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

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SpoonWe’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 used to be in a band called Foss with Cedric Bixler-Zavala, before Bixler-Zavala formed At The Drive-In and the Mars Volta — seems to have a pretty good … More »

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

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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 Queens. The bill features Spoon’s Britt Daniel, Superchunk’s Mac McCaughan, Ted Leo, Walkmen’s Hamilton Leithauser, the Wrens’ Charles Bissell, and the Hold Steady’s Craig Finn. More »

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

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BeckBeck followed up Billy Joel’s 100th Madison Square Garden gig — and his own Colbert performance — with an MSG show of his own Thursday. And like Joel, Mr. Hansen had special guests. More »

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Answers Questions About Soup

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Britt DanielSpoon frontman Britt Daniel was the guest on today’s episode of the deeply silly NPR quiz show Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! … More »

A Series Of Sneaks Turns 20

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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 song released this century, you are probably already familiar. Rhythm and groove are more prominent than in your average indie band — hearkening back to the raw and raucous early … More »

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

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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 track gets a remix by Adam Horovitz, the erstwhile Beastie Boy otherwise known as Ad-Rock. He deconstructs an already dance-oriented single until it sounds like one of the … More »

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

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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, often with little or no warning, dropping out of the sky and immediately redirecting our attention from whichever other acclaimed album had just come out a week or two beforehand. More »

Lorde, Bleachers, The National, Spoon To Play Ally Coalition Talent Show In NYC

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Lorde, Kacey Musgraves, Bleachers, Shamir, Matt Berninger and Aaron Dessner of The National and Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel of Spoon have all signed on for The Ally Coalition’s 4th annual Talent Show, to take place 1/24 at New York’s Town Hall. More »

Hear Spoon Play A Prairie Home Companion Which Has A New Name Following Garrison Keillor Allegations

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Spoon guested on the first episode of A Prairie Home Companion since its creator Garrison Keillor was fired from Minnesota Public Radio over an allegation of “inappropriate behavior” with a coworker. Current host Chris Thile addressed the scandal at the beginning, calling the news “heartbreaking” and announcing that the show will now be … More »

Watch Spoon Talk, Perform Three Songs On CBS This Morning

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Spoon are having a big week — performing on The Tonight Show, headlining two nights at Brooklyn Steel — and they’re capping it off with an appearance on CBS This Morning and a live Prairie Home Companion show. During the former, frontman Britt Daniel and bassist Rob Pope chatted a bit before joining the … More »