Archive for the 'Spoon' Category

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

What is it that makes us want to deconstruct art by units of time? Lists. We love making them. We love arguing over them. And here, on the verge of a new decade, we’re in a position to do the same again. What were the best albums of the past ten years? Here at AD, […]

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I have my friend Adam to thank for turning me on to this Destroyer cover last October while staying at his home in Brooklyn…so thanks, pal. Destroyer’s 2004 LP Your Blues ranks as a favorite in Dan Bejar’s catalog, and “..Take An Airplane” is its cornerstone.  The below mp3 is Spoon’s cover, recorded live at […]

Thursday, September 13th, 2007

Wednesday afternoon we made our way over to the CBS studios off Beverly and Fairfax, to catch Spoon do a live taping on the Late Late Show. Not surprisingly the band was super-tight, with a horn section in tow, performing “You Got Yr. Cherry Bomb” off their latest album Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. (The […]

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Aquarium Drunkard is giving away three pairs of tickets to the SOLD OUT, September 11th, Spoon show at the Henry Fonda Theater here in Los Angeles. Heads up, superfans, tickets are (at present) still available for the show the night of the 12th. To win a pair of tickets: Leave a comment below with a […]

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Photo Credit: Timothy Norris Spoon brought the heat last night to their “secret” show at the Little Radio warehouse in downtown Los Angeles. Literally. Two steps inside the brick-walled building, and the temperature rose a good 25 degrees. Nevertheless, the at capacity crowd swilled Dewars and listened to special guest, John Vanderslice, perform material off […]

Monday, July 9th, 2007

One of the more consistent bands working today, Austin’s Spoon are back with Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. Like the last three Spoon albums, Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga works the Anglophile-cum-Texas angle to near perfection with Britt Daniel’s vocals and guitar front and center. If you’re an existing fan of the band this new […]