"One of our
greatest assets as a band is that people underestimate us."
"Part of it is keeping
up with these two. On this record, they're going off. And I had to go off,
too. I had to keep up with them."
"We just try and write and talk about things that we're inspired by
or that we feel are important. But we're not political spokes people, you
know. I always say that we're more cultural activists, in that we're really
aware of culture and women's role in culture making. And we think that's
it's really important — we really want women to have a cultural voice in our
"I think most bands have something to prove
when they start out. I think the ultimate thing to prove is that you are a
good band, and I think that was very true for us as well. I think that the
fact that we are three women in a really sexist music industry is definitely
a part of what we are about, but we wanted to be taken seriously as
musicians and as writers and as women as well."
"I see myself as an
artist and musician first and foremost, but I believe that the political
climate affects us all in some way, especially now. I've always seen things
from a feminist, leftist point of view and the current ultra-patriotic
national fever chills me to the bone."
just want to say that we're not here to fuck the band. We are the band."
- Corin is
married to fimmaker Lance Bangs and mother to Marshall Bangs.
- Made documentary films during college.
- Corin's first Rock And Roll crush
was Shaun Cassidy.
- Studied film, political economy and
social change from Evergreen
- Her favorite Karaoke song to sing:
Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes.
- Her guilty pleasures are chocolate and