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Billy Corgan Hints at Smashing Pumpkins Reunion, Says He’s Finished a New Solo Album

Billy Corgan recorded a live video via the Smashing Pumpkins' official Facebook page yesterday, potentially hinting (but alas, only hinting) at a historic band reunion. The…
Anna Gaca / July 29, 2016

SPIN Metal Report: Vektor Deliver Neo-Thrash’s Masterpiece and Inter Arma Explore Outer Space

For a genre whose fans are so often labeled (sometimes rightly) as rigid constructionists, metal’s last few years have been marked by an unprecedented burst…
Colin Joyce / July 29, 2016

SPIN at Lollapalooza 2016: Day 1 at Toyota Music Den with Sunflower Bean, Pinegrove and More

Like the changing of the seasons, Lollapalooza hits Chicago like a force of nature. Day one lines snaked six blocks deep down S. Michigan, as the…
Drew Fortune / July 29, 2016

Gabriel Hart Directed 12 Gucci Mane Videos in Five Days (Despite Guwop’s House Arrest)

Making an album in six days is the work of a Trap God, but the miracle of Everybody Looking's existence isn't enough. True to his marketing…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

Kanye West Embraces High Fashion in ‘Wolves’ Video

After gaining the upper hand over Taylor Swift, Kanye West has released the video for The Life of Pablo's "Wolves." The black-and-white video uses the version…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

Lucy Dacus’ Tender Tiny Desk Concert Is a Delightful Watch

Richmond, Virginia's Lucy Dacus was recently picked up by Matador on the strength of her February album No Burden, one of SPIN's favorite of 2016. She's currently on tour, but she…
Anna Gaca / July 29, 2016

Review: NAO Fumbles Toward Ecstasy on ‘For All We Know’

British R&B singer Neo Joshua has charted a slow — yet inexorable — path to her own startling breakout moment. She entered as one-fifth of…
Mosi Reeves / July 29, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: How to Dress Well, Jenny Hval, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Norwegian avant-pop performers, college-rock icons, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2016

YG and His Crew Take Over Tokyo in ‘Word Is Bond’ Video

After dropping the video for "Still Brazy," YG decides to take the G-funk sound to Tokyo for the Slim 400-assisted "Word Is Bond." YG…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

The Official Mötley Crüe Sex Töys Seem Kinda Underwhelming

Perhaps you missed the news if you weren't at this month's Adult Novelty Manufacturers Expo, but Mötley Crüe have announced a new line of sex toys. They're manufactured by…
Anna Gaca / July 29, 2016

Say Never: Scooter and LeBron Got Justin Bieber to Pass on $5 Million RNC Show

Last week's Republican National Convention had a ball with its unauthorized use of music. The party apparently tried to get Justin Bieber, too. TMZ reports that CAA,…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

Massive Attack Release the Brooding ‘Come Near Me’ and ‘The Spoils’

Massive Attack have released a fitting soundtrack to this dreary Friday morning in New York. The trip-hop duo dropped two tracks: "Come Near Me" featuring…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

Usher Brings a Slow-Motion ‘Crash’ to ‘Fallon’

Chappelle's Show once had a sketch that explained how, regardless of the circumstances, everything looks better in slow motion. That includes Usher, who was both a magician…
Brian Josephs / July 29, 2016

The National Take St. Vincent for a Twirl on Live ‘Prom Song 13th Century’ Performance

Kindred spirits of NPR-leaning indie, it seems only right that the National and St. Vincent should publicly join forces every couple of years. Their most…
Andrew Unterberger / July 29, 2016

DJ Khaled Is Streaming ‘Major Key’ on Beats 1 Tonight

DJ Khaled premiered a stacked new single ("Do You Mind") this morning, but that was only the beginning: His ninth album, Major Key, debuts tonight with a virtual "release…
Anna Gaca / July 28, 2016

TBS and Mass Appeal Team Up for Show ‘Based Loosely’ on Notorious B.I.G. Lyrics

As if the lyrics of Biggie Smalls weren't notorious enough, they've now spawned their own comedy television series. TBS announced today that, in partnership with Mass…
Maya Lewis / July 28, 2016

Tegan and Sara’s ‘Faint of Heart’ Is Actually a Celebration of LGBTQ Strength

Tegan and Sara are well on their way to creating a video for every song from the pop-tastic Love You to Death, but the sisters' latest carries more weight…
Anna Gaca / July 28, 2016

Review: Jeremih Bangs the World Senseless, One Continent at a Time, on ‘Late Nights: Europe’

When Jeremih emerged in 2009 with the quaint (but highly sensual) No. 4 hit "Birthday Sex," there was no sign until after his second album…
Israel Daramola / July 28, 2016

BADBADNOTGOOD Got the Props

It’s a sunny Wednesday evening and I'm with sitting BADBADNOTGOOD in Williamsburg's Loosie Rouge bar, locked in a conversation about hip-hop. The members of the Toronto-based,…
Brian Josephs / July 28, 2016
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