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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 when he joined pop-minded alt-rockers the Sun on a…   Read Story »
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. When I saw Springsteen a couple of months ago, he…   Read Story »
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 That Not Be Nice," their terse and…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
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 spend it than making a record with Britt Daniel from Spoon…   Read Story »
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 which we heard in that trailer…   Read Story »
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 up to release an album on Merge later this year as…   Read Story »
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 long to get a new project going. Boeckner is now one of…   Read Story »
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."…   Read Story »
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 Franklin & Co. to gain new fans amongst a younger crowd is to cover a…   Read Story »