Monday, December 22 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
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
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
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 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.
Sunday, August 3 2014
They Want My Soul reminds that us Spoon's consistency isn't something we should take for granted.
Sunday, July 20 2014
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 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
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
When you break it down, Transference is really just another Spoon album... and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that.
Thursday, September 18 2014
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
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
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 (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