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The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #44 - Franz Ferdinand

The Absolut Top 101 WFNX Artists of All Time #44 - Franz Ferdinand

    If you paid at all attention to the music world in 2004, todaysartist was everywhere. In fact it almost became a Beatles /...
By MorningIntern  |  July 12, 2010

VIDEO: Top 101 songs of the decade

WFNX's top 101 songs of the decade
The top 101 songs of the decade from WFNX 101.7 FM
By WFNX AND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 18, 2009

Hottest songs of 2009

By PHOEBIE PHOENIX  |  December 18, 2009

Annie | Don't Stop

Things have gotten pretty crowded in the electro-pop demi-monde since Annie released her indie-hit debut, Anniemal , back in 2004.
Smalltown Supersound (2009)
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  November 20, 2009

Are Animal Collective a jam band?

Animal Collective are the next logical iteration of the jam band. Yes. Yes they are. Not arguing. Telling. If this upsets you as an out-and-proud hip person, or if you’re right now clutching your seashell necklace in horror at the thought, I know: this i
Review: Animal Collective, May 14 at House of Blues, Boston
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  May 15, 2009
Straight Out Of Brighton with Paul Driscoll [Show 002]

Straight Out Of Brighton with Paul Driscoll [Show 002]

  The WFNX British Music Show with Paul Driscoll. You can also listen to the Straight Out O...
By Paul Driscoll  |  February 27, 2009

Fletcher, Andy, WTF and The Finisher

Fletcher, Andy, WTF and The Finisher

Fletcher's Never Heard New Music Review brings the raaaaaaaawk, and the Franz Ferdinand! W...
By Charlie  |  February 24, 2009

The Countdown / First Contact [1/26 – 1/29]

  MONDAY - 1/26 [# 5] Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody [# 4] The Ting Tings - That's Not My Nam...
By Paul Driscoll  |  January 29, 2009
Franz Ferdinand – Ulysses [VIDEO]

Franz Ferdinand – Ulysses [VIDEO]

By Paul Driscoll  |  January 29, 2009

Review: Franz Ferdinand's Tonight: Franz Ferdinand

On their third full-length, Franz Ferdinand continue to kick out that post-punk/disco thrust that made past singles "Take Me Out" and "Do You Want To" such loosened-skinny-tie pleasures.
Domino (2009)
By ZETH LUNDY  |  January 27, 2009

Max Ophüls at the Harvard Film Archive

Max at the Harvard Film Archive
Plaisir d’Ophüls
By STEVE VINEBERG  |  January 20, 2009


Y'all come back now . . .

I've always liked the idea of there being some weight to the "nines," meaning: if you're a year, and you're going to perch yourself at the very edge of a decade, you'd better be ready to represent.
Diminishing returns in 2009
By MICHAEL BRODEUR  |  December 30, 2008
Miracle on Tremont Street Pics!

Miracle on Tremont Street Pics!

It's common knowledge that I am a camera nerd. I took some pics at Miracle on Tremont Street this ye...
By Charlie  |  December 08, 2008

Photos: Miracle just off of Tremont Street

WFNX's Miracle on Tremont Street, with Franz Ferdinand, Dearly Beloved, Airborne Toxic Event, Vampire Weekend, and Black Kids at the Orpheum Theatre, December 6 and 7, 2008
By CARINA MASTROCOLA  |  December 08, 2008

VIDEO: Backstage with Franz Ferdinand

On night one of the sold-out WFNX "Miracle on Tremont Street," the OTD cams were lodged alongside th...
By Carly Carioli  |  December 07, 2008

Fast-breaking music

WFNX has always been a maverick radio station.
You heard it here first
By TED DROZDOWSKI  |  December 01, 2008



  Right now, Thanksgiving might seem light years away, but that grim weekend of awkward family...
By Shaula Clark  |  October 23, 2008

The Faint

It’s as if I were at a party where they’re endlessly playing “Dead or Alive” while some guy next to me mumbles nonsense in my ear and some kid in the corner hits random keys on a Juno.
Fasciinatiion | Blank.wav
By DANIEL BROCKMAN  |  August 12, 2008

VHS or Beta

The wordless, minute-long opener “Euglama,” though — that’s worth digging.
Bring On the Comets | Astralwerks
By MIKAEL WOOD  |  August 20, 2007

Early and often

There’s plenty to get excited about looking forward into the scant three months that make up the only great time to be in Maine.
Summer heats up quick and stays hot
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  June 13, 2007

Subtle stars

In the gaps between words are the things that really intrigue me,” sings Maxïmo Park frontman Paul Smith on “Girls Who Play Guitars.”
Separating Maxïmo Park from the pack
By NICK SYLVESTER  |  May 21, 2007


Mando Diao

The rollicking rock of Mando Diao’s Hurricane Bar , slotted the Swedish group somewhere among the Strokes, the Hives, and Franz Ferdinand.
Ode to Ochrasy | Mute
By EMILY ZEMLER  |  May 08, 2007

Brit flops?

Bloc Party have gotta be one of the more misunderstood — or at least mislabeled — Brit exports of the past couple of years. Lily Allen, "Smile" (mp3)
Bloc Party rise to the occasion, plus Lily Allen on SNL
By MATT ASHARE  |  February 06, 2007

Happy accidents

Ben Gibbard, the unassuming singer-songwriter who fronts the Seattle-by-way-of-Bellingham foursome Death Cab for Cutie, is, as he puts it, just 45 minutes from “walking out my door and going to San Francisco for Neil Young’s annual Bridge School benefit.
The slow, steady rise of Death Cab for Cutie
By MATT ASHARE  |  November 02, 2006

MySpace pimpin'

“You lyin’,” Meth told his female MySpacians, “’cuz half you motherfuckers on my page trying to throw the pussy at me.” Slideshow: Method Man at Axis, August 15, 2006
Method Man at Axis, August 15, 2006
By MATTHEW M. BURKE  |  August 18, 2006

Television personality

Though he often sounds like Lou Reed on Quaaludes, his guitar never fails to ring through loud and clear.
Tom Verlaine’s two new albums
By ELIOT WILDER  |  August 11, 2006


Does your life suck?

In this pixelated alternate world account holders aren’t users, they’re “residents.” In this world, you can fly. You can “teleport.” You can’t drown. You do not age. You can have an awkward version of cyber-sex. Watch the Second Life trailer (QuickTi
In the MySpace-meets- Matrix online world of Second Life , everyone is sexy, real money flows, and pixels are the only limitation
By CAMILLE DODERO  |  July 17, 2006

Harmonic convergences

Beyond their artful, crackling, dueling-guitar geometrics and layers of cunning rhythms, the Futureheads' most distinguishing and potent weapon is their four-part vocals.
The Futureheads get past the post-punk blues
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  June 28, 2006

Harmonic convergence

“I don’t know what to do with myself,” Ross Millard mutters, shrugging at his mates as he sets his guitar down at the rear of the small stage at the back of Seattle’s East Street Records and ambles toward his mic stand.
The Futureheads get past the post-punk blues
By MICHAEL ALAN GOLDBERG  |  June 28, 2006

Young and restless

It’s the lack of studied self-consciousness that makes the Arctic Monkeys so uniquely likeable. Arctic Monkeys at Avalon, June 15, 2006
The Arctic Monkeys at Avalon
By MATT ASHARE  |  June 16, 2006