Posts Tagged "Spoon"


It’s about the time of the year we bid adieu to 2014. As music director for the station, I listened to more albums this year than I ever have. And while it was probably the weakest year in music of the decade thus far, there were still a plethora of awesome releases that graced my ears over the last twelve months. Here are the ones that I loved the most. Honorable Mentions Alvvays, Alvvays Aphex Twin, Syro Ballet School, The Dew Lasts...

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When established musicians get together to form supergroups, there is always the temptation to look at the group as the synthesis of all other groups associated with it. For instance, the Canadian supergroup Swan Lake is always going to be Destroyer+Wolf Parade+Frog Eyes to some people. Divine Fits, however, is not necessarily Spoon+Wolf Parade+New Bomb Turks. Britt Daniel, Dan Boeckner, and Sam Brown (of their respective bands) have...

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