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Indie Rock Supergroup Wild Flag Are No More

If you wave a banner for terrifically blazing indie rock, better put it at half mast today. Wild Flag have gone their separate ways. The…
Marc Hogan / December 5, 2013

Album of the Week: Stream ‘Drumgasm,’ From Pearl Jam’s Matt Cameron, Sleater-Kinney’s Janet Weiss, and Death Grips’ Zach Hill

The explosive, 39-minute free-wallop Drumgasm is the work of three alt-rock-drumming luminaries making giddy splatter-jazz on three kits: a percussive, improvised Pollock painting that bubbles…
SPIN Staff / August 19, 2013

Watch Supergroup Drumgasm’s Absurd, Orgasm-Free Album Trailer

Drumgasm, the all-drummer supergroup comprising solely members of SPIN's 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music list, will be here soon. Janet Weiss, Zach Hill, and Matt Cameron…
Marc Hogan / July 29, 2013

Drumgasm! Soundgarden, Wild Flag, and Death Grips Drummers Plot Supergroup Album

Janet Weiss, Zach Hill, and Matt Cameron all featured prominently on SPIN's 100 Greatest Drummers of Alternative Music list. Needless to say, our minds were than…
Kyle McGovern / June 5, 2013

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

Wild Flag ‘Romance’ Letterman While Stipe Sits on Colbert’s Shelf

The last time Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss appeared on the Late Show With David Letterman was 2006, when they performed devastating The Woods cut…
Marc Hogan / December 14, 2011

A League of Their Own: Wild Flag Play Ball in ‘Electric Band’ Video

"It was too strange and surreal of an idea to refuse," Carrie Brownstein told NPR of the new video from the former Sleater-Kinney guitarist's current…
Marc Hogan / October 24, 2011

‘Portlandia’ Stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein Toast Rock’s Great Cliches

Why funny is deadly serious: Read guest editor Patton Oswalt's introduction to SPIN's first ever "Funny" Issue, plus the full Das Racist cover story and…
David Marchese / October 20, 2011

Review: Wild Flag, ‘Wild Flag’

Has there really never been an all-female, indie-rock all-star band before Wild Flag? They're late, it's true, but also right on time. They arrive just…
Jessica Hopper / September 13, 2011

New Albums From St. Vincent, Wild Flag & 23 More!

Here's our take on the albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, September 13 -- and it's a big, big week for releases:…
SPIN Staff / September 13, 2011

HEAR IT: Wild Flag’s Killer Debut Album

The self-titled debut from Wild Flag, the all-girl supergroup featuring Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss, Helium's Mary Timony, and the Minders' Rebecca Cole. is…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2011

My Favorite Things: Wild Flag

This week: Wild Flag, the female indie-rock supergroup of Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney), Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, the Jicks), Mary Timony (Autoclave, Helium), and Rebecca Cole (the…
SPIN Staff / August 19, 2011

10 Must-Have Releases for Record Store Day

Saturday, April 16, music fans will once again head out en masse for Record Store Day, an annual celebration, now in its fourth year, which…
Peter Gaston / April 12, 2011

Indie Rock All-Stars Wild Flag Rev It Up in Austin

Wild Flag is a new band, and most of their gigs at and leading up to SXSW were typical new band fodder: a tiny club…
Peter Gaston / March 22, 2011

Best & Worst Moments of SXSW 2011: Day 3

BEST RIDDIMS: LITTLE DRAGONBacked by her chopsy wrecking crew of stone-cold Swedes, Little Dragon's Yukimi Nagano was the perfect musical muse and master of ceremonies,…
SPIN Staff / March 19, 2011

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week: SXSW Edition!

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
Anna Hyclak / March 11, 2011

Bright Eyes Earns Radio City Music Hall Spotlight

There's something about watching any band play Radio City Music Hall that inherently feels like a coronation, a moment to savor and take stock --…
Steve Kandell / March 9, 2011
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