Spoon’s Britt Daniel Breaks Down His Band’s Entire Discography

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Photo by Philip Cosores On the morning before one of Spoon’s first shows supporting new album Hot Thoughts, Britt Daniel exudes an inordinate calm. I’ve asked him to take a journey back through each of Spoon’s nine albums. He remains unfazed, speaking softly yet confidently, his memory sharp and his opinions sharper. And yet, he doesn’t seem the type to spend a lot of …

Pink Floyd’s Animals Pulls No Political Punches 40 Years Later

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Dusting ‘Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Brice Ezell looks back at Pink Floyd’s bleakest album, which feels eerily relevant in these grave times. When it comes to Pink Floyd and politics, one refrain tends to ring louder than the others: “We don’t need no education!” …