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Who Knew The Faint Were Still So Popular? And Other Thoughts After FYF Fest 2017

In some of my darker moments from this past weekend, I had to wonder why anyone reads these festival recaps. Or, to clarify -- why…
Ian Cohen | July 26, 2017 - 2:58 pm

The Anniversary

Perfect From Now On Turns 20

At the climax of "Car," a twee power ballad from Built To Spill's 1994 album There's Nothing Wrong With Love, Doug Martsch passionately whined, "I…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2017 - 10:29 am

Backtrack

Backtrack: Doug Martsch Now You Know

Built To Spill's Doug Martsch released one solo album, Now You Know, in 2002. It's not that different from a Built To Spill record --…
Sam Hockley-Smith | September 5, 2013 - 2:23 pm

More Built To Spill stories

Built To Spill Leaving Warner Bros After 22 Years

Built To Spill have released every album on Warner Bros Records since signing to the label in 1995. That's six albums over the course of…
Peter Helman | September 14, 2017 - 9:07 pm

Daniel Johnston Announces Final Tour

The prolific Texan outsider-artist singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston has been an underground inspiration for decades, and he's been battling serious mental illness for longer than that.
Tom Breihan | July 26, 2017 - 10:26 am

Dinosaur Jr., Built To Spill, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, & More To Play Full Albums At Riot Fest

As if getting Jawbreaker to reunite for the first time in 21 years wasn't enough, Riot Fest Chicago has announced that 10 artists will play…
James Rettig | April 20, 2017 - 1:30 pm

Sam Coomes – “Stride On” (Stereogum Premiere)

Sam Coomes has a storied musical past. He's one half of the experimental indie-rock duo Quasi alongside former spouse Janet Weiss (of Sleater-Kinney and Wild…
Pranav Trewn | June 7, 2016 - 9:00 am

Artist Portraits From Shaky Knees 2015

Shaky Knees Festival went down in Atlanta this weekend, and we sent two photographers to capture portraits and live shots of some of the performers…
Stereogum | May 11, 2015 - 11:46 am

Built To Spill – “Never Be The Same” Video

The triumphant Idaho guitar-manglers Built To Spill return tomorrow with their new album Untethered Moon, and while the album itself is prime slow-swelling indie rock,…
Tom Breihan | April 20, 2015 - 10:35 am

Stream Built To Spill Untethered Moon

Built To Spill will release their first album in five years next Tuesday, but the Boise-based band has offered up a preliminary stream just over…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | April 13, 2015 - 10:30 am

Built To Spill – “Living Zoo” Video

About a month ago Built To Spill announced their first album in six years, Untethered Moon, and shared lead single "Living Zoo." Today, they've premiered…
Caitlin White | March 26, 2015 - 11:35 am

Built To Spill – “Never Be The Same”

It's been six long years since grizzled, expansive Idaho guitar auteurs Built To Spill released There Is No Enemy, their last album. They'll finally break…
Tom Breihan | March 23, 2015 - 9:20 am

Built To Spill – “Living Zoo”

Built To Spill haven't released an album since 2009's There Is No Enemy: a great record, IMO, one of my favorites of that year. They…
Michael Nelson | February 24, 2015 - 9:59 am

Built To Spill Announce New Album Untethered Moon

Built To Spill are gearing up to release their eighth studio album this spring. Warner Bros. confirm to Stereogum that the new album will be…
Caitlin White | February 5, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Photos: Project Pabst 2014

It's just about the end of festival season, but Portland gave us one more this past weekend: Project Pabst, the Milwaukee beer company's music festival.
Miles Bowe | September 29, 2014 - 2:14 pm

Built To Spill – “Jokerman” (Bob Dylan Cover)

In a couple of months, the compilation Bob Dylan In The 80s: Volume One will pay tribute to the most neglected period in Robert Zimmerman's…
Tom Breihan | January 22, 2014 - 8:51 am
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