Posts tagged "Divine Fits"

Hear Britt Daniel’s Cavernous Take on Eerie Pop Standard ‘Love Letters’

The 1945 (!) song “Love Letters” has a fascinating history. As Wikipedia’ll tell you, the tune first appeared in the movie of the same name,…
Marc Hogan / January 2, 2014

Grizzly Bear, James Murphy, My Morning Jacket Invade Times Square for CBGB Festival

The CBGB Festival threw its second annual Times Square takeover this weekend, featuring Grizzly Bear, My Morning Jacket, DJ James Murphy, Divine Fits, and more.
SPIN Staff / October 14, 2013

Pickathon 2013 Live-Stream Schedule: Kurt Vile, Divine Fits, Sharon Van Etten, and More

Pickathon festival will take over Pendarvis Farm in Portland, Oregon this weekend for three days of live music from Feist, Ty Segall, Divine Fits, Kurt Vile and…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Watch Divine Fits’ Searing ‘Ain’t That the Way’ and ‘Chained to Love’ Lyric Videos

Divine Fits’ sharply sculpted new single will be available physically next week, and now its two songs are freely streaming, too, accompanied by approriately intense,…
Marc Hogan / July 18, 2013

Watch Divine Fits’ Triumphant ‘Chained to Love’-‘Ain’t That the Way’ Medley on ‘Conan’

Divine Fits can cram the members of a gazillion top-notch bands into one, so of course they can pack two songs into a single on-air…
Marc Hogan / June 5, 2013

Divine Fits Release Blazing Double A-Sided Digital Single, With Vinyl to Follow

Earlier this year during South by Southwest, Divine Fits debuted an impressive, hard-charging new song. Spoon’s Britt Daniel, who shares lead vocal duties in the grou…
Marc Hogan / June 4, 2013

Britt Daniel on Divine Fits, Spoon’s Next LP, and Hating Axl Rose

With the sharp edges, evocative spaces, and terse lyrics of Spoon and Divine Fits, Britt Daniel wrings maximum impact out of the minimum sonic elements.
Marc Hogan / April 1, 2013

Divine Fits Cover Tom Petty and Space Out ‘Like Ice Cream’ on ‘Kimmel’

Divine Fits have plenty of original material they could play. Not just from last year’s sleek sleeper A Thing Called Divine Fits, but also from their…
Marc Hogan / March 28, 2013

Watch Divine Fits Debut Wiry, Dan Boeckner-Led Song at SXSW

Divine Fits premiered a new song last night during the gig headlining the JanSport Bonfire Session @ Viceland with Japandroids and Wavves (via You Ain’t…
Marc Hogan / March 13, 2013

Watch Divine Fits Cooly Cover Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Hungry Heart’

It’s not enough for Divine Fits to be a supergroup that plays like an actual honest-to-goodness band. Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Handsome…
Chris Martins / February 8, 2013

Watch Divine Fits Get Wet in Dreamlike ‘My Love Is Real’ Video

“My Love Is Real” is a head-fake. Like Brian Wilson’s “I may not always love you…”, except in the opposite direction, the title phrase o…
Marc Hogan / January 18, 2013

Watch Bradford Cox Front Divine Fits for Ramones Cover

Halloween brings out the Joey Ramone in Bradford Cox. In fall 2011, the Deerhunter frontman and Atlas Sound mastermind performed live dressed as the late…
Marc Hogan / November 14, 2012

Divine Fits Find the Nervy Post-Punk in Frank Ocean’s ‘Lost’

Frank Ocean’s Essential channel ORANGE hasn’t exactly gone unheralded in the indie-rock world, but has anyone quite cut to the essence of one of it…
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2012

Watch Divine Fits’ Eerie ‘Would That Not Be Nice’ Video

On Spoon’s Transference, Britt Daniel reached new heights of weird minimalism, with shivery vocal effects and stark, geometric guitar lines. “Would That Not Be Nice”…
Marc Hogan / October 4, 2012

Divine Fits, ‘A Thing Called Divine Fits’ (Merge)

Dan Boeckner's musical report card should be emblazoned with the words "Plays well with others." He has shared the spotlight in Wolf Parade (now two…
Josh Modell / August 30, 2012

Divine Fits Play All the Songs They’ve Got at First Official Gig

Divine Fits — an indie rock supergroup made up of former Wolf Parader Dan Boeckner, Spoon leader Britt Daniel, drummer Sam Brown of the New…
Chad Swiatecki / August 2, 2012

Divine Fits Chat About Lame Supergroups and Their Very Real Band

The members of Divine Fits aren't about to throw a heavenly tantrum at hearing the term "supergroup" used to describe them, but they don't much…
Susan Shepard / August 1, 2012

Britt Daniel’s Divine Fits Post Icy First Single ‘My Love Is Real’

Divine Fits, the new collaboration between Spoon’s Britt Daniel and former Wolf Parade frontnut Dan Boeckner, announced the release of their first single today. Entitled…
David Bevan / June 20, 2012

How Britt Daniel Gave Us New Indie Supergroup Divine Fits

In early 2010, Spoon played New York's Radio City Music Hall with openers Deerhunter and Strange Boys. As YouTube footage records for posterity, Wolf Parade'…
Marc Hogan / May 22, 2012