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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

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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

Blackout Beach – “Beautiful Burning Desire” (Stereogum Premiere)

Blackout Beach is the unsettling solo side project of Frog Eyes/Swan Lake member Carey Mercer; you might remember the two tracks we posted from his…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2011 - 1:24 pm

Indie Rockers Eulogize The King Of Pop

It wouldn't be all that risky to say everyone of a certain age has a Michael Jackson moment. He was a cultural phenomenon on a…
Brandon Stosuy | June 26, 2009 - 2:12 pm

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

The ‘Gum Drop LXXVI: Hear New Swan Lake, Win A Lonely Island iPod & Autographed Incredibad

Swan Lake, the Canadian power trio of Daniel Bejar (New Pornographers, Destroyer), Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown), and Carey Mercer (Frog Eyes, Blackout Beach),…
Brandon Stosuy | February 18, 2009 - 9:46 am

Swan Lake – “Spanish Gold, 2044″

Swan Lake, the Canadian power trio of Daniel Bejar (New Pornographers, Destroyer), Spencer Krug (Wolf Parade, Sunset Rubdown), and Carey Mercer (Frog Eyes, Blackout Beach),…
Brandon Stosuy | February 17, 2009 - 9:53 am

New Blackout Beach – “Astoria, Menthol Lite, Hilltop, Wave of Evil, 1982″ (Stereogum Premiere)

Blackout Beach's Skin Of Evil is a monster of an album, and not just because Carey Mercer often sounds like one while incanting his dark…
Brandon Stosuy | November 21, 2008 - 1:28 pm

New Blackout Beach – “Cloud Of Evil”

Frog Eyes mastermind Carey Mercer also records as Blackout Beach: 2004's Light Flows the Putrid Dawn is an inky, dramatic Bowie-on-downers favorite. Judging from "Cloud…
Brandon Stosuy | October 14, 2008 - 10:16 am

New Swan Lake – “City Calls”

When last we checked in with Swan Lake -- the Canadian super-group comprising Spencer Krug, Frog Eyes' Carey Mercer, and New Pornographer Dan "Destroyer" Bejar…
Amrit Singh | September 25, 2006 - 11:50 am