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Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Sunset Rubdown – Dragonslayer

When discussing a new Sunset Rubdown album it's become pretty cliché to list everything Spencer Krug's recently accomplished, but his output remains as prolific as…
Brandon Stosuy | May 22, 2009 - 9:40 am

Progress Report

Progress Report: Spencer Krug

NAME: Spencer Krug (Swan Lake, Sunset Rubdown, Wolf Parade) PROGRESS REPORT: Releasing Enemy Mine with Swan Lake on March 24; editing untitled Sunset Rubdown LP…
Jessica | January 23, 2009 - 3:36 pm

Premature Evaluation

Premature Evaluation: Sunset Rubdown – Random Spirit Lover

Spencer Krug's brilliantly knotty Sunset Rubdown project is getting so shaggy 'n' complex, it's easy to wake up and forget "I'll Believe In Anything" ever…
Stereogum | August 23, 2007 - 5:42 pm

More Sunset Rubdown stories

Moonface – “Teary Eyes And Bloody Lips” Video & Album Stream

Moonface is the solo alias of the endlessly prolific Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown/Swan Lake man Spencer Krug. And someone will probably think this is sacrilege, but…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2012 - 12:35 pm

Moonface – “Headed For The Door”

Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown/Swan Lake dude Spencer Krug, working under his Moonface alias, is getting set to drop new album With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery, on which…
Tom Breihan | March 26, 2012 - 1:58 pm

Sunset Rubdown – “Dragon’s Lair” Video

Just because Spencer Krug released a marimba and shit-drums EP and likely has a leg up on his next four releases does not mean he's…
Amrit Singh | February 25, 2010 - 10:56 am

New Sunset Rubdown Video – “Black Swan”

Skeletons are to indie rock videos in '09 what bootie girls are to hip-hop clips forever. I have no idea what this means (eat a…
Brandon Stosuy | September 10, 2009 - 7:10 pm

Sunset Rubdown Bassist Struck By Lightning

Says Mark 'The Nuc' Nicol, "My heart started back up after the electrical shock. I woke up feeling like I was suffocating and was delirious.
Scott Lapatine | September 3, 2009 - 5:13 pm

Stream Sunset Rubdown’s Dragonslayer

If you haven't yet joined the premature evaluation party for Spencer Krug's latest, listen to Dragonslayer in its entirety at NPR.
Amrit Singh | June 9, 2009 - 2:18 pm

New Sunset Rubdown – “Idiot Heart”

Last month we took a look at the cover and tracklist for Dragonslayer (out 6/23), Sunset Rubdown's third full-band LP and second for Jagjaguwar. (Also,…
Scott Lapatine | April 16, 2009 - 7:16 pm

Sunset Rubdown Dragonslayer Album Art, News

Swan Lake's Enemy Mine is a newborn, and it was just a little under a year ago that Wolf Parade birthed At Mount Zoomer, but…
Brandon Stosuy | March 27, 2009 - 9:21 am

New Swan Lake – “Spider”

Swan Lake's second album Enemy Mine is a dense, satisfying listen. If you've heard no more than the previously 'Gum Dropped Carey Mercer-penned opener "Spanish…
Brandon Stosuy | February 23, 2009 - 10:32 am

Sunset Rubdown Sound Good In A Black Cab

It may seem silly to call anything Spencer Krug's done in the past few years "underrated." But for all the blogspace devoted to his manic…
Amrit Singh | May 28, 2008 - 12:03 pm

New Sunset Rubdown – “Winged/Wicked Things”

It's true, we've already fawned over Random Spirit Lover and most of you have kept the conversation lively (Spencer, if you're out there, get ready…
Stereogum | September 5, 2007 - 4:46 pm

New Sunset Rubdown – “Up On Your Leopard, Upon The End Of Your Feral Days”

At some point it just won't make sense to refer to Sunset Rubdown as a Wolf Parade side-project -- especially when you consider Spencer Krug's…
Stereogum | August 7, 2007 - 10:29 am