Monday, November 18 2013
Wolf Parade. Sunset Rubdown. Moonface. No matter what moniker he's donning, Spencer Krug remains a compelling figure, and with his vulnerable new album, people see new sides of him, and he tells PopMatters about that, the status of all his bands, and so much more.
Tuesday, January 18 2011
Slipped Discs continues with the return of a legendary power pop band, previously unreleased Springsteen gems, the resurrection of '60s British folk rock sounds, loads of indie rockers and many more. All records that missed our top 70 list last year.
Monday, December 6 2010
"Indie rock" has become a term as amorphous and hard-to-pin-down as some of its associated lingo. But for our purposes here, we'll go with a line of demarcation strangely omitted from the discussion much of the time: the rock portion of the equation.
Monday, June 28 2010
The echo that has always soaked Krug's vocals has, on Expo 86, spilled out into every element of the record. Each sound feels like it's running into the next, so everything gets confused instead of complicated.
Monday, June 16 2008
How do you follow up a well-received album of ragged, messy indie rock? Why, with a sprawling, dystopian epic, of course.
Sunday, May 14 2006
PopMatters' Megan Milks deconstructs the speedy rise of one of Canada's (and America's) newest 'it' acts, finding out what's left when the buzz is stripped away.
Wednesday, September 28 2005
Cue the Hyperbole.
Monday, July 25 2005
A Brilliant Sample Of Their Fall Debut. Will Summer End Already!?"
Tuesday, May 4 2010
Wolf Parade Expo 86 (Sub Pop) Releasing: 29 June There has probably never been a bigger week for fans of Canadian alt-rock collectives than this one. Not