Spacemen 3’s Bassist Hopes Record Store Day Controversy Gets Band to Finally Reconcile

For some time now, former Spacemen 3 bassist Pete Bain (a.k.a. Pete Bassman) has accused the band's former manager, Gerald Palmer, of ripping them off. Palmer runs…
Anna Gaca / May 5, 2017

Spiritualized Ask U.K. Fans Not to Buy Spacemen 3 Record Store Day Releases

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 22, and as usual, it comes with a long list of special releases. In the U.K., that list includes three pieces of…
Anna Gaca / April 20, 2017

The Next Spiritualized Album Might Be the Last

In a new Independent profile, Jason Pierce—leader of psych-rock band Spiritualized and co-founder of '80s outfit Spacemen 3—has declared that the next Spiritualized album will…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 7, 2016

Spiritualized Are Celebrating Ladies and Gentlemen Anniversary With London Show, New Album

Spiritualized’s magnum opus, Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space, turns twenty in 2017, so to celebrate, the English space-rock greats announced that they will play…
Sadie Bell / September 29, 2016

Primavera Sound 2015 Live Stream: The Strokes, Sleater-Kinney, Thurston Moore, and More

This year's iteration of Barcelona's Primavera Sound Festival starts today. The stacked lineup totally merits a trek to Spain, but if you're stuck at home,…
Colin Joyce / May 28, 2015

Hear Spiritualized’s Space-Sounds Epic ‘Always Forgetting With You (the Bridge Song)’

Last month, Youth Lagoon unleashed "Worms," an experimental head-trip that's destined to appear on Space Project, an upcoming Lefse Records compilation featuring songs that use…
Kyle McGovern / February 12, 2014

Hear Spiritualized Transform Cut Copy’s ‘Free Your Mind’ Into a Spacey Fever Dream

Cut Copy's fourth album will arrive on November 5, bearing an LSD-friendly color scheme and a psycho-spiritual urge to Free Your Mind. Naturally, both of…
Kyle McGovern / October 14, 2013

Mexican Summer Invites Spiritualized, Ariel Pink, and More to Five-Year Anniversary Festival Lineup

UPDATE: Set times for Mexican Summer's five-year anniversary festival have been announced, and can be found below.
Kyle McGovern / September 16, 2013

Hopscotch 2013: The 10 Best Things We Saw

"Downtown revitalization" means different things to different people. For some, it's condo lofts in old tobacco factories, locally sourced pizza, and densely luscious croissants; for…
Charles Aaron / September 9, 2013

Watch a Culkin Brother Wander in Spiritualized’s Gritty, Existential ‘I Am What I Am’ Video

Jason Pierce might have embraced a newfound comfort, but his Spiritualized project's latest video (via Dazed Digital) illustrates just about the opposite. From 2012's excellent…
Marc Hogan / August 19, 2013

The Breeders, Spiritualized, Big Boi Leap Onto Hopscotch Festival 2013 Lineup

Raleigh, North Carolina's Hopscotch Music Festival returns for its fourth year September 5 to 7, and promises performances from nearly 175 acts, all happening at…
Kyle McGovern / April 24, 2013

See the Beach Boys and Spiritualized’s Secular Late-Night Worship Service

Two different generations of bands devoted to near-religious musical transcendence appeared on late-night TV last night. The newly reunited Beach Boys played three songs, including…
Marc Hogan / May 8, 2012

Spiritualized, ‘Sweet Heart Sweet Light’ (Double Six)

"Spiritualized is used to treat the heart and soul," boasted the liner notes to the band's 1997 career peak Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating…
Scott Plagenhoef / April 15, 2012

Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce Is Done Throwing Stones

"I've realized I can do interviews from the comfort of my bed," says Jason Pierce, Spiritualized's very relaxed-sounding mastermind, speaking on the phone from his…
David Marchese / April 10, 2012

How Spiritualized’s Jason Pierce Fooled Reviewers

Spiritualized's Sweet Heart Sweet Light was originally announced with a March 19 release date, but according to band mastermind Jason Pierce, the recent news that…
David Marchese / January 26, 2012
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