Watch Portlandia’s Sardonic Pop Anthem “Let’s Give Up!”

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen’s sketch show Portlandia has almost reached its conclusion. With the show first airing back in 2011, the duo have spent the ensuing…
Ryan Leas, Stereogum / March 14, 2018

Carrie Brownstein Says She Hopes the New Sleater-Kinney Album Will Be Out “Early Next Year”

In a new interview with Stereogum, Carrie Brownstein confirmed her earlier statements about Sleater-Kinney's recording music together, saying a new album in on schedule to be out in early 2019.
Arielle Gordon / February 6, 2018

Watch Run the Jewels Talk Album Release Strategy on Portlandia

Run the Jewels' album release strategy has mainly involved surprise early drops—remember Christmas Eve, when they gave us RTJ3 ahead of schedule? But the duo did…
Brian Josephs / December 27, 2016

Run the Jewels Will Appear in the Next Season of Portlandia

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's Portlandia is known for featuring a cadre of guest stars. The show's upcoming seventh season, set to debut January 5,…
Brian Josephs / December 20, 2016

Watch Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen as Shopping Goths and Office Weirdos in Three New Portlandia Sketches

On January 5, Fred Armisen and Carrie Browstein's surrealist sketch comedy show Portlandia will return to IFC for its seventh season, and the network has released three…
Andy Cush / December 16, 2016

“What About Men?” Ask Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in New Portlandia Teaser

In a new teaser for the seventh season of Portlandia, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's characters identify the real problem with contemporary politics and social justice:…
Anna Gaca / October 6, 2016

“Fuck Portlandia”: Real-Life Feminist Bookstore Cuts Ties With Show

One of the more popular sketches on IFC's Portlandia features Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen as feminist bookstore employees, where they parody a certain type of delicate, overly…
Jeremy Gordon / September 30, 2016

Watch a New Short Film Directed by Carrie Brownstein, Featuring Kim Gordon and Natasha Lyonne

Carrie Brownstein probably has some experience with getting called "mom" on Instagram--the term of endearment preferred by thirsty millennials everywhere to signal their affinity for…
Andy Cush / September 13, 2016

All 109 Sleater-Kinney Songs, Ranked

In 1995, the Olympian monolith that is Sleater-Kinney rose and went on to wreak blissful havoc on rock fans' eardrums (and hearts) for the next…
SPIN Staff / January 20, 2015

‘Portlandia’ Casts Josh Homme as Carrie Brownstein’s Sloppy Gay Brother

This season of Portlandia has been top notch when it comes to musician cameos. St. Vincent showed up twice to give advice to a tax lawyer and…
Dan Reilly / April 15, 2014

Watch St. Vincent Meet the ‘Portlandia’ Studio Snob

When Annie Clark last visited the bizarre-yet-familiar residents of Portlandia, she showed up to help Carrie Brownstein's tax-attorney boyfriend avoid pursuing a misguided music career.
Dan Reilly / March 31, 2014

St. Vincent Shares Helpful Tax Advice on ‘Portlandia’

As SPIN reported last month, St. Vincent has a guest spot on the new season of Portlandia in which she offers up some advice to Carrie…
Dan Reilly / March 18, 2014

‘Portlandia’: See TV on the Radio’s Tunde Adebimpe Dis Fred

Considering Portlandia is a show created by musicians-turned-actors, it's no surprise that Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein frequently deliver the goods where cameos are concerned.
Chris Martins / February 28, 2014

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen Talk ‘Portlandia,’ Sleater-Kinney, and ‘Late Night’

On the new season of Portlandia, one of Carrie Brownstein's characters is dating a tax attorney; when he takes up the electric bass, she enlists St.
Jillian Mapes / February 27, 2014

‘Put a Bird on a Bird’: 10 Best Moments From Fred and Carrie’s ‘Portlandia’ Reddit AMA

Portlandia's star creators Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein popped into Reddit today for an "Ask Me Anything" that touched upon everything from his new gig…
Chris Martins / February 25, 2014
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