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- Posted on May 22nd 2012 2:30PM by Aaron Brophy
When Handsome Furs announced they were breaking up last week there was speculation the band's male half Dan Boeckner had moved to Los Angeles to start a new group.
The speculating's done now because the new group Divine Fits -- featuring fellow members Britt Daniel of Spoon and Sam Brown of New Bomb Turks -- outed itself to the world via a new Twitter presence and website earlier today.
"Hi. We are Divine Fits from LA, CA. We've been making a racket while the pool drains into the yard. We want to share it with you soon," the band said in its first tweet.
The indie super-ish group is apparently working on a new album that's being produced by Nick Launay and coming out on Merge Records.
It's perhaps fitting that news of this new band's existence comes out on World Goth Day because Launay's production history includes working with some of the darkest and spookiest, including Nick Cave, Killing Joke and Gang of Four. Oh, and Arcade Fire, too.