Release Date: June 1995
Music Genre: Punk Rock Indie Rock
Release Country: United States
Record Type: 10 Tracks CD Album
Formed in Olympia, WA in 1994.
Went on "indefinite hiatus" in 2006.
Reformed in 2014.
These Portland, Oregon-native female punk rockers were in the middle of the Riot Grrrl scene in the 90s, and they were one of the few to survive the inevitable backlash (along with Allison Wolfe and Kathleen Hanna).
Sleater-Kinney (the name) is taken from a local freeway off-ramp. Originally, the band was Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein's side-project. The Australian-born Lora Macfarlane became the band's first permanent drummer in late 1994. In 1997, Janet Weiss became their new drummer.
After a few albums recorded with John Goodmanson in Portland, OR (which had become their home town), they went into an unfamiliar studio with Dave Fridmann in late 2004, to record their first album for Sub Pop. (...)
|1||Don't Think You Wanna||1:53|
|2||The Day I Went Away||3:05|
|3||A Real Man||1:04|
|5||How To Play Dead||2:07|
|6||Be Yr Mama||2:53|
|10||The Last Song||3:37|
Recorded at 486 Victoria Street in Melbourne, Australia.
Produced at the Red House, Olympia, WA, USA.