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Divine Fits: 4 September 2012 – Los Angeles

Boeckner and Daniel are musketeers of the music world: All for one, and one for all.

Melissa Bobbitt
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The Best Canadian Records of the Year? The Fun Agony of Voting for the Polaris Prize Long List

It’s roughly one month now before the first ballot for Canada’s Polaris Prize produces its Long List of the 40 best records of the year. As of today, here are my picks for the top ten Canadian records of the past 12 months.

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Handsome Furs: 26 August 2011 - Austin, TX

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

Ryan Lester
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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.

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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.

Heather Craig
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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.

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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.

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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.

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