Video: Spoon – “Can I Sit Next To You” From Hot Thoughts, due March 17 on Matador. Like a lot of Spoon songs “Can I Sit Next To You” takes a few spins to reveal its mysteries. Simple and supple, groovy and woozy, each sound placed deliberately in the mix, this becomes the soundtrack to … Continue reading New Spoon video: Can I Sit Next To You
Cat Power – Sun (Matador) The story goes that when Chan Marshall set off to begin the follow up to the very hard to follow up The Greatest, she presented her progress to a friend. She could tell that the new material didn’t grab her friend in quite the manner that she hoped, and after … Continue reading Cat Power – Sun
The album they should have made after Twin Cinema.
Garage rockers need to learn when to shut the fuck up. Hit it and quit it, yo.
Not all music execs are morons. Smart independent labels are doing great.
An intimate show in a small, private college basement in Iowa.
The first new Ponys music since 2007’s Turn The Lights Out.
Is the rude boy growing up and going soft?
A fine, moderately priced comp for uncool bros with tickets to the reunion tour.
Too bad the music doesn’t match up to the back story.