Born Ruffians

8 p.m. Thursday, December 1. The Gargoyle, 1 Brookings Drive.

Born Ruffians

$10, free to Washington University students. 314-935-5917.

When you think of Canada, what comes to mind? Hockey, maple syrup, politeness and...kick-ass indie rock? Toronto's Born Ruffians is one of the many Canadian imports shaking up the international scene. In the vein of Dr. Dog and Tokyo Police Club, the Ruffians' delicate pop songs conjure up the butterflies of new love and the excitement of a paint-the-town-red weekend. After dominating the blogosphere, garnering the attention of the prestigious Warp Records label and being featured in an American Express commercial, Born Ruffians' pop potential knows no bounds.

Recommended Listening: "Little Garçon," "I Need a Life" and "Hummingbird"

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