Franz Ferdinand

Rank Your Records

Rank Your Records: Alex Kapranos Contemplatively Ranks Franz Ferdinand’s LPs

The frontman reflects on the band's unexpected breakout success and what it means to "make records that girls can dance to."
Cam Lindsay
2.11.18
Deep Ass Questions

What Is the Millennial "Stairway to Heaven?" A Battle Royale

Is it Kanye? Coldplay? Could it be... Keane?
Phil Witmer
12.27.17
Deep Ass Questions

What Is the Millennial 'Stairway to Heaven?' A Battle Royale

Is it Kanye? Coldplay? Could it be... Keane?
Phil Witmer
11.29.17
Features

Every Daft Punk Song, Ranked—Yeah, All of Them

From the bone-rattling techno of their earliest experiments to the maximalist pop they make now, we dug into the entirety of the android duo's discography.
THUMP Staff
11.16.16
Longreads Or Whatever

How a Kid Running an Obscure Music Forum Became the Target Of the UK's Biggest Ever Piracy Case

From his bedroom in North East England, Kane Robinson ran a music forum for 12,000 enthusiastic indie fans. But did a uni student with no prior convictions really deserve two years in prison?
Joe Zadeh
11.25.15
The Score

The Importance of Music in 'Gilmore Girls'

Bowie, Björk, The Shins, Sonic Youth and many others all have a part to play in this seminal TV series, which also features Korn and some tulips, weirdly.
Mathias Rosenzweig
1.6.15
Features

2013 Was the Worst 2004 Ever

Fall Out Boy reunions. New Found Glory tours. 'Anchorman' sequels. Here are the things that wouldn’t stay dead this year.
Dan Ozzi
12.19.13
News

Stop Talking About How Progressive Europe Is

Hate to spoil your sweet backpacking trip to Sweden, but racist ethno-nationalism has returned to the continent.
Connor Kilpatrick
7.9.12
Features

Win Field Day 2012 Tickets!

Noisey have ten pairs of Field Day tickets to giveaway
Jo Fuertes-Knight
5.23.12
The Worst Issue Ever

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Heard it through the indie grapevine!
Seo Michael
12.1.04