New indie supergroup Divine Fits is born
Today is a good day for those of you with a bit of an interest in indie supergroups, so to speak, as Britt Daniel of Spoon, Dan Boeckner of Wolf Parade and Handsome Furs fame as well as New Bomb Turks' Sam Brown have formed a new band.
They're called Divine Fits, and while there aren't any tracks to have a listen to just yet, Consequence of Sound reports that an as yet untitled debut album - produced by Nick Launay - is due for release via Merge later this year.
Indie icon Bradford Cox joins Divine Fits on stage for a cover of the Ramones' '53rd & 3rd'. [read more]
Here's the latest additions to this year's Latitude Festival. Obelisk Arena THE TEMPER TRAP, JAMES, SPOON, MIDLAKE, DIRTY PROJECTORS, FRANK TURNER The Word Arena WILD BEASTS, NOAH AND THE WHALE, YEASAYER, CHIEF Sunrise Arena DARWIN DEEZ, ARCHIE BRONSON OUTFIT, LUPEN CROOK, ACTIVE CHILD The festival runs from Thursday the 15th to Sunday 18th of July Click here for more info! Good? Bad? Let us know what you think below! [read more]
Spoon interviewed: "You don’t know where the good stuff comes from, so you can’t count on it ever coming back."
“When we parted ways at the end of the last Spoon tour we didn’t really say much to each other,” admits Britt Daniel, frontman of the Texas-based quintet, Spoon. Find out why in our interview... [read more]