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2017 In Review

The New Old Guard: The Return (And State Of) ’00s Indie In 2017

By the end of 2016, it was easy to feel overwhelmed by what had occurred in the music world. The major releases had arrived furiously,…
Ryan Leas | December 20, 2017 - 9:40 am

List

74 Artists On Their Favorite Tom Petty Song

I once got busted trying to steal a magazine from my hometown library. The 8/8/91 issue of Rolling Stone apparently had one of those sensors…
Scott Lapatine | October 4, 2017 - 12:39 pm

Premature Evaluation

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

More Broken Social Scene stories

Watch Broken Social Scene Perform On CBS This Morning

Broken Social Scene have released two EPs this year, Try The After, Vol 1 and Try The After, Vol 2. Today, on CBS This Morning,…
Julia Gray | June 22, 2019 - 7:32 pm

Broken Social Scene – “Big Couches”

Next week, Broken Social Scene are following up this year's Let's Try The After – Vol. 1 EP with another EP titled, you guessed it,…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2019 - 1:02 pm

Broken Social Scene – “Can’t Find My Heart”

Last month, we got our first new Broken Social Scene music in a long time. The Canadian guitar-fuzz battalion returned with their EP Let’s Try
Tom Breihan | March 20, 2019 - 9:29 am

Broken Social Scene Performing You Forgot It In People In Full At Arts & Crafts SXSW Showcase

Young upstarts Broken Social Scene are hoping to make it big at SXSW this year, fresh off the release of their Let's Try The After
James Rettig | March 5, 2019 - 10:16 am

Broken Social Scene – “Boyfriends” Video

Last month, Broken Social Scene announced their new Let's Try The After - Vol. 1 EP, which seems to indicate that they are fully, officially…
James Rettig | February 14, 2019 - 10:19 am

Broken Social Scene – “All I Want”

It would seem that Broken Social Scene are fully, entirely back. Two years ago, the Canadian guitar army broke a seven-year silence with the release…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2019 - 9:36 am

Watch Broken Social Scene Debut 2 New Songs, Cover “Total Eclipse Of The Heart” On The Strombo Show

Broken Social Scene recently played an eventful set for Canadian radio host George Stroumboulopoulos' The Strombo Show, and full footage is online now. Performing in…
Chris DeVille | January 14, 2019 - 9:53 am

Broken Social Scene – “Old Dead Young”

Last year, the Canadian collective Broken Social Scene released their first album after a seven year absence, the very good Hug Of Thunder. The band's…
James Rettig | September 28, 2018 - 12:53 pm

Premiere

La Force – “Lucky One”

La Force is the newest project of Broken Social Scene member Ariel Engle, formerly of AroarA. Her debut single "You Amaze Me," which came out…
Gil Green | June 7, 2018 - 11:00 am

La Force – “You Amaze Me”

La Force is Ariel Engle, who joined the Canadian indie-rock collective Broken Social Scene in time for last year's comeback LP Hug Of Thunder. Today…
Chris DeVille | May 11, 2018 - 4:30 pm

Broken Social Scene – “I Don’t Wanna Grow Up” (Tom Waits Cover)

Back in July, Broken Social Scene released their first album in seven years, Hug Of Thunder, and they've been on tour sporadically ever since. During…
James Rettig | December 6, 2017 - 5:44 pm

The Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie Announces Solo Album, Recorded With Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew

Last year, Gord Downie, longtime frontman for beloved Canadian rock institution the Tragically Hip, announced that he is suffering from terminal brain cancer. He and…
Tom Breihan | September 27, 2017 - 10:56 am

Broken Social Scene – “Skyline” Video

Broken Social Scene returned from a seven year hiatus with a new album called Hug Of Thunder earlier this year. "Skyline" was one of the…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 14, 2017 - 10:36 am
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