The Raincoats appeared at NYC's historic non-profit performance arts space The Kitchen on Thursday (11/2) and Friday (11/3) for a live Q&A with Jenn Pelly. Then on Saturday there was a special "The Raincoats & Friends" show where they played (joined by Palmolive), and Bikini Kill surprise-reunited to open!
Kathleen Hanna's current band The Julie Ruin is of course a band angered by this week's election results, and they discussed that on stage at Irving Plaza. They also played Bikini Kill's "Rebel Girl" (!), which they hardly ever do...
BrooklynVegan Blog Radio airs Wednesdays at noon and midnight on SiriusXMU (Ch. 35), which meant this week's edition aired the day after the election. We chose an all-female playlist...and we made a Spotify version for those who aren't SiriusXM subscribers.
Last month, Rolling Stone ranked the 40 best emo albums of all time, and today they're back with the 40 best punk albums of all time. Now, this is the same magazine that told you John Cougar Mellencamp, Sting and Jackson Browne all had some of the 100 best albums of the 1980s and Black Flag and Minor Threat did not, so it'd be understandable if you don't care what they think the best punk albums of all time are, but this list is actually rock solid...
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