"We love the idea of putting out 7 inches - new music, to get people fired up about something. It’s a great way to inspire passion in people.
Planned Parenthood is all about taking care of women - women of all races, all backgrounds, all levels of income and all walks of life. The crucial healthcare services they provide reach the most underserved women, which makes it all the more important for us to keep these resources open.
The song, “Here We Come” is written in the voice of a thoughtless, power-hungry aggressor. There is a moment of regret at the end of the song. If we lose funding for Planned Parenthood, I think there will be much regret in losing all of the services they provide for women." -Sleater-Kinney
Sing, Unburied, Sing. "The best novel you will read this year." -Carrie
"Starting today, you can watch Season 7 of @Portlandia on @netflix." -Carrie
"Shooting my final Portlandia scene ever with @Carrie_Rachel & Fred Armisen! Sad but also exciting but also sad." -Kumail Nanjiani
New story from Miranda July in the New Yorker. "YES." -Carrie
Carrie, Bryan Cranston and Nick Offerman joined Larry David for his 9th season of Curb Your Enthusiasm, which premiered October 1st. "My close friends call me "Carrie David," so this was a dream come true. Spoiler alert: my character is, uh, constipated #CurbYourEnthusiasm" -Carrie
"Carrie Brownstein, the actress, writer, musician, is getting ready to add “feature director” to her repertoire. The co-creator, writer and star of IFC’s Emmy-nominated comedy Portlandia will make her feature film directorial debut on MGM’s Fairy Godmother." -Anita Busch "Very excited for this. And grateful. Love the script by @ChiaraAtik." -Carrie
"Greatly enjoyed directing this show and working w/ this talented cast and crew. 'Casual' Season 3 Trailer via @ew" -Carrie The Golden Globe Nominated Series Casual returned May 23rd to Hulu, with 2 episodes directed by Carrie.
Article: "Riot grrrl grew up on Sleater-Kinney’s Dig Me Out" -Katie Rife of A.V. Club. Album here.
Carrie, Sam Coomes, Janet Weiss, Corin Tucker, Stephen Malkmus, Doug Martsch, Boss Hog and many more, on new protest album Battle Hymns. Proceeds divided equally between Planned Parenthood, The ACLU and 350.org.
Sleater-Kinney and The Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy headlined a sold out fundraiser for the ACLU and Unite Oregon, a political advocacy group, at the Crystal Ballroom Feb. 26. -Eder Campuzano. Willamette Week's coverage. Photo by Sam Gehrke
After the Women’s March on Washington, Sleater-Kinney played a concert at the 9:30 Club in D.C. The benefit for Planned Parenthood, had Sleater-Kinney covering the CCR classic “Fortunate Son” with the National’s Matt Berninger, Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth, and Planned Parenthood's president Cecile Richards. Catch the video over at Pitchfork.
Sleater-Kinney rocked the Masonic on New Year's Eve in SF! And with The Thermals and Britt Daniel (from Spoon), they performed music in celebration of David Bowie and George Michael.
Sleater-Kinney played Riot Fest Chicago and Denver.
Sleater-Kinney played Australia's Golden Plains festival, March 12th through the 14th. They also performed throughout New Zealand and Australia: Powerstation (Auckland), HQ Complex (Adelaide), Triffid (Brisbane), Sydney Opera House (Sydney) and The Croxton (Melbourne).
A Sleater-Kinney review by Dewi Cooke of The Sydney Morning Herald.
"Austin City Limits" featured Sleater-Kinney. Here's the streaming version. Pitchfork has the setlist and footage of the band performing "Modern Girl" and "I Wanna Be Your Joey Ramone."
Articles by the New York Times and the Village Voice, cover Sleater-Kinney’s five nights of concerts in New York.
The NY Times calls Sleater-Kinney's reunion record, the first great album of 2015. And Pitchfork has named it Best New Music.
Sleater-Kinney's No Cities To Love has made Billboard's list of The 10 Best Albums of 2015 (So Far).
No Cities to Love makes Rolling Stone's 45 Best Albums of 2015 So Far.
"Bury Our Friends" is Billboard's pick for the best Rock/Alternative track of 2014.
Sleater-Kinney performed their new single "Price Tag" on Late Night with Seth Meyer.
BBC Radio 6: The Story of Sleater-Kinney.
Riot Grrl, Reuniting, and Portlandia
SOUND ADVICE with SNL's Vanessa Bayer
NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook.
AMA on reddit.
NPR's World Cafe has excerpts from a concert.
Corin Tucker's Bullseye interview.
Sleater-Kinney is animated Bob's Burgers style, for the "A New Wave" video.
Sleater-Kinney performed No Cities To Love & Price Tag on the BBC2's Later With Jools Holland!
The Emmy, WGA and Peabody award winning comedy series is now back with season 7 on IFC and Netflix. You can watch season 6 on Netflix, Amazon and iTunes.
Jerry Seinfeld: I think [PORTLANDIA is] the best comedy on TV right now and it's easily one of the best comedies of all time. Well, it's my opinion. What do I know about comedy?
Emmy Awards 2016 for PORTLANDIA: "Huge congratulations to the #portlandia Art Department [Schuyler Telleen & Katherine Isom], for winning their second Emmy yesterday in Production Design!" -Carrie
Fred Armisen and Jerry Seinfeld explore Portlandia in Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.
Fred and Carrie talk favorite episodes, and duel on the drums. Here's their reddit AMA.
PORTLANDIA gets tech.
Here's a full episode sneak peek from Season 7: "The Storytellers."
Jonathan Krisel: Co-Creator, Writer & Director
Fred Armisen: Late Night's 8G Band & Instagram
Carrie Brownstein: Sleater-Kinney & IMDB
Full cast and crew
Facebook & Twitter & Instagram
"Fake smile, real friends. Portlandia writers S8." -Carrie
“Transparent” is the first online series to ever win a best series Golden Globe, comedy or drama. And it’s Amazon’s first.
Ali Pfefferman (Gaby Hoffmann) and Syd (Carrie Brownstein).
Carrie's articles for: ELLE magazine, NewYorker, Lucky Magazine and New York Magazine.
Chelsey Johnson's new novel Stray City: "So proud of my friend @chelseyhotel, on her debut novel. Coming your way [Mar 20, 2018]." -Carrie
Carrie took part in the PEN World Voices. Here's the video of her conversation with Thomas Meinecke and host Kathy Tu (starts 12 minutes in).
Dig Me Out is a new 33 1/3 Book that chronicles how Sleater-Kinney won the fight to define themselves on their own terms – as women and as musicians – and, in the process, how they redefined the parameters of rock.
Carrie talks to: Miranda July, Kim Gordon, Abbi Jacobson, Lena Dunham, Pearl Jam, Aidy Bryant, Bonnie Stiernberg, Glenn Whipp and Bob Boilen (aka @allsongs).
PORTLANDIA’s “Women and Women First” bookstore is a real-life feminist bookstore and community center in Portland called “In Other Words.” If you’d like to help it in it’s mission, please click here.