handsome furs

Stream Wolf Parade’s Cry Cry Cry

It's been seven years since Montreal indie icons Wolf Parade called it quits after the release of their third album, Expo 86. The group didn't exactly stick to their planned…
Liz Cantrell / September 28, 2017

Dan Boeckner: Sound Politics

It’s a nice day because Dan Boeckner says Wolf Parade have written about six new songs and will put out some new music this year.
Jeremy D. Larson / April 11, 2016

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…
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 short-list…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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, then…
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 in…
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 come…
Larry Fitzmaurice / November 13, 2008
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