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Spencer Patterson

Spencer Patterson is the Editor of Las Vegas Weekly, having previously served as Managing Editor, Arts & Entertainment 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)

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

    "My younger self would be a little surprised, but I think I was always heading this way."

  • Features

    Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016

    Plus, 10 new records you'll want to spin this season.

  • Noise

    Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016

    Psycho's founder is already promising a return to the Hard Rock, vowing the 2017 edition will be even “bigger and better.”

  • Noise

    Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

    From Boris to Converge, Mudhoney to Sleep, we'll help you plan your festival weekend.

  • Noise

    Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016

    Vile deserved better from Las Vegas, especially given the blazing performance he and his band delivered.

  • Noise

    Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016

    Duran Duran's show felt a bit … predictable.

  • Noise

    Friday, July 29, 2016

    The label's second phase begins with a rollout of seven titles, most available for order or pre-order right now.

  • Noise

    Tuesday, July 5, 2016

    37: Total songs performed. Don't you want to know which ones made the set list?

  • Intersection

    Wednesday, June 22, 2016

    When the puck drops on the 2017-2018 season, this will become a major-league city in the most literal sense.

  • Noise

    Saturday, June 18, 2016

    Was it worth it? Absolutely, for space-eating post-rock, noisy shoegaze and bouncy cuts reminiscent of late-’70s British post-punk.

  • Friday, Feb. 19, 2016

    Built to Spill's Doug Martsch, Tuesday night at the Bunkhouse.

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

    So many choices ...

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

  • Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015

  • Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    Uni Udon