Watch: Divine Fits cover Frank Ocean – Lost

Last night at the Met Cafe in Pawtucket, RI, indie supergroup Divine Fits surprised the crowd with a cover that wasn’t Tom Petty’s “You Got Lucky.” Headed by Spoon’s Britt Daniel, they punched out a cover of Frank Ocean’s “Lost.” He informed the crowd this was the first public performance, and according to an anonymous [...]

7inch Sunday: Divine Fits – My Love is Real

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7inch Sunday is a segment devoted entirely to 7” vinyl and the all-encompassing experience surrounding it. Although most publications cover major releases, the vinyl single is often overlooked and given nothing more than a half-hearted nod of acknowledgement. This weekly feature is a hub for 7” reviews, exploring the B-sides and rarities of artists that may [...]

Divine Fits Announce Fall US Tour Dates

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Divine Fits, the new super group that includes indie pioneers Britt Daniel (Spoon) and Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade) as well as New Bomb Turks‘ Sam Brown, announced US tour dates today in support of their debut LP, A Thing Called Divine Fits. The record dropped last week via Merge Records, a breath of fresh air [...]

Watch: Divine Fits Perform First Show

While Divine Fits’ first show was scheduled to be tonight in Britt Daniel’s hometown of Austin, TX, the group decided to play a surprise show at Austin’s Continental Club. Under the pseudonym The Hot Skull, Divine Fits performed twelve songs featuring tracks from their debut A Thing Called the Divine Fits and a cover of [...]

Treasure Island Music Festival Lineup Announced

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Treasure Island Music Festival has announced its 2012 lineup. The festival will take place on San Francisco’s Treasure Island (Yes, it’s an actual island.) on Oct. 13 and 14. As in previous years, Saturday’s lineup will include largely hip-hop and electronic artists and Sunday will include largely indie rock and folk artists. Watch the trailer [...]

Listen: Divine Fits – My Love is Real

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Readers, I would like to introduce you to a new superduo. Britt Daniel (Spoon) and Dan Boeckner (Wolf Parade) announced in March that they were joining forces under the moniker Divine Fits, and they now plan to release their debut single July 31st via Merge Records. The single, titled “My Love is Real,” will be [...]