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MTV VMA 2016 Nominees: Beyoncé, Adele, Drake, Kanye West, and More

MTV has announced the nominees for 2016's Video Music Awards. Beyoncé is already looking to be a big winner this year, with 11 nods for…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Touché Amoré Take Cues From David Lynch in Eerie ‘Palm Dreams’ Video

Touché Amoré have a new video for "Palm Dreams," a single from their forthcoming fourth album, Stage Four (out September 16 via Epitaph). The Tyler Davis-directed…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Review: Jamila Woods’ Vision of ‘HEAVN’ Is Neither Lost Nor Lonely

Collectivism in art is kind of bulls**t, no? How many artists have good-naturedly brought their squad with them to the top, only to find that…
Dan Weiss / July 26, 2016

Bouncing Souls Seek ‘Simplicity’ on Reflective New Album

Pogo-punk godfathers the Bouncing Souls are on the cusp of dropping their tenth studio album, well-timed to the recent release of comeback efforts from fellow three-chord…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Evan Weiss Masks Are All the Rage in Into It. Over It.’s ‘No EQ’ Video

All you really need to be a cool rock frontman is a red flannel shirt and an Evan Weiss mask. At least that's what the…
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Jenny Hval Gets Lost in ‘Conceptual Romance’

The word "conceptual" is not new to Jenny Hval, as the Norwegian experimental-pop artist is prone to coining all kinds of new catchphrases in her projects (see:…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Ryan Adams Plays ‘Heartbreaker’ Throwback ‘Oh My Sweet Carolina’ on ‘Colbert’

Ryan Adams released a deluxe edition of his critically lauded debut album Heartbreaker last spring, which is still a good-enough excuse to perform a highlight from…
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Kendrick Lamar, Rihanna, Major Lazer, and More Will Play at New York City’s Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival, which kicks off a stacked fall for New York music festivals, is bringing the most star-studded lineup of artists in its five-year history.
Brian Josephs / July 26, 2016

Mike Kinsella Returns as ‘The King of Whys’ on New Owen LP

During two nine-day trips to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Chicago singer-songwriter Mike Kinsella left behind his hometown recording days and mostly-solo writing practices to track Owen’s…
Natalie Caamano / July 26, 2016

Prophets of Rage Provide DNC Counter-Programming With ‘Killing in the Name’ on ‘Kimmel’

As the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia last night, rap/rock supergroup Prophets of Rage were providing an alternative message for left-leaners on Jimmy…
Andrew Unterberger / July 26, 2016

Sia’s ‘Cheap Thrills’ Takes the Hot 100 Top Spot from Drake’s ‘One Dance’

Drake finally takes a long-overdue L as his Summer Sixteen tour gets rolling: "One Dance" is no longer the No. 1 song in the country. Sia's…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

The Best and Worst of Panorama 2016: A SPIN Roundtable

This past weekend, New York City welcomed a new, major music festival: Panorama, the latest venture from Goldenvoice, the company behind the Coachella Valley Music…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

Gucci Mane Decides to ‘Pick Up the Pieces’ in Latest Video

If you haven't heard, Gucci Mane has an album to promote. Everybody Looking is already out, but the rapper is still releasing visuals. After dropping two of…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Panorama 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The inaugural Panorama Festival — a.k.a. "East Coast Coachella" — took place at Randall's Island in New York City this past weekend, and it more…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

Review: Descendents Embrace Oldage on ‘Hypercaffium Spazzinate’

Descendents making an album for old people, by old people: It sounds like a bad joke, even by the SoCal ex-brats' standards. For the better…
Andrew Unterberger / July 25, 2016

Chance the Rapper Will Headline His Own Festival in September

Chance the Rapper released one of the year's most beloved mixtapes, booked a world tour, and got to close off the ESPYs with an amazing…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

Usher, Sheryl Crow, and Cyndi Lauper Tell Donald Trump Not to Use Their Songs

One of the greatest Donald Trump takedