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It was a good week for songs. Any week whose 5 Best Songs includes seven artists including Danny Brown, Ezra Koenig, Jessie Ware, Rustie, SBTRKT, Shura, and Spoon? That is a good week for songs. And…   Read Story »
I don't think I've done this before, but there's a lyric video on this list. Its presence will probably annoy you. But if you think you can make a better lyric video, go ahead. Please. This week's…   Read Story »
Earlier today, Spoon released a video for new album track "Do You," and now, only a few hours later, they drop a new single: "Inside Out." It's a luxuriant slow-burner with a sweet harp (!) solo, and…   Read Story »
Spoon are back this summer with the fantastic They Want My Soul, a bright and lively dispatch from one of indie rock's greatest bands. The excellent single "Do You" now has a video by Hiro Murai that…   Read Story »
Because July 4th fell on a Friday, we didn't run 5 Best Songs last week. But man, last week gave us a lot of good songs. So this week's 5 Best is broken up into two halves: first, the 5 Best Songs…   Read Story »
North Carolina-based Merge Records is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. From taking over baseball games to planning their own four-day festival, they've been doing so in style. The next…   Read Story »
Indie rock legends Spoon will be releasing They Want My Soul, the long-awaited followup to 2010's Transference, next month. Now, the band is unveiling their new Vinyl Gratification program, where…   Read Story »
We've already heard "Rent I Pay" and live versions of two other songs, but the first official single from Spoon's They Want My Soul is "Do You." In contrast with the swaggering, stomping "Rent I…   Read Story »
After a way-too-long absence, Spoon will return to us later this summer with their new album They Want My Soul, and last night, they played two of the album's skeletal sidewinders on Jimmy Kimmel…   Read Story »
This past week was NXNE -- the Austin festival's self-conscious little brother -- and Spoon was on hand to perform. Before they did so, they stopped by the studios of Toronto radio station Indie88 to…   Read Story »