Spoon News

Four free Spoon mp3s!

Go to Spoon's website this week to download four mp3s in honor of the deluxe digital releases of classic Spoon albums: Telephono/Soft Effects, A Series of Sneaks, Girls Can Tell, and Kill The Moonlight.  "Get Out of The State," "Metal Detektor," "Chicago at Night," and "Paper Tiger" are all up for free download!   More >

SPOONX3 starts tonight!

Decider Austin has a fun interview with Britt Daniel in advance of SPOONX3 that begins tonight in Austin.   More >

Spoon performing "Got Nuffin" Live!

The Onion AV Club alerted us to this live video of Spoon performing "Got Nuffin" from their brand new single released today! Get your copy now on CD or digital download in the Merge store.   More >

New Spoon single out June 30th!

On Tuesday, June 30th, Spoon will debut its first newly recorded material since 2007's universally acclaimed Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga! We will release the three-song "Got Nuffin" single on CD and digital download beginning June 30, with the 12" vinyl version following in July (exact date TBD).   More >

The Rosebuds cover Spoon, play benefit

Fan-made video of The Rosebuds cover of Spoon's "Change My Life."  Kelly offers a few suggestions on The Rosebuds' blog, "I'd suggest watching it with headphones.  Sorta trippy, as a warning.   More >

Me and Matty Pickles!?

Should you find yourself in West Hollywood in the next couple of days and happen upon Spoon front man Britt Daniel—he of the original hip bedhead, well-fitted shirt (pronounced “fi’ed”), and permanent expression of determined bemusement, like he gets a joke you won’t—he’ll most likely be coming to or from a recording studio. From Texas Monthly, click for full article.   More >

2008 Year End Lists: Britt Daniel of Spoon

Crooked Fingers "Forfeit / Fortune" The Heavenly States "Delayer" Jay Reatard "Matador Singles '08" Carbon/Silicon "The Last Post" Wolf Parade "At Mount Zoomer" Deerhunter "Microcastle" Q Tip "The Rennaisance" Coin Under Tongue "Coin Under Tongue" Earles & Jensen "Just Farr a Laugh, Vol.   More >

Spoon Daytrotter Session

Spoon visited the Daytrotter studios and recorded a few tracks, including a Paul Simon cover of "Peace Like a River"! The band still have a few more tour dates, so check them out!   More >

Spoon live @ WYEP!

Listen to Spoon play live on Pittsburgh's member-supported radio station, WYEP at 1:05 pm EST. See Spoon on tour, here!   More >

Cooking with Britt

Britt Daniel shares his favorite recipe - cinnamon toast crunch with ice cream! YUM.   More >

2007 Top 10 Lists: Britt Daniel

Britt Daniel of Spoon shares his 10 favorite albums of 2007: Handsome Furs - Plague Park Bright Eyes - Cassadaga Feist - The Reminder John Vanderslice - Emerald City LCD SoundSystem - Sound of Silver The Clientele - God Save the Clientele Arcade Fire - Neon Bible Wilco - Sky Blue Sky Low - Drums and Guns Interpol - Our Love To Admire   More >

Spoon on World Cafe!

While we were groaning under the weight of Thanksgiving turkey & dressing, our friends at World Cafe aired the Spoon session recorded in October.   More >

Spoon wins a Woodie!

(thanks, Six Eyes!)Idolator treated us to a live-blogging account of the The MTVU Woodies last night.   More >

Spoon plays the DL!

Spoon visited AOL's The DL and performed 3 songs that you can watch HERE, just in case you weren't able to catch them at one of their many festival gigs."I Summon You""Rhthm and Soul""Black Like Me"Spoon Tour Dates HERE   More >

Spoon event guest-blogging!

From Graham at The Syndicate Blog: A crowd of around 200 people who purchased SPOON’s new album Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga were treated to an incredible in-store performance from the band at the Virgin Megastore in Union Square last evening.   More >

Spoon NYC Instore report & Helpful Reminder

Over 250 people came out to the Virgin Megastore in Union Square yesterday to help Spoon celebrate the momentous release of Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga! If you catch Spoon at any of their release week activities, report back! Also, don't forget to set the TIVO! Spoon will perform tonight on The Late Show with David Letterman! They will be rocking their hit single, The Underdog, complete with a horn section!   More >

Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga Day!

Finally! Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga is available everywhere music is sold! Britt, Jim, Rob & Eric are hot on the promo trail with "surprise" shows and instores happening in select cities over the next week and an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman tomorrow night! Full info here! Independent Retailers are giving away free copies of limited edition Spoon 7"s with your purchase of Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga! Hurry Up! Snoozers are losers!   More >

Stream Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga!

Bonnaroo was last weekend and Spoon played right after the Hold Steady, dubbed by one reader of Stereogum as "OMG BEST PAIRING EVER?!" Also, "britt + coyne = awesome." You can now stream the entire Spoon album! Listen HERE. Preorder here! Tour dates here!   More >