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Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning Enters His ‘Home Wrecking Years’ on Lush New Album

Ensemble-rock renaissance man and Broken Social Scene founding member Brendan Canning has quite the resume. Not only has he released five records with his Toronto cohort…
Rachel Brodsky / August 9, 2016

Watch the Reunited Broken Social Scene Play a New Song, ‘Gonna Get Better’

Broken Social Scene were only half-absent during their four-year hiatus, and this week we learned they're working on a their next album. To that end, the Canadian…
Anna Gaca / July 16, 2016

Broken Social Sex Scenes: Kevin Drew Asks Couples to Undress for New Video Shoot

Kevin Drew is in need of intimacy. According to record label Arts & Crafts, the Broken Social Scene co-founder is filming a new music video…
Kyle McGovern / December 9, 2013

See Broken Social Scene Perform Lost Gem ‘Where’s Your Heart, Where’s Your Mind’

Broken Social Scene are bad at retirement. Since calling it quits in 2011, the Canadian collective reformed for what was to be a one-off show…
Dan Reilly / July 23, 2013

Watch Broken Social Scene’s Homecoming Reunion at Field Trip Festival

Broken Social Scene made the best of its reunion this past weekend at the Field Trip Music & Arts Festival in Toronto. After announcing a…
Colin Stutz / June 10, 2013

Watch Broken Social Scene’s Big, Happy Family Reunion With Feist on ‘Fallon’

Broken Social Scene broke their extended hiatus last night (June 6) to appear on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. The Canadian collective crowded the NBC stage…
Kyle McGovern / June 7, 2013

Broken Social Scene’s One-Off Reunion Expands to Late Night

For a band that's supposed to be on indefinite hiatus, Broken Social Scene are awfully busy. Despite calling it quits after a November 2011 show…
Kyle McGovern / June 3, 2013

Broken Social Scene Share First New Song Since Split, ‘Day of the Kid’

Beloved Canadian label Arts & Crafts is celebrating its 10-year anniversary with a string of exciting releases and events, the next of which arrives May…
Chris Martins / May 23, 2013

Broken Social Scene, Feist, Stars Make Arts & Crafts 10th Anniversary Compilation

Canadian boutique label Arts & Crafts turns 10 this year, and to celebrate, the indie-pop curators are planning a compilation album featuring new collaborations from…
Kyle McGovern / April 30, 2013

Broken Social Scene, Too, Reunite for Toronto Field Trip Arts & Music Festival

How definite is the indefinite? Not very. Despite having declared a permanent hiatus following their November 8, 2011 show in Rio de Janeiro, the Canuck…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2013

Stills, Broken Social Members Form Eight and a Half

In April, the Stills announced they were splitting up, after three albums that saw the Canadian rockers gradually move from post-punk revivalism to a looser,…
Marc Hogan / September 16, 2011

My Favorite Things: Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew

This week: Kevin Drew, singer, guitarist, and co-founder of Toronto indie collective Broken Social Scene, who hit the road for select dates this spring and…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2011

WATCH: Broken Social Scene’s Oil-Wrestling Video!

Forget mud wrestling -- how about oil wrestling? No, not that kind of oil, you perv. Think Deepwater Horizon, Iraq, There Will Be Blood --…
William Goodman / December 13, 2010

Why They’re Called… Broken Social Scene

Welcome to the weekly feature "Name That Band!" in which we get the inside stories behind the mysterious monikers of some of our favorite…
David Marchese / October 6, 2010

Broken Social Scene Extend North American Tour

Broken Social Scene have extended their North American tour to a total of 29 dates, mostly in September and October, all in support of the…
Michael Sheffield / May 10, 2010

New Albums from The Hold Steady, Deftones & 5 More!

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / May 4, 2010

Broken Social Scene, ‘Forgiveness Rock Record’ (Arts & Crafts)

There was a time -- 2005 -- when the best description for this Canadian collective was to say it's everyone playing everything and it's awesome.
Spencer Kornhaber / April 27, 2010

New Broken Social Scene, Hold Steady Albums

Good things come in pairs.
Kelsey Paine / April 20, 2010
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