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Music, Hear This Eleanor Friedberger: Show Preview

Eleanor Friedberger: Show Preview

Lovable though the Fiery Furnaces are, part of the brother-and-sister duo's charm is its tendency to upend any moments of pop perfection with cacophonous noises, fractures in song structure, and other sonic disturbances. Thankfully, on Last Summer, her first solo…
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Music, BeatBox Junior Boys: Show Preview

Junior Boys: Show Preview

Abstract pop music experienced a renaissance in the mid-'00s. Matmos and the Fiery Furnaces both released career-defining albums, while LCD Soundsystem etched out a spot in the cultural consciousness with increasingly grandiose works. And let us not forget about Junior…
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Music, All Shook Down Eleanor Friedberger of the Fiery Furnaces on Touring Alone, Using Garage Band, and Getting Old

Eleanor Friedberger of the Fiery Furnaces on Touring Alone, Using Garage Band, and Getting Old

This is the part where we tell you how good Eleanor Friedberger's new solo album is. Eleanor, you may recall, is the feminine half of the Fiery Furnaces, which might just be the strangest power-pop band of the last…
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Music, All Shook Down James Blake's Lonely Beginnings, Omar Sosa's Afro-Cuban Cocktail, and More

James Blake's Lonely Beginnings, Omar Sosa's Afro-Cuban Cocktail, and More

From SF Weekly's latest print music section: James Blake: The time in James Blake's life we might call his long winter -- from which he emerged this year with a phosphorescent debut album -- began as far back as the…
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Music, Hear This The Fiery Furnaces: Show Preview

The Fiery Furnaces: Show Preview

The Fiery Furnaces are always on a trip. Siblings Matthew and Eleanor Friedberger made a weird career out of deconstructing rock into precious nuggets of delirious blues, ambling folk, and cute piano-pop, then assembling those pieces into jigsawlike songs that…
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Music, All Shook Down Friday Night:  The Fiery Furnaces at Slim's

Friday Night: The Fiery Furnaces at Slim's

The Fiery Furnaces, Cryptacize, Dent May Slim's Nov 21, 2009 Better Than: The dance party in your living room. Perhaps it was the youth factor of an all-ages show, but I can't think of the last time I've seen so…
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Music, Reviewed Fiery Furnaces

Fiery Furnaces

Matthew Friedberger, the songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and chops-abuser of New York sibling duo Fiery Furnaces, recently revealed to the Village Voice that he writes four to eight songs a week. The admission brings to question whether that volume of output can…
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Calendar, Performance Fiery Architecture

Fiery Architecture

WED 5/25 It took a live show by the Fiery Furnaces to break my obsession with the band. Something had to give, and seeing FF play its unexpectedly punked-out set last month did the trick. Well, that and the new…
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Music, Reviewed Fiery Furnaces

Fiery Furnaces

Every time the Fiery Furnaces need to release a single, none of their album cuts seems to work, so instead they record a new song, and almost all of them are finally collected on this budget-priced 10-track release. EP assembles…
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Music, Divide and Convolute

Divide and Convolute

"There's a section right after the beginning part where a Casio's playing quite fast and then a piano and a drum kit come in and they play this very hectic, cartoony-sounding thing. And eventually, a couple pianos and an organ…
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