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Just setting a festival in Barcelona means you don’t really have to try as hard. Who doesn’t feel like going to Spain for a festival overlooking the water? Bonnaroo is probably my favorite festival, and while Nashville is cool and the Farm is a special setting, it’s not exactly the allure of Tennessee that has… More »

My sentimental favorite this week is SD’s video for the “New World Order” remix, with Danny Brown, mostly because I can’t ever imagine myself getting tired of seeing Danny Brown, drunk and shirtless, too-tight tight pants sagging and hair blowing out, in a kitchen surrounded by Chicago teenage goons, having a wonderful time. That guy! More »

A writer friend of mine recently gave me some advice: One of the hardest stories to sell is one about a consistently excellent band releasing another strong album. It’s not a comeback, it’s not a severe stylistic left turn, it’s just an artist continuing to refine their sound after many years in the game, and… More »

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12 Memorable Moments From FYF Fest 2015

FYF is a weird festival. Tucked away at LA’s Exposition Park, tucked away towards the end of the summer—this isn’t one of the big blockbuster…
Ryan Leas | August 24, 2015 - 2:18 pm

Killing Joke’s Youth Producing New Spiritualized LP

Jason Pierce is happy to go for years and years without releasing anything new, so any news we get of a new Spiritualized album is…
Tom Breihan | January 15, 2015 - 11:37 am

Spritualized’s Jason Pierce Is No Longer Shit-Talking The Space Project

On the forthcoming Record Store Day compilation The Space Project, artists like Beach House and Youth Lagoon contribute songs that use sounds recorded in space.
Tom Breihan | April 3, 2014 - 10:33 am

Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce Criticizes The Space Project, Says He Only Did It Because He Was Broke

Back in February we heard "Always Forgetting With You (The Bridge Song)," Spiritualized's contribution to Lefse's Record Store Day compilation, The Space Project. Apparently Jason…
Chris DeVille | April 1, 2014 - 5:59 pm

Spiritualized – “Always Forgetting With You (The Bridge Song)”

One of the more novel releases coming out on Record Store Day (4/19) is the Space Project compilation. As explained when we shared Youth Lagoon's…
Miles Bowe | February 12, 2014 - 1:38 pm

Cut Copy – “Free Your Mind (Spiritualized Remix)”

As Cut Copy dish out their series of remixes for "Free Your Mind" you can tell it's a smart choice to include Spiritualized. "Free Your…
Miles Bowe | October 14, 2013 - 10:48 am

Mexican Summer To Celebrate 5 Years With Fest, Book, LP

The Brooklyn-based label Mexican Summer will celebrate its five-year anniversary next month with a two-day festival at Pioneer Works in Red Hook, featuring some of…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | September 16, 2013 - 11:29 am

Spiritualized – “I Am What I Am” Video

The very, very good Sweet Heart Sweet Light, the most recent Spritualized album, is more than a year old now. And it's also been more…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2013 - 9:31 am

Coachella 2013 Weekend 2: Saturday’s 5 Best Things

Sitting here in the afterglow of day two -- resting sore muscles and reflecting on an impossible collection of hard-earned memories -- I feel like…
Aaron Lariviere | April 21, 2013 - 3:31 pm

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

The top two videos on this list couldn't be more different in terms of concept, execution, intent, emotion, or aesthetic -- or, perhaps least important…
Tom Breihan | July 6, 2012 - 11:37 am

Spiritualized – “Little Girl” Video

Thus far, Spiritualized's excellent new Sweet Heart Sweet Light album has yielded two videos. Jason Pierce hasn't appeared in either of them, and both of…
Tom Breihan | July 2, 2012 - 9:01 am

Spiritualized, Nikki Lane @ The Wiltern, Los Angeles 5/22/12

While it is difficult to believe that Lazer Guided Melodies is nearly twenty years old, Spiritualized are still very much alive and kicking as they…
Andrew Youssef | May 23, 2012 - 5:18 pm

Lazer Guided Melodies Turns 20

The first time I saw Spiritualized live, I was maybe 21, and I was absolutely determined that I would not experience them sober. They were…
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2012 - 5:36 pm

Watch Spiritualized On Letterman

You have to love the fact that Spiritualized are getting airtime on network television in 2012. Last night, the band rolled through the Late Show
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2012 - 10:19 am

Album Of The Week: Spiritualized Sweet Heart Sweet Light

Spiritualized have never recorded a bad album. Depending on your feelings about Amazing Grace, they've never recorded one that's less than great. (That one had…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2012 - 3:41 pm

Stream Spiritualized Sweet Heart Sweet Light

Since Spiritualized announced their new release Sweet Heart Sweet Light, the album cycle has already produced a great single as well as that song’s memorable,…
Corban Goble | April 9, 2012 - 10:55 am

Progress Report: Spiritualized

Name: Spiritualized Progress Report: Jason Pierce chats about the new Spiritualized album and the perils of perfectionism. It’s easy to take for…
T. Cole Rachel | March 30, 2012 - 2:41 pm