Tucker and Brownstein then played her a new song they were working on at the time, "Dig Me Out." Her bandmates later said that she made up a beat so solid "you could practically bang your head against it." Weiss eventually became the band's drummer; she was the fourth in the band's history.

She has also played for Bright Eyes, Junior High, The Shadow Mortons, The Go Betweens, Sarah Dougher, Elliott Smith, and one Gold Card song. Upon the ending of Sleater-Kinney, she joined The Jicks, Stephen Malkmus' band.

On June 4, 2007, she performed with Bright Eyes on The Late Show With David Letterman before joining the band for their summer European tour.

Weiss plays a vintage Ludwig kit (ca. 1973) in natural maple finish. Specs. as follows:

• 5½x14 Craviotto Snare
• 9x13 rack tom
• 16x16 floor tom
• 14x22 bass drum
She played a similar kit at Coachella in April 2008, except the Ludwigs were the Blue Oyster 'Bowling Ball' finish. The Craviotto snare was still natural maple.

Cymbals: Zildjian

• 14" Quick Beat hi-hats
• 18" A Custom Projection crash
• 21" A medium ride
• 20" A Custom medium crash

Hardware: DW

Heads:
• Remo coated Ambassadors on snare and toms, Evans EQ4 on bass drum batter.

Sticks:
•Silverfox MR
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Drum Dungeon Bio - JANET WEISS
Janet Lee Weiss (born September 24, 1965) was the drummer of now defunct Sleater-Kinney and is currently a member of Quasi and the drummer for Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks.

Weiss was born in Hollywood, California, and began playing guitar at the age of 16. She attended San Francisco State University and graduated with a degree in photography. While in college, she started playing drums with an all-girl trio, The Furies.

At the age of 22, Weiss went on tour with The Furies as a drummer, even though she had only been playing for two weeks.

She moved to Portland, Oregon in 1989 and soon after began playing with Sam Coomes (her ex-husband and Quasi bandmate).

Weiss started playing with Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein in Sleater-Kinney in 1996, after seeing them play a show.
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