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Sunday, April 3 2011

Ray Davies: See My Friends

Ray Davies' latest album is part tribute compilation, part vanity project. Mark my words, no one will be discussing this a year from now.


Wednesday, December 22 2010

The Year in Music: March 2010


Friday, June 25 2010

Primavera Sound Festival: 27-29 May 2010: Barcelona, Spain

Primavera never stops growing. There are now more stages than ever before, a whole week of live music before the festival even begins, ad-hoc stages set-up in parks all over the city, as well as the obligatory closing party.


Thursday, April 15 2010

Spoon + Deerhunter: 29 March 2010 - Toronto

Somehow, a show by one of my favorite bands, playing a bunch of my favorite songs, was more enervating than engaging.


Wednesday, March 24 2010

Spoon + Deerhunter + The Strange Boys: 22.Mar.10 - Washington D.C.

How do you improve on perfection? In the case of Spoon, you pair one of indie rock's most reliable live acts with two up-and-coming bands that can more than hold their own.


Sunday, January 17 2010

Spoon: Transference

When you break it down, Transference is really just another Spoon album... and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.


Thursday, September 10 2009

Our Noise: The Story of Merge Records, the Indie Label That Got Big and Stayed Small by John Cook

Despite some generous editorializing, Our Noise is as engaging (and human) a music industry tale as you're ever going to read.


Thursday, May 21 2009

Spoon + Black Nasty: 22 April 2009 - Houston

While several new songs were welcomed with polite applause, tunes from Spoon’s back catalogue elicited a more raucous response.


Sunday, November 18 2007

Spoon

I’d never thought of Spoon as bourgie, but, suddenly, it seems obvious. After all, they play tight, melodic rock that’s just a little bit uppercrust. These guys are, dare I say it, adults...


Various Artists: This is Next (Capsule Reviews) [30.Sep.07]
Spoon: Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (Reviews) [10.Jul.07]
Spoon, N.E.R.D., White Rabbits… (Mixed Media) [13.Jun.07]
Spoon: Soft Effects EP/Telephono (Reviews) [31.Jul.06]
Spoon (Reviews) [27.Jun.05]
Spoon: Gimme Fiction (Reviews) [11.May.05]
Spoon (Reviews) [2.Oct.02]
Spoon: Kill the Moonlight (Reviews) [5.Aug.02]
Spoon (Reviews) [12.Nov.01]
    Spoon: Girls Can Tell (Reviews) [19.Feb.01]
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