Archive for the 'Sleater-Kinney' Category

Saturday, January 29th, 2011

(Sevens, a recurring feature on Aquarium Drunkard, pays tribute to the art of the individual song.) There’s a moment in Sleater-Kinney’s “Modern Girl” where the music and lyrics begin to meld in ways rarely seen in popular music. But it relies on a lyrical thread that builds from the song’s opening. The song’s melodic, sing-songy […]

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Every band has ‘em – the red-headed stepchild of an album. It may work real hard in school, make good grades, help old ladies across the street, but the fact remains that there’s somethin’ peculiar that sticks out about it. And things just never go its way as a result. Thus, The Hot Rock. Released […]