Riot Grrrl pioneer Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre) recently released The Julie Ruin record titled Run Fast. Featuring dream-team Kathi Wilcox on bass (Bikini Kill bandmate), Kenny Mellman on keys (’Kiki and Herb’), Carmine Covelli on drums (actor, filmmaker and musical juggernaut) & Sara Landeau on guitar (met Kathleen mentoring at Rock Camp for Girls), the band will wrap up a US tour and then head to Australia for a short stint in January 2014.
The Julie Ruin provides a tight musical backbone to Hanna’s iconic vocal style. The band previously shared album cuts “Ha Ha Ha” and “Oh Come On“ (video) and “Just My Kind”. Today they reveal a brand new album track remix from DFA’s YACHT, which premiered with Rolling Stone. Download the “Right Home” (YACHT Remix) MP3 above and we encourage you to post & share.
Kathleen Hanna is a celebrated, outspoken figure at the forefront of feminist punk. The Punk Singer is a documentary film directed by Sini Anderson and produced by Tamra Davis which follows Kathleen for a year and reveals why she had been absent from music for several years prior to The Julie Ruin album and tour. It will be released theatrically in NYC & LA and available on VOD on November 29, 2013.
11/2: Colorado Springs, CO @ Cornerstone Arts Center
(Rocky Mountain Women’s Film Festival) *
11/8: Olympia, WA @ The Capitol Theatre
11/9: Olympia, WA @ Olympia Film Festival *
11/10: Austin, TX @ Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/16: New York, NY @ DOC NYC *
11/21: New York, NY @ MoMa, DJ Set (at Body/Head show)
1/15: Melbourne, Australia @ The Corner
1/17: Sydney, Australia @The Factory Theater
1/18: Hobart, Australia @ Mona Foma
* = The Punk Singer screenings