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‘She was so casual about her genius’: musicians on Low’s Mimi Parker
Steve Albini, Robert Plant, Geoff Barrow and more pay tribute to the vocalist and drummer, who has died aged 55

Guardian music

08, Nov, 2022 @4:57 PM

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‘I’m so glad you guys exist!’ Carrie Brownstein meets the Linda Lindas
When teenage LA punks the Linda Lindas went viral, they caught the attention of Amy Poehler, Jimmy Kimmel and original riot grrrl, Carrie Brownstein of Sleater-Kinney, who joins them for a cross-generational chinwag

Annie Zaleski

16, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Sleater-Kinney: The Path of Wellness review – two boldly go…
(Mom + Pop)
The band’s first album as a duo gets back to glowering-rock fundamentals – but does it chime with the mood of the times?

Kitty Empire

12, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘It reeked of hope and ambition’: 30 years of riot grrrl label Kill Rock Stars
Born in the Pacific north-west scene that produced grunge – but often in opposition to it – Kill Rock Stars pushed women to the front of the stage, and also gave Elliott Smith a platform

Daniel Dylan Wray

23, Apr, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Sleater-Kinney: where to start in their back catalogue
In Listener’s Digest, our writers help you explore the work of great musicians. In this instalment, Pacific Northwest post-riot-grrrl rockers Sleater-Kinney

Laura Snapes

31, Mar, 2020 @7:05 AM

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Sleater-Kinney review: an all-change powerhouse of a gig
The latest incarnation of the Portland-bred sisterhood are on devastating form

Kitty Empire

29, Feb, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Sleater-Kinney review – versatile guitar heroes reach perfection
They still do punk rock better than anyone, but the veteran US band have ably stepped into icy electronics, disco and offbeat pop

Stevie Chick

27, Feb, 2020 @11:00 AM

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The 50 best albums of 2019: the full list
Our pick of the year’s finest albums brings American dreaming, teenage dynamism, heartbreak, barbed rap, impetuous indie and beautiful soundscapes

20, Dec, 2019 @9:41 AM

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The 100 best albums of the 21st century
We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agree

Ben Beaumont-Thomas (1-50); Laura Snapes and April Curtin (51-100)

13, Sep, 2019 @8:00 AM

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Sleater-Kinney: The Center Won’t Hold review – trying too hard?
(Mom + Pop)

Kate Hutchinson

18, Aug, 2019 @7:00 AM

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Sleater-Kinney: The Centre Won't Hold review | Ben Beaumont-Thomas's album of the week
Drummer Janet Weiss has left the band since recording this St Vincent-produced album – but their songwriting suggests they can weather anything

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Aug, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Sleater-Kinney: ‘Music has always been the playground of men’s sexuality’
The feminist punks’ new album, produced by St Vincent and inspired in part by a Rihanna song, is their most expansive yet. So why did their drummer just quit the band?

Laura Snapes

28, Jul, 2019 @9:00 AM

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