Born Ruffians’s first full-length, Red, Yellow And Blue is still a couple months away from hitting the shelves, but we thought you might want to see what the colorful album art looks like. You remember “Hummingbird”‘s sugar rush, right? If not, it sounded and felt like this:
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Canadian spunk rock trio Born Ruffians first made waves in earnest with their “Knife” cover last year and were so opening for Peter Bjorn & John at their second Stateside gig at Merc in January. Something’s shifted since then — the band’s jerky, interval-jumping riff rock’s coalesced into something sound-defining and utterly addictive, evinced o… More »
All we’ve got to go on is a snippet here (53 seconds at that), but for fellow Grizzly fanboys and girls, it’s the best way to spend less-than-a-minute today. The song’s called “Blackcurrant Jam,” and it’s set to appear on Worried Noodles, a comp featuring songs with lyrics taken from David Shrigley’s 2005-released Worried Noodles… More »
Spastic Toronto pop trio Born Ruffians have posted two new sing-a-longs from their forthcoming “Hummingbird” 7″ at MySpace. It’s usually pretty easy to figure out how to stream tunes o’er there, but just in case, the boys offered a “to do” list that includes:1. Go on myspace
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Last year we posted about Warp Records’ Born Ruffians in-studio performance at KEXP, covering Grizzly Bear’s “Knife,” giving the standard-in-the-making a pepped-up, jangly-guit R&B shuffle. The track got the Ruffians’ some well-deserved blog love, and now they’ve memorialized their take with a studio version that’s worth your bandwith.
This year was a great one for Grizzly, and you sorta know shit’s going well when you start getting the cover treatment. And so it goes for the Bear, as XL/Warp Records’ Born Ruffians taking the doo-wapalicious “Knife” out for a spin during their performance at KEXP yesterday morning. The Ruffians work up the tune… More »