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, the Sleater-Kinney and Helium "first all-female supergroup"
made up of Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney), Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney), Mary Timony (Helium), and Rebecca Cole (The Minders), has their self-titled debut album streaming over at NPR
, Brownstein's former blogging stomping grounds. You can definitely tell the difference between Brownstein's blustery vocal style and Timony's more subdued and understated singing, but the contrast holds itself up with a ballast of strong, poppy riffs, trippy female harmonies and jammy, classic rock guitar interludes. Listen here