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Wild Flag artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

Wild Flag performs at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C.

October 20, 2011 The rock band played two new songs, plus Ramones and Television covers, in a concert from Black Cat.

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Janet Weiss and Carrie Brownstein (right) of WILD FLAG perform at The Parish in Austin, Texas.

April 1, 2011 True to its name, WILD FLAG puts on a frenetic performance featuring powerful whirlwinds of guitar.

Studio Sessions

Wild Flag.

November 10, 2011 The explosively energetic foursome delights with its fusion of raucous punk and tight musicianship.

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November 3, 2011 The raucous band of rock veterans visits OPB's studios with a set of songs that go for the gut.

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Interviews & Profiles

Wild Flag's self-titled debut album was released earlier this month. Left to right: Rebecca Cole, Carrie Brownstein, Mary Timony, Janet Weiss.

September 24, 2011 Carrie Brownstein says chemistry is crucial in creating a band greater than the sum of its members.

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News

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September 22, 2010 Monitor Mix blogger and All Songs Considered contributor Carrie Brownstein chats about her new band.

More Stories

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen film their sketch-comedy show Portlandia in the summer, when Armisen is on hiatus from Saturday Night Live. During the rest of the year, they communicate through constant text messages, says Armisen.

January 5, 2012 Portlandia's co-stars and co-creators talk about their sketch comedy show, now entering season two.

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Wild Flag (and former Sleater-Kinney) drummer Janet Weiss, performing live at the NPR Music day party, during the South by Southwest Music Festival in Austin, TX.

May 25, 2012 Hear Janet Weiss' favorite drum fills or intros and guess what songs they're from.

Wild Flag drummer Janet Weiss in a new video for "Electric Band," from the group's self-titled debut album.

October 24, 2011 See the members of Wild Flag take on a team of bears in a baseball game for the ages.

Wild Flag comes out Sept. 13.

August 28, 2011 The first album from the all-star group is the work of four gifted people with a dire need to play.

DJ Miguel Emmanuelli scratches a record at CD Connection in Jacksonville Beach, Fla., in 2008.

April 15, 2011 Saturday brings the fourth iteration of Record Store Day, which celebrates mom-and-pop record shops.

Raphael Saadiq (upper left), The Joy Formidable (upper right), WILD FLAG (bottom)

March 13, 2011 The ASC team looks at some of the nearly 2,000 artists slated to play at this year's festival.

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March 4, 2011 Hear an exclusive sneak preview of Carrie Brownstein's new band with Janet Weiss and Mary Timony.

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NPR Artist Directory

Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

Hear concerts and interviews with the atmospheric art-folk singer.

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

Hear performances and profiles of the jazz innovator's work.

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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