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Divine Fits – “Would That Not Be Nice (RJD2 Remix)”

I wouldn’t have thought of it, but now that I think about it, Divine Fits’ excellent single “Would That Not Be Nice” is a prime candidate for remixes. It’s a strong central pulse with a serious hook and a lot of empty space, so it gives any potential remixers a lot to work with. And… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 24, 2012 - 3:44 pm

Watch Divine Fits Cover Frank Ocean

Divine Fits, the new Britt Daniel/Dan Boeckner/Sam Brown supergroup, have been working a few covers into their live shows recently. And at a Rhode Island show last night, they debuted a new one: Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange joint “Lost,” which, unsurprisingly enough, sounds a whole hell of a lot like a Spoon song when Britt… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 17, 2012 - 10:23 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 That Not Be Nice,” their terse and hard-pounding first single together, is quietly proving to be one of 2012’s greatest, most enduring rock songs. Today, the song gets a video… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 4, 2012 - 9:47 am

Divine Fits @ Music Hall Of Williamsburg, Brooklyn 9/9/12

When musicians from well-known musical acts get together to form new musical acts, something that always seems to follow the groups through interviews, bios, and whatever else people write about bands (fanfic), (love letters), is a narrative that attempts to sell the band as “legitimate.” I mean this as opposed to the idea that the… More »

By: Kelly Conaboy / September 10, 2012 - 2:01 pm

Watch Divine Fits Kill It On Fallon

Remember last week, when Bob Mould played Letterman and knocked us all on our collective ass? Same deal here. Divine Fits, the new Britt Daniel/Dan Boeckner/Sam Brown trio, played Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on Friday night and gave a tough, taut, locked-in rendition of their single “Would That Not Be Nice.” It’s not like… More »

By: Tom Breihan / September 10, 2012 - 9:00 am

Divine Fits, Daughn Gibson @ The Echo, Los Angeles 9/4/12

Divine Fits wrapped up their Los Angeles residency at the Echo last night playing every song from their debut album A Thing Called Divine Fits and included a pair of covers from Tom Petty and the Wipers. One couldn’t tell it was only their eleventh show as Britt Daniel and Dan Boeckner traded off vocal… More »

By: Andrew Youssef / September 5, 2012 - 5:28 pm

Stream A Thing Called Divine Fits

One of the most anticipated and unexpected releases of the year comes from Divine Fits, an indie rock supergroup formed around Handsome Furs figurehead Dan Boeckner, Spoon frontman Britt Daniel and drummer Sam Brown. Previously, we’ve heard a pair of Divine Fits joints called “Would That Not Be Nice” and “My Love Is Real” that… More »

By: Corban Goble / August 13, 2012 - 9:10 am

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…

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 »

By: T. Cole Rachel / August 10, 2012 - 4:38 pm

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Has Another New Band Called Spl:t S:ngle

We’ve already heard a bunch of news about Divine Fits, the new group that Spoon frontman Britt Daniel has formed alongside Wolf Parade/Handsome Furs co-leader Dan Boeckner and the New Bomb Turks’ Sam Brown. And now Daniel says that he’s recording with yet another group. This one is called Spl:t S:ngle, and its other member… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 3, 2012 - 4:04 pm

Divine Fits @ Beerland, Austin 8/1/12

Of the Austin club Beerland’s many redeeming features, the restroom decor stands supreme. Instead of the usual wallpaper of stickers for never-were bands, hundreds of tags and scrawls (“proof of no god: shit and teeth”) surround vintage liquor ads.

Divine Fits, of course, have a leg up on the sticker set. They’ve got… More »

By: Brad Shoup / August 2, 2012 - 12:52 pm

Watch Clips From Divine Fits’ 1st Live Show

Tonight was supposed to be the first gig for the Dan Boeckner/Britt Daniel/Sam Brown supergroup Divine FIts, but last night they jumped the gun and played a surprise set at Austin, TX’s Austin Continental Club. Billed as The Hot Skull, the band performed 12 songs which included a slew of new ones as well a… More »

By: Corban Goble / August 1, 2012 - 9:34 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 spend it than making a record with Britt Daniel from Spoon and Sam Brown from New Bomb Turks? The new band, the Divine Fits, premiered their first single, “My LoveMore »

By: 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 which we heard in that trailer the group posted in late May. Stream it for the cost of a “Like” on Facebook (UPDATE: Or stream below.) The single is out… More »

By: 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 up to release an album on Merge later this year as Divine Fits. Now, we’ve got the first new music from the group via a short trailer. Spoiler alert: there’… More »

By: 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 long to get a new project going. Boeckner is now one of the three members of a new L.A.-based indie supergroup called Divine Fits. The debonair Spoon frontman Britt Daniel… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 22, 2012 - 11:31 am
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