Album Review - Spoon, 'They Want My Soul'

Monday, August 4, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Music SpoonThey Want My SoulLoma Vista You can’t blame a man for being consistent. Or consistent in his inconsistencies. That’s Britt Daniel all over. The 43-year-old Spoon front man has remained a collected, cool cat since his band’s 1996 debut, Telephono (Matador). His troupe has been a solid contributor to an indie scene that’s thick with memorable bass (“I Turn My Camera On”) and slacker cause celebre (“The Way We Get By”). No harm, no foul. No... READ MORE

The Best Concerts of 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012 at 4:58 PM
Melissa Bobbitt

  Concerts The roar of the crowd. The rush of energy as the band takes the stage. The deep-felt euphoria that rattles your soul. What better place to be truly present than at a concert. And 2012 was full of memorable ones: This writer witnessed everyone from the Beach Boys to the lauded rise of indie supergroup Divine Fits. But it was these five shows that ruled them all: 5) Fiona Apple, Sept. 14 at the Greek... READ MORE