the rosebuds

The Rosebuds, ‘Loud Planes Fly Low’ (Merge)

Some marriages end with shrieks, others with sighs. On Loud Planes Fly Low, Rosebuds co-conspirators Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp set their breakup sighs to…
David Menconi / June 7, 2011

ALBUM PREMIERE: Rosebuds Chronicle Breakup

Breaking up is hard to do - especially when you're a couple playing in a band. Just ask The Rosebuds' Kelly Crisp and Ivan Howard.
Dan Jackson / June 1, 2011

Conor Oberst, Spoon to Play Merge’s 20th Anniversary Fest

Superchunk members Mac McCaughan and Laura Ballance's North Carolina label Merge Records is celebrating 20 years of kicking out the jams with a five-day bash…
Larry Fitzmaurice / April 3, 2009

Exclusive Stream: 16-Song Cure Tribute Album

Over the three decades since the Cure formed in the London suburbs of Crawley in 1976, the band has dabbled in many different genres, including…
William Goodman / November 10, 2008

The Rosebuds

What? Indie rock duo Ivan Howard and Kelly Crisp, a.k.a. the Rosebuds, may be happily married, but unlike the relentlessly chipper couple-in-arms Mates of State,…
Larry Fitzmaurice / October 6, 2008