Posts tagged "franz ferdinand"

Franz Ferdinand Go Deutsche for New Wave B-Side ‘Erdbeer Mund’

Franz Ferdinand go totes Teutonic on their freshly shared B-side "Erdbeer Mund." Alex Kapranos, Twitter-beef quasher extraordinaire, sings in German throughout the entire song, which…
By: Chris Martins / February 28, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2005

The 40 best albums of 2005, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2006 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

The 40 Best Albums of 2004

The 40 best albums of 2004, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2005 issue of SPIN.]…
By: SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Franz Ferdinand Boss Takes Back Implication Pharrell Ripped Him Off

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos has backtracked on his implication that Pharrell Williams pinched the riff from "Take Me Out" for Paloma Faith's recent single…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 3, 2014

Franz Ferdinand Boss Implies Pharrell Stole His Riffs for Paloma Faith’s New Single

Heavy is the head that wears the gigantic hat. The hit-making, Grammy-recognized mountie otherwise known as Pharrell Williams has been accused of musical thievery once…
By: Chris Martins / January 31, 2014

Hear Liv Spencer’s Disco-Propelled Remix of Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Right Action’

Franz Ferdinand staged a triumphant return earlier this year with their excellent fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. On December 2, the Scottish…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 25, 2013

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s Piercing ‘Bullet’ Video

In a recent backstage interview with SPIN, Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos shared some insight as to how the band crafted the set list for…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 19, 2013

Take Us Out: Franz Ferdinand Return to NYC for One-Night Stand

Back in July, Franz Ferdinand played a surprise show at Glasslands, an intimate D.I.Y. outpost situated in North Brooklyn. Last night, the Glaswegian foursome returned…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 23, 2013

ACL Music Festival 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos From Sunday

Atoms for Peace, Phoenix, Franz Ferdinand, Phosphorescent, MS MR and, yes, Lionel Richie cap off the fest's final day.
By: Jolie Ruben / October 7, 2013

Daft Punk Flatter Franz Ferdinand With Hands-Off ‘Take Me Out’ Remix

UPDATE: Turns out this seemingly anachronistic remix is, but surprise, actually from 2004. Several reputable outlets reported it as new, and many have since take…
By: Kyle McGovern / September 20, 2013
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