Posts tagged "ra ra riot"

Ra Ra Riot Electrify Hellogoodbye’s ‘(Everything Is) Debatable’

The title track from Hellogoodbye's 2013 album Everything Is Debatable showed the group's evolution from indie dance to folk-pop. And now Ra Ra Riot have…
By: Jen Jamin / February 4, 2014

Broken Social Scene, Feist, Stars Make Arts & Crafts 10th Anniversary Compilation

Canadian boutique label Arts & Crafts turns 10 this year, and to celebrate, the indie-pop curators are planning a compilation album featuring new collaborations from…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 30, 2013

Ra Ra Riot, ‘Beta Love’ (Barsuk)

Was it necessary to hit the panic button so soon? On their captivating 2008 debut The Rhumb Line and 2010's milder The Orchard, the Syracuse,…
By: Jon Young / January 25, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Ra Ra Riot, Tomahawk, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, and More

Another week means another batch of ready-to-stream records. Plug in your headphones and tune out with these 10.1) Tomahawk, Oddfellows. "Oddfellowsis full of…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 23, 2013

Ra Ra Riot Blow Up Their Signature Sound on ‘Beta Love’

For Ra Ra Riot, making Beta Love, their third album, was something akin to exposure treatment. "The first day, [producer Dennis Herring] wa…
By: Harley Brown / January 15, 2013

Ra Ra Riot Beg to ‘Dance With Me’ on Bouncy Rebound Song

Ra Ra Riot have been doling out samples of their upcoming third album, Beta Love (due January 22 from Barsuk), for the past…
By: Kyle McGovern / January 7, 2013

Hear Ra Ra Riot’s Soulful, Love-Spurned ‘When I Dream’

Ra Ra Riot shared the synthy title track off their upcoming third album, Beta Love (out January 22 via Barsuk) last…
By: Kyle McGovern / December 13, 2012

Ra Ra Riot Bring New ‘Beta Love’ Tracks Back to School

Ra Ra Riot returned to upstate New York's Syracuse University (where they first formed in 2006) earlier this month to teach classes and play a sold-out show,…
By: Kyle McGovern / November 27, 2012

Ra Ra Riot’s Dancey ‘Beta Love’ Swaps Strings for Synths, Reinvents Band

Ra Ra Riot reinvent themselves with their new single, "Beta Love," whose dance-pop bent is fueled by the egress of cellist Alexandra Lawn. The freshly…
By: Chris Martins / November 13, 2012

Ra Ra Riot Shake Things Up On New Album

Even during the raucous college-party days of their birth in 2006 in Syracuse, New York, Ra Ra Riot has always folded heartrending strings and…
By: Melissa Giannini / May 3, 2012

See Ra Ra Riot Perform ‘Boy’ in the Moog Sound Lab

You've seen Little Dragon, Twin Shadow, and the Antlers reinvent tunes in the Moog Sound Lab — the spot…
By: SPIN Staff / January 3, 2012

Ra Ra Riot’s Mathieu Santos’ Solo Project

As one of the founding members of the New York orchestral-pop outfit Ra Ra Riot, bassist Mathieu Santos has been content to remain in the…
By: Nate Brennan / July 12, 2011

Ra Ra Riot, ‘The Orchard’ (Barsuk)

This sextet's poetry-quoting, cello-chugging debut came with plenty of stop-start, hum-along rockers, as if the band was out to prove that liberal-arts fops could soundtrack…
By: Spencer Kornhaber / August 10, 2010

SXSW Tech Talk: How Ra Ra Riot Stays Connected

With SXSW having wrapped up, hundreds of bands gathered here in Austin get ready to head back on the road, dispersing across the country o…
By: Adam Frucci / March 24, 2009

Ra Ra Riot

The members of Ra Ra Riot are close, but only to a point. "With girls in the band, booger placement is an issue," says bassist…
By: David Marchese / September 22, 2008

Ra Ra Riot in Chicago (picked by Gym Class Heroes)

The last time the Cure-meets-Morrissey heart-tuggers Ra Ra Riothit Chicago, the quintet could be seen conga-lining through a sea of hipsters post-gig at the Wicker…
By: Gavin Giovagnoli / September 12, 2008

New Albums From Ra Ra Riot, Fiery Furnaces and More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today, with more after the jump. Click each album title to read…
By: SPIN Staff / August 19, 2008

Ra Ra Riot

What? In navigational terms, a rhumb line is a path of constant bearing. Given Ra Ra Riot's brief but turbulent history, it seems only fitting…
By: Sharon Steel / August 12, 2008