As you may or may not know, we here at OtD have been following the post-Sleater-Kinney moves made by Carrie Brownstein, Janet Weiss, and Corin Tucker. Weiss and Brownstein now have formed a new band, and it may be the most intriguing new project from anyone affiliated with Sleater-Kinney thus far as it involves another one of our favorites, Mary Timony of Helium (as documented in this vintage On the Download post from the blog's infancy).
Thanks to YouTube -- and a recent Carrie Brownstein interview that included the words "Sleater-Kinney reunion" -- we've been thinking a lot lately about what the hell ever happened to CORIN TUCKER. Janet Weiss got QUASI back together. Carrie became a semi-famous NPR bloggist and part-time radio personality. By the time Corin put up a Facebook fan page, everyone knew a solo album was in the works.
So the recent Sleater-Kinney reunion non-news left me excited enough to have possibly given short shrift to the real story here: Corin Tucker's return to making music after a long break. She announced on her Facebook page earlier this month that she is indeed recording a solo album and posted a bunch of pictured of her in the studio.
There is actually not really much news in this recent Guardian interview with Carrie Brownstein. But we hear "Sleater-Kinney" and "reunion" mentioned in the same breath and our ears prick up. Here's Brownstein:
"I think it will happen," Brownstein said. "We [just] have to loop
The piece quotes her as saying the reunion is possible "in the next five years."