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Total Warr – “Is This It” (The Strokes Cover)

French psych-pop duo and BTW alumni Total Warr have served up a cover of “Is This It,” the title track from the Strokes’ classic 2001 debut album. It’s a very pretty synth-based rendering of the song, and they apparently did it just for kicks, as explained on SoundCloud:… More »

By: Chris DeVille / May 12, 2014 - 1:05 pm

Total Warr – “Bambastard” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Band To Watch alums Total Warr unveil a very silly video for their new track “Bambastard” featuring Johnny from the Death Set. The clip features the Parisian duo as one man, Guigui carrying around his bandmate Kiki on his afro’d, animated finger and the perils that ensue when your index finger has its own face. More »

By: Claire Lobenfeld / February 12, 2013 - 12:13 pm

Total Warr – “xxx HATE xxx” (Stereogum Premiere)

Parisian pop duo (and former BTW) Total Warr will put out an EP this summer and today we’ve got the first bite of that today, the silky, rhythmic ode to self-loathing “”xxx HATE xxx.” “Hate my band / Hate my music,” cooly coos the chorus. Download it below. More »

By: Corban Goble / May 14, 2012 - 1:42 pm

Band To Watch: Total Warr

Total Warr is a newly formed Parisian duo who make rhythmic, rich pop songs. Its members — who go by the charming French nicknames Kiki and Guigui, were longtime friends in different hardcore bands before they decided to hook up. According to Kiki, the pair visited (Euro) Disneyland with their girlfriends, then wrote, recorded, and… More »

By: Stereogum / October 21, 2010 - 4:15 pm