Dave Eggers’ 30 Days, 30 Songs project, which is releasing anti-Trump music every day until the election, has already given us Death Cab For Cutie’s “Million Dollar Loan” and Franz Ferdinand’s “Demagogue,” and now it’s kicking off its second week with a new track from Matt Berninger and Brent Knopf’s group El Vy. Show More Summary
Here’s something for anybody who wants to unwind on a Friday evening without letting go of the ball of Donald Trump-directed rage nestled in the pits of their guts: “Demagogue,” a new track from Franz Ferdinand. The song doesn’t mention...Show More Summary
Sounds like: The Jones Revival, Pixies, Kaiser Chiefs Song: Franz Ferdinand - Demagogue What's so good? Wow. Franz Ferdinand, dusting off their instruments for one-off return to the music sphere. To what do we owe this pleasure, youShow More Summary
The latest entry in the 30 Days, 30 Songs anti-Trump program tells it like it is.
Created by David Eggers, '30 Days, 30 Songs' will "feature one song per day from October 10 until Election Day. The artists on the playlist are united in their desire to speak out against the ignorant, divisive, and hateful campaign of Donald Trump." Continue reading…
The 30 Days, 30 Songs project, in which a different artist will contribute a new anti-Trump song every day until the American presidential election, has already yielded new tracks from Death Cab For Cutie, Jim James, and (most impressively) Aimee Mann. Today, Scottish postpunkers Franz Ferdinand have joined in on the fun. The members of […]
Franz Ferdinand have shared a new song called “Demagogue;” listen to it below via Spotify. It is an explicitly anti-Trump track, and the latest from the 30 Days, 30 Songs program created by writer Dave Eggers. It kicked off earlier this...Show More Summary
The FN Model 1910 is famous for having plunged Europe into a World War after slaying Archduke Franz Ferdinand, but behind all the infamy is a very sound design. John Browning created the 1910 and it sold very well, and the 1922 is a version with a larger grip and barrel to make it more […] Read More … The post The FN Model 1922 Pistol appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Before Sony used "Take Me Out" in that great, futile PSP campaign, Franz Ferdinand's 2004 hit showed up in EA's NFL football game, Madden. For the last 15 years or so, the series' soundtracks have been filled with licensed music, an eclectic mix of rap and garage-feel alt rock, from both upcoming and popular artists. Show More Summary
Long-running L.A. art-rock duo Sparks will have a new album next year and brothers Ron and Russell Mael have put together an ambitious film teaser for the project. Coming off their collaboration with Franz Ferdinand in 2015, which yielded the album “FFS” and a tour with the combined forces of both...
Last week, Franz Ferdinand announced that guitarist Nick McCarthy would not take part in their next album. Now, McCarthy has announced a new project called Manuela with his wife, singer-songwriter Manuela Gernedel. The announcement is...Show More Summary
Nick McCarthy, who very recently parted ways with Franz Ferdinand, is now backing his wife Manuela Gernedel in a new musical project. Going simply by Manuela, the collaboration is not too far from the low-fi post-punk Nick made with Box Codax... Continue reading…
This past Friday, Franz Ferdinand announced that guitarist Nick McCarthy would be leaving the band for the time being, the group’s first lineup change in their 16-year history. The decision arose out of a desire to spend more time with his family rather than set out on another full-time recording/touring cycle for the latest Franz […]
Longtime member calls it quits to spend more time with his family.
We're sad to report that Franz Ferdinand founding guitarist Nick McCarthy is parting ways with the band... Continue reading…
Guitarist Nick McCarthy has been a part of the angular Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand since the band started in 2002. He’s recorded four albums with the band, as well as one with the associated project FFS. And now he’s stepping out. The band announced McCarthy’s departure on Twitter this morning. The band explains that […]
Franz Ferdinand announced this morning that guitarist Nick McCarthy (pictured left) would not take part in their next album. McCarthy, who played rhythm guitar and keyboard, had been a core member and co-songwriter in the group since its formation in Glasgow in 2002. Show More Summary
The Times is revisiting some of its most memorable obituaries. World War I began with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand on June 28, 1914, by an 18-year-old student in Bosnia.
Kickstarter has announced it will take over the Drip music subscription service -- which included bands such as Franz Ferdinand and They Might Be Giants -- only a day before it was due to close forever.