Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand announce departure of drummer Paul Thomson

"It's been like a dream and I'm still processing," Thomson said

‘The Sparks Brothers’ review: Edgar Wright’s revealing deep dive into odd-pop’s LA pioneers

The careers of Ron and Russell Mael are lovingly dissected in an exhaustive documentary

Tim Burgess shares ‘Tim’s Twitter Listening Party’ playlist

Featuring a track from every listening party so far

Daft Punk remixes of Franz Ferdinand, The Micronauts and more are now available on a vinyl compilation

The Argentina-based Music Brokers label are behind the tribute release

The term ‘landfill indie’ is pure snobbery from people who don’t know how to have fun

The term is so sneeringly reductive it’s like your Grandad listing the relative merits of each Pokémon

Alex Kapranos shares new Clara Luciani duet ‘Summer Wine’ and tells us what’s next for Franz Ferdinand

Check out their cover of the Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood classic here, as Kapranos talks to us about inspiration and the magic of the late, great Philippe Zdar.

Franz Ferdinand are trending, but for entirely the wrong reason

"I naively presumed that history was something best learned from rather than repeated."
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