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Premature Evaluation: Broken Social Scene Hug Of Thunder

After seven years away, Broken Social Scene have returned with Hug Of Thunder, an album that's a galvanizing reminder of the strength of the Toronto…
James Rettig | July 5, 2017 - 1:06 pm


Behind The Music: “Steal My Sunshine”

It's Weird '90s Week on Stereogum. All week long we're looking at the strangest musical moments and trends of the decade. Check out more here.
Peter Helman | May 19, 2016 - 12:46 pm

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Brendan Canning – “Book It To Fresno” Video (NSFW)

Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning released a new solo album, Home Wrecking Years, a few weeks back, and today he's shared a video for lead…
James Rettig | August 25, 2016 - 2:07 pm

Brendan Canning – “Keystone Dealers”

Broken Social Scene are currently working on new music, but that's not deterring the group's Brendan Canning from releasing a new solo album, his third…
James Rettig | July 29, 2016 - 11:49 am

Brendan Canning – “Book It To Fresno” (Stereogum Premiere)

In August, Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning will release his third solo album Home Wrecking Years, his first since 2013's You Gots 2 Chill. In…
Zac Gelfand | June 24, 2016 - 11:00 am

Hear An Unreleased Broken Social Scene Song & A 17-Minute Italian Opera From Fucked Up On Broadsheet Music: A Year In Review

As a way to make some sort of artistic sense out of the year we just had, the Canadian newspaper The Globe And Mail recently…
Tom Breihan | December 19, 2014 - 9:33 am

Brendan Canning – “Bullied Days”

Broken Social Scene member Brendan Canning announced his sophomore LP You Gots 2 Chill with "Plugged In" at the beginning of the summer. As we…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 17, 2013 - 3:15 pm

Brendan Canning – “Plugged In” Video

Broken Social Scene member Brendan Canning will soon release his solo album You Gots 2 Chill, and his new video for the floaty acoustic track…
Tom Breihan | September 4, 2013 - 1:43 pm

Brendan Canning – “Plugged In”

Broken Social Scene's Brendan Canning will release his sophomore solo LP this fall and he's titled it You've Gots 2 Chill. Yesterday, Tom expressed his…
Claire Lobenfeld | July 9, 2013 - 4:35 pm

Indie Rockers Before They Were Famous

After watching the recently unearthed footage of Arcade Fire playing a house party in 2002 and a 17-year-old Robin Pecknold covering Radiohead and Simon &…
Scott Lapatine | April 21, 2011 - 4:01 pm

Broken Social Scene Reunite On The Toronto Harborfront

We got the word on this one from a reader named Kate, who informs us of the following: Broken Social Scene were going to…
Brandon Stosuy | July 13, 2009 - 9:03 am

New Brendan Canning Video – “Love Is New”

So far the videos from Brendan Canning's Something For All Of Us... have found the Broken Social Scenester running for his life in the woods
Brandon Stosuy | March 11, 2009 - 4:44 pm

New Stills Video (Feat. Brendan Canning) – “Don’t Talk Down” (Stereogum Premiere)

This one's a trip. The Stills have been particularly ominous in this Oceans Will Rise era. And come to think of it, the album title's…
Amrit Singh | December 11, 2008 - 3:21 pm

New Brendan Canning Video – “Churches Under The Stairs”

The last time we saw Brendan Canning, via "Hit The Wall," he was running away from animals, wearing a red tracksuit, and looking a lot…
Brandon Stosuy | November 10, 2008 - 2:24 pm

New Brendan Canning Video – “Hit The Wall”

In the Sean Michael Turrell-directed video for previously mentioned (and listened to) "Hit The Wall," Broken Social Scene bassist and Spirit If... tour mate Brendan…
Brandon Stosuy | July 8, 2008 - 2:37 pm