Broken Social Scene: Friends Forever

At the turn of the millennium, the internet was a new and novel discovery vehicle for music outside the usual routes.¬†While New York's rock scene…
Jeremy Gordon / July 6, 2017

Stars Sip Champagne Till Sunrise in Booze-Fueled ‘From the Night’ Video

A few weeks ago, Stars shared "From the Night," the lead single from the Canadian band's upcoming seventh album, No One Is Lost. A joyous…
Kyle McGovern / September 15, 2014

Hear Stars and Chilly Gonzales’ Brooding ‘Nothing Good Comes to Those Who Wait’

The spirit of Canadian indie label Arts & Crafts was perhaps best exempified in its flagship band, Broken Social Scene, an ever-growing, ever-evolving, ever-jamming mass…
SPIN Staff / May 24, 2013

How Stars Learned to Set Themselves on Fire Again

New album be damned, Amy Millan wanted to enjoy her summer.
Alyssa Noel / September 7, 2012

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Cat Power, Animal Collective, Crypts, More!

Teh Internetz are rife with previewable music this week. For your ease of unpaid listening, we've rounded up the 10 records you've gotta hear now,…
Chris Martins / August 30, 2012

Stars Unveil New LP With Synth-Swoony ‘The Theory of Relativity’

Now, you know damn well we're not rocket scientists, but as we understand it, the one constant in Albert Einstein's theories of relativity is the…
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2012

Hear Ben Gibbard’s Death Cabby Cover of Stars’ ‘Set Yourself on Fire’

Ben Gibbard is giving us the impression that when he isn't running marathons these days, he's spending his off time while on tour with his…
Devon Maloney / June 15, 2012

Eminem’s New Video, Ja Rule to Jail + More

Eminem and Royce da 5'9" are teaming up for the first time in ten years for the new Bad Meets Evil album Hell:…
SPIN Staff / June 9, 2011

Stars, ‘The Five Ghosts’ (Vagrant)

On The Five Ghosts' winsomely tragic "Fixed," Amy Millan coos about the moment a lover's "touch turns into fisticuffs," and it's impossible to believe she's…
David Marchese / June 9, 2010

Broken Social Scene Announce New Album

After a five-year wait, Toronto's indie rock supa-dupa-group Broken Social Scene will return May 4 with a new yet-to-be-titled album.
Mike Sheffield / February 1, 2010

Live Review: Mars Volta, Vampire Weekend, and More from Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits hit the Lone Star State with a vengeance this weekend, and tapped the Hush Sound's Greta Salpeter to act as our…
Greta Salpeter / September 29, 2008

Unplugged at Outside Lands ’08: Stars’ Torquil Campbell

Whether delivering coy political messages on stage or chatting casually backstage, Stars singer Torquil Campbell is always an engaging persona. And at Outside Lands he…
SPIN Staff / August 26, 2008

Outside Lands ’08 Video: Stars

On "He Lied About Death," from his band's 2005 opus Set Yourself on Fire, Stars co-frontman Torquil Campbell rants about our current president, calling him…
Peter Gaston / August 25, 2008

Stars Announce U.S. Tour

Who? Montreal's Broken Social Scene-affiliated, five-piece indie-popsters Stars, whose songs concern make-outs, break-ups, and all the drama in between.The band's last record, In Our Bedroom…
Larry Fitzmaurice / June 26, 2008

Broken Social Scene

What: With the second installment of the Broken Social Scene Presents series -- Brendan Canning's Something for All of Us -- scheduled to drop July…
Abby Everdell / June 11, 2008