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The new Grass Widow video. Serious summer fun jams. Tobi Vail (formerly of Bikini Kill) interviews the band here. They have a great discussion and touch on the importance of pursuing your dreams ethically and honestly:

"I think that a lot of the punks pretend that they’re outside of capitalism and somehow off the grid, but I think you can make money and be honest about the way you’re making money—and not fuck people over."

—Jessica H.

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Speak For Yourself

The new Grass Widow record is serious summer excellence. Light, ephemeral-feeling, but always deep. They are much smarter and erudite and serious about their band than most bands, and this out take from an interview they did with Lindsay Zoladz is proof. Lots of think about and be inspired by.

—JH

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Last fall, I interviewed Grass Widow for a Pitchfork feature I was working on, which was called “Not Every Girl Is A Riot Grrrl.” This interview took place out front of a pizzeria at 2:30 in the morning, and it remains by far one of my favorite conversations I have ever had with a band. We…

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