Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires & The Asphodells – “Before Your Eyes”

Unless you count frontman Ed Macfarlane's vocal on Disclosure's "Defeated No More," UK dance-rockers Friendly Fires haven't released new music since 2011's Pala. That changes…
Chris DeVille | March 14, 2014 - 4:35 pm

SBTRKT Covers Friendly Fires

UK electro stylemasher SBTRKT took to BBC 1 Live Lounge today to premiere a cover of Friendly Fires' "Blue Casette." SBTRKT also played his own…
Corban Goble | January 6, 2012 - 11:04 am

Holy Ghost! – “On Board” (Friendly Fires Cover) (Stereogum Premiere)

Michael McDonald collaborating/Phoemixing DFA duo Holy Ghost! are trading covers with UK dance-punkers Friendly Fires on a forthcoming split 12". Funny, that, since Friendly…
Amrit Singh | February 25, 2010 - 4:51 pm

The xx/Friendly Fires @ Webster Hall, NYC 12/5/09

Chilly Londoners the xx played a shortish sans "Crystalised" set as a three piece on Saturday, a night the more up-swinging Friendly Fires clearly stole…
Brandon Stosuy | December 7, 2009 - 4:32 pm

Friendly Fires Remix Phoenix

Just when you thought we were putting a cap on our ongoing coverage of how it's been a Very Phoenix Summer, with the logical extension…
Amrit Singh | September 17, 2009 - 3:20 pm

Speech Debelle Wins 2009 Mercury Prize

Just today people were talking about big money bets coming in for Speech Debelle to win the Mercury Prize, and what do you know, the…
Amrit Singh | September 8, 2009 - 5:37 pm

Mercury Prize 2009 Nominees

Earlier this morning, British DJ/television presenter Lauren Laverne announced the dozen 2009 Mercury nominees at London's Hospital Club. The prize, of course, is for the…
Brandon Stosuy | July 21, 2009 - 10:19 am

Indie Rockers Play Dress-Up For The New York Times

Coachella is already the most fashionable of the summer festivals by virtue of its proximity to Los Angeles, so this year the NYT ran with…
Amrit Singh | July 17, 2009 - 2:54 pm

Coachella 2009: Cure, MBV, Antony Assault The Sound System

Surprise, it wasn't My Bloody Valentine's 15-minute aural assault "You Made Me Realise" that caused Sunday's biggest audio mishap. Organizers cut the speakers during the
Scott Lapatine | April 20, 2009 - 3:29 pm

New Friendly Fires Video – “Skeleton Boy”

Friendly Fires' new video for "Skeleton Boy" is not Abe Vigoda's video for "Skeleton," but you wouldn't be blamed or looked upon badly for finding…
Brandon Stosuy | January 15, 2009 - 12:23 pm

Decomposed: Friendly Fires

Friendly Fires are the first overseas group to step to the plate in our Decomposed studio. The English band had a big year,…
Brandon Stosuy | December 19, 2008 - 9:41 am

Friendly Fires – Studio Pics

Friendly Fires are the first overseas band to step into our stripped-down Decomposed studio. The English band had a big year, releasing their eponymous debut…
Scott Lapatine | December 18, 2008 - 8:38 pm

Friendly Fires – “Strobe”

Friendly Fires are the first overseas band to step into our stripped-down Decomposed studio. The English band had a big year, releasing their eponymous debut…
jim | December 17, 2008 - 1:54 pm

Friendly Fires – “Paris”

Friendly Fires are the first overseas band to step into our stripped-down Decomposed studio. The English band had a big year, releasing their eponymous debut…
jim | December 17, 2008 - 1:38 pm

Friendly Fires – “On Board”

Friendly Fires are the first overseas band to step into our stripped-down Decomposed studio. The English band had a big year, releasing their eponymous debut…
jim | December 17, 2008 - 1:18 pm
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