Sparks’s Russell Mael spoke with LA Record about teaming up with Franz Ferdinand for the project FFS, collaboration, and what it’s like to find yourself on highway billboards after a career spent inventing what it means to “troll pop...Show More Summary
Earlier this year, all four members of Franz Ferdinand got together with Sparks, the ’70s pop-auteur duo, to form a new supergroup called FFS and to release a self-titled album. (They performed on James Corden earlier this week.) One of their early singles was “Call Girl,” a slinky and playful new-wave dance tune, and it […]
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The Franz Ferdinand/Sparks supergroup FFS only just announced their formation in March, but they’ve already put out an album and gone on an extensive tour. They’re at the tail-end of that tour right now, and they stopped by The Late Late Show With James Corden yesterday to perform their FFS track “Police Encounters.” They also […]
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Franz Ferdinand and Sparks' supergroup FFS are winding down from their North American tour. Last night, they appeared on "The Late Late Show With James Corden". In addition to performing their FFS track "Police Encounters", Russell Mael...Show More Summary
photos by P Squared; words by Bill Pearis FFS @ Terminal 5 10/7/2015 "There are not two bands on stage tonight," proclaimed Alex Kapranos to the Terminal 5 crowd on Tuesday night (10/6). "There is only FFS!" The collaborative effort...
FFS You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... FFS (Franz Ferdinand + Sparks), The Intelligence @ Terminal 5 Sparks and Franz Ferdinand proved to be two great tastes that...
by Bill Pearis The warped minds at The Intelligence released their new album, Vintage Future, last week and it's another winner, offering up killer art-damaged garage rock and the funny, strange worldview of Lars Finberg. You can stream the whole...
Sounds like: Harts, Franz Ferdinand, Chromeo Song: Skylar Spence - I Can't Be Your Superman What's so good? Only a couple of weeks away from the release of Skylar Spence's debut album Prom King, and by the looks of their latest single...Show More Summary
The New Sins is Lou Hayter (formerly of the New Young Pony Club) who has recently collaborated with the likes of Villa, Franz Ferdinand, Kaiser Chiefs and her amazing, new single “Lights Down” is out now on Defected Records. Her new “August Mix” just dropped and we here at Discobelle got the premiere, expect 40 […]
The First World War was instigated by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, but it’s no small miracle that a general European war didn’t happen earlier. Here are 7 international crises in the years before 1914 that could have started a global-scale conflict. Read more...
The collaboration between Sparks and Franz Ferdinand that is FFS announced a North American tour starting September 30th. The project’s self-titled debut—the result of a mutual appreciation ten years in the making—came out via Domino this June and has been lauded by the Guardian, Pitchfork, A.V.
Tickets for the FFS (Franz Ferdinand + Sparks) show at Terminal 5 go on AmEx presale at noon. Tickets for the Nightmare of You show at Bowery Ballroom go on AmEx presale at noon. Tickets for the US Girls...
Franz Ferdinand and Sparks released an album earlier this year as FFS. Following some European dates later this month, the supergroup will be playing the songs of FFS on their first-ever North American tour. Find their full scheduleShow More Summary
FFS – the unique collaboration between Franz Ferdinand and Sparks – have announced their first ever North American live dates. This once-in-a-lifetime tour will follow a summer of headline shows and festivals around Europe, including an impressive headline show on the John Peel Stage at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Show More Summary
Fall dates are in support of the band's self-titled debut.
Featuring Kendrick Lamar, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Damian ‘Jr. Gong’ Marley, The Cat Empire, FFS (Franz Ferdinand and Sparks) and more
Just over a century ago last month, the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo sparked The Great War (or the "not so Great War" if you were unfortunate enough to be sitting in the muddy trenches of Western Europe) that would in many ways shape the 20th century. Show More Summary
Soundtrack Of My Life: Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos On His Teenage Beatlemania