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The Julie Ruin Announce Sophomore Album ‘Hit Reset’ With New Track, ‘I Decide’

The Julie Ruin — a.k.a. onetime Bikini Kill and Le Tigre frontwoman Kathleen Hanna, former Bikini Kill bandmate Kathi Wilcox, Kenny Mellman, Carmine Covelli, and Sara Landeau…
Rachel Brodsky / April 11, 2016

HXLT Announces Debut Album Featuring Kathleen Hanna

Punk/hip-hop artist HXLT, a recent G.O.O.D Music signee, has announced plans to release his self-titled debut album on February 26. (Check out the cover art above.)…
Rachel Brodsky / January 22, 2016

SPIN Singles Mix: Hannah Diamond, Mark McGuire, Seth Bogart, and More

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Southern stargazers, turned-down…
SPIN Staff / November 3, 2015

Kathleen Hanna Joins Hunx’ Seth Bogart for ‘Eating Makeup’ Single

Seth Bogart has been making blown-out garage-pop for the past half-decade as Hunx (sometimes aided by his Punx) but in early 2016 he'll make his…
Colin Joyce / November 2, 2015

‘The Punk Singer’ Soundtrack Revealed, Will Feature Tracks by Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, the Julie Ruin

Kathleen Hanna documentary The Punk Singer technically came out in 2013, but its soundtrack will finally arrive for purchase this fall: on October 13 via…
Rachel Brodsky / September 8, 2015

Feminism in 2014: More Than a Trend

The word "feminist" is in the cultural crosshairs. In 2014, seemingly every young woman on the precipice of fame has been pressed to clarify whether…
Rachel Brodsky / December 19, 2014

Kathleen Hanna and Mykki Blanco Hit the Studio

SPIN cover star and queen of riot grrrls Kathleen Hanna seems to be reaching down from the punky heavens to bless young artists who are…
Olivia Forman / August 7, 2014

Kathleen Hanna Loves You Too, Miley Cyrus

We learned last week from Miley Cyrus' Instagram that the pop star is a fan of riot grrrl icon Kathleen Hanna, but who could've known that the ex-Bikini…
Olivia Forman / August 4, 2014

What We Learned This Week: Miley Is a Punk, Kimmel Is a Thief, and Saggy Cobain Is Real

This week in music, we learned that Miley Cyrus watched The Punk Singer, because she Instagrammed a couple of photos of eternal badass Kathleen Hanna…
Chris Martins / August 2, 2014

Kathleen Hanna’s Lyme Disease Forces Julie Ruin Tour Cancellation

Last year, Kathleen Hanna told SPIN about her struggle with Lyme disease. The former frontwoman for Bikini Kill and Le Tigre had first opened up…
Marc Hogan / May 13, 2014

Hear the Julie Ruin’s Clamorous ‘Brightside’

Bikini Kill frontwoman, proto riot grrrl, and former SPIN cover star Kathleen Hanna had a busy 2013. After a decade and a half sabbatical, Hanna…
David Zisser / April 18, 2014

Watch the Julie Ruin’s Nostalgic ‘Goodnight, Goodbye’ Video

"Held ourselves together with tape and twine," Kathleen Hanna sings on the Julie Ruin's "Goodnight, Goodbye." From last year's Run Fast, the song reminisces bittersweetly…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2014

SPIN’s Best Portraits of 2013

Some smart-ass once said that a picture is worth a thousand words. To that we usually say, "apples and pineapples, man." But in 2013, SPIN…
SPIN Staff / December 20, 2013

See Kathleen Hanna and Kim Gordon Talk Kurt Cobain in ‘The Punk Singer’ Clip

The Punk Singer, a documentary that focuses on the life, career, and influence of SPIN cover star Kathleen Hanna, will be released in select movie…
Kyle McGovern / November 26, 2013

Kathleen Hanna Explains Valley Girl Accent in Documentary Preview

In the clip above, original riot grrrl, leader of the Julie Ruin, and SPIN cover star Kathleen Hanna can be seen discussing her early days with Bikini…
Chris Martins / November 21, 2013

Kathleen Hanna: Five Things You Didn’t Know

With the release of Kathleen Hanna's new album, Run Fast, by her new group the Julie Ruin occasioning multiple profiles by publications far and wide,…
Julianne Escobedo Shepherd / September 5, 2013

Watch the Julie Ruin Throw a Punk Fit on ‘Fallon’

Kathleen Hanna's triumphant comeback is now in full swing. The ex-Bikini Kill leader has grown a one-off, late '90s bedroom project into a full-fledged band…
Kyle McGovern / September 5, 2013

Kathleen Hanna Throws a Grown-and-Sexy New Wave Dance Party on the Julie Ruin’s ‘Run Fast’

What a drag it is, getting old, or so Mick J. thought. But like seemingly every punk of yore, he stuck it out anyway, inspiring…
Jessica Hopper / September 3, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Nine Inch Nails, the Julie Ruin, King Khan & the Shrines, and More

Prepare yourselves: This week's round-up of streamable albums features long-awaited comeback records from two recent SPIN cover stars — Nine Inch Nails and the Julie Ruin.
Kyle McGovern / August 28, 2013

Kathleen Hanna’s Julie Ruin Stream Raucous ‘Run Fast’ Album

Eighteen years ago, Kathleen Hanna recorded her debut solo album, a bedroom-pop one-off she dubbed Julie Ruin."I was leaving Bikini Kill and I'd been really…
Kyle McGovern / August 26, 2013
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