Spoon like it hot

Spoon’s sexiest, most smoldering, synth-drenched record yet also features the band’s first outright protest song.

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Saturday, Aug. 30

* Ben’s at Home screens at the World Film Festival
* Barcola Bistro in Mile End pays tribute to Fellini
* Starred Up screens at the Phi Centre
* Jeff Ladouceur vernissage at Espace POP
* Arcade Fire + sweet openers at Parc Jean-Drapeau
* Jamie XX at Piknic Électronik

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Divine Fits: love it

By and large, supergroups rarely match the sum of their parts, but Divine Fits, a new band featuring Dan Boeckner (ex-Wolf Parade, ex-Handsome Furs) and Spoon’s Britt Daniel somehow manage to sound exactly the way you’d think a collaboration between these two titans of indie rock would. Most of the songs from their Montreal debut […]

Divine Fits’ Dan Boeckner on cities and supergroups

No one was too surprised when Wolf Parade parted ways. At Mount Zoomer and Expo 86 were good albums, but neither was as end-to-end exciting as Apologies to the Queen Mary was back in 2005. And when two very different side projects emerged, it was clear that the band’s primary songwriters, Spencer Krug and Dan Boeckner, needed artistic outlets far apart from one another.