Wild Flag is a Portland, Oregon and Washington, DC-based quartet consisting of Carrie Brownstein (guitar/vocals), Mary Timony (guitar/vocals), Rebecca Cole (keys/vocals) and Janet Weiss (drums/vocals). The members of Wild Flag have played in numerous and notable bands including Sleater-Kinney, Helium, Quasi, The Minders, and Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.
Their self-titled debut album was recorded in April 2011 with engineer Chris Woodhouse at the Hanga in Sacramento, California. All tracks were recorded live except for the vocals.
“Debut of the Month” 4/5 Uncut
“This band want you to have as much fun as they so clearly are” 4/5 Q
“A bristling selection of action-packed, pop punk nuggets” 4/5 Daily Mirror
“This debut justifies the excitement” 4/5 Daily Telegraph
“The sound of alt-royalty still fuelled by youthful fire” The Independent
“Ten tracks of super smart indie rock” 4/5 The Fly
“Electrifying debut” 8/10 Loud & Quiet
“Superb debut record that continues the impressive legacy of the band’s members” 8/10 Clash