Sleater-Kinney @ The Masonic, San Francisco, 05.02.15 REVIEW/GALLERY

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The reunited Sleater-Kinney hit San Francisco for the first of two sold-out nights at the Masonic, on Saturday, May 2nd. “Don’t tell Portland, but this is this the first city we fell for,” singer/guitarist Corin Tucker told the crowd. Continue reading

Sleater-Kinney Perform “A New Wave” on Letterman

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With a new album, No Cities to Love, out next week (and already streaming on NPR), reunited Sleater-Kinney hit The Late Show With David Letterman on Thursday, performing “A New Wave.”

Joined by Katie Harkin of the band Sky Larkin (who will be accompanying the bad on tour), Carrie Brownstein (now better known as “Portlandia’s Carrie Brownstein!” I guess) took lead vocals, and upped her Pete Townshend-ness to even new heights, supplementing her array of high kicks and guitar windmills with a very Townshend-esque all-white, flowy-pants¬†ensemble.¬†(Also keeping up S-K’s anti-establishment cred: white pants before Memorial Day!)
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