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Sleater-Kinney at Riot Fest Chicago 2016 - Sunday
photo by James Richards IV
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Janet Weiss GoFundMe launched by her sister to help cover medical bills

Janet Weiss broke her right leg and left collarbone and in a car accident a few weeks back. Good news: Janet says "I have been crushing my PT and my right leg has a lot more strength and flexibility than it did a week ago."

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Sleater-Kinney at Riot Fest Chicago 2016 - Sunday
Janet Weiss with Sleater-Kinney at Riot Fest 2016 (more by James Richards IV)
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Janet Weiss cancels Quasi/Slang tour after getting in car accident

Janet sadly broke her right leg and left collar bone, but luckily she's expected to fully recover and she promises she'll ”be back at it in a couple months.”

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Janet Weiss’ bands Quasi & Slang touring together

Janet Weiss recently left Sleater-Kinney, and now her bands Quasi (with Sam Coomes) and Slang (with former Thermals bassist Kathy Foster and others) have announced a West Coast tour together...

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Quasi releases protest comp ft. mems of Sleater-Kinney, New Pornographers, Built to Spill, Pavement, more

Quasi (aka Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss) have put together a new compilation protest album called Battle Hymns that features tons of exciting guests. It's a pay-what-you-want download, and proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and 350.org.

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Sam Coomes releasing solo LP, touring w/ Jason Loewenstein & Saqqara Mastabas

Quasi's Sam Coomes recorded his first-ever solo LP with just an organ and "rhythm box," and he'll support it on tour with Jason Loewenstein (f Sebadoh and Fiery Furnaces) and Saqqara Mastabas (aka Matthew Friedberger of Fiery Furnaces and Bob D’Amico of Sebadoh).

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Quasi reissuing ’90s LPs on UP on vinyl, announce East Coast tour dates

Now that Sleater-Kinney aren't having quite as busy of a year, Janet Weiss has a little more time for Quasi, her band with Sam Coomes. The duo's albums for UP, including 1997 R&B Transmogrification, 1998's Featuring "Birds" and 1999's Field Studies are to be reissued on vinyl via Sub Pop on May 27. Pr...

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Wild Flag are no more, it “just kinda ran its course”

Wild Flag at Sasquatch 2012 (more by Chris & Rae Graham)

After the breakup of Sleater-Kinney, Corin Tucker went solo, and Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss teamed up with Mary Timony (Autoclave, Helium) and Rebecca Cole (The Minders) to form Wild Flag...

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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013 in pics: Slayer, Deerhunter, Quicksand, Judge, MIA, Cut Copy, Television, Killer Mike & MANY more

Slayer/Glass Candy/Polyphonic Spree/Slayer surfer @ FFF Fest 2013

More pics from Day 1  HERE and HERE, pics from Day 2 pics HERE and HERE; and pics from Day 3 are HERE and HERE, Slayer included...

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Jeffrey Lewis opening for Quasi on tour (dates)

Quasi, the duo of former Heatmiser member Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss (of Wild Flag, Single Dynamite, Drumgasm, and previously of Sleater-Kinney and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks), are going on tour this year, and it's been announced that NYC anti-folk regular Jeffrey Lewis will be coming along as support...

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stream new albums from Nine Inch Nails, Chelsea Wolfe, Okkervil River, Neko Case, Drumgasm, Vattnet Viskar & more

Nine Inch Nails, who will be in the NYC-area for a few shows with Godspeed You! Black Emperor soon, are streaming their new album, Hesitation Marks, on iTunes...

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