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Janet Weiss injured in “scary” car accident, cancels Quasi tour

35 days ago
Consequence of SoundShe suffered a broken leg and collar bone. Janet Weiss injured in “scary” car accident, cancels Quasi tour Nina Corcoran more info

Jon Spencer preps solo debut, touring w/ Melvins (listen to "Do the Trash Can")

464 days ago
Brooklyn VeganJon made the album's with Quasi's Sam Coomes and drummer M. Sord. Continue reading… more info

40 From 40: 1998

733 days ago
Sweeping The NationIn retrospect, something appears to be coming together around 1998. Three of the year's biggest music stories - George Michael's arrest, Elton John's knighthood, Geri leaving the Spice Girls - feel like the first stage of coalescing into ... more info

KEXP Suggests: La Marzocco Cafe’s Four Barrel Launch Party with Quasi 7/15

796 days ago
KEXP SeattleSeattle’s often hyped up as a coffee town. It shows up in every rom-com trope, ad campaign, and your distant relatives who vaguely heard of that “whole grunge thing.” And you know what? There’s some truth to it. Between great coffee and a thr... more info

Protest Comp Battle Hymns Has New Songs From Stephen Malkmus, Carrie Brownstein, Carl Newman, & More

971 days ago
StereogumYou may have already heard something about this, but in a few hour, Donald J. Trump is going to become the President of the United States of America. These are dark and dire times, and the long-running Pacific Northwest indie rock duo Quasi have resp... more info

Quasi releases protest comp ft. mems of Sleater-Kinney, New Pornographers, Built to Spill, Pavement, more

971 days ago
Brooklyn VeganQuasi (aka Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss) have put together a new compilation protest album called Battle Hymns that features tons of exciting guests. It's a pay-what-you-want download, and proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood, ACLU, and Co... more info

Sam Coomes releasing solo LP, touring w/ Jason Loewenstein & Saqqara Mastabas

1126 days ago
Brooklyn VeganQuasi's Sam Coomes recorded his first-ever solo LP with just an organ and "rhythm box," and he'll support it on tour with Jason Loewenstein (f Sebadoh and Fiery Furnaces) and Saqqara Mastabas (aka Matthew Friedberger of Fiery Furnaces and B... more info

What's going on Saturday?

1180 days ago
Brooklyn VeganTonight's NYC shows include Dolly Parton, Modern Baseball/Joyce Manor, Julianna Barwick, Dead & Company, Quasi, Disassociate, The Mystery Lights, PUP, The So So Glos, and more. Continue reading… more info

Laurence Bell's Quasi playlist: the Domino founder's favourite tracks

1185 days ago
Guardian MusicLaurence Bell of Domino records picks his favourite tracks from his label’s rock’n’roll power duo Quasi – AKA Sam Coomes and Janet WeissFrom Janet Weiss’s opening salvo to the first action-painting splatter of Sam Coomes’s keyboard on thi... more info

Sam Coomes – “Stride On” (Stereogum Premiere)

1198 days ago
StereogumSam Coomes has a storied musical past. He’s one half of the experimental indie-rock duo Quasi alongside former spouse Janet Weiss (of Sleater-Kinney and Wild Flag), as well as a session musician whose performed on records for Elliot Smith and Built... more info

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