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Sunday, December 7 2014

The Best Albums of 2014

From Polish black metal to mind-blowing progressive R&B and electronic music, 2014's best albums certainly have something for everyone.


Monday, December 1 2014

The Best Indie Rock of 2014

Some of the heavy hitters may not have made the cut for the best indie rock of 2014, but newer acts did more than just fill the vacuum left by the usual suspects.


Sunday, October 5 2014

The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s: 100-81

PopMatters' picks for the best albums of the 2000s begins with a series of albums that spans epic metal, ornate indie folk, and a terrifying work of electronic music.


Thursday, July 31 2014

Listening Ahead: Upcoming Music Releases for August 2014

Get advance word on new offerings from Spoon, J Mascis, and Pallbearer, plus an extensive list of August's new releases.


Thursday, December 23 2010

The 70 Best Albums of 2010

The year's best albums are highlighted by the emergence of a future superstar, two veteran and virtuoso rappers, and a Dream Team of indie bands releasing career peaks.


Reviews

Sunday, August 3 2014

Spoon: They Want My Soul

They Want My Soul reminds that us Spoon's consistency isn't something we should take for granted.


Sunday, July 20 2014

OutKast Fires Up the Audience at Day One of Forecastle Festival

From the minimalist indie rock of Spoon to the extravagant performance by OutKast, day one of Forecastle did not disappoint.


Thursday, June 24 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.


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.


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Blogs

Thursday, September 18 2014

Spoon + !!!: 10 September 2014 - New York (Photos)

Spoon's excellent live show at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield (aka Summerstage) came near the heels of their late-Summer They Want My Soul tour.


Tuesday, August 10 2010

Arcade Fire + Spoon: 6 Aug 2010 - Columbia, MD

More than any other band of their generation, the Arcade Fire prove that "indie rock" and "stadium rock" are not mutually exclusive categories.


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.


Monday, November 30 2009

Spoon - Transference (new album / video / MP3)

Spoon Transference (Merge) Releasing: 19 January Spoon follows last year's beloved Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga with Transference. Check out a video teaser and two early


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