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Wild Flag - 100% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Bikini Kill - 58% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Pioneers of the 90s radical feminist musical movement named Riot Grrrl, USA’s Bikini Kill were widely perceived to be the transatlantic cousins of UK band Huggy Bear - an impression confirmed when they joined that band for a 1993 shared album that was one of the movement’s most celebrated documents. Hailing from Olympia, Washington, and featuring the haranguing voice Read more

Helium - 44% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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Led by the visceral guitar and vocals of Mary Timony (Washington, DC, USA), who had previously played with female punk band Autoclave, this Boston, Massachusetts, USA-based band was formed in 1992. They announced their musical intentions within the packaging of their debut album proper, The Dirt Of Luck. After opening the cover, a water colour depicting a meditative dusk sce Read more

Courtney Barnett - 41% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Le Tigre - 41% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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In the wake of Bikini Kill’s split during the late 90s, singer-songwriter Kathleen Hanna took little time to get back in the ‘Riot Grrrl’ ring with Julie Ruin, and soon afterwards, Le Tigre. While the former project proved to be a one-off, Le Tigre was a more permanent and exciting proposition which applied electronica’s cut-and-paste aesthetic to the raw pu Read more

Bratmobile - 40% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Bratmobile, comprising Erin Smith (guitar), Molly Neuman (Washington, DC, USA; drums) and Allison Wolfe (b. 9 November 1969, Memphis, Tennessee, USA; vocals), was formed by a trio of veteran US fanzine producers in the early 90s. The female members had previously published Girl Germs, a pioneering organ that helped to spearhead the Riot Grrrl movement, while the Washington-b Read more

St. Vincent - 35% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Viet Cong - 35% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Father John Misty - 28% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Parquet Courts - 27% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
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The New Pornographers - 27% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This upbeat, harmony drenched indie group began to take shape when multi-instrumentalist A.C. Newman (Allan Carl Newman, 1968, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), Daniel Bejar (b. 1972, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; guitar/vocals) and Neko Case (b. 8 September 1970, Alexandria, Virginia, USA; vocals) took their respective musical projects – Zumpano, Destroyer a Read more

Liz Phair - 22% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 April 1967, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Phair was brought up in a wealthy suburb of Chicago, Illinois, by her adoptive father (a physician) and mother (an art teacher). It was a perfectly happy childhood, during which she befriended the actress Julia Roberts (a friendship later recounted in the song ‘Chopsticks’). Her first love was art, but at Oberlin College Read more

Sharon Van Etten - 22% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Breeders - 22% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Restless with her subordinate role in Boston, USA guitar band Pixies, bass player Kim Deal (Kimberly Ann Deal, 10 June 1961, Dayton, Ohio, USA; guitar, vocals, synthesizers) forged this spin-off project with Throwing Muses guitarist Tanya Donelly (b. 14 July 1966, Newport, Rhode Island, USA). The name Breeders, a derogatory term used by homosexuals to describe heterosexuals, Read more

Pretty Girls Make Graves - 21% match to Sleater-Kinney

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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The Seattle, USA rock scene had become a ghost of its formal self by the late 90s, but several new bands from the area began to put it back on track in the early twenty-first century, notably Vendetta Red and Pretty Girls Make Graves. Specializing in punk sounds of yesteryear, Pretty Girls Make Graves was formed by Andrea Zollo (vocals), Jason Clark (guitar), Nathen Thelen (gui Read more


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