Posts tagged "Meat Puppets"

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Phoenix, Christopher Owens, Meat Puppets, Junip, and More

It's Wednesday โ€” that means we've got another cluster of albums ready for streaming. Strap on a pair of headphones and dive in: 1) Phoenix, Bankrupt!. "The…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 17, 2013

Hear ‘Original One,’ a New Squeak From Meat Puppets’ ‘Rat Farm’

Meat Puppets, the pioneering punk'n'western Arizona cactus-kickers, are returning this month with their 14th(!) album, Rat Farm, out April 14 (via Megaforce). The band said they…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / April 4, 2013

Meat Puppets ‘Play it Straight’ on 14th Studio Album ‘Rat Farm’

The Meat Puppets are returning this spring with what frontman Curt Kirkwood has dubbed "real blown-up folk music." (For what it's worth, we described the Phoenix…
By: Kyle McGovern / February 8, 2013

SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time

To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
By: SPIN Staff / May 3, 2012

FREE ALBUM: SPIN Tribute to Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’

SPIN's August issue pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind, and as part of our package we tapped some of our favorite contemporary…
By: SPIN Staff / July 19, 2011

The 10 Best Moments of All Tomorrow’s Parties

All Tomorrow's Parties, a three-day festival held this weekend at the family-oriented Butlins Resort near Minehead on the west coast of England, couldn't have bee…
By: SPIN Staff / May 16, 2011

Meat Puppets, ‘Lollipop’ (Megaforce)

"I could probably do it better," admits frontman Curt Kirkwood at the end of "The Spider and the Spaceship," the acoustic sci-fi country ditty that…
By: Richard Gehr / April 12, 2011

Cowpunk

Though lately spoken of as a mere stepping stone toward the more restrained, and commercially viable, alt-country scene of the '90s, cowpunk of the '80…
By: Chuck Eddy / August 1, 2010

Meat Puppets, ‘Sewn Together’ (Megaforce)

The second album since siblings Curt and Cris Kirkwood reunited their iconic alt-rock outfit continues the tug-of-war between charmingly askew country rock and mildly deranged…
By: Jon Young / April 16, 2009

Best & Worst of NY’s All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival

Every fantasy you ever had of exploring the resort hotel from Dirty Dancing, every furtive wish that you'd someday get the chance to say hi…
By: Abigail Everdell / September 23, 2008