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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is Las Vegas Weekly's Managing Editor, having previously served as Arts & Entertainment Editor, Music Editor and a Staff Writer for the magazine. A graduate of Cornell University, he's an obsessive album listener who can typically be found earphoned, discovering new artists or digging deeply into favorites' back-catalogs. He's also a voracious sea urchin eater; if you have a celestial uni spot to recommend, please drop him a line.

Recent Stories (view all stories)

  • Music

    Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

    Extra points off to anyone even considering swapping a “z” for an “s."

  • Music

    Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

    Absorbed in pieces, the fourth album from LA retro-rockers Foxygen works slightly better than it does as an 82-minute adventure, but that’s not saying much.

  • Downtown

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    Returning to LIB? Don’t assume you know exactly where you’re going once you get inside.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    Has the Danish punk quartet thawed out?

  • Food

    Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

    Bunkhouse grubbin'! Grits n' gravy and BBQ broccoli? These appetizers sound insane but taste delicious.

  • Music

    Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

    A memorable and unique night—filled with "equilibrius flourishes."

  • A&E

    Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

    From concert posters to old-school gadgetry, Vic Wilburn has fine-tuned his favorite spot in the house.

  • Music

    Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

    Even more than his return itself, it was the way Mould returned that made the night extra special

  • Music

    Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014

    The chaotic moshpit went from fun to foolish (see: the two heads I watched smash together during “Feel”).

  • Music

    Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014

    Are you ready for his September 30 show at the Bunkhouse? You better get ready.

  • Noise

    Thursday, April 25, 2013

    The Men, performing Wednesday at the Bunkhouse.

  • Noise

    Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012

    Mike Watt (left) gestures toward the drums during Saturday's Missingmen show at Vinyl.