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2010s In Review

The 200 Best Songs Of The 2010s

When this decade began, MP3s still reigned supreme. Now, at the end of it, a song is no longer even a file -- it's ephemera,…
Stereogum | November 5, 2019 - 8:37 am

We've Got A File On You

We’ve Got A File On You: Britt Daniel

We’ve Got A File On You is a new reboot of an old-school Stereogum franchise. Once called Annotated Media Guide, these are interviews in which
Ryan Leas | June 25, 2019 - 1:13 pm

The Anniversary

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases…
Ryan Leas | February 15, 2019 - 10:55 am

More Spoon stories

Howard Stern Hosts Spoon Covering John Lennon, Tries To Set Robin Up With Britt Daniel

Spoon stopped by the Howard Stern Show to perform their 2014 track "Rent I Pay" and cover John Lennon’s 1970 song "Isolation." Last year, frontman…
Julia Gray | September 11, 2019 - 5:48 pm

Watch Spoon Play “No Bullets Spent” & A Whole Greatest-Hits Set On Kimmel

These days, greatest-hits albums are an endangered species. Streaming services regularly put together and update their own introduction-to-whoever playlists, and it's easier than ever before…
Tom Breihan | July 19, 2019 - 9:22 am

Bassist Rob Pope Leaves Spoon

Spoon have just announced on Instagram that their longtime bassist Rob Pope is leaving the band. "As Spoon’s bass player since 2006, I’ve never taken…
Julia Gray | July 9, 2019 - 10:36 pm

Spoon – “No Bullets Spent”

Over their nearly three decade-long career, Spoon have continually refined their legacy within indie rock. They have maintained an instantly recognizable sound, yet the stylistic…
Keely Quinlan | June 19, 2019 - 10:00 am

Spoon Comment On That Viral Video Of Pete Buttigieg Playing Their Song

Pete Buttigieg, the young mayor of South Bend, Indiana and Democratic presidential hopeful, is a music fan. We know this because he once wrote a
Peter Helman | April 13, 2019 - 10:52 am

Watch Spoon Cover The Clash’s “Clampdown” At Beto O’Rourke Rally

We're about a month away from the most consequential midterm elections of my lifetime. In Texas, Representative Beto O'Rourke -- a former punk rocker who…
Tom Breihan | October 11, 2018 - 9:31 am

Members Of Spoon, Superchunk, Hold Steady, Walkmen, Wrens, & More Announce Protest Music Benefit In NYC

Flip These Houses, a benefit concert celebrating "Protest Music, Political Music, and Unity through song," will be held on 9/28 at the Knockdown Center in…
Julia Gray | August 29, 2018 - 6:58 pm

Watch Beck Cover Spoon With Britt Daniel And Sing A Rarity With Jenny Lewis At MSG

Beck followed up Billy Joel's 100th Madison Square Garden gig -- and his own Colbert performance -- with an MSG show of his own Thursday.
Chris DeVille | July 20, 2018 - 9:00 am

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Answers Questions About Soup

Spoon frontman Britt Daniel was the guest on today's episode of the deeply silly NPR quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!
Peter Helman | May 5, 2018 - 5:40 pm

The Anniversary

A Series Of Sneaks Turns 20

Over the course of their 25-year career, indie rock legends Spoon have developed an instantly recognizable signature sound. If you've heard more than one Spoon…
Chris DeVille | May 4, 2018 - 1:33 pm

Spoon – “Can I Sit Next To You (Ad-Rock Remix)”

"Can I Sit Next To You" was one of many very good Spoon songs on last year's very good Spoon album Hot Thoughts. Today the…
Chris DeVille | April 6, 2018 - 10:11 am

2017 In Review

The New Old Guard: The Return (And State Of) ’00s Indie In 2017

By the end of 2016, it was easy to feel overwhelmed by what had occurred in the music world. The major releases had arrived furiously,…
Ryan Leas | December 20, 2017 - 9:40 am
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