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Art Brut’s Eddie Argos On Life Away From Music, Beating Diverticulitis In A German Hospital, And His Band’s New Album

Tracking Down is a Stereogum franchise in which we talk to artists who have been out of the spotlight for a minute.
Rachel Brodsky | October 30, 2018 - 10:26 am


Op-Ed By Kevin Barnes: Selling Out Isn’t Possible

Last Saturday night, while out in Brooklyn, we met a PA who worked a T-Mobile video shoot with of Montreal, also mentioning that Art Brut…
Kevin Barnes | November 16, 2007 - 6:46 pm


Pitchfork’s 50 Best Singles Of 2004

From here... 50: Johnny Boy "You Are the Generation Who Bought More Shoes and You Get What You Deserve" 49: The Von Bondies "C'mon…
Stereogum | December 21, 2004 - 10:42 am

More Art Brut stories


Gurr – “Christmas Holiday” (Feat. Eddie Argos) Video

Berlin garage-pop duo Gurr released the anti-summer banger "Hot Summer" back in May, following their 2016 debut album In My Head. Today, they return with…
Julia Gray | December 7, 2018 - 12:51 pm

Morrissey Band’s Boz Boorer Enters The Fray, Releases Video With Eddie Argos

One thing about the members of Morrissey's backing band: They are loyal. Recently, Morrissey cancelled an entire tour, blaming opening act Kristeen Young for spreading…
Tom Breihan | June 19, 2014 - 1:06 pm

Art Brut – “Arizona Bay”

Unlikely though it may seem, the incisive and persistently self-deprecating British rant-punk clang-bangers Art Brut are about to release a career-spanning double-disc compilation, which they've…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 11:44 am

Art Brut – “Unprofessional Wrestling”

Another new album announcement: Art Brut will have the followup to Art Brut Vs. Satan, titled Brilliant! Tragic! out in May. "Unprofessional Wrestling" isn't on…
jessica | March 3, 2011 - 6:04 pm

New Everybody Was In The French Resistance…NOW (Eddie Argos) Video – “G.I.R.L.F.R.E.N.” (Stereogum Premiere)

In 2005 Eddie Argos took Art Brut to the top of the pops, lyrically anyway, as indie rock's thick-browed sardonic clown prince. It wasn't about…
Amrit Singh | January 19, 2010 - 3:28 pm

New Art Brut Video – “Alcoholics Unanimous”

Eddie Argos doesn't feel great on this new Art Brut single. Probably the entire Frank Black-produced album, really; it's called Art Brut Vs. Satan, and…
Amrit Singh | March 3, 2009 - 4:12 pm

New Art Brut – “Alcoholics Unanimous”

The first track on Art Brut's forthcoming "punk-as-fuck," Black Francis-produced Art Brut Vs. Satan is "Alcoholics Unanimous." The tale of drinking too much and dealing…
Brandon Stosuy | March 2, 2009 - 3:35 pm

New Art Brut – “Catch” (Cure Cover)

Lady Sovereign isn't the only person covering the Cure this month: Art Brut and a host of others have contributed their takes on the band…
Brandon Stosuy | February 27, 2009 - 8:52 am

Art Brut’s Art Brut Vs. Satan Album News

There's more info about the band's forthcoming third album Art Brut Vs. Satan. For instance, as lead talker Eddie Argos posts, the album art was…
Brandon Stosuy | February 10, 2009 - 10:35 am

Art Brut Also Pissed At EMI

EMI's on anything but terra firma these days and as we've seen this past year, and now you can add Art Brut to the list
Brandon Stosuy | February 21, 2008 - 12:19 pm

Art Brut Take Their Turn Shilling For T-Mobile

In case you missed it: T-Mobile ran the next in its line of hipster-friendly adverts during last night's Grammy telecast (the first coming during the…
Amrit Singh | February 11, 2008 - 10:04 am

Christmas No. 1’s

It's getting to be that most wonderful time of the year -- chestnuts, snowmen, presents, Santa, and in England at least, the coveted "Christmas #1."
Stereogum | November 28, 2007 - 5:09 pm

Austin City Limits ’07: Hot Freaks! Afterparties (Grizzly Bear, Art Brut, The Rosebuds, Sparrow House, St. Vincent)

  After navigating the throngs of Fest folks looking for transportation from Zilker Park (pedicabs were the order of the weekend, though we had…
Stereogum | September 17, 2007 - 10:51 am