Janet Weiss Cancels Upcoming Shows Following “Scary” Car Accident

Former Sleater-Kinney drummer Janet Weiss has announced that she is recovering from a "scary car accident." Weiss' left collar bone and right leg were broken in the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 14, 2019

Janet Weiss’ Band Quasi Announces Tour

Quasi, Janet Weiss' band with Sam Coomes, has announced a new West Coast tour. The announcement follows Weiss' departure from Sleater-Kinney and coincidently, the tour…
Rob Arcand / July 26, 2019

Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman and Others Release New Anti-Trump Protest Album

It's a big day for political music, with a new ACLU benefit compilation featuring Mount Eerie and The Pains of Being Pure at Heart out,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 20, 2017

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

Quasi Are Fuming on Cover of Black Sabbath’s ‘War Pigs’

Janet Weiss and Sam Coomes will return as Quasi on October 1 with Mole City, the Portland duo's ninth album, a.k.a. an "Encyclopedia of Kicking…
Kyle McGovern / August 28, 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

Hear Quasi’s Boisterous Noise-Pop Rocket ‘See You on Mars’

Portland super-duo Quasi are celebrating two decades of making music together by releasing Mole City, a so-called "Encyclopedia of Kicking Ass," on Kill Rock Stars come…
Chris Martins / August 15, 2013

New Albums from Alkaline Trio & 5 More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / February 23, 2010

Review: Quasi, ‘American Gong’

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: February 23, 2010Label: Kill Rock StarsAs a great blues-fueled rock band/formerly married couple, Quasi have been called the indie…
Melissa Maerz / February 15, 2010

Spoon, Atlas Sound, Quasi Play Austin’s SpoonX3 Fest

Every Spoon show in Austin, TX, has nostalgia attached to it.
Paige Maguire / July 13, 2009

Portland’s Rock Elite Attend Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks’ ‘Gardenia’ Video Premiere

Portland, OR's indie rock upper crust -- including members of Spoon, Sleater-Kinney, the Thermals, Quasi, and many more -- packed the air-conditioned confines of Valentine's…
Travis Greenwood / August 18, 2008