Matt and Kim graduated with art school degrees from Pratt Institute and as such, stay closely involved in all the visual elements of the band. Kim designs the album covers and band merch. Matt develops the concepts for their music videos, including the one for “Lessons Learned,” which won an MTV VMA... [ + ] for Breakthrough Video and an mtvU Woodie award for Best Video.
Many people wonder how a band as constantly in flux as Broken Social Scene can hold it together amid the rigorous demands of becoming a major international touring band. But, really, the recipe is simple: close friends, a lot of love and a mutual desire to transcend the ennui and ugliness of our day... [ + ]-to-day lives by creating something beautiful and timeless together. And share it with you. That’s the only plan this band has ever had. And it’s the only one it needs.