Articles tagged franz ferdinand

10 Jun 2015 // 3:30 AM


Virtually every song on FFS unfolds with boundless energy and hooks aplenty. It could almost be called “zany”, but these songs are a little too poignant for that.

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Mutual Fans Franz Ferdinand and Sparks Team for ‘FFS’ Album and Tour

This week, the bands that span two generations and two continents are releasing FFS, a full album of songs written and recorded together after more than a decade of appreciating each other’s music from afar.

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9 Jun 2015 // 11:23 AM

FFS - “Piss Off” (video)

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks have merged forces for the FFS album releasing today (our review comes tomorrow).

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Counterbalance: ‘Franz Ferdinand’

And if you leave here, you leave me broken, shattered, I lie. I'm just a crosshair. I'm just a shot, then we can listen to the 192nd most acclaimed album of all time. Franz Ferdinand’s 2004 debut is this week’s Counterbalance.

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Franz Ferdinand - “Right Action” / “Love Illumination” #2 (videos)

One is too jaunty and smirking for its own good, calling to mind a montage scene from some warmed over rom-com with, say, Cameron Diaz and Gerard Butler. And the other sounds like a band just following the safe, tried-and-true method.

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Drums of Death does a killer remix of Franz Ferdinand’s “What She Came For”, and of Peaches “Lose You”. Makes the listener feel like

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2 Jun 2009 // 10:00 PM

Franz Ferdinand: Blood

The problem with Blood is that it functions much more effectively as a companion to Tonight: Franz Ferdinand than as its own work.

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7 May 2009 // 10:00 AM

Tuesday night Franz Ferdinand dropped by the Letterman show to play “No You Girls” off their latest album Tonight. On 2 June the Scottish band is

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22 Apr 2009 // 9:28 AM continues to post great concert features with this latest one from Franz Ferdinand. The Scottish band serves up a one-hour set interspersed with

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Franz Ferdinand: Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

Spoon ripoffs? DFA-styled dancefloor excurions? Putting Damon Albarn in his place? Whatever is going on with Franz Ferdinand, it's a welcome, if not completely memorable, change of pace.

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	Franz Ferdinand: Live [DVD]

Franz enters the DVD market with more live footage of the band than you will ever need in your entire life. Lucky, lucky, you're so lucky!"

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	Franz Ferdinand: You Could Have It So Much Better

For once, a heavily-hyped follow-up that lives up to expectations. We're lucky lucky, we're so lucky.

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The French have spoken. Hey Strokes! You're free to leave.

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Franz Ferdinand: self-titled

To put it simply, their new self-titled album is the most musically rich, catchy, smartly written “new new wave” record since Interpol’s Turn on the Bright Lights.

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3 Feb 2004 // 1:00 AM

Being a pop music contrarian can’t be easy. What a subtle sense of timing and skill it must take to jump off Band X’

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//Mixed media

Notes, Hoaxes, and Jokes: Silkworm's 'Lifestyle' - "Ooh La La"

// Sound Affects

"Lifestyle's penultimate track eases the pace and finds fresh nuance and depth in a rock classic, as Silkworm offer their take on the Faces' "Ooh La La".

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