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October 1, 2010 Vaunted indie label Matador Records is celebrating its 21st birthday with a massive bash all weekend long at the Palms Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and thanks to MySpace Music, you can watch a live stream featuring many amazing bands right here on this page, beginning Friday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 P.M. …
August 8, 2010 Best Music for Your Workout: PhoenixPhoenix has become the Cadillac of pop bands, and the Frenchmen's eye-popping finale to a smashing Saturday found the quartet hitting on all cylinders. Who knew that the little band that gave us "Too Young" (surely you remember Lost in Translation) exactly 10 years ago would turn into a juggernaut who could play on the shores of Lake Michigan and be heard in Indiana? …
April 16, 2010 Spoon dropped by Jimmy Kimmel Live last night, en route to this weekend's Coachella festival, performing Transference tracks "Is Love Forever" and "Who Makes Your Money" -- the latter backed by current tourmate and Deerhunter/Atlas Sound frontman Bradford Cox. …
March 25, 2010
Rock stars get all the perks. But sometimes even they don't get the chance to compare notes with their greatest influences without a little help. …
March 20, 2010 Compared to most of their indie-rock peers, Spoon have been around forever. But for sound advice on true staying power -- including the "right" to fail -- their dedicated follower goes face to face (sort of) with the Kinks' well-respected man about town.
BRITT DANIEL: I guess I heard all the Kinks songs growing up, but I was a latecomer to buying Kinks records, at least compared to a lot of my friends. …
March 18, 2010 It's Austin and it's Spoon.
If Britt Daniel couldn't get elected mayor of this music mecca, he'd at least be toasted as the crown prince of its indie constituency, judging from the adulation showered on the quartet during its 75-minute performance at the outdoor stage at Stubb's Wednesday night. …
February 5, 2010 Whether they're jamming out live during one of Conan's final episodes or recording in the studio, Austin-based Spoon often appear to be the epitome of cool. Latest case in point: The band's new video for "Written in Reverse," the first single off their recently released album, Transference. Check it out below.
The black-and-white clip depicts Britt Daniel and Co. …
January 25, 2010 Saturday night's sold-out Haiti benefit event at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg felt more like an indie jam session among friends than a concert with a serious social agenda.
Billed as "A Night of Comedy and Music to Benefit Haiti" -- a fundraiser for the Red Cross and a Port-au-Prince orphanage, arranged by concert promoter Bowery Presents and music blog Brooklyn Vegan -- the event saw Spoon's Britt Daniel, Bon Iver's Justin Ve …
January 25, 2010 In an effort unmatched since 2005's Hurricane Katrina, stars of the music scene turned all weekend long to raise funds for victims of Haiti's devastating earthquake, where more than 150,000 have already died.
Friday night's Hope for Haiti Now telethon proved to be the most effective television fundraiser of all-time, raking in upwards of $57 million for the island nation's rebuilding and relief efforts. …
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