Posts tagged "Telekinesis"

Merge Records Shares 25th Anniversary Documentary, Covers of Classic Tracks

North Carolina indie rock institution Merge Records celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. They've already announced a four day music festival to…
By: Colin Joyce / July 8, 2014

Watch Telekinesis Revive a Record-Pressing Plant in ‘Empathetic People’ Video

"Every building has a face," Telekinesis frontman Michael Benjamin sings on "Empathetic People," a punchy standout from the Seattle fuzz-poppers' new album Dormarion, produced by Spoon'…
By: Marc Hogan / May 9, 2013

Telekinesis Reveals Which Rock Stars Are Aliens, Performs ‘Dormarion’ Beauties

"I love straight-ahead rock records," Telekinesis mainman Michael Lerner told SPIN, speaking on the phone during a recent interview, "but I also love records that…
By: Taylor Berman / March 18, 2013

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

Breaking Out: Telekinesis

Twenty-four years ago, Stevie Wonder put a hand on the pregnant belly of Michael Benjamin Lerner's mother and said, "I bless this child." "My parent…
By: Caryn Ganz / April 11, 2011

Telekinesis, ’12 Desperate Straight Lines’ (Merge)

Darker, more propulsive, and flexing weightier production than his ruddy-cheeked 2009 debut, the second full-length from Seattle's Michael Benjamin Lerner owes the extra power i…
By: Steve Kandell / February 15, 2011

Florence Teams with Drake, New Adele Song + More

Watch Florence Welch of Florence and the Machine team up with Drake on the rapper’s song “Fireworks,” from the rapper’s recent show at the Hammersmith…
By: SPIN Staff / January 11, 2011

Telekinesis Debut New Songs, Cover Bieber Live

Hot Seattle power-pop outfit Telekinesis released one of SPIN's favorite under-the-radar albums of 2009 with their self-titled debut, and are poised for their…
By: Charles Cross / December 6, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: New Song from Seattle’s Telekinesis

Seattle power pop outfit Telekinesis -- whose 2009 self-titled debut was a SPIN fave -- will return with a second album, 12 Desperate Straight…
By: Peter Gaston / November 10, 2010

10 Best Albums You Might Have Missed in 2009

When we painstakingly compile our annual Best Albums list, there are always a few outliers, albums that we loved deeply but, for one reason or…
By: Peter Gaston / December 7, 2009

New Albums from Doves, Lady Sov, and 12 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
By: SPIN Staff / April 7, 2009

SXSW ’09 Pick: Telekinesis

The plucky power pop on Telekinesis' self-titled debut record has us pogo-ing around the office and stoked to see them at Austin's South by Southwest…
By: Kate Thuma / March 6, 2009