Music: Sleater-Kinney

It seems slightly inaccurate to describe the past decade without the ebullient adrenaline rush of Sleater-Kinney as a hiatus.

click to enlarge Janet Weiss (left) says Sleater-Kinney reunited because they craved the intensity of the band.
Janet Weiss (left) says Sleater-Kinney reunited because they craved the intensity of the band.

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t seems slightly inaccurate to describe the past decade without the ebullient adrenaline rush of Sleater-Kinney as a hiatus. It implies that the trio’s members — guitarists/vocalists Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker and drummer Janet Weiss — have been preoccupied with the scent of long-neglected roses and gazing into heretofore unexplored navels between 2005’s The Woods and this year’s across-the-board-excellent No Cities to Love. Given the artists recent schedules, Sleater-Kinney needed a hiatus from its hiatus.

Read a full feature on the band here .

Sleater-Kinney plays Bogart’s Sunday. Tickets/more info: bogarts.com.


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