Sounds like: The Rural Alberta Advantage, Franz Ferdinand, Everything Everything, Karkwa Song: Le Trouble - Vampires What's so good? It didn't take long for Montreal-based Le Trouble to win me over with their brand of in-your-face indie rock. Show More Summary
Our Top 10 Comments of the Week: Readers debate punishment for Russian hacking, the reverberations of several celebrity deaths and the fate in history of 2016.
Geopolitics shape events, not the other way around. The assassination does not upset Russo-Turkish relations.
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Rumors of World War 3 have been brewing all year, but the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria — which many blame for the incitement of World War 1 — is being called the historical equal of the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, whose executioner is currently being described by the media as... Show More Summary
After today’s shooting of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, a number of observers have been comparing the assassination to the 1914 killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the beginning of World War I. The idea seems to be taking hold: The...Show More Summary
Sounds like: Todd Terje, Soulwax, Sebastian Song: Temples - Certainty (Franz Ferdinand Remix) What's so good? Yes, that's right, Franz Ferdinand have made a good, nice remix. They haven't just made a good, nice remix though. This is more than that. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Franz Ferdinand, The Walkmen Song: The Buttertones - Colorado What's so good? The Buttertones' "Colorado" is energetic and an all-encompassing surf rock anthem. This track waits for no one as it glides through a fast-paced beat and handclaps to boot. Show More Summary
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