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The Wanderer: The Searching, Expansive Career Of Dan Boeckner

Dan Boeckner has one of those voices. He speaks, and it's low and worn and gravelly, the sound of someone who's been around, who has…
Ryan Leas | October 6, 2016 - 12:55 pm

The Anniversary

Apologies To The Queen Mary Turns 10

The first few drumbeats tell you a lot about what you're getting into -- jarringly violent and off-kilter, they jolt you to attention and whip…
Chris DeVille | September 25, 2015 - 2:09 pm

Progress Report

Progress Report: Divine Fits

Name: Divine Fits Progress Report: Dan Boeckner talks about the origins of Divine Fits and the making of the band’s soon-to-be-released debut album… …
T. Cole Rachel | August 10, 2012 - 4:38 pm

More Dan Boeckner stories

Preoccupations – “Memory” (Feat. Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner)

Preoccupations (fka Viet Cong) will release their first album under their new name next week. We've heard two singles from it so far -- "Anxiety"
James Rettig | September 7, 2016 - 11:04 am

Operators – “Blue Wave”

We already know that Canadian '00s-indie heroes Wolf Parade are reuniting this year. Before that reunion jumps off, though, once-and-future co-leader Dan Boeckner will release…
Tom Breihan | March 1, 2016 - 10:57 am

Operators – “Cold Light”

The fact that Wolf Parade are reuniting this year doesn't mean the endless swirl of affiliated projects will cease to churn out new music, too.
Chris DeVille | January 26, 2016 - 1:42 pm

Operators – “True”

Operators is the new wave project featuring Divine Fits members Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks, etc.) plus Devojka.
Chris DeVille | June 12, 2014 - 11:28 am

Watch Operators & Japandroids Play Wolf Parade’s “This Heart’s On Fire” At Canadian Music Week

Back in December we reported from one of the earliest shows by Operators, a new project matching Divine Fits bandmates Dan Boeckner and Sam Brown…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm

Operators (Dan Boeckner & Sam Brown), Connections @ Double Happiness, Columbus, OH 12/5/13

It's weird how these things play out. Sam Brown had already done stints drumming for seminal Columbus garage punk bands Gaunt and New Bomb Turks…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2013 - 3:42 pm

Watch Divine Fits Cover Springsteen’s “Hungry Heart”

Bruce Springsteen's "Hungry Heart" is one of those songs that will continue to turn arenas into pits of ecstasy until long after we're all dead.
Tom Breihan | February 8, 2013 - 8:57 am

Divine Fits – “Would That Not Be Nice” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

A couple of months ago, Divine Fits, the new Britt Daniel/Dan Boeckner/Sam Brown supergroup, released their debut album A Thing Called Divine Fits. And "Would
Tom Breihan | October 4, 2012 - 9:47 am

Divine Fits – “Would That Not Be Nice”

With Wolf Parade on permanent hiatus and Handsome Furs broken up, Dan Boeckner found himself with some time on his hands. What better way to…
Michael Nelson | June 26, 2012 - 11:57 am

Divine Fits – “My Love Is Real”

Here's the first single from the Britt Daniel/Dan Boeckner/Sam Brown supergroup Divine Fits, a Boeckner-fronted electro-pop track called "My Love Is Real," a snippet of…
Corban Goble | June 20, 2012 - 12:16 pm

Preview Music From Divine Fits (Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner, & Sam Brown)

A couple weeks ago, we witnessed that Spoon's Britt Daniel, the Handsome Furs' Dan Boeckner and New Bomb Turks drummer Sam Brown would be teaming…
Corban Goble | May 31, 2012 - 4:17 pm

Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner & Sam Brown Are Divine Fits

Four days ago, Handsome Furs announced their breakup. But Dan Boeckner, the Wolf Parade co-leader who made up half of that duo, didn't take too…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2012 - 11:31 am
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