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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…

While they aren’t exactly a supergroup in the way that, say, the Traveling Wilburys were a supergroup, there’s no denying that Divine Fits have a pretty excellent pedigree. The… More »

Members of Wolf Parade have done a bit of explaining about the band’s third album EXPO 86. We were told the main criteria Spencer Krug had for the songs was “whether or not [he] would dance to them.” He continued: “You know in Archie comics when there’s a school dance and you see little cartoo… More »

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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
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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 Brow…
Chris DeVille | May 9, 2014 - 12:38 pm
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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 Turk…
Chris DeVille | December 6, 2013 - 3:42 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Adam Franklin Of Swervedriver Covers Wolf Parade

When we saw Swervedriver at Coachella they played a very solid set in a tent that was barely 1/3 full. Lame. One way for Adam…
brandon | June 6, 2008 - 3:59 pm
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Wolf Parade Unveil At Mount Zoomer Album Art

Call it a ritual, call it whatever you will: when an album we're frothy for first yields cover art, we like to call in the…
Amrit Singh | May 1, 2008 - 2:47 pm
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