News featuring Broken Social Scene

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’15 Jul 22 Wed

Wednesday 22nd July

’15 Jul 20 Mon

Monday 20th July

  • Oryx & Crake - "Hold Hand For Dry Land" (audio) (premiere)

    The Atlanta orchestral pop band combines a big sound with intimate themes on their brand new tack.

    Recorded in the home of band leaders Ryan Peoples and Rebekah Goode-Peoples, the latest album by Atlanta’s Oryx & Crake has lofty ambitions sonically, taking great inspiration from such Canadian acts as Arcade Fire and Broken Social Scene. However, the aptly titled Marriage remains refreshingly grounded throughout, the band’s lavish orchestral pop meshing with exuberant new wave influences. A fine example is the late-album track “Hold Hand for Dry Land”, which locks itself into a…

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’15 Jul 7 Tue

Tuesday 7th July

  • Pemberton Music Festival Adds Broken Social Scene, Alice Cooper, tUnE-yArDs

    Pemberton Music Festival runs from July 15 to 19, but with barely a week to go until the British Columbia event gets underway, the organizers have confirmed a few last-minute additions to the lineup. The acts who have been added to the bill include Broken Social Scene, Alice Cooper, tUnE-yArDs, G-Eazy, Ludacris, the Glorious Sons, Shakey Graves, Basecamp, Allie X, Hey Marseilles, Apollo, Post Malone, ZHU, JPNSGRLS, Letts, Lovecoast, Pomo, Dakota Pearl and Will Ross Band. The comedy lineup has also expanded with Tim Heidecker and Neil Hamburger, plus comedians Nick Offerman, Dino...

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’15 Jun 4 Thu

Thursday 4th June

  • Stars have a new video, touring; Metric announced a new album & released a new song

    photo: Stars at Modern Sky Fest 2014 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

    Canada's Stars are going on another US tour this fall in support of last year's No One Is Lost on ATO. The tour hits NYC on October 5 at Bowery Ballroom and October 6 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets for those shows are on AmEx presale now, and the general on-sale starts Friday (6/5) at noon. All dates are listed below. Stars also just put out a new video for the title track of No One Is Lost, and you can watch that below too.

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’15 May 13 Wed

Wednesday 13th May

  • Sóley: Ask the Deep

    As murky as the waters of Ask the Deep can get, the saving grace is always Sóley’s unique and arresting voice, which can conjure fairy worlds all on its own.

    Before Sóley Stefánsdóttir stepped out on her own with the Theater Island EP in 2010, she was a part of Seabear, an Icelandic collective that hasn’t been very active of late. Seabear is something of a folk-blooded equivalent of Broken Social Scene, with most members of the clan having other irons in the fire. Whenever a member of such a collective takes that first step into the spotlight alone, the risk is that the absence…

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’15 May 5 Tue

Tuesday 5th May

  • Grounders streaming debut album, touring (dates)

    Toronto quartet Grounders' will release their self-titled debut album via Nevado next week (5/12). Made with David Newfeld (Broken Social Scene, Holy Fuck), the record takes a traditional '60s pop sensibility and fries it till golden brown, glistening and modern. A stream of the whole album makes its premiere in this post and you can listen below.

    Grounders will be on tour soon, with two NYC shows: May 28 at Studio at Webster Hall and May 30 at Palisades. No word on the other acts playing those shows, but tickets for The Studio are on sale now.

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’15 Apr 28 Tue

Tuesday 28th April

’15 Apr 1 Wed

Wednesday 1st April

  • Andy Kim On World Cafe

    The Canadian singer discusses his new album, which was produced by Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew.

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  • Yardlets Announce 'Good Hangs' LP, Premiere New Single

    Montreal-based "psychedelic goth shoegaze punk" outfit Yardlets have announced the follow-up to their 2012 debut LP Middle Ages. Titled Good Hangs, the new record is slated to arrive on May 12 via Hobo Slang/White Whale.   At the band's core are Sam Goldberg Jr. (Broken Social Scene, Kandle & the Crooks, Hawaii) and Jeff Edwards (Shot While Hunting) — who put together their first record after writing a song a day and recording them fast and fuss-free using cheap equipment and a laptop. They roped in Death From Above 1979's Sebastien Grainger to play drums and the rest is history. ...

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’15 Mar 13 Fri

Friday 13th March

  • Watch Kevin Drew And Andy Kim Bring “Sister OK” To Letterman

    Last month, Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew released a collaborative album with Andy Kim, the Canadian songwriter best known for the Archies’ “Sugar, Sugar. And last night, Kim took center stage on Letterman to perform the It’s Decided track “Sister OK” with a full band and Drew accompanying him on guitar. Letterman seemed particularly chummy […]

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