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Handsome Furs Call It Quits

Band Is No More

May 18, 2012

After making three albums together, Handsome Furs' husband and wife team Dan Boeckner and Alexi Perry have ended their musical collaboration. More

CMJ 2011 Announces Initial Lineup – EMA, Dum Dum Girls, Zola Jesus, Wild Flag, and more

Plus: Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, CSS, Neon Indian, Class Actress, Portugal. The Man, and others

Aug 23, 2011

The CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival has announced their initial 2011 lineup. The event happens at venues across New York City October 18 - 22. Today the CMJ website announced the first round of artists performing this year. The list includes EMA, Dum Dum Girls, Zola Jesus, Wild Flag, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, CSS, Neon Indian, Class Actress, Portugal. The Man, and others. More

The Digital Version of Under the Radar’s Summer Issue Features 50 Extra Pages of Content

Includes Articles on Stephin Merritt, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, My Morning Jacket, Handsome Furs, and more

Aug 04, 2011

The digital version of Under the Radar's Summer Issue includes the same articles that appear in the printed version—plus 50 extra pages of editorial content not found in the print version, including extra full page photos, 11 bonus articles, and 13 bonus reviews. While we certainly still encourage you to pick up the print version (on newsstands now), we also recommend checking out the digital version, which is viewable on your iPad, Mac, PC, and Android device. The Summer Issue's digital version includes exclusive articles on Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, My Morning Jacket, The RaptureTwin Sister, Stephin Merritt, and others. Order the digital version of the Summer Issue here or subscribe to the digital version here. More

Under the Radar Announces Summer Issue and St. Vincent Cover

Issue Also Features Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, M83, The Horrors, Washed Out, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, and much more

Jul 28, 2011

Under the Radar’s Summer 2011 Issue has just hit stands. It features St. Vincent on the cover and includes articles on M83, Bon Iver vs. Fugazi, The Horrors, Washed Out, Stephen Malkmus vs. Gus Van Sant, WU LYF, Dum Dum Girls, Friendly Fires, Memory Tapes, John Maus, Niki & The Dove, Purity Ring, Youth Lagoon, and many others; as well as over 115 reviews. The digital version of the magazine also includes 50 extra pages of bonus content, including articles on My Morning Jacket, The Rapture, Eleanor Friedberger, Handsome Furs, Moonface, Stephin Merritt, Laurel Halo, and more. More

Watch: Handsome Furs “What About Us” (NSFW)

Lots of Voyeurism, Sex, and Dancing

Jul 07, 2011

Handsome Furs dropped a NSFW video for Sound Kapital (out now) cut, “What About Us.” We have the clip.  More


Interviews

Handsome Furs

A Home On the Other Side

Sep 12, 2011

Over the past few years, Handsome Furs—Dan Boeckner and his wife, Alexei Perry—have toured through regions of the world rarely ever visited by Western bands (Poland, Myanmar, Yugoslavia, China, etc.). As a result, they’ve been exposed to things about which we North Americans know little to nothing. Their third LP, Sound Kapital, finds the duo embracing the role they refer to as “closet journalists,” and as a result, morphing into a political band. More