Handsome Furs

Thin Mind

Wolf Parade: Thin Mind

There was a time when Wolf Parade was “challenging” music. But it seems the owners of that tradition have spun that mantle off to side projects and personal quibbles. Or...
Cry Cry Cry

Wolf Parade: Cry Cry Cry

I can’t remember how many years I’ve been listening to Wolf Parade, though it seems like forever. I look back on the 90s and think, “Yeah, of course I was heari...

2011 Albums of the Year

So I figure everyone else is doing his top albums thing, so I might as well. Now I don't get free albums or anything, so I have to spend my hard earned money on...
Face Control

Handsome Furs: Face Control

There was a time back in high school when I was a big drum snob. If a rock song didn't have drums, but instead depended on synths or drum machines, I wasn't hav...
Expo 86

Wolf Parade: Expo 86

This is certainly Wolf Parade's most straightforward album, less moaning and broken gears and almost hopeful in its vibrancy. Hell, the second track on the albu...