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Next year, YouTube will celebrate its 10th anniversary. For nearly a decade, then, music videos have belonged almost entirely to the internet. Once upon a time, video directors made their work for…   Read Story »
It has to be an intimidating thing to remix Spoon. You have to know, somewhere deep within yourself, that there's no way you're going to improve on the original; an interesting take is the best you…   Read Story »
Spoon made one of the best albums of the year with They Want My Soul and, being the workhorses that they are, the band isn't slowing down. They shot an episode of Austin City Limits recently, and…   Read Story »
Music is a messy thing. There's too much of it, too many genres, too many ideas, for anyone to make sense out of all of it -- or even to hear all of it. The idea of imposing a narrative on 365 days…   Read Story »
Spoon played The Daily Show in their hometown last night -- the late-night program has relocated to Austin, Texas this week for South By South Mess, a special segment that they did in the run-up to…   Read Story »
Spoon songs tend to be impeccably recorded, with lots of empty space, so you'd think they'd be irresistible for remixers. But we haven't encountered too many Spoon remixes, especially official Spoon…   Read Story »
Split Single is a supergroup of sorts: The band consists of drummer Jon Wurster from Superchunk and the Mountain Goats, Britt Daniel of Spoon, and frontman Jason Narducy from Bob Mould's band,…   Read Story »
Last night, an all-star cast of artists piled into L.A.'s Fonda Theatre to pay tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison. The event, George Fest, was a benefit for the Jameson Neighborhood Fund and…   Read Story »
Spoon brought their They Want My Soul tour to the Ed Sullivan Theater last night to perform the excellent "Inside Out" on The Late Show With David Letterman. Britt Daniel took full advantage of…   Read Story »
Made In America has always struck me as an odd festival. In these still early years for the event, it's a somewhat small entity. Two days as opposed to others' four or five, or others' double…   Read Story »