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A few weeks back, we premiered Low's cover of Bruce Springsteen's "I'm On Fire," and it was great (more on that below). It's their contribution to a forthcoming Springsteen tribute titled Dead Man's…   Read Story »
It has been a little over a year since Born Ruffians dropped Birthmarks, and today they have a new video. Directed by Alphabrette, the "Oceans Deep" video captures a dark night filled with bright…   Read Story »
"Permanent Hesitation," a track from Ontario indie band Born Ruffians' recent album Birthmarks, is a deeply twitchy song, and its video uses just-off split-screens to mirror that nervous energy. We…   Read Story »
Born Ruffians seem to be exorcising youth demons in their song "Needle" but its video is full of young, fun-loving YOLOing. Concert scenes are punctuated with rooftop hangs, late night taco truck…   Read Story »
Next week, the Ontario indie rockers Born Ruffians will release Birthmarks, their fourth album. And now the Montreal group Young Galaxy have remixed their single "Needle," turning it into a jittery,…   Read Story »
It's finally come to this: The first straight-to-Spotify Stereogum Monthly Mix. It's the end of an era, and I'm a little sad about it! But it's a necessity in 2013, and one that will serve this…   Read Story »
We heard a new Born Ruffians song at the very beginning of this year, but without many other details. With the release of the new single, "Needle," we now know that the band will be back with a new…   Read Story »
Ontario indie quartet Born Ruffians are returning sometime this year with a new album. Thus far, we don't have a whole lot in the way of details, but we do have a new song: A slippery, sneakily…   Read Story »
Paper Bag Records is celebrating eight years as a label and their new website by releasing a tribute album covering Madonna's 1986 album True Blue. The label asked their roster of artists --…   Read Story »
This track, from Born Ruffians' new tour and digital EP, features Tokyo Police Club's Dave Monks, for what must have been the most polite and self-effacing recording session of all time. It sounds…   Read Story »