Posts Tagged: Carrie Brownstein

Swinging Modern Sounds #73: Prince Rogers Nelson, Guitar Player: A Symposium

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I started thinking about additional, more slantwise ways we might talk about his legacy. What if I organized a bunch of guitar players? ...more

Sound & Vision #19: June Millington

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Allyson McCabe talks to June Millington of Fanny, the first all-female rock band to release an album on a major label. ...more

This Week in Posivibes: The Female Rock Memoir

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In a piece on the explosion of female-written music memoir, Guardian writer Jude Rogers explores what it means for there to be a redress of the idea of rock being historically told through the lens of the male figure. Beginning with Slits guitarist Viv Albertine’s book Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys, the article traces the female-written rock memoir up through to the recent books by Kim Gordon, Carrie Brownstein, and Grace Jones.

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Wanted/Needed/Loved #2: Mary Timony’s Exquisite Corpses

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The stuff I’ve saved over the years aren’t just mementos of the past. They’re also reflections of the memories my friends and I have made together. ...more

Sleater-Kinney, We Love You

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At The Rumpus, we love all things related to Sleater-Kinney. Whether that means following the projects of its members—like the Corin Tucker Band or Wild Flag—or anticipating Carrie Brownstein’s forthcoming memoir, we just can’t get enough. If you feel the same, LA Record posted some incredible pictures of the band’s recent shows at the Hollywood Palladium that you’ll probably want to check out here.

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Notable New York, This Week 11/2 – 11/8

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This week in New York, Performa 09 festival of performing arts inspired by Futurist film, music and literature opens, Bomb throws a Fall Issue Launch Party, Books & Quiche Reading Series is back with Yiyun Li and Salvatore Scibona, Light Industry and Triple Canopy team up to bring you a 14-hour film installation, Robert Wilson’s Quartett opens at BAM, Agriculture Reader has a reading, and Tao Lin reads at Bookthugnation.

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