Posts tagged "bloc party"

The 40 Best Albums of 2005

The 40 best albums of 2005, as ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2006 issue of SPIN.]…
SPIN Staff / February 27, 2014

Kele Okereke Delivers Dance-Floor Transcendence With ‘Bloc Party Tapes’

Bloc Party claimed back in June that they'd be going on an indefinite hiatus starting this summer, but the wiry London foursome have since dropped…
Kyle McGovern / September 3, 2013

Bloc Party Deliver ‘Ratchet’ EP ‘The Nextwave Sessions’ in August

One of hip-hop's biggest buzz words over the past couple of years is also the title of the cornerstone song from Bloc Party's latest release.
Marc Hogan / June 25, 2013

Hangout Festival Announces 2013 Lineup: Tom Petty, Kings of Leon, Kendrick Lamar, More

The sun-soaked, sand-storming Hangout Music Festival has announced the initial lineup for its fourth annual beach blanket blowout. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Kings of…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 13, 2013

Broken Social Scene, Too, Reunite for Toronto Field Trip Arts & Music Festival

How definite is the indefinite? Not very. Despite having declared a permanent hiatus following their November 8, 2011 show in Rio de Janeiro, the Canuck…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2013

Bloc Party, ‘Four’ (Frenchkiss)

Bloc Party have never gotten over all those Gang of Four comparisons. The London quartet keeps trying to shake them, like confused runaways unsure what…
Stephanie Benson / August 24, 2012

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke Fooled Fans, Was ‘Naughty Boy’

Bloc Party's frontman has something to confess. In 2011, a little over a year after Kele Okereke released his solo record, The Boxer, the singer-guitarist…
Claire Lobenfeld / August 1, 2012

Watch Bloc Party Play Bristling New Songs at First Post-Hiatus Gig

Bloc Party singer Kele Okereke recently revealed that his band's upcoming fourth album, Four (due out on August 21 via Frenchkiss Records), will sound like…
Marc Hogan / June 20, 2012

Bloc Party Blog About Fourth Album, Nicki Minaj, Tantrums

Five months after Kele Okereke confirmed his band would be releasing a new album following a two-and-a-half-year hiatus, Bloc Party's frontman has reached out directly…
Devon Maloney / May 31, 2012

HARD Summer Fest Lineup: Skrillex, Bloc Party, James Murphy, and Many More

This year's HARD Summer festival in downtown Los Angeles grabbed so many talents, its organizers had to add a second date to what has been,…
Devon Maloney / April 24, 2012

Kele Okereke Confirms New Bloc Party Album

Bloc Party plan to release their fourth album later this year, frontman Kele Okereke confirmed this morning in an interview with BBC Radio 1's Zane…
Marc Hogan / January 3, 2012

WATCH: New Video from Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke

While Bloc Party takes time off after five years of intensive world touring, frontman Kele Okereke is branching out on his own with The Boxer,…
Michael Sheffield / May 5, 2010

Coldplay, Blink, Bloc Party Call for Haiti Relief

Tuesday, Jan. 13, a massive earthquake hit Haiti, flattening its capital city, Port-au-Prince, killing up to 50,000 people and leaving 2 to 3 million survivor…
Jenn Pelly / January 18, 2010

Watch: Bloc Party’s Haunted House

With a pulsing piano melody and skittering, rave-style beats, Bloc Party's new song "One More Chance" is the perfect soundtrack for a night on the…
Larry Fitzmaurice / July 2, 2009

Bloc Party’s New Video: Is That a… Woman?

What a wake-up call for a Monday morning! Bloc Party just released the video for DJ Armand Van Helden's throbbing remix of "Signs," off the…
Peter Gaston / March 16, 2009’s Best of the Week, November 10-16

It was a baffling week, one filled with plenty of love and hate. For a little help understanding we turned to the stars.
SPIN Staff / November 15, 2008

Bloc Party: “Sex Pistols’ John Lydon is the Devil”

While longtime smack-talkers like Oasis and Kanye West are doing their best to quash the beef, Bloc Party singer/guitarist Kele Okereke is just slipping o…
Larry Fitzmaurice / November 14, 2008

Wilco, Feist, Obama, and Others Donate Memorabilia

The 20th anniversary edition of the annual Rock for Kids Rock & Roll Charity Auction (set to take place December 5 at Chicago's Park West)…
Melissa Goldstein / November 4, 2008

New Albums from Bloc Party, Kaiser Chiefs, Snow Patrol, and More

Here's a rundown of the albums available online and in record stores today: Bloc Party, Intimacy Restless musical magpie chirps another ravaged chapter. READ REVIEW…
SPIN Staff / October 28, 2008
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