The live album isn’t dead yet. But it’s close.

As Sleater-Kinney releases a new live album, Michael Barclay looks at what makes the best ones so good—and why they’ve largely grown obsolete

The return of the riot grrrl

Sleater-Kinney and their riot grrrl sisters counteract a bad-news year for women
Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss of Sleater-Kinney in New York.

Sleater-Kinney guitarist Corin Tucker on the band’s reunion

’We wouldn’t be satisfied if it wasn’t quite as good as our other records’