Indie rock veteran Mike Kinsella is releasing an acoustic covers album later this year called Other People’s Songs under his Owen moniker. We’ve already heard his take on the Smoking Popes’ “Under The Blanket,” and now he’s shared his version of Against Me!’s “Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart,” which Laura Jane Grace… More »
Canadian sisters Tegan and Sara played to a sold out crowd at New York’s Bowery Ballroom on Monday night. This show was their first concert back in the US since supporting the Killers on their UK tour, and the girls made reference to the nice intimate crowd in New York after playing in big arenas. More »
The other day we posted the Quin sisters’ collab track with Tiësto, but that was just a little stopgap until Tegan & Sara release their followup to their great Chris Walla-produced The Con LP. As we learned in their recent Progress Report, the Death Cab guitarist is back on board to produce this one, along… More »
NAME: Tegan & Sara
PROGRESS REPORT: Listening to mixes for their sixth studio album, Sainthood, out October 27. Recorded at Sound City in Van Nuys, CA, and Two Sticks Audio in Seattle, WA.
Tegan & Sara’s 2007 record The Con grew on me, especially when live, acoustic performances from the sisters started… More »
Last week Tegan Quin got wrapped up in telephone chords and heartbreak in the video for she and sister Sara’s “Call If Off.” Here, Quin joins Against Me! in the clip for New Wave power-ballad “Borne On The FM Waves Of The Heart,” she and frontman Tom Gabel crooning across a studio while the rest… More »
Augusten Burroughs writes funny and sad and often devastating books. Tegan & Sara write catchy-ass songs. Maybe sometime’s they’re sorta sad. Tegan Quin recorded “His Love” sans Sara, and she does a good job. (Just like Sara did a fine job by her lonesome when she covered R.E.M. for our Drive XV project.) Here, Tega… More »