Best Spring Music

What are the hot new bands of the spring? From Zooey Deschanel to LCD Soundsystem, two music journalists round up the music you’ll be listening to as the weather heats up.

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A former editorial associate at Vanity Fair, John’s work has appeared in New York, Interview, Vice, The New York Observer and he is the author of The Simpsons: An Uncensored, Unauthorized History. Living between New York and Toronto, he is an occasional member of the band Henri Fabergé and the Adorables, and maintains the Web site, which is entirely dedicated to news about bears.

Alex Littlefield is an editor and writer whose work has also appeared in Nylon, Paper, Radar, Slice, the New York Press, the Brooklyn Rail, and on the websites of New York magazine, Black Book, Flavorwire, and Impose, among others. He lives in Brooklyn.