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Spoon – “New York Kiss (Cody Votolato Remix)”

Cody Votolato, the guitarist for recently reunited post-hardcore band the Blood Brothers, really likes remixing Spoon. At the end of last year, he unveiled a remix of Spoon’s “Do You,” a shimmering slice of pop perfection off of They Want My Soul. Now Votolato is taking on that record’s starry-eyed, synth-flecked new wave closer “New […]


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Spoon – “TV Set” (The Cramps Cover)

The Cramps slithering, bloodthirsty, unhinged rockabilly is one of the great secret influences in rock music. Just about any band who knows how to ooze or throb picked up a few tricks from Lux Interior and Poison Ivy. Spoon definitely know how to ooze and throb, and it’s striking to hear just how easily they […]

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Spoon – “Inside Out (Fabrizio Moretti Remix)”

Spoon are releasing an entire EP of remixes of They Want My Soul highlight “Inside Out” next week. Today they’ve shared Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti’s take, which trades the original track’s floaty piano boom-bap for grainy, haunted disco-funk. Other remixers include Operators (featuring Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel’s Divine Fits bandmates Dan Boeckner and Sam […]

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Spoon – “Inside Out” (Demo)

Spoon are a great studio band, one that knows how to hold back. Their records often feel painstakingly assembled, stripped of everything the songs might not need. So it’s fascinating to hear them at the barest possible level. Last August, Britt Daniel and Jim Eno appeared on the podcast Song Exploder to talk about writing […]

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Watch Spoon’s Great Take Away Show Performance

The French website La Blogothèque has been doing its Take Away Shows video series, in which artists play unamplified and in single takes, for years. But the series seems to be hitting another level lately, especially with Father John Misty’s staggering “I Went To The Store One Day” performance. In the latest episode, Spoon, pared […]