The fourth annual Field Trip Music & Arts Festival returned to Toronto’s Fort York and Garrison Commons this past weekend. Run by the city’s…Read More
Kevin Drew (born September 9, 1976) is a Canadian musician and songwriter who, together with Brendan Canning, founded the expansive Toronto baroque-pop collective Broken Social Scene. He was also part of the lesser-known KC Accidental, which consisted of Drew and Charles Spearin, another current member of Broken Social Scene.
Drew has shared in the direction of Broken Social Scene videos under the name Experimental Parachute Movement. In 2008 he wrote and directed a short film called “The Water,” inspired by and starring his bandmate and former girlfriend Leslie Feist. In 2009, Drew contributed to the AIDS benefit album Dark Was the Night produced by the Red Hot Organization.
Drew grew up in west Toronto and attended the Etobicoke School of the Arts, along with Metric’s Emily Haines, Stars’ Amy Millan and novelist Ibi Kaslik, where he, Amy and Emily studied drama. He was married to Jo-ann Goldsmith, a social worker and an occasional trumpet player in BSS. On January 15, 2013 Drew announced in an interview that he has began working on a new album with The Archies songwriter, Andy Kim
Highlights of Day one of The Field Trip Festival in Toronto, Ontario. All photos taken by Mark Matusoff. Photos include Alabama Shakes,Young Empires, De…Read More
Arts & Crafts recently collaborated to release Broadsheet Music: A Year In Review, a collection of six original songs that reflects on the most…Read More
Kevin Drew, leader of Broken Social Scene will begin his Canadian tour tomorrow, July 22 with back-to-back shows in Calgary as he embarks on a run of Canadian dates…Read More
Kevin Drew is primarily known as the founder, songwriter, and frontman of Broken Social Scene. He marks the release of his second solo album on March 18th with Darlings. Arts and Crafts’ press release notes that the album is “his first that is truly, to put it bluntly, solo”. While the album has many of the touchstones of Drew’s songwriting work in Broken Social Scene, it is a tasteful refinement of the ideas that made him so highly regarded in the first place…Read More
Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew has premiered “Mexican Aftershow Party,” the second song off of his upcoming solo record entitled Darlings, which comes out March 18 via Arts & Crafts and City Slang. Darlings is also,Read More
Broken Social Scene’s founder, songwriter, and front man Kevin Drew will be releasing his newest solo album, Darlings, on March 18th, 2014, on Arts & Crafts. The album’s first single, “Good Sex,” can be heard now – above. Darlings shows Drew growing from his role in Broken Social Scene to create a statement of personal artistry. Darlings is also his first solo album that is truly, to put it bluntly, solo. If Drew’s 2007 effort Spirit If…Read More