Tag: Quasi

SAM COOMES – Song For Ewe

“Far as I know, I was the only kid in my suburban southern California high school who was into obscure art punk in the early 80’s. One of the bands I stumbled across was LA band Monitor, who made, I think, a single LP & then disappeared without a trace, but their album is incredible.”

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I’ve been following Sleater-Kinney’s Janet Weiss on Twitter (@jazzhand) and she’s been essential reading in this alt fact, fake news era, an era which cries out for bands like Sleater-Kinney and the newly resurgent Team Dresch. Sleater-Kinney were formed from riot grrrl royalty. I cannot get enough of Janet Weiss’s metronomic but primal drumming, the true heart and soul of SK’s dynamism and there’s some absolute treats on here, dipping into most of the band’s stellar back catalogue.

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