Tag: Carrie Brownstein
Fred Armisen is a comedian whose resume includes Saturday Night Live and guest spots in movies like Anchorman; Carrie Brownstein is a rocker, and a founding member of riot grrl group Sleater-Kinney. They seem like an unlikely pairing, and yet their sketch-comedy show Portlandia is one of the finest and funniest things on American television right now. I’m curious to know how exactly they met, and how they decided to do comedy together. “Well, we kind of knew each-other a little bit, we had some mutual friends,” Armisen tells me. “We met, and I knew as soon as I met her that we’d have a friendship, and that it was going to be something really exciting.”
Wild Flag Grrl Power By Michael Hartt Portland four-piece Wild Flag started as a one-off collaboration for a soundtrack to a documentary about feminism in art. Ex-Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein had enlisted former drummer Janet Weiss and keyboardist Rebecca Cole (of fellow Portland natives The Minders) to create the instrumentals for the film. As Cole [...]
Posted: March 12th, 2012 under Brag 452 (March 5), Music, Music - Interview.
Tags: Carrie Brownstein, Golden Plains Sixxx, Janet Weiss, Love of Diagrams, Manning Bar, Michael Hartt, Rebecca Cole, The Brag, Unity Floors, Wild Flag