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Spoon turn up the heat with ‘Hot Thoughts’

In their review for Spoon’s last outing — 2014’s still-excellent “They Want My Soul” — Rolling Stone wrote that “no failed electronic experiment […] has sullied [Spoon’s] run.” Which is hilarious, because the band’s newest album, “Hot Thoughts,” might be considered an electronic experiment, but certainly not a failed one. “Hot Thoughts” introduces splashes of electronica…

Album Review: M83’s most recent space odyssey

M83’s new album is called “Junk,” the art for its lead single “Do It, Try It” features a floating dog head in space and its second single “Go!” features an epic guitar solo courtesy of Steve Vai. Compared to M83’s previous record “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming,” known for its hit single, “Midnight City,” the new album…