Still our favorite local rock record of the year, Mikal Cronin's MCII is also still producing singles. Latest to get the video treatment is the melancholy "Peace of Mind," the clip for which features Mary Timony of Wild Flag and Helium in a day-in-the-life-of-a-hotel-maid story. Sounds bleak, and it ... More >>
Wild Flag at Great American Music Hall on Friday. Wild Flag Drew Grow and the Pastors' Wives Nov. 4, 2011 Great American Music Hall Better than: FM 107.7 The Bone -- usually. Wild Flag played its fifth-ever live show in San Francisco almost a year ago, for a sold-out, ecstatic crowd at Bott ... More >>
Wild FlagWild Flag: The concept of a "supergroup"-- wherein performers with cool and/or exciting pedigrees find themselves in something resembling a "band" -- dies hard. Imagine your favorite musicians playing together! Frequently, expectations exceed results -- a collection of individuals do ... More >>
I don't know why I've been dreading this Wild Flag album exactly. Sleater-Kinney is one of my three favorite bands (the other two are Sonic Youth and the Dismemberment Plan, in case you're wondering), and as such I should trust Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss harder to carry a band that al ... More >>
Wild Flag at Bottom of the Hill last nightWild FlagGrass WidowRoyal BathsNovember 18, 2010@ Bottom of the HillBetter than: Performing in a toilet.Carrie Brownstein, you are way too fucking modest. "We're just up here learning how to be a band," she said, near the end of Wild Flag's fifth sho ... More >>
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