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LISTEN: Franz Ferdinand Debut New Song “Black Tuesday” Live

The Scots shared their latest tune at the North Music Festival in Portugal. 

Leaving Here: Franz Ferdinand’s New Shade

Moving on after the departure of founding member Nick McCarthy, frontman Alex Kapranos explains how his band invented a fresh identity for “Always Ascending.”

In Harmony, Octaves Apart: What’s Next for FFS?

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks’s collaborative project was one of 2015’s most fruitful partnerships. So where do the two groups—who are happy to consider FFS a band in its own right—go from here?

LIVE: No Need to Be Dramatic, FFS Has That Covered (10/13/2015)

Franz Ferdinand and Sparks bring their collaboration to Los Angeles, and it definitely does work.

Signal Boost: 15 Tracks from July 2020 You Should Know

Our Associate Editor’s favorite pre-released singles, album deep cuts, and tracks by unfairly obscure artists from the past few weeks.

The Year of Sparks Is Just Getting Started

Ron Mael anticipates the releases of Edgar Wright’s documentary about the brothers’ career and Leos Carax’s musical “Annette,” which they soundtracked.

Sparks, “A Steady Drip, Drip, Drip”

“Drip Drip Drip”is as unnervingly varied as most of the Mael brothers work—especially in the twenty-first century. 

Live from the Living Room: This Week’s Artist Live Streams (3/23-3/29)

From daily concerts to whatever Charli XCX has in store for us, we’ve got you covered.

5 Bands You Don’t Wanna Miss at New Colossus

The NYC-set fest kicks off March 11—here are five great bands in attendance that aren’t A Place to Bury Strangers.

In Conversation: Remembering Gang of Four’s Andy Gill (1956-2020)

A previously unpublished interview with the post-punk guitar legend.

LISTEN: Redd Kross Share Cover of Sparks’ “When Do I Get to Sing ‘My Way’”

The LA punks reimagine the track by their fellow West Coast cult heroes for Kross’ forthcoming “Beyond the Door.”

ICYMI, Here’s Little Simz Covering “Feel Good Inc.”

The U.K. rapper stepped into the Like a Version booth to cover the 2005 Gorillaz single.

Fifty Concert Photographers From the Past and Present You Should Know

These lens jockeys are skilled at snapping musicians in the thick of a show.

PREMIERE: KOLARS “Turn It Up” on Vinyl Exclusive

The husband-wife duo are set to release a record on the Pearl Jam guitarist’s label.

PREMIERE: Film School Is Back in Session with “Bright to Death”

The Bay Area shoegaze group offer up an early listen of their fifth studio album—their first in eight years.

The Vaccines, “Combat Sports”

Despite its energy, “Combat Sports” is more than occasionally boring.

The Nominal Potency of Omni

Don’t call it slacker rock, but the Atlanta trio provide only the bare minimum.

PREMIERE: Battleme Descends into the Post-Election “Hot Mess”

From October’s “Cult Psychotica.”

FLOOD’s Best of 2015: Music (#25–5)

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. 2015 has been rough in a lot of ways, but it’s been an incredible time for music….

WATCH: Tame Impala Covers Kylie Minogue, Makes Australia Proud

“Currents” is out now via Interscope.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of October 12–October 16, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

FLOOD’s 10 Best Records of 2015 (So Far)

From the emergence of the new hip-hop King to the reemergence of the experimental soundscape Queen, the first half of the year has been as unpredictable as it has been excellent.

“A Man of Genius Makes No Mistakes”: A Joycean Playlist Just in Time for Bloomsday 2015

“I think of you so often you have no idea.”

WATCH: FFS Challenge You to Mortal Kombat in Video for “Piss Off”

Round 1… Fight!


“FFS”’s songs are completely polarizing; you will either love them, or you will not.

Sound Board: The Week’s Best Tracks

Our picks for the best tracks out there for the week of May 18–22, 2015. Headphone-tested, FLOOD-approved.

LISTEN: Taymir Premieres Catchy New Track “AAAAAH”

In anticipation of the Stateside release of their debut later this year, the Dutch quartet is heading to SXSW in March

Barclaycard Mercury Prize 2014 Winner Announced

And the 2014 winner of £20,000, bragging rights, and a maybe curse is…


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