Imagining a theoretical second disc for the Austin band’s best-of album, out this week.
Spoon is my favorite band. Spoon has a new album out. It is my favorite Spoon album. That is all.
Spoon gets ready to take its new album to the top of the charts.
The "Live Music Capital of the World" is also a live music venue cemetery. The University of Texas-area bar Hole in the Wall is an exception.
The drummer and producer had his name on four April releases, including "Thr!!!ler" by !!! and "Nuestro Camino" by Austin's Dupree, which Eno put out on his own. But Spoon is also hard at work on their eighth record.
What's better for a band: gigs at big, sponsored festivals or the old, thirty-shows-in-thirty-days touring model? Divine Fits, the supergroup fronted by Spoon's Britt Daniel, debates.
According to Time, the Austin rock-pop trio Spoon "just might be your next favorite band." But Britt Daniel and the boys have been burned by such pronouncements before, so this time they’re carefully considering their options—and, as always, putting their music first.
Hot CDs and Hot Books
Hot CDs Yes, it’s that Tiny Tim—albeit with a gruffer voice than you probably remember—singing with Denton polkaholics Brave Combo on Girl (Rounder). Together, the onetime tulip tiptoer and the 1995 Grammy nominees bip and bop through a set of standards (“Stardust”) and pop-rock faves (“Hey Jude”). The collaboration may…