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Spiritualized

Album: Spiritualized, "Sweet Heart Sweet Light" (Fat Possum)

If you're expecting a major breakthrough or reinvention of Spiritualized at this point, you're probably looking for a different band altogether. Jason Pierce is like a ship captain steering a huge ship over a vast ocean: any sudden moves and you could hit an iceberg and sink, so his course corrections are marginal, at best. Why move quickly after a lifetime spent judging carefully? If you're expecting a major breakthrough or reinvention of Spiritualized at this point, you're probably looking for a different band altogether.

Spiritualized packs for spring trek through North America

English dream-pop outfit Spiritualized will be in North America this May behind their new album, "Sweet Heart Sweet Light," which comes out in March on Fat Possum records. // Tour dates at SoundSpike English dream-pop outfit Spiritualized will be in North America this May behind their new album, "Sweet Heart Sweet Light," which comes out in March on Fat Possum records.

Featured Photos: Treasure Island Music Festival, San Francisco CA - Sept 21, 2008

The collaborative efforts of promoters Noise Pop and Another Planet Entertainment have again succeeded in producing one of the most unique music events on the West Coast: the 2nd annual Treasure Island Music Festival.

Blogging Chicago's Pitchfork Festival, Day 3

Just as quickly as the ground crew got to work unclogging drains blocked by yet another night of rain, the crowds started guzzling down breakfast beers to refill them. It's Day 3 at P4K, and folks are already looking crispy.

Pitchfork fest unveils initial lineup with Public Enemy, others

The 2008 Pitchfork Music Festival will feature hip-hop legends Public Enemy performing their 1988 album "It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back" in full.