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.
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.”
The Lemon Twigs, “Do Hollywood”
The Long Island brothers practically have glitter in their blood.
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.
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.