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Monday, January 25 2010

Part 2: From Handsome Furs to Oneida

Slipped Discs continues with hip-hop royalty, a genre-busting classical quartet, the future of soul music, an Americana demigod and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.


Reviews

Wednesday, September 7 2011

Handsome Furs: 26 August 2011 - Austin, TX

The Handsome Furs first show in Austin outside of SXSW, forever ruined the festival for the band.


Thursday, June 30 2011

Handsome Furs: Sound Kapital

Former Wolf Parade frontman Dan Boeckner returns with his wife, Alexei Perry, for an album of synth-driven, heart-on-sleeve anthems.


Wednesday, April 22 2009

Handsome Furs: 15 March 2009 - Chicago

The Handsome Furs have dug into the New Order playbook, balancing moodiness with pop giddiness, with just enough heartache in the lyrics to keep the whole thing from becoming throwaway dance music.


Monday, March 9 2009

Handsome Furs: Face Control

Handsome Furs craft something of a rarity even in today's independent music scene: a modest, personal album that doesn't ask for anything more than what you're willing to give.


Tuesday, August 28 2007

Handsome Furs: Plague Park

Spin it on your stereo late one night in a dark, empty room, and you may find that its pervasive despondence will mingle with your disappointment, your exhaustion, your heartbreak, and somehow make you feel just a little bit better.


Blogs

Thursday, July 12 2012

Predicting the 2012 Polaris Prize Short List

This is probably a dumb idea. But, here is what I expect to make the Polaris Prize's Short List.


Thursday, April 28 2011

Handsome Furs: 14 April 2011 - New York

Sound Kapital is for the wild artist at heart, for expatriates in day clothes secretly plotting for the chance to escape again. Thanks to Handsome Furs’ awesome performance, my wanderlust was most certainly reawakened.


Wednesday, March 11 2009

Handsome Furs - "I'm Confused" (MP3/video)

Yesterday on PopMatters, Bill Stewart said of Handsome Furs new album Face Control: "Handsome Furs craft something of a rarity even in today's independent music


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