Sleater-Kinney’s ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ is a Vital Response to a Disconnected World

Sleater-Kinney’s ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ is a vital response to a disconnected world. Read our review

14.8.2019

Sleater-Kinney’s ‘The Center Won’t Hold’ is a vital response to a disconnected world. Read our review

Working with St. Vincent’s Annie Clark, the beloved indie-rock band weaponizes nostalgia and fights social media malaise.

it’s social media alienation and all it engenders. Sleater-Kinney have always made meaning in physical spaces where we can experience sweaty liberation from dated rock tropes. Here, physical connection feels more essential than ever. “Reach out and touch me/I’m stuck on the edge. . . . The darkness is winning again,” Tucker sings on “Reach Out,” part girl-group lover’s plea, part synth-pop suicide-at-the-beach fantasy, with a sly nod to Depeche Mode’s “Personal Jesus.” “The Future Is Here” gives voice to someone who begins and ends her day “on a tiny screen” and confesses, “Never have I felt so goddamned lost and alone.” On “Can I Go On,” every last person “is wired/To machines, it’s obscene.”

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Yes, Sleater_Kinney!!!! 👏💪👏💪 So vital the original drummer said 'nah, I'm out.'

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