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 very first show was an opening slot for none other than Arcade Fire, a band that was just a year away from international success. When Spencer Krug, a... Read More