The Polyphonic Spree

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    Bonnaroo Survival Secrets From Polyphonic Spree, Alanna Royale, Houndmouth, and Cloney

    Bonnaroo veterans will agree that only two things can truly disrupt the euphoria at the Tennessee summer music festival -- inclement weather and Kanye West (read Bonnaroo 2008). But for Bonnaroo virgins, the great outdoors -- a 700-acre farm, in this case -- might be rather intimidating. "I'm heari ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2013

    Five Sets to Watch at Bonnaroo 2013

    The term "overwhelming" gets tossed around a lot on the musical festival circuit. The lineup? Overwhelming. The people? Overwhelming. The heat? Overwhelming. More dining and drinking options than Epcot? Overwhelming. But Bonnaroo doesn't have to be. Because while some folks would rather endure s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2010

    Eight Random Hipster Holiday Songs

    Spend Christmas on Mars with Wayne Coyne and the Flaming Lips.​Holiday music, ugh. There's nothing festive about reindeer trampling grandmothers, little drummer boys, or catching your mother making out with Santa. In fact, it sucks. But for some reason, it's the type of shit music big-box retailer ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2007

    Monday Morning Music Fix: Steve Malkmus, the Von Bondies, and more.

    By ANDY VIHSTADT Stephen Malkmus, at left Gold Soundz Along with the deluxe version of Pavement’s Brighten the Corners, Stephen Malkmus will be issuing solo LP4 in 2008. You Ain’t No Picasso’s has more info and a live version of the title-track from the forthcoming Real Emotional Trash, du ... More >>

  • Film

    September 29, 2005

    The Opposite of Sucks

    Mike Mills's debut is smart, funny, and gorgeously sad

  • Music

    January 6, 2005

    The Polyphonic Spree

    Together We're Heavy Hollywood

  • Year End

    December 23, 2004


    In a scandal-ridden election year, the year's top ten music stories were all about winning the popular vote.