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Franz Ferdinand Announce North American Summer Tour

Franz Ferdinand have announced a new North American tour consisting primarily of mostly club and amphitheater dates. Their main festival stops will be in New…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 28, 2017

BNQT, an Indie Supergroup Featuring Members of Band of Horses, Franz Ferdinand, and Grandaddy, Have Released Their First Song

Thus forming the indie-rock version of one of those middle-aged-comedian card games in┬áLouie, members of Midlake have rounded up a group of their friends to…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017

New Music: Franz Ferdinand – “Demagogue”

Franz Ferdinand have released "Demagogue," the latest installment of the anti-Trump compilation 30 Days, 30 Songs. 30 Days, 30 Songs is a project organized by…
Sadie Bell / October 14, 2016

Franz Ferdinand Go Deutsche for New Wave B-Side ‘Erdbeer Mund’

Franz Ferdinand go totes Teutonic on their freshly shared B-side "Erdbeer Mund." Alex Kapranos, Twitter-beef quasher extraordinaire, sings in German throughout the entire song, which…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2014

Franz Ferdinand Boss Takes Back Implication Pharrell Ripped Him Off

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos has backtracked on his implication that Pharrell Williams pinched the riff from "Take Me Out" for Paloma Faith's recent single…
Kyle McGovern / February 3, 2014

Franz Ferdinand Boss Implies Pharrell Stole His Riffs for Paloma Faith’s New Single

Heavy is the head that wears the gigantic hat. The hit-making, Grammy-recognized mountie otherwise known as Pharrell Williams has been accused of musical thievery once…
Chris Martins / January 31, 2014

Hear Liv Spencer’s Disco-Propelled Remix of Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Right Action’

Franz Ferdinand staged a triumphant return earlier this year with their excellent fourth album, Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action. On December 2, the Scottish…
Kyle McGovern / November 25, 2013

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s Piercing ‘Bullet’ Video

In a recent backstage interview with SPIN, Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos shared some insight as to how the band crafted the set list for…
Kyle McGovern / November 19, 2013

Take Us Out: Franz Ferdinand Return to NYC for One-Night Stand

Back in July, Franz Ferdinand played a surprise show at Glasslands, an intimate D.I.Y. outpost situated in North Brooklyn. Last night, the Glaswegian foursome returned…
Kyle McGovern / October 23, 2013

ACL Music Festival 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos From Sunday

Atoms for Peace, Phoenix, Franz Ferdinand, Phosphorescent, MS MR and, yes, Lionel Richie cap off the fest's final day.
Jolie Ruben / October 7, 2013

Daft Punk Flatter Franz Ferdinand With Hands-Off ‘Take Me Out’ Remix

UPDATE: Turns out this seemingly anachronistic remix is, but surprise, actually from 2004. Several reputable outlets reported it as new, and many have since taken…
Kyle McGovern / September 20, 2013

Watch Franz Ferdinand’s NSFW, Torture-Porny ‘Evil Eye’ Video

Franz Ferdinand are out for blood in the just-released video for "Evil Eye," a tightly strutting highlight from the Glaswegian outfit's latest album, Right Thoughts,…
Kyle McGovern / September 9, 2013

Franz Ferdinand’s ‘Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action’ Is a Marvel of Relaxing Tension

Franz Ferdinand broke with Britpop the same way the Strokes declared war against mook rock. The Glasgow foursome studied art. They dressed up. They sang…
Barry Walters / August 26, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Franz Ferdinand, Neko Case, Puscifer, Volcano Choir, and More

Happy Thursday! Look what we got you: Streams of new albums from Franz Ferdinand, Puscifer, Drumgasm, Forest Swords, and more. Enjoy.1) Franz Ferdinand, Right Thoughts,…
Kyle McGovern / August 22, 2013

Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos: ‘Don’t Be an Asshole’

Over the course of 13 years, Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos has proved himself a master of camouflaging his lyrical barbs in brightly melodic, dandyishly…
Dani Bronstein / August 21, 2013
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