1. Wolf Parade

    Wolf Parade

    3 Albums, 0 Songs

    • At Mount Zoomer
    • Expo 86
    • Apologies to the Queen Mary
  2. Road Work

    September 07, 2012 8:00 AM EDT R. Kelly, Das Racist, Woods, and new supergroup Divine Fits hit the road. Sounds divine: Divine Fits -- a new supergroup comprising Britt Daniel (Spoon), Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs) and Sam Brown (New Bomb Turks) and repped by Willia ...

  3. Handsome Furs Fight Back After Leak of 'Sound Kapital'

    July 01, 2011 11:45 AM EDT 0 0 0 Montreal-based synth rock band Handsome Furs first announced their third album, "Sound Kapital," on April 12. By April 13, the first reviews of "Kapital" had already begun cropping up online, many penned by listeners who seemed t ...

  4. Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win Big at Canada's Juno Awards

    March 28, 2011 12:30 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected after their Grammy win and banner year, Arcade Fire took home the most Juno Awards in Toronto over the weekend, in part of a 40th anniversary celebration of the Canadian awards show that included Shania Twain , Neil Young and many others ...

  5. Billboard Bits: Justin Bieber in '10 Most Fascinating People,' T.I.'s New Song with Christina Aguilera

    November 29, 2010 7:20 PM EST 0 0 0 Billboard Bits serves up the best bite-sized nuggets of music news and gossip. Justin Bieber Named One of Barbara Walters' '10 Most Fascinating People' Justin Bieber was one of the 10 people to make it on Barbara Walters' annual ...

  6. LCD Soundstyem, Raekwon Bring Heat to Pitchfork Music Festival

    July 18, 2010 1:08 PM EDT 0 0 0 Day two of the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago included some early breakout performances, curious sets from veteran acts and punishing humidity throughout the day. However, most of Saturday afternoon (July 17) felt like a wait for headliners LCD ...

  7. Insound Beefs Up Indie Vinyl Offerings

    November 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 When online retailer Insound began offering instant MP3 downloads of albums being ordered on vinyl, only a handful of indie labels were on board for the promotion. But by year's end, nearly 500 titles When online retailer Insound began offering ...

  8. Bowery Presents Revives New Jersey Theatre

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 New York promoter Bowery Presents is making its first foray into running a New Jersey venue with the re-opening of the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair this fall. New York promoter Bowery Presents is making its first foray into running a New Jersey ven ...

  9. Behind The Scenes At Sub Pop 20

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Is director Cameron Crowe a secret Sub Pop A&R man? During "the Grunge Years," the former Rolling Stone scribe gave us "Singles," a valentine to the Seattle scene with Pearl Jam's Eddie Vedder, Je Is director Cameron Cro ...

  10. Green River Reunion Powers Sub Pop Party

    July 14, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 It was the birthday present everybody wanted from the start, as proto grunge band Green River reunited for its first major show in 21 years yesterday (July 13) as part of Sub Pop Records' 20th anniver It was the birthday present everybody wante ...

  11. Coldplay Cruises To No. 1 On The Billboard 200

    June 25, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As expected, Coldplay tops The Billboard 200 with "Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends," which shifted a whopping 721,000 first-week U.S. copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan. As expected, Coldplay tops The Billboard 200 with " ...

  12. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    June 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Coldplay lets a little experimentation into its gazillion-selling pop/rock, the Jonas Brothers pack their things for "Camp Rock" and newcomer Katy Perry indulges her mainstream ambitions in this week' An expanded edition of Rihanna� ...

  13. Sub Pop Celebrates 20th With Seattle Bash

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sub Pop Records will celebrate its 20th birthday with a July 12-13 party at Seattle's Marymoor Park, featuring performances by bands from throughout the indie label's storied past and present. Sub Pop Records will celebrate its 20th birthd ...

  14. Wolf Parade Kicks Out The Jams On New Album

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Wolf Parade's second Sub Pop album was birthed in free-form jam sessions, according to keyboardist Spence Krug, who says road-testing also informed the material. Wolf Parade's second Sub Pop album was birthed in free-form jam sessions, acc ...

  15. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    October 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Kid Rock favors more rock than rap on his first album in four years, Jennifer Lopez returns to English on her second release of 2007, strong women LeAnn Rimes and Vanessa Carlton unveil new efforts an New albums from rock acts Alter Bridge ("Bl ...

  16. Krug Dishes On New Sunset Rubdown, Wolf Parade

    July 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Juggling follow-ups for critically acclaimed bands doesn't seem to be a problem for Canadian indie rock artist Spencer Krug. First up is Sunset Rubdown's third release, "Random Spirit Lover," due Oct. Juggling follow-ups for crit ...

  17. Spoon, Clipse, Wolf Parade Set For Musicfest NW

    July 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Spoon, the Clipse, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, the Thermals, Wolf Parade, Deerhunter and Brian Jonestown Massacre are among the acts confirmed for the seventh annual Williamette Week's Musicfest NW, set fo Spoon, the Clipse, Girl Talk, Aesop Rock, t ...

