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Jan 20, 2017

Battle Hymns is a new protest compilation released today timed to President-Elect Donald Trump's inauguration. Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss of Quasi put it together.  More

Forgotten Songs: Quasi’s Janet Weiss on Elyse Weinberg’s “Houses”

Wild Flag and ex-Sleater-Kinney Member Writes About Under-heard 1968 Track

Oct 10, 2013

Forgotten Songs is our recurring series where a musician or one of our writers picks a song they love that they feel has been overlooked. For this Forgotten Songs, Janet Weiss of Quasi and Wild Flag (and formerly of Sleater-Kinney) writes about Elyse Weinberg's 1968 song "Houses" (released simply under the name Elyse).   More

Watch: Wild Flag Album Trailer Video

Self-Titled Debut Due September 13 Via Merge

Aug 01, 2011

Supergroup Wild Flag have released an album trailer for their self-titled debut, which is due out September 13 via Merge. More

Wild Flag Announces Debut Album

Out September 13 via Merge Records

Jun 17, 2011

Super-group Wild Flag have announced that their self-titled debut album will be released September 13 via Merge Records. More

Quasi Announces Tour Dates

American Gong Out February 23

Feb 04, 2010

Portland-based Quasi's new album, American Gong, is out February 23 on Kill Rock Stars and the band have a tour in the works. We have the dates and album info. More

Toro y Moi Set to Tour with The Ruby Suns

Bumps Up Debut's Release Date

Jan 07, 2010

Toro Y Moi (Columbia, South Carolina's Chaz Bundick) is releasing his debut LP, Causers of This, three weeks early and touring around North America with The Ruby Suns. More

Quasi and Kill Rock Stars Unite!

New Album Due Out October 27th

Jun 16, 2009

Kill Rock Stars Records is extending a warm welcome to long-running indie rock three-piece Quasi. The two are finally teaming up for the Portland band's first studio release since 2006, When the Going Gets Dark, which the band released with Touch & Go Records (who are no longer releasing new albums). More



Reviews

Mole City

Mole City

Kill Rock Stars

Dec 06, 2013

Grounded in a loose tradition of Northwest indie, Quasi are defined, if at all, by their expansiveness. Their raucous yet cerebraland highly creativebrand of party rock has grown to stadium size and left genre in the parking lot. More

Quasi and Let’s Wrestle at The Bowery Ballroom, New York City, NY, April 22, 2009

May 07, 2010

Let's Wrestle is an appropriate moniker for an act seemingly in thrall to the '90s indie shambles and dissonance of the likes of Dinosaur Jr. and Pavement, their instrumental parts and personalities clashing like battering rams. Bassist Mike Lightning played in a punchy, surging Lou Barlow-esque style while frontman Wesley Patrick Gonzalez sounded as quixotically dazed as Stephen Malkmus circa Crooked Rain in his flat, laconic intonations. More