Sleater-Kinney Drop Frayed Rope Sessions

Sleater-Kinney release Frayed Rope Sessions, a new audio and visual EP featuring new versions of three songs from their album, Little Rope
Sleater-Kinney Photo Credit: Ryan Cory

Sleater-Kinney release Frayed Rope Sessions, a new audio and visual EP featuring new versions of three songs from their album, Little Rope. The EP, recorded at Flora Recording in Portland, OR where they recorded Little Rope, was produced by John Goodmanson, who the band has been working with since the 90’s. Its release coincides with International Women’s Day and proceeds from Bandcamp sales will benefit Noise For Now, a national initiative that enables artists to financially support grassroots organizations that work in the field of Reproductive Justice, including abortion access.

Alongside the EP the band has also shared the video series “Little Rope Unraveled”, where Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein discuss the inception and backstory of album stand-outs “Say It Like You Mean It,” “Hunt You Down” and “Untidy Creature.” Sleater-Kinney, are currently on tour in support of Little Rope. Tour highlights stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, and many more.

Excerpt from “Little Rope Unraveled” / Sleater-Kinney on “Untidy Creature”:

CT: “Untidy Creature” is a song that’s about a relationship and so it takes this personal relationship that the narrator of the story has with another person where they feel very trapped and very unable to function the way they want to function. They realize that they need to leave but it’s gonna be very difficult for them. And on the other hand it’s a little bit more of like a mirror of what has happened to women’s rights in the country in the past two years and losing our rights for bodily autonomy, losing that sense of self, that sense of worth that we should be able to decide which health care we need, what we need in our lives, what path that’s gonna be on for ourselves. It’s taking into the feeling of what that means, how that’s reflected in our everyday lives and what that does to our self-worth, to not be able to have that, you know, I grew up in a world where that was, it was a given. It was something that we thought we had won and it was taken away and it felt like a sense of loss and a sense of grief and a sense of betrayal. So, you know, there’s like kind of a few layers of emotion going on in the song that it is about, you know, a personal relationship and it is also about how our relationship is in this country, how women’s relationship with the rest of the country is right now and how that feels.

Sleater-Kinney 2024 Tour Dates:

03/08/2024 – New Orleans, LA @ Joy Theater

03/09/2024 – Atlanta, GA @ The Eastern

03/11/2024 – Norfolk, VA @ The NorVa

03/12/2024 – Washington, DC @ The Anthem

03/13/2024 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel

03/14/2024 – Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel *SOLD OUT*

03/16/2024 – New York, NY @ Racket *SOLD OUT*

03/17/2024 – Boston, MA @ Paradise Rock Club *SOLD OUT*

03/18/2024 – Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts *SOLD OUT*

03/20/2024 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall

03/21/2024 – Chicago, IL @ Riviera Theatre

03/22/2024 – Madison, WI @ The Sylvee

03/23/2024 – St. Paul, MN @ Palace Theatre

03/25/2024 – Kansas City, MO @ The Truman

03/26/2024 – Denver, CO @ Mission Ballroom

03/28/2024 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Wiltern

03/29/2024 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Belasco *SOLD OUT*

03/30/2024 – San Francisco, CA @ The Warfield

03/31/2024 – San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom

04/02/2024 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox *SOLD OUT*

04/03/2024 – Seattle, WA @ The Showbox *SOLD OUT*

04/04/2024 – Vancouver, BC @ The Vogue

04/05/2024 – Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom *SOLD OUT*

05/15/2024 – Auckland, NZ @ Powerstation

05/17/2024 – Brisbane, AU @ Fortitude Music Hall

05/19/2024 – Melbourne, AU @ Forum

05/21/2024 – Sydney, AU @ Enmore Theatre

05/23/2024 – Fremantle, AU @ Metropolis

08/07/2024 – Portland, OR @ The Square*

08/10/2024 – Copenhagen, DK @ Syd For Solen

08/11/2024 – Gothenburg, SE @ Pustervik

08/12/2024 – Oslo, NO @ Vulkan Arena

08/13/2024 – Stockholm, SE @ Debaser Strande

08/17/2024 – Berlin, DE @ Astra Kulturhaus

08/18/2024 – Amsterdam, NE @ Paradiso

08/20/2024 – Cologne, DE @ Carlswerk

08/21/2024 – Munich, DE @ Backstage Werk

08/23/2024 – Lausanne, CH @ Les Docks

08/24/2024 – Paris, FR @ Rock En Sienne

08/25/2024 – London, UK @ All Points East

08/27/2024 – Glasgow, UK @ Barrowland

08/28/2024 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club *SOLD OUT*

08/29/2024 – Leeds, UK @ Brudenell Social Club *SOLD OUT*

08/30/2024 – Wiltshire, UK@ End Of The Road Festival

Sleater Kinney
Frayed Roped Sessions
Loma Vista

1. Say It Like You Mean It (Frayed Version)
2. Hunt You Down (Frayed Version)
3. Untidy Creature (Frayed Version)

Order Little Rope by Sleater-Kinney HERE


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