premieres and reviews

from subpop:

The Handsome Furs have a new video for “Cannot Get Started” directed by Matt Moroz, Canadian directorial superstar and all around weird video maker. “Cannot Get Started” has its television debut this Sunday on MTV2’s Subterranean but you can see it now on the Subterranean Blog here.
Hip Hip Hooray!

In other news…Sunset Rubdown’s soon to be released 3rd album ‘Random Spirit Lover’ has been given a ‘premature evaluation’ by…Check out the review here

Also it appears that Johnny and the Moon (Dante Decaro of Wolf Parade) and Magic Weapon(Jordan Robinson Cramer of Sunset Rubdown) will be the two opening acts for Sunset Rubdown’s tour in October. Magic Weapon will open from Montreal to Winnipeg and Johnny and the Moon will open from Boston to Victoria B.C. No word yet what other bands will be opening for the remainder of the tour. Thanks to James and snakes got a blog for the details.

Here are some reviews of the past few Wolf Parade shows in New York and Philadelphia:

the village voice-nyc
the new yorker
spin magazine-philly

Wolf Parade begin their 4 night residency at La Sala Rossa tonight in Montreal.