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The Hours, the Minutes, the Seconds: Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew on 'Hug of Thunder'

After working with notable albums by Andy Kim and Gord Downie, Broken Social Scene's Kevin Drew walks us through how the band got together and made their latest, Hug of Thunder.

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Major Label Debut: Kevin Drew and 10 Years of Arts & Crafts

When Kevin Drew co-founded Arts & Crafts, his label was intended simply as a way to get out the music of his band, Broken Social Scene. Now, ten years later, Drew gives PopMatters an unflinching look at the ups and downs of running one of the most influential labels out there today.

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Coming Full Circle (Accidentally): An Interview with Kevin Drew & Charles Spearin

What is currently one of the most sprawling, dynamic indie-rock bands out there once started as a series of small bedroom recordings between Broken Social Scene members Kevin Drew and Charles Spearin. PopMatters talks to both of them about their beginnings ...

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Broken Social Dreams

As I channel my inner Fox Mulder, I should be clear that I don’t see any conspiracies here. However, I do read the When-Drew-Met-Canning narrative sketched by so many of us in the blogosphere, whether intentionally or not, as a controlling cover-up that restricts attention to the boundless spontaneity that is, in many ways, the most compelling feature of Broken Social Scene’s music and legacy.

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Broken Social Scene: Forgiveness Rock Record

Broken Social Scene is back and they've stumbled upon their second straight-up masterpiece. Plain and simple.

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"They Can't Write You and Me": An Intimate Chat with Kevin Drew

The Broken Social Scene founder has made his own bed, but just because he's lying in it doesn't mean he can sleep.


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