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Baroness Are Recording With Dave Fridmann

Georgia sludge-prog giants Baroness were high on our list of 2015’s most-anticipated albums, but there was a real chance 2015 wouldn’t bring a new Baroness album. After their horrible bus accident in 2012, half the band handed in their resignations, and leader John Baizley was severely physically mangled. As he wrote of his memory of… More »

By: Michael Nelson / June 10, 2015 - 7:07 pm

Merchants Of Soul: A Trip To Chipotle And Outside Lands With Spoon

Britt Daniel’s Chipotle order: Soft tacos with chicken, mild salsa, cheese, and a side of guacamole. Lemonade to drink, but he opts for Coke on the refill. I order a chicken burrito and Diet Coke. It is July, and we are in the West Village. The line is long by Chipotle standards — about a… More »

By: Chris DeVille / August 20, 2014 - 10:37 am

Spoon – “Rent I Pay” + They Want My Soul Details

We’ve seen a trio of teaser videos, read about the new record label, and witnessed the live debuts of “Rainy Taxi,” “Knock Knock Knock,” and “Rent I Pay.” Now, at last, the first studio recording from Spoon’s new They Want My Soul has been revealed, along with the album’s tracklist. As promised, “Rent I Pay”… More »

By: Chris DeVille / June 10, 2014 - 9:54 am

Hear Spoon Preview New Album They Want My Soul, Watch Them Play “Rainy Taxi” In London

UPDATE: Spoon will perform at least one song from They Want My Soul in a live NPR webcast from NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge on Monday 6/9 at 1:30PM EST. More »

By: Tom Breihan / June 5, 2014 - 10:01 am

Progress Report: The Cribs

Name: The Cribs
Progress Report: The Jarman brothers do whatever they damn well feel like on The Cribs forthcoming record, In the Belly of the Brazen Bull.

After losing Johnny Marr as their guitarist in 2011 (what would surely be a crushing blow to pretty much any band in the universe), the… More »

By: T. Cole Rachel / March 14, 2012 - 2:14 pm

New Black Moth Super Rainbow – “Born On A Day The Sun Didn’t Rise”

Pennsylvania psychedelics Black Moth Super Rainbow, now expanded to a sextet, are following up 2007 breakthrough Dandelion Gum with their forthcoming fourth album Eating Us. The fixation on mouths and mastication (see, also, Tobacco) is fitting for a band composing such sweet, poppy, immediately consumable sound trips: See Eating’s lead track “Born On A Day… More »

By: brandon / April 21, 2009 - 10:59 am