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Dan Boeckner: Sound Politics

Credit: Liam Maloney

It’s a nice day because Dan Boeckner says Wolf Parade have written about six new songs and will put out some new music this year. It’s also a nice dayMore »


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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 “My Love Is Real,” it’s… More »


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Wolf Parade guitarist Dan Boeckner and his wife Alexei Perry have shut down Handsome Furs, their “side project,” following a six-year run. Furs were signed to Sub Pop for their… More »


Handsome Furs power yelper Dan Boeckner is multitasking, penning the score for a film starring John Cusack and Emma Roberts. Adult World director Scott Coffey tweeted last week that he… More »


Handsome Furs, ‘Sound Kapital’ (Sub Pop)

“When I get back home, I won’t be the same,” Dan Boeckner sings at the start of his third album with wife Alexei Perry. But for this pair, “home” is… More »


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For their breakthrough second album Face Control, Handsome Furs – the synth-pop duo featuring Wolf Parade’s Dan Boeckner and his wife Alexei Perry – traveled around Eastern Europe, where they… More »



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Dan Boeckner: You know him as co-frontman of Montreal oddballs Wolf Parade. But, like members of most Canadian indie rock bands (is it something in the Labatts?), he has a… More »


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Dan Boeckner spent the majority of 2008 touring with his main outfit, Wolf Parade, behind this year’s weird and wonderful At Mount Zoomer. But come 2009, he’ll rejoin wife/co-collaborator Alexei… More »


Last night at Detroit’s Pike Room, as the crowd amassed near the bar in anticipation of the night-capping set from Montreal’s Handsome Furs,the husband/wife duo emerged for a couple pre-show… More »


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