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Kate Pierson Says Going Solo Is Like 'Having Wings'

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Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, both veteran musicians, are the stars of the IFC comedy series Portlandia. Chris Hornbecker/IFC hide caption

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Guest DJs Carrie Brownstein And Fred Armisen Of Portlandia

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The B-52s, Bringing Back the Party

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'Love Shack' That Inspired B-52s' Hit Burns Down

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Review: The B-52s Anthology

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