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Wednesday, October 8 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 40-21

From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.

Thursday, December 17 2009

The Best 60 Albums of 2009

PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.


Tuesday, January 26 2010

The Fiery Furnaces: 8 November 2009 - Guelph, ON

If you were looking for some of the Fiery Furnaces' semi-traditional live madness, this show might have been disappointing.

Sunday, July 19 2009

The Fiery Furnaces: I'm Going Away

I'm Going Away is best appreciated as a pleasurable pop treat from a group whose vision is ever broadening.

Thursday, August 14 2008

The Fiery Furnaces: Remember

Remember is a successful illustration of this thorny indie group’s approach to live music: not as nostalgic recreation of familiar favourites, but as a strange and arresting guide towards new territory.

Sunday, January 6 2008

The Fiery Furnaces

I don’t listen to the Fiery Furnaces much, but there's a reason I see them every time they come to town.

Monday, October 8 2007

The Fiery Furnaces: Widow City

Since the band plays it so safe on this record, it makes the stories they are telling sound emotionless. Fiery Furnaces has become predictable.


Thursday, December 3 2009

The Fiery Furnaces - "Even in the Rain" (video)

Matthew Friedberger does a great Dennis Hopper in this video for the Fiery Furnaces' "Even in the Rain", which is basically an annotated video version

Tuesday, November 10 2009

The Fiery Furnaces - "Keep Me in the Dark (Eleanor Friedberger version)" (MP3)

This version of "Keep Me in the Dark" is from Take Me Round Again, a digital-only re-imagining of the Furnaces' excellent I'm Going Away, based

Tuesday, June 30 2009

The Fiery Furnaces - I'm Going Away (new album / MP3)

The Fiery Furnaces I'm Going Away (Thrill Jockey) Releasing: 21 July 2009 (US) / 24 August 2009 (UK) SONG LIST 01 I'm Going Away 02 Drive to Dallas 03 The End Is Near 04

Tuesday, June 23 2009

Joe Walker interviews the Fiery Furnaces (video)

Joe Walker of Breakfast at Sulimay’s fame interviews Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger about upcoming Fiery Furnaces album I'm Going Away. As is often the


Monday, November 5 2007

The Fiery Furnaces turn user-friendly

NEW YORK -- Fans of the The Fiery Furnaces got a surprise a few weeks ago when the band played a semi-secret show at Manhattan's

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