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The threat of rain hung heavy over Firefly’s third day. Guys in tank tops whispered it to their girlfriends while waiting in line for tacos. Strangers chatted each other up about it while awaiting the next free porta-potty. And then, at around 9:45, festival officials took the main stage to announce that the night’s remaining… More »

Sundays at festivals can so often be a bittersweet thing. People are starting to get ragged, the festival grounds start to smell of some kind of putrid something, the big climactic headliners may have come and gone. So often, whoever’s left playing that final night, when the work week looms around the corner, has a… More »

Right now, I’m enjoying anticipating Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” movie, set to debut as part of Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards, more than I’ll probably enjoy watching the thing. This video is packed with so many famous people that you have to imagine most of them will only get a second or two of screen… More »

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Spoon Share Gimme Fiction Oral History, “Was It You? (Home Demo)” Ahead Of 10th Anniversary Reissue

Indie rock legends Spoon just uploaded a funkier, grittier "home demo" version of their 2005 track "Was It You?" off of their fifth album Gimme
Grace Birnstengel | November 2, 2015 - 1:34 pm

Spoon Join Team Taco

A couple of weeks ago, St. Vincent rent the music world in twain by recklessly casting aside the noble burrito in favor of the taco.
Peter Helman | October 28, 2015 - 7:25 pm

Watch Spoon Cover Van Morrison’s “Jackie Wilson Said” At Bridge School Benefit

Yesterday was the first day of Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit concert. An all-star lineup of Neil Young, the Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crow, Ryan…
Peter Helman | October 25, 2015 - 11:43 am

Listen To Spoon’s Britt Daniel On The New Hollywood Podcast

Spoon frontman Britt Daniel appeared as a guest on the latest installment of The New Hollywood Podcast. Host Brian Flaherty is actually old friends with…
Peter Helman | September 9, 2015 - 9:53 pm

Watch Britt Daniel, Will Butler, Mac McCaughan, & More Talk Songwriting In SXSW Panel

At SXSW back in March, Spoon's Britt Daniel, Arcade Fire's Will Butler, Superchunk's Mac McCaughan, Nada Surf's Matthew Caws, and Marshall Crenshaw all participated in…
James Rettig | September 1, 2015 - 4:38 pm

Spoon – “New York Kiss (Cody Votolato Remix)”

Cody Votolato, the guitarist for recently reunited post-hardcore band the Blood Brothers, really likes remixing Spoon. At the end of last year, he unveiled a
Peter Helman | August 13, 2015 - 9:37 pm

Watch Brandon Flowers Cover Spoon In MoPop Rehearsal

Brandon Flowers just performed at Detroit's MoPop festival tonight. Max Shafer of Michigan band Fifth And Main watched him rehearse for the set last night…
Peter Helman | July 25, 2015 - 9:17 pm

Spoon Are Selling They Want My Soul-Themed Playing Cards

Spoon are selling a "casino quality" deck of playing cards inspired by last year's They Want My Soul. The cards were designed by Matthew Jacobson…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 2, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Artist Portraits From Firefly 2015 Saturday

Firefly’s third day began with a massive Paul McCartney hangover. Luckily, that quickly gave way to a new batch of talented artists on the festival’s…
Stereogum | June 21, 2015 - 12:29 pm

Spoon Played A Spoon Cover Band’s Afterparty In Maine Last Night

Spoon played a large show at Portland, Maine's State Theatre last night, and after their set, local band Jeff Beam's Loudspeaker Wallpaper covered Spoon's Girls
Peter Helman | June 20, 2015 - 8:05 pm

Dear Spoon, Thanks For Playing “Metal Detektor” Last Night. Love, Kelly.

Spoon played two shows in Brooklyn this week, so we sent Stereogum Spoon correspondent and former Videogum editor Kelly Conaboy to report on her favorite
Kelly Conaboy | June 18, 2015 - 4:14 pm

Watch Spoon’s Absolutely Kickass Cramps Cover On Conan

Whoever had the idea to get Spoon to cover the Cramps' oozing rockabilly classic "TV Set" for the new Poltergeist remake deserves some kind of…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2015 - 7:29 am

Spoon – “Inside Out (DJ Quik Remix)” (Feat. Iamsu!, Kurupt, & Boogie)

Britt Daniel has said from the beginning that Spoon's floaty, experimental piano-pop single "Inside Out" was inspired by Dr. Dre's 2001. Now one of Dre's…
Chris DeVille | May 28, 2015 - 11:46 am

Spoon – “TV Set” (The Cramps Cover)

The Cramps' slithering, bloodthirsty, unhinged rockabilly is one of the great secret influences in rock music. Just about any band who knows how to ooze…
Tom Breihan | May 19, 2015 - 12:46 am

Sweet Spirit & Britt Daniel – “Paper Tiger” (Spoon Cover)

Spoon's Kill The Moonlight classic "Paper Tiger" is a masterpiece of white noise and empty space, a glorious song-skeleton fleshed out with little more than…
Chris DeVille | May 15, 2015 - 11:49 am

Spoon – “Inside Out” Video

Last month, They Want My Soul single "Inside Out" got a whole EP worth of remixes, and now Spoon has shared a video for the…
James Rettig | May 13, 2015 - 8:56 am

Spoon Announce I/O EP 12″

Spoon took to their Tumblr to announce the physical version of their Inside Out remixes EP. The four-track release came out this week, 4/28, and…
Caitlin White | May 1, 2015 - 10:29 am
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