born ruffians

Born Ruffians Conquer New York City in Champagne-Drenched ‘Needle’ Video

Back in April, SPIN premiered Born Ruffians' outstanding third album, Birthmarks. "While just as vigorous as their earliest work," we noted, "[Birthmarks] is more polished…
Kyle McGovern / August 7, 2013

Stream Born Ruffians’ Propulsive ‘Birthmarks’

Born Ruffians are growing up. Seven years ago, the Luke Lalonde-led Toronto outfit uncaged their self-titled debut, an eye-opening EP of horny, herky-jerky indie rock…
David Bevan / April 8, 2013

Born Ruffians, ‘Say It’ (Warp)

After a scrappy, catchy 2008 debut, this Toronto trio apparently decided to drop out of contention for the indie-pop crown and aim instead for simplicity,…
Spencer Kornhaber / June 1, 2010

EXCLUSIVE SONG: Born Ruffians Get Soulful

Say It, the second full-length from Toronto trio Born Ruffians, comes out June 1, and while it's still chilly in many parts of the continent…
Peter Gaston / March 31, 2010
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