Posts tagged "You Say Party! We Say Die!"

R.I.P. Devon Clifford

You Say Party! We Say Die! drummer Devon Clifford passed away early Sunday morning after collapsing onstage Friday night in Vancouver. As Spinner reports, “Clifford reportedly suffered a brain hemorrhage and after having emergency neurosurgery at 3AM, he was on full life support for about a day.” He was 30. More »

By: brandon / April 19, 2010 - 12:30 pm

Stereogum Presents… RAC Vol. 1

André Allen Anjos’s Remix Artist Collective came on our radar last spring with some inspired Bloc Party and Tokyo Police Club remixes. We’ve kept an ear on the 23-year-old Portuguese artist ever since, and late last year cooked up with André the idea of compiling previously unreleased remixes to celebrate RAC’s first year. Today we… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 10, 2008 - 10:24 pm

You Say Party! We Say Die! Cover “Nightswimming”

Today’s Drive XV bonus cut comes from Canadian outfit You Say Party! We Say Die!, who resisted taking on “Man On The Moon” and “giv[ing] it the 190 bpm post-whatever treatment”; rather they were lured by the delicate piano of “Nightswimming,” a tune Mike Mills recalls having “worked … out in, I think, one day.”… More »

By: Stereogum / October 10, 2007 - 5:01 pm

You Say Party! We Say Die! – “Nightswimming”

You Say Party! We Say Die! On “Nightswimming”
“We chose to cover ‘Nightswimming’ because it is a beautiful song full of nostalgia, heartfelt remembering, and longing. I have always been drawn to water and found that the most peaceful moments I have ever experienced … the closest I have ever felt to god and nature… More »

By: Stereogum / October 10, 2007 - 5:03 am

New You Say Party! We Say Die! Video – “Opportunity”

Our last encounter with Canadian dance-punkers YSP! WSD! came during their tag team with Tokyo Police Club to cover the Rentals’ “Friend Of P.” And now we meet them in a dusty, gutted building with visions of pregnant women and little children ominously frolicking next to sketches of kids in caskets with hollowed eyes. You… More »

By: Stereogum / August 29, 2007 - 10:03 am

Tokyo Police Club & You Say Party! We Say Die! Cover The Rentals

They took a good eight years between recordings, and suddenly they are everywhere: Matt Sharp’s geek-rock troupe gave us a taste of the forthcoming Last Little Life EP, and now they pop on our radar within the same six-week stretch … though less consciously than last time. Proving their influence on the young Canadian post-punk… More »

By: Stereogum / August 1, 2007 - 5:13 pm