Rachel Maddow Endures Tricksy Politicians With Sleater-Kinney Jams

Rachel Maddow, bastion of political information in bold frames, shared her top five punk songs to help us survive the midterm elections on Late Night With Seth Meyers. Not sure if you've noticed, but the Democrats are chasing black folks around while Colorado politicians who've long been against a women's right to… » 10/21/14 11:30am 10/21/14 11:30am

Sleater-Kinney Reunites, Releases First Album in Ten Years

Sleater-Kinney, the formative post-riot grrrl band that evolved from Olympia, Washington's tiny music scene to become one of the most important rock bands in America, is back with a triple-KO: they're reuniting, touring the US and Europe and, on January 20, releasing No Cities to Love, their first album in ten years,… » 10/20/14 2:40pm 10/20/14 2:40pm

Someone Needs To Throw Another Tampon Into The Crowd

Every few years someone pens a piece about how women in rock are finally mainstream, pointing to the "emergence" of female singer-songwriters as proof. This weekend, The Telegraph, in an article about the "New Girl Power" in rock, declared that the mainstream music industry "has rarely invested in girls with guitars:… » 11/19/07 3:00pm 11/19/07 3:00pm