The Blazing Top 50 Albums Of 2022

The music world has been slowly uncoiling from the pandemic which gave us another onslaught of great 2022 releases this year. This created another tough think tank around what albums would make The Blazing Top 50. There are plenty that we missed and one rule at TFN is that a review had to be posted … Read more

Interpol | Spoon: Lights, Camera, Factions Tour 2022 [Concert Review]

Interpol | Spoon w/ Seratones; Lights, Camera, Factions Tour: KEMBA Live!; Columbus, OH; Tuesday, August 30, 2022 Tuesday evening’s outdoor concert was not only a great way to end the summer concert season, but it was a case study in two very different approaches to live music performance from two very different bands. The co-headline bill … Read more

Spoon: Lucifer On The Sofa [Album Review]

SpoonLucifer On The SofaMatador Records [2022] With the release of Everything Hits At Once: The Best of Spoon and a summer tour opening for “The Night Running” amphitheater tour, with co-bill headliners Beck and Cage the Elephant, it felt like Spoon was poised in 2019 to step up to the next level. A new single, … Read more

Fire Track: Spoon – “My Babe” (Live from The Teragram, Los Angeles)

Spoon have shared “My Babe,” the third and final advance listen of their forthcoming album Lucifer on the Sofa which is out February 11th via (Matador Records). “My Babe” is a song of contrast. What begins as a sentimental ballad with a heartbreaking piano melody yields to an exuberant chorus with a proclamation of sheer … Read more

Fire Track: Spoon – “Lines In The Suit – 30 Minutes Old (1999 Home Demo)”

Spoon’s Girls Can Tell ranks very high in TFN list of indie releases. To mark this weeks’ 20th anniversary of Spoon’s third studio album Girls Can Tell, here is the recently re-unearthed rarity, the accurately-named “Lines In The Suit – 30 Minutes Old (1999 Home Demo).” You can read what founder Britt Daniel had to … Read more

Spoon: Everything Hits At Once – The Best Of Spoon

Spoon Everything Hits At Once: The Best Of Spoon Matador Records [2019] Who: Spanning a career well into its third decade, Spoon has released this greatest hits compilation that includes the new track “No Bullets Spent.” Sound: Spoon has evolved from the grittier indie rock with Pixies influence to the present where they deliver songs … Read more

Spoon: Hot Thoughts [Album Review]

Spoon Hot Thoughts Matador Records [2017] Fire Note Says: Austin’s Spoon returns with another strong collection, emphasizing keyboards over a disco beat, and jazzy inclinations. Album Review: In a world that is constantly changing, and as likely to disappoint as often as it pleases, we’ll always be able to count on Spoon, the Austin indie … Read more

Spoon Take They Want My Soul on the Road

They Want My Soul, the eighth studio album from Spoon, is now out to the masses with loads critical praise. The band is currently on tour throughout North America and you can find a complete listing of announced shows below. SPOON 2014 TOUR 08/05/14 – San Diego, CA – Sleep Train Amphitheater at Chula Vista … Read more

Spoon: They Want My Soul [Album Review]

Spoon They Want My Soul Loma Vista/Republic Records [2014] Fire Note Says: Spoon’s They Want My Soul is a near-perfect return to form. Album Review: Thank God for Spoon. There were many signs pointing to the demise of the rock band that truly owned the first decade of the new millennium with albums like Girls … Read more

Spoon Vinyl Gratification Initiative Limited 10-Inch w/ Indie Pre-Order

Beginning July 15, participating independent record stores will be listed at Fans who pre-order Spoon’s They Want My Soul (out August 5 on Loma Vista) will immediately receive the aforementioned limited edition 45 RPM vinyl 10-inch. On or after They Want My Soul’s August 5 release, those who bring their receipts back to the … Read more

Spoon – Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga / 500 Copies Transparent Red Vinyl

There isn’t a Spoon album that I don’t enjoy. Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga ranks up there with the best and now Newbury Comics and Merge Records have given it an exclusive vinyl pressing. 500 copies on 180 gram transparent red swirl makes this one special and the album also comes with a digital download … Read more

Spoon: Transference [Album Review]

SpoonTransferenceMerge Records [2010] Sometimes simple is good and when you are on your seventh full length like Spoon, reverting back to your strengths is never a bad thing. Transference was self-produced by the band and peels back their more recent layers down to guitar, bass, drums, uncomplicated keys and Britt Daniel’s voice. With Spoon you … Read more

Spoon: Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga [Album Review]

Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga GaMerge Records [2007] Spoon is back with their highly anticipated 6th full length Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga. Everyone’s favorite band from Austin gives you 10 songs of their standard jagged rock that will instantly grab your attention but will take multiple listens to really appreciate. I must admit that … Read more