Corin Tucker and The Vaselines

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Summary: Corin Tucker is the guitarist, singer and songwriter in the Corin Tucker Band who have release two albums. She is (her word) also in Sleater-Kinney, one of the most influential and critically acclaimed bands of the past 2 decades. Daniel Ralston spoke to Corin Tucker about her life in music. They touch on her early days in Heavens to Betsy, the progression to Sleater-Kinney (with a lot of talk about their record The Hot Rock), as well as her decision to take time off to raise a family. She also tells Daniel what it is like having a son who is getting into dubstep, and what she'd do if she ended up at the Gathering of the Juggalos. The Vaselines is a Scottish band comprised of the songwriting partnership of Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee. Although the band was initially active for just a few short years back in the late 80s, The Vaselines enjoyed an unexpected surge in popularity after Nirvana famously covered a few songs. Eugene Kelly and Frances McKee sat down with Maggie Serota backstage at Brooklyn's The Bellhouse and discussed working with Belle and Sebastian's Stevie Jackson, their disdain for 80s nostalgia and the experience of making music with an ex. Subscribe: iTunes | RSS Download: Episode 19 Play: