Spider Bags

Be Here Now: New Album Releases Reviewed 8-3-18 – 8-9-18

By Iman Lababedi | August 9, 2018

this is rock and roll as the sound that it is worth selling your soul for

Baked, Spider Bags, Titus Andronicus At The Roxy, Saturday September 26th 2015 Review

By Alyson Camus | September 28, 2015

If the new tune ‘Stranded’ has almost classic rock riffs, everything was played with dense assaults and a punk spirit, Stickles’ grand gestures and pissed-off attitude, and some impressive stage moves, they were all restless, bringing the show to epic heights with successive explosions and chaotic nonsense….

10 Songs: Thursday, August 7th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | August 7, 2014

Music, Music, Music – Theresa Brewer – The prolific 1950s pop star will always be remembered from this 1949 “B” side which caught on big time, a true anthem for just about everybody, it focuses life on just two things: love and music. who can deny it? – A+

Be Here Now: Snap Shot Reviews Of New Album releases 8-5-14

By Iman Lababedi | August 5, 2014

It has been five years since the jazz singer has released an album, including a stint in hospital just to keep us mortal, and to keep us more mortal, this is a tribute to his first mentor George Duke, who died last year. Guest stars join in on this lovely and loving tribute to the late pianist. ALBUM OF THE WEEK – A-

Sneak Peaks: New Album Releases Week Of August 4th, 2014

By Iman Lababedi | August 3, 2014

A little on the dog days of summer, right? Spider bags was a disappointment, not a disaster but not their best work, Peter and Mike are dilettantes, The Murder City Devils a little too fussy for my taste. I guess spoon by default.

Spider Bags "Frozen Letter" Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | July 29, 2014

The first four (“Summer Of 69” a Golden Boys cover) everything you dreamt it would be, and the next four less focused, more inclined to art rock, less hard more spooky and as the last song “Eyes Of Death” ends the feedback comes in just like the beginning of the album, s if Spider bags have created a self contained world. And they have. Just not their best one.

Direct Current's Upcoming Album Releases Through October 2014

By Iman Lababedi | July 20, 2014

we patiently await the inevitable passing of time so we can get our hands on, er, the Beck Song Reader? well, certainly Van Dyke Parks who we can assume will not be streaming his next album on Spotify, Spider Bags out August 5th (can’t wait for that one, their last was my fave album of 2012), Jenny Lewis and Blake Mills (though not together) and Jerry Lee Lewis

Direct Currents Summer Releases

By Iman Lababedi | June 14, 2014

Here comes summer, school is out on happy days and the wild world of music is coming your ways so… what are we looking forward to here? I didn’t care less about Jenny Lewis but after her terrific turn at Governors Ball, I am wondering if this will be a biggie for her. Sinead O’Connor –because, well, because she is an enormously consistent recording artist, and Spider Bags who released the best album of 2012

Spider Bags Sign To Merge records

By Iman Lababedi | April 18, 2014

If all this does is further Spider bags reach well good for them, and since everybody knows each other, Finn used to work for Merge, I am sure this is considered tidings of great joy cum what took them so damn long (Spider Bags formed in 2006).

Best Concerts Through September 30th, 2013

By Iman Lababedi | October 2, 2013

This is the sort of meeting of a subculture defined by so many failed attempts to reunite in a moment and also extened the moment into the present. The moment was the Lower east Side in the late 1970s, and the extension was musical and triumphant.