  18. The Cure, Kings Of Leon Join Download Fest Bill

    May 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Cure, Kings Of Leon, A.F.I. and Neko Case are among the acts that have joined the lineup for the Download 2007 Festival. The Cure, Kings Of Leon, A.F.I. and Neko Case are among the acts that have joined the lineup for the Download 2007 Festival, ...

  19. Modest Mouse, Shins Log On For Download Festival

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The third U.S. edition of the U.K.'s successful Download Festival will feature such acts as Modest Mouse, Incubus, the Shins and Wolf Parade, among others, beginning Aug. 18 at the Tweeter Center outs The third U.S. edition of the U.K.'s s ...

  20. Modest Mouse, Incubus, The Shins Lead Download Festival Bill

    May 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The third U.S. edition of the U.K.'s successful Download Festival will feature such acts as Modest Mouse, Incubus, the Shins and Wolf Parade, among others, beginning Aug. 18 at the Tweeter Center outside Boston. Along with Boston, this year&# ...

  21. Frog Eyes Smiles Through 'Tears' On New Disc

    April 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Vancouver rock act Frog Eyes will release its fourth album, "Tears of the Valedictorian," May 1 via Absolutely Kosher. The set was recorded in pieces during 2005 and 2006 and features contributions fr Vancouver rock act Frog Eyes will rele ...

  22. 'Bible' Study

    February 25, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," due this week via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily recorded in a church outside the The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new ...

  23. The Arcade Fire Aims High On 'Neon Bible'

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new and exciting places on its slavishly anticipated new album, "Neon Bible," which, as previously reported, is due March 6 via Merge. The 11-track set was primarily The Arcade Fire takes it sound to new a ...

  24. Previewing The Week's Top New Releases

    November 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Jay-Z bursts back into the game with a star-studded comeback album, The Beatles are reborn thanks to their original producer, Il Divo aims for further crossover success and Snoop Dogg and the late Tup A three-disc set of mostly unreleased music from ...

  25. Swan Lake Ready To Unleash The 'Beast'

    October 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Swan Lake, the group formed earlier this year by Wolf Parade/Sunset Rubdown principal Spencer Krug, Destroyer's Dan Bejar and Frog Eyes' Carey Mercer, will release its debut album, "Beast Moans," Nov. Swan Lake, the group formed ...

  26. SUNSET RUBDOWN, "Shut Up I Am Dreaming"

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Side projects should be taken with a grain of salt, but in this case Spencer Krug's Sunset Rubdown is one worthy of investigation. Side projects should be taken with a grain of salt, but in this case Spencer Krug's Sunset Rubdown is one wo ...

  27. Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival / April 29-30, 2006 / Indio, Calif. (Empire Polo Field)

    May 03, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 With more than 90 bands playing on five stages, it was impossible to see everything at the seventh Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, Calif. So what follows are some of the plentiful Billboard's Jonathan Cohen, Todd Martens an ...

  28. The Fatales

    April 10, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 As the name implies, Brooklyn four-piece the Fatales infuse elements of mystery, sadness and danger into their synth-driven rock. As the name implies, Brooklyn four-piece the Fatales infuse elements of mystery, sadness and danger into their synth-dr ...

  29. Wolf Parade's Krug Readies Two New Albums

    March 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Wolf Parade songwriter/keyboardist Spencer Krug's solo project, Sunset Rubdown, will release its second full-length set, "Shut Up I Am Dreaming," May 2 via Absolutely Kosher. Wolf Parade songwriter/keyboardist Spencer Krug's solo ...

  30. Update: Tool Joins Depeche Mode As Coachella Headliner

    January 31, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Tool will join Depeche Mode as the headliners for the 2006 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, which will be held April 29-30 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Tool performed at the first Tool will join Depeche Mode as the headliners for ...

  31. On TV

    January 02, 2006 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Music-related TV listings for Jan. 2-8, 2006. MONDAY, JAN. 2 "Today," NBC Featured artist(s): Willie Nelson. "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," Syndicated Featured artist(s): Ginuwine (also scheduled: Tea Leoni, Enrique Murciano). " ...

  32. Sweden? More Like Sweeten...

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Perhaps unknown to many, the Scandinavian region has produced a bumper crop of enjoyable music as of late. Writing about acts by geography essentially groups unique, blisteringly awesome bands into a superficial category so that I may discuss them a ...

  33. WOLF PARADE, "Apologies to the Queen Mary"

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Billed as the next Arcade Fire and having been discovered by Isaac Brock of Modest Mouse, Montreal's Wolf Parade already has major expectations attached to it. Billed as the next Arcade Fire and having been discovered by Isaac Brock of Modest M ...

  34. Reed, Walkmen Join Modest Mouse's 'Party'

    September 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Lou Reed, the Walkmen and the Eagles Of Death Metal have joined the lineup for the All Tomorrow's Parties festival, to be held Nov. 6-7 at the Queen Mary in Long Beach, Calif. Lou Reed, the Walkmen and the Eagles Of Death Metal have joined the ...