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Nai Harvest – “Ain’t That Enough” (Teenage Fanclub Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

We recently named British duo Nai Harvest a Band To Watch on the strength of their tremendous Hold Open My Head EP, a winsome collection of densely harmonic and emotionally charged guitar pop. One of the bands that undoubtedly inspired the former emo zealots’ alt-rock evolution is Teenage Fanclub, so it only makes sense that… More »

By: Chris DeVille / March 27, 2014 - 9:51 am

Diamond Rings Cover Teenage Fanclub

On his version of the shambling 1995 Teenage Fanclub hit “Mellow Doubt,” Toronto synthpop chameleon Diamond Rings strips away all the acoustic guitars and replaces them with bubbly old-school house piano. Listen below. More »

By: Tom Breihan / October 20, 2011 - 11:33 am

Download Ben Gibbard & Death Cab For Cutie’s Best Cover Songs

Last month Death Cab For Cutie returned to the spotlight with “You Are A Tourist,” the great first single and video from their forthcoming Codes And Keys. A sunny addition to our spring playlist, it recalls brighter moments of mid-period Cure when it’s not channeling “Float On.” That’s fitting given how Ben Gibbard’s got five… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / April 11, 2011 - 11:35 am

Photos From ATP Bowlie 2 Curated By Belle & Sebastian

The Belle & Sebastian-curated ATP Bowlie 2 took place earlier this week (December 10-12) at Butlins Holiday Centre, Minehead. (In 1999 B&S curated The Bowlie Weekender, which ultimately became All Tomorrow’s Parties, hence the “2”.) The event featured 40 bands picked by the Scottish pop ensemble and, according to photographer Elena Morelli, a bunch of… More »

By: brandon / December 14, 2010 - 1:10 pm

Teenage Fanclub, Radar Brothers @ El Rey Theater, Los Angeles 10/11/10

Making a rare venture Stateside, Scottish guitar jangle kings Teenage Fanclub dropped by the El Rey Theater in support of their new album Shadows, with local labelmates Radar Brothers opening. More »

By: Andrew Youssef / October 15, 2010 - 4:56 pm

Teenage Fanclub Bring “Baby Lee” To Fallon

They were the musical guests on a 1992 episode of Saturday Night Live (Jason Priestly hosting), so it’s far from their first time on NBC late night. Here’s the band performing “Baby Lee” for Fallon (and guest Christopher Meloni):… More »

By: jessica / September 29, 2010 - 1:32 pm

Teenage Fanclub – “Baby Lee”

I know the Scottish power poppers in Teenage Fanclub have kept it going fairly steadily since debuting in 1990, but their last album I spent a ton of time with was 1991’s Bandwagonesque. Which just inspired Amrit and I to have a discussion about how we spent the grunge years. It was a strange record… More »

By: brandon / March 23, 2010 - 3:18 pm