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Has there been a better collective in the past two decades than Broken Social Scene? I really doubt it. The amount of talent inside and on the periphery of this band is monumental. Feist, Metric, and Stars are the obvious touchstones — and they all deserve articles like this of their own one day –… More »

Anyone who has ever listened closely to Kevin Drew’s songs — or logged any interview time with him — will tell you that Drew is quite unabashedly a lover, not a fighter. A self-described “failed romantic,” Drew’s songwriting oeuvre — both as a member of Broken Social Scene and as a solo artist — i… More »

Almost none of us are at work this week, so almost none of us are getting fired. And with the holidays coming to an end, we don’t have to keep the good-cheer veneer up for much longer. So: Time to wade into some of the past year’s sickest shit!

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Open Mike Eagle – “Raps For When It’s Just You And The Abyss” (Stereogum Premiere)

Los Angeles rapper Open Mike Eagle is about to release a new EP called A Special Episode Of, and today he's offering an enticing preview…
Chris DeVille | January 28, 2015 - 11:03 am

Broken Social Scene – “Golden Facelift” Video

"Golden Facelift" is a song that Broken Social Scene recorded during the sessions that gave us 2010's Forgiveness Rock Record. But they didn't share it…
Tom Breihan | December 30, 2014 - 10:49 am

Hear An Unreleased Broken Social Scene Song & A 17-Minute Italian Opera From Fucked Up On Broadsheet Music: A Year In Review

As a way to make some sort of artistic sense out of the year we just had, the Canadian newspaper The Globe And Mail recently…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 9:33 am

Watch Kevin Drew Play Letterman With Stars’ Amy Millan

There was a mini Broken Social Scene reunion last night on Lettermen. Kevin Drew was there to promote his second solo album Darlings, which came…
James Rettig | September 6, 2014 - 12:59 pm

Kevin Drew – “You In Your Were” Video (Feat. Zach Galifianakis & Feist)

For a certain sort of indie-rock fan -- specifically people who were in college when Broken Social Scene's You Forgot It In People came out,…
Chris DeVille | June 5, 2014 - 10:20 am

Stream Kevin Drew Darlings

Broken Social Scene is on hiatus right now, but it's a loosely-defined hiatus; this summer, they'll headline their Toronto hometown's Field Trip festival for the…
Tom Breihan | March 10, 2014 - 11:07 am

Kevin Drew – “Mexican Aftershow Party”

Just as "Good Sex" began with a sound that was sweeping and intimate at the same time, the new single from Broken Social Scene frontma…
Miles Bowe | February 24, 2014 - 11:43 am

Field Trip 2014 Lineup

Last year, the Toronto indie label Arts & Crafts threw itself a 10th anniversary party in the form of the Field Trip festival, and Broken
Tom Breihan | February 18, 2014 - 11:36 am

Kevin Drew – “Good Sex”

Kevin Drew, onetime frontman of the Canadian guitar battalion Broken Social Scene, hasn't released a solo album since his 2007 debut Spirit If..., but that'll…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2014 - 12:32 pm

Brendan Canning – “Plugged In” Video

Broken Social Scene member Brendan Canning will soon release his solo album You Gots 2 Chill, and his new video for the floaty acoustic track…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2013 - 1:43 pm

Watch Broken Social Scene Play Field Trip Festival

Almost two years ago, Broken Social Scene went on an indefinite hiatus. The band broke that hiatus last night to perform at Field Trip Festival.
Liz Pelly | June 9, 2013 - 11:48 am

Watch Broken Social Scene & Feist Play Fallon

After almost two years on break, Canadian guitar army Broken Social Scene will reassemble at this weekend's Field Trip Festival in Toronto, where they'll celebrate…
Tom Breihan | June 7, 2013 - 8:58 am

Broken Social Scene x Years – “Day Of The Kid” (Stereogum Premiere)

Toronto's Arts & Crafts turns ten this year and they're doing a number of things to celebrate, including the release of X a compilation of…
Claire Lobenfeld | May 23, 2013 - 10:54 am

Broken Social Scene Headlining Arts & Crafts’ 10-Year-Anniversary Field Trip Festival

Broken Social Scene went on an indefinite hiatus almost two years ago, but they’ll reassemble this summer for just one show. Arts & Crafts, the…
Tom Breihan | January 14, 2013 - 11:18 am

Broken Social Scene Play Last Live Show

The Canadian guitar army Broken Social Scene are either breaking up or taking one of their customary long sabbaticals. Last night, they played their final…
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2011 - 9:01 am

FYF Fest 2011 In Photos

FYF Fest, which has had issues with security and crowds in previous years, seems to have moved past those problems and evolved into a healthier,…
Corban Goble | September 6, 2011 - 4:40 pm

The 8 Best Videos Of The Week

This week we've got new videos from Hooray For Earth, Broken Social Scene, Tyler, The Creator, and White Lies. I included the Calling All Car…
jessica | June 10, 2011 - 5:41 pm
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