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Built To Spill

Built To Spill

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Built to Spill: Like a Secret

Profile and Interview by Eric Weisbard, Spin, February 1999

DOUG MARTSCH, the leader of Built to Spill, has this winter coat with a hood and lots of pockets. It was yellow originally, maybe, or ...

Built To Spill: Keep It Like A Secret

Review by Will Hermes, Spin, March 1999

BUILT TO SPILL are maybe the only (formerly) indie rockers whose fans trade mad bootlegs but don't get into that cosmic noodle-dance thing. Sure, Pavement's ...

Built To Spill: Keep It Like A Secret

Review by Roy Wilkinson, Select, March 1999

FIFTH ALBUM from Doug Martsch's Idaho-based alterna-rockers. This album sees BTS's first settled rhythm section, with drummer Scott Plouf joining bassist Brett Nelson. Plouf used ...

Flaming Lips/Built To Spill/Wheat: City Slang night at the Royal Festival Hall

Live Review by Barney Hoskyns,, 12 May 2000

NAMED AFTER a legendary 1976 EP by Sonic’s Rendezvous Band, the German label City Slang has been home to some of the best and most ...


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