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The Story of Sleater-Kinney

...Sleater-Kinney. The story of the punk rock trio, who formed in 1994 and released seven albums before going on hiatus in 2006, then reunited to release a new album.

Sleater-Kinney are acclaimed trio-Carrie Brownstein, vocalist/guitarist Corin Tucker, and drummer Janet Weiss who formed in Olympia, WA in 1994 setting a new bar for punk's political insight and emotional impact. The band released seven albums culminating in The Woods in 2006 which saw the band hailed as America's best rock band by Time Magazine. But in the same year decided to go on indefinite hiatus.

A decade on the band are revered as true innovators, America's last truly great punk band, a band who never really got the success they deserved at the time.

Carrie and Corrin tell the story of Sleater-Kinney, from their early days of the '90s Pacific Northwest Riot grrrl scene where their distinctive sound was born, to stadium gigs supporting Pearl Jam, their decision to stop in 2006 to pursue other outlets, and their hotly anticipated return with their first new album for ten years.

With contributions from their long time producer John Goodmanson, Dave Fridmann and The Cribs. The Story of Sleater-Kinney is about a band who dared to rip up the rule book and stay true to their art and politics without compromise, a band who haven't been replicated or replaced, a band who inspired a generation.

1 hour

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Music Played

  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Dig Me Out

    • Sub Pop.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    One More Hour

    • INCredible Sound Of Jo Whiley.
    • Incredible.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    A New Wave

    • Sub Pop.
  • Gang of Four

    Damaged Goods

    • MCA.
  • Nirvana

    Love Buzz

    • Geffen.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Start Together

    • The Hot Rock.
    • Matador.
    • 1.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    A Quarter To Three

    • The Hot Rock.
    • Matador.
    • 13.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Hot Rock

    • The Hot Rock.
    • Matador.
    • 2.
  • The Sonics

    Have Love Will Travel

    • Etiquette Records.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    You're No Rock N Roll Fun

    • All Hands On The Bad One.
    • Matador.
    • 5.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Combat Rock

    • Up Yours!.
    • Mojo.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Rollercoaster

    • The Woods.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 7.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Entertain

    • The Woods.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 6.
  • The Flaming Lips

    Peace Sword

    • Bella Union.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Steep Air

    • The Woods.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 8.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Night Light

    • The Woods.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 10.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Wilderness

    • The Woods.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 2.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Jumpers

    • The Woods.
    • Sub Pop.
    • 4.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    A New Wave

    • Sub Pop.
  • Sleater‐Kinney

    Price Tag

    • Sub Pop Records.

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