Posts tagged "handsome furs"

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…
By: Susan Shepard / August 1, 2012

Polaris Prize 2012 Short List: SPIN’s Guide to the 10 Key Acts

After announcing its long list last month, Canada's Polaris Prize jurors have whittled the pool down to ten native acts whose recent albums deserve…
By: Devon Maloney / July 17, 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…
By: David Bevan / June 20, 2012

Handsome Furs Disband Following Nixed Tour

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…
By: Devon Maloney / May 18, 2012

Handsome Furs’ Dan Boeckner Scoring John Cusack’s ‘Adult World’

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…
By: Alyssa Noel / April 17, 2012

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…
By: Jessica Suarez / June 28, 2011

ALBUM PREMIERE: Handsome Furs’ ‘Sound Kapital’

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…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / June 21, 2011

Odd Future Plot Tour, Rilo Kiley B-Sides + More

Odd Future — the insanely buzzy rap trio who’ve earned a rep for delivering wild live shows — have announced a string of clu…
By: Kevin O'Donnell / April 13, 2011

Mark Hoppus’ Friday Pick: Handsome Furs

At SPIN.com, we get pitches from aspiring writers all the time, but one we received last fall was quite different. It came from Blink-182's Mark…
By: Mark Hoppus / September 17, 2010

SPIN.com’s Best of the Week

This week's top stories had everyone talking: Kanye West mouthed off about Thom Yorke, the White Stripes disappointed on Conan's last night at Late Night,…
By: SPIN Staff / February 28, 2009

3 Free Songs: Handsome Furs

If Handsome Furs' 2007 release Plague Park was a tribute to a park in Helsinki, where thousands of victims of the plague were buried, the…
By: Kate Thuma / February 27, 2009

Free Download: Handsome Furs

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 i…
By: William Goodman / January 14, 2009

Handsome Furs Announce New Album

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…
By: Larry Fitzmaurice / November 13, 2008

Handsome Furs Get Cozy in Detroit

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…
By: Travis Wright / August 22, 2008

The Five Most Notorious Equipment Thefts Since 2005

To quote the title of a Stooges song, this is simply not right. On the morning of Aug. 5,Iggy Pop and his cohorts awoke i…
By: Larry Fitzmaurice / August 6, 2008