Sleater-Kinney talks fury and friendship at New Yorker Festival

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Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss laughed off the idea of Sleater-Kinney being the best rock band in the world at The New Yorker festival on Saturday, but to many — including most occupants of the room — it’s true. And the band kind of knows it, too

“When we’re on stage playing, I feel like we’re the best band in the world,” Weiss told New Yorker writer Dana Goodyear, who was moderating the panel. It helps when your bandmates are your favorite musicians.

“The beautiful parts were edged in disgrace and disgust, it bordered right on ugly the whole time,” Brownstein writes of the first time she heard Tucker’s voice in Hunger Made Me a Modern Girl, which is dedicated to Tucker and Weiss Read more…

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