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The Julie Ruin Surf a New Wave on ‘I’m Done’

Only Kathleen Hanna can bend squelchy, wet-fart synths into a powerful rock anthem. The Julie Ruin releases their second album Hit Reset on July 8th…
Dan Weiss / May 23, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: The Julie Ruin, William Tyler, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from pessimistic shoegaze groups, smooth-talking disco dandies, and more.
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2016

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

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

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

Hear the Julie Ruin’s James Murphy-Mixed Love Song ‘Just My Kind’

Kathleen Hanna returns this week with Run Fast, the proper debut album from her newest band, the Julie Ruin. As noted in SPIN's August 2013…
Kyle McGovern / September 3, 2013

SPIN’s 50 Fall Albums That You Gotta Hear

School is back in session. The crops are being gathered. The pigskin ritual is afoot. And once again, we await the return of the Great…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 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

The Julie Ruin Dance Through Armageddon on ‘Ha Ha Ha’

With new album Run Fast out in less than a month, Kathleen Hanna and her Julie Ruin bandmates offer up "Ha Ha Ha." Unlike garage-punk…
Dan Reilly / August 5, 2013

Kathleen Hanna’s the Julie Ruin Unveils First Video, ‘Oh Come On’

Oh come on. Oh come on. Oh come on. It's one of those phrases that can be meant at least three wildly disparate ways: inviting, incredulous,…
Marc Hogan / July 11, 2013

Fun Fun Fun 2013 Lineup: Deerhunter, FLAG, Big K.R.I.T., the Julie Ruin, and the Walkmen

The full lineup for this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest won't be made public until July, but organizers have already revealed a few of the…
Kyle McGovern / June 27, 2013

Kathleen Hanna Mounts First Tour With New Band the Julie Ruin

This fall, Kathleen Hanna will take her new (but actually sort of old) project, the Julie Ruin, on tour for the very first time. The…
Kyle McGovern / June 25, 2013
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