandia partner Fred Armisen playing keyboard on a New York City sidewalk then flashes over to Gerard Way singing in his room. Brie Larson, Natasha Lyonne, Ellen Page, Sarah Silverman, J Mascis, Vanessa Bayer, Miranda July, Norman Reedus, Andy Samberg, Evan Rachel Wood, and band members Corin Tucker, Janet Weiss, and Brownstein also join in on the sing-along.READ MORE

Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney

Sleater-Kinney Talks New Album 'No Cities to Love' and Tour: Band Sees Reunion as a 'Continuation"

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Sleater-Kinney was due for a break in 2006 when they went on hiatus following the release of their seventh studio effort, "The Woods." Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss all went their separate ways, only to reunite nine years later and record another record, "No Cities to Love," due out Jan. 20. The group doesn't see it as a reunion though.READ MORE

Sleater-Kinney in 2005

Stream Sleater-Kinney's New Album 'No Cities to Love' A Week Ahead Of Official Release [LISTEN]

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Female punk trio Sleater-Kinney will release its eighth studio effort, No Cities to Love, next week (Jan. 20). The effort, the band's first in 10 years, is available to stream over at NPR. Carrie Brownstein, Corin Tucker and Janet Weiss will also hit the road next month for a reunion tour in support of the album.READ MORE

Sleater-Kinney - 'No Cities To Love' (2015)

Sleater-Kinney New Album 'No Citites to Love' Leaked by Sub Pop Before Planned Release Date

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Big fans of Sleater-Kinney got an early Christmas surprise and a very early pre-order surprise yesterday (Dec. 22).Though the riot grrrl band's highly anticipated comeback album No Cities to Love doesn't have its release date set until Jan. 20, 2014, the band's label, Sub Pop, accidentally leaked the album.READ MORE

Garth Brooks

8 Best Musical Comebacks of 2014: Garth Brooks, D'Angelo and More

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For whatever reason, 2014 was the year where a ton of musicians decided to get their acts together and reunite, come out of retirement or finally release that album we have been desperately craving for more than 10 years. Here are 2014's eight best comebacks:READ MORE

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St. Vincent Shares Quirky "Birth In Reverse" Music Video [WATCH]

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2014 has been quite an incredible year for Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, and today (Dec. 16), she caps off the year with a great music video for her single "Birth in Reverse," which you can check out here. As can be expected from a St. Vincent music video, the whole thing is pretty bizarre, with images of Clark singing and dancing (or something close to dancing) in sterile, dream-like sets, though the highlights of the video are the shots of Clark playing guitar in outer space.READ MORE


Sleater-Kinney Add Spring Dates To North American Tour [FULL SCHEDULE]

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Even though Sleater-Kinney's highly anticipated reunion tour hasn't even begun, they've already added a ton of new dates to their schedule. Following their tour of western Europe in March, the legendary punk trio will hit the road in North America once again on April 16, starting in Dallas and finishing up with two homecoming dates in Seattle on May 8 and 9.READ MORE


The Best of Sleater-Kinney's Reddit AMA Session

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This is a huge week for Sleater-Kinney fans. The recently reunited group released a killer new song — "Surface Envy" — on Tuesday, and will appear on The Chris Gethard Show on Wednesday. Their other primary engagement this week was a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), which they conducted Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE

Sleater-Kinney - 'No Cities To Love' (2015)

Sleater-Kinney Share New Song 'Surface Envy' From Upcoming Album 'No Cities To Love' [LISTEN]

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Recently reunited punk heroes Sleater-Kinney have shared another new song from their upcoming album "No Cities To Love," an unruly riff storm titled "Surface Envy," which you can check out below. The track, which originally premiered during an NPR interview but has now surfaced online, is classic Sleater-Kinney: dark post-punk riffs played on fuzzy guitars with singer Corin Tucker wailing over the top of it all, so diehard fans will not be disappointed. Tucker's voice has certainly matured, but she still maintains its distinctive power.READ MORE


Sleater-Kinney Will Conduct Reddit AMA Session, Appear on 'The Chris Gethard Show'

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The female trio of Sleater-Kinney will drop their long-awaited eighth studio album, No Cities To Love, in January. The record will be their first release 10 years. This week, they'll be giving fans a window into their reformation and creative process with appearances on Reddit and The Chris Gethard Show.READ MORE

Foo Fighters

10 Bands That Were Started With Former Bandmates: Foo Fighters, Audioslave, And More

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Bands break up all the time, but just because a group of musicians have decided not to work together anymore as a unit, it doesn't mean that none of the members will never work together again. Here are 10 examples of bands that were started with former bandmates.READ MORE

Sleater-Kinney plays Coachella.

Sleater-Kinney Announce New Album 'No Cities to Love' for January and Tour for February; First New Music in Nearly Ten Years

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Less than 24 hours ago we were reporting to you about a mysterious 7" record that came packaged up with Sleater-Kinney's new discography-spanning collection, Start Together. The record, which featured a new song later identified as "Bury Our Friends," was also marked with a date: 1/20/15. It looks like we don't have to wait for that date to get the big announcement: he band formally announced October 20 that it would be releasing a new album on the aforementioned date, and the band would be going on a tour to boot.READ MORE

Sleater-Kinney plays Coachella during 2012.

Sleater-Kinney's New Box Set Comes With Mystery 7", Bearing January Date: New Album? Comeback Tour? New Reality TV Show?!?

Buzz 10:12AM EDT

Your correspondent isn't one to get too excited about every new song released by every frickin' band but this one could be exciting: It seems that a new Sleater-Kinney track exists, which only adds fuel to the fire of rumors suggesting that the band will be reemerging with a new album or tour during 2015. But we can be even more specific than that...how about January of 2015?READ MORE

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