Although the band was created out of spur-of-the-moment necessity for a one-off show, Wolf Parade seems poised for longevity. Two albums into their career, the Canadian five-piece has already survived the kind of monstrous hype that so often crushes young indie bands. A possible explanation for the band’s success is their balancing act of classicist pop songwriting and forward-thinking experimentalism. Much like Animal Collective, Wolf Parade doesn’t see a point to presenting edgy music if it doesn’t have any hooks.
Wolf Parade formed hastily in Montreal, Canada in 2003. Their... Read More