Sunset Rubdown

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2008

    Welcome to POP Montreal, the Canadian Retort to CMJ

    This week we'll be reporting from the cold climes of the French-Canadian north, where the annual POP Montreal music festival is underway. Spread across five days and countless downtown venues, POP is the Canuck retort to CMJ: well-organized, unpretentious, and lovably D.I.Y. It's also an excellent c ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    September 3, 2008


    Wolf Parade side project now a full-on band

  • Music

    October 2, 2007

    Sunset Rubdown's Random Spirit Lover

    Surreal glam melodrama, bombastic but dense as hell

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2007
  • Blogs

    August 20, 2007

    Live: Wolf Parade at the Warsaw, 08.19.07

    photo from the Warsaw show by Jean-Pierre A. Gary Wolf Parade Warsaw Sunday, August 19 Dystopian square-dances, demented waltzes, eroding polkas. Wolf Parade have more than a whiff of the Addams Family about them, a whimsical sense of cartoon horror and entropy, Cousin It warbling sweet lullabies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2007

    Why the Handsome Furs Couldn't Get Into the U.S.

    If you've been using something other than the Voice as your San Loco placemat (try holding the Onion on that burrito, friend), you probably missed a rather snifferific piece in last week's paper that explained why your favorite Canucks keep canceling their U.S. tours. Personally, I always suspected ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2007

    Weekend Bender: Sunset Rubdown, Moby, Beirut

    This Björk image never gets old. FRIDAY, MAY 4 Sunset Rubdown, Get Him Eat Him @ Bowery Ballroom [SOLD OUT] Langhorne Slim @ Union Pool Six Parts Seven, Ghosts of Pasha @ Union Hall [Tix] Northern State, Boyskout, Casper & The Cookies, @ Galapagos Other Passengers, Dirty on Purpose @ Death By ... More >>

  • Music

    May 30, 2006

    Gypsy Road, Take Me Home

    Beirut's gorgeous Balkan hymns light ukuleles and MP3 blogs aflame

  • Blogs

    May 18, 2006