Posts tagged “Spoon

2010 Lollapalooza

The rumors will soon be put to rest as the official line up for the 2010 Lollapalooza Festival in Grant Park will be confirmed tomorrow. Many big names (and Dustbowl favorites) and been leaked; here are a few of the acts that I am getting really excited about…

  • The xx
  • Dirty Projectors
  • Green Day
  • Stars
  • Phoenix
  • Spoon
  • Arcade Fire
  • The Strokes
  • The Temper Trap
  • Frightened Rabbit
  • MGMT
  • The National
  • Devo
  • The New Pornographers
  • Grizzly Bear
  • Wolfmother
  • Yeasayer
  • Metric
  • Matt & Kim
  • Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
  • Blitzen Trapper
  • Minus the Bear

So much more… check back at the Lollapalooza site tomorrow for the complete official results.

— Haley Rheinhart —

haley.dustbowl@gmail.com

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Spoon



Photo by Autumn de Wilde

Austin based band, Spoon has run the marathon, starting the race in the golden year of 1993.  Their progression of albums has been both dramatic and fantastic. Beginning with their debut album Telephono which features their customary guitar riffs and lead singer Britt Daniel’s key voice .  The band’s evolution over the years has kept the same rhythm and soul found on their first album but has also developed so far as to create acclaimed album after album.

A little more than two years since their last LP release, Spoon’s new album Transference releases this coming January.  To cross the gaping span of time, singles like “Got Nuffin” and “Written in Reverse” have been released to the open and willing ears of adoring fans.

One huge appeal Spoon holds is their ability to fuse a tight set and great energy.  A live show sounds like it’s being recorded in a studio, and while this may be unappealing to those who love the mosh, the energy they put into their sound, whether live or recorded, definitely comes through.  Spoon has been a long time favorite of many fans and seems to get bigger and bigger with every album they put out.

Saraya Boghani

sboghani01@hamlineuniversity.edu