Born Ruffians

Born Ruffians – ‘Needle’

The new track by these Canadian quirkballs starts out like Fleet Foxes (cosmic lyrics and all), then goes a bit reggae, then sounds like...

Album review: Born Ruffians – ‘Say It’ (Warp)

Many bands have been doing their damnedest to instil some hope in these fear-stricken days with their lysergic acid-splashed kaleido-rock. Recently, though, the expanding...

Born Ruffians

Crikey, six tracks in 65 words? Considering the twinkle-toes delicacy of the title track shares elbow room with Four Tet’s none-more-glitchy remix of ‘I...

Born Ruffians

Finally, a resolution for that secret minority who find Clap Your Hands Say Yeah “head-scratching” or Vampire Weekend “too out there”: Toronto’s Born Ruffians....
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