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Moonface – “City Wrecker” Video

Last year, ex-Wolf Parade and Sunset Rubdown member Spencer Krug released the beautiful and overlooked album Julia With Blue Jeans On under his Moonface name. He’s back with a new EP called City Wrecker and he’s shared the release’s title track. It’s another painfully gorgeous and contemplative piano ballad like the ones that filled hi… More »

By: James Rettig / August 5, 2014 - 10:58 am

Moonface – “Barbarian” Video

Today, former Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown guy Spencer Krug releases Julet With Blue Jeans On, the latest album from his Moonface solo project. We’ve already heard the lead single “Everyone Is Noah, Everyone Is The Ark,” but the album actually opens with “Barbarian,” a pounding seven-minute voice-and-piano song. The song’s video is made up entirely of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 29, 2013 - 10:33 am

Watch Moonface’s “Love The House You’re In” Paper Bag Session

Spencer Krug’s long-running Moonface project is gearing up to release a new full-length, Julia With Blue Jeans, later this month. The LP will feature a solo Krug on the piano and we’ve already gotten a taste of that sound with “Everyone Is Noah, Everyone Is The Ark,” but here we get another, this time with… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / October 8, 2013 - 10:41 am

Moonface – “Everyone Is Noah, Everyone Is The Ark”

Ex-Wolf Parade/Subset Rubdown member Spencer Krug’s Moonface project has returned and will release a brand new full-length Julia With Blue Jeans On this fall. Piano ballad “Everyone Is Noah, Everyone Is The Ark” is its first single and a good entryway into the record, which, unlike With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery, will just be Krug tickling… More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / August 27, 2013 - 10:09 am

Moonface – “Headed For The Door” Video

Moonface’s new video for With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery’s “Headed For The Door” is a mystic, seaside clip featuring a mysterious letter and an even more mysterious protagonist. Marsha Balaeva directs. Watch it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / November 16, 2012 - 2:37 pm

Moonface – “I’m Not The Phoenix Yet” Video

Earlier this year, Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown/Swan Lake guy Spencer Krug, working under his Moonface alias, teamed up with Finnish band Siinai on the new album With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery. And the new video for album track “I’m Not The Phoenix Yet,” directed by Throneboogie, is an intense and weirdly fetishized series of extreme close-ups of… More »

By: Tom Breihan / August 30, 2012 - 11:37 am

Moonface – “Faraway Lightning” Video

A couple of months ago, Spencer Krug’s Moonface project released the new album With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery, a full-length collaboration with Finnish krautrockers Siinai. The new video for the intense album track “Faraway Lightning” is a mythic, mysterious animated thing. Marsha Balaeva directs. Watch it below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 11, 2012 - 3:49 pm

Moonface – “Teary Eyes And Bloody Lips” Video & Album Stream

Moonface is the solo alias of the endlessly prolific Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown/Swan Lake man Spencer Krug. And someone will probably think this is sacrilege, but “Teary Eyes And Bloody Lips,” the icily synth-throbbing first single from Moonface’s new album With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery (recorded with Finnish krautrockers Siinai) is easily my favorite thing that Krug… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 10, 2012 - 12:35 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2012

This was an incredible month for free hip hop MP3s, and it was an incredible month for songs by Lemonade because “Neptune” is one of this year’s finest. And so the paramaters I gave myself with this month’s mix are as follows: Open with Lemonade’s “Neptune,” and create a track flow that blended but flipped… More »

By: Amrit Singh / March 29, 2012 - 12:32 pm

Moonface – “Headed For The Door”

Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown/Swan Lake dude Spencer Krug, working under his Moonface alias, is getting set to drop new album With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery, on which he’s backed by Finnish krautrockers Siinai. We’ve already posted the excellent dark-synthpop dirge “Teary Eyes And Bloody Lips.” And below, you can download the expansive eight-minute album track “Headed For… More »

By: Tom Breihan / March 26, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: February 2012

February’s Monthly Mix makes up for the grievous error in January’s Monthly Mix, namely having omitted Bear In Heaven’s “Reflection Of You.” No offense (none taken). That song’s great! Here it comes flowing out of Violens’ smooth and shifty new wave, and into Diplo’s bounce showcase “Express Yourself,” which in turn dives into Ceremony’s hardcore,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / February 23, 2012 - 4:44 pm

Moonface – “Teary Eyes And Bloody Lips”

Last year, Spencer Krug released Organ Music Not Vibraphone Like I’d Hoped, his first proper album under his Moonface moniker. And in a few months, he’ll follow that up with an LP called With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery. On this one, he teamed up with the Finnish band Siinai, who’d previously toured with Krug’s old band… More »

By: Tom Breihan / February 10, 2012 - 5:22 pm

Moonface – “Fast Peter”

Spencer Krug is prepping his second solo record as Moonface, the project he first mentioned when I interviewed him for a Progress Report back in 2009. That first EP was all marimba and “shit-drums” as its title stated, this one is called Organ Music not Vibraphone like I’d Hoped. In the album’s press release, Krug… More »

By: jessica / May 23, 2011 - 10:50 am

Download Spencer Krug’s Moonface

Back when giving a progress report on all things Krug, the perennially prolific songwriter talked up the myriad sort of collaborations, projects, and side-projects he’s become known for, although one seemed out of step with the rest: an EP of marimba and drums songs. He told Jessica:

[It’s] an instrument that I’ve always liked,… More »

By: Amrit Singh / December 16, 2009 - 11:46 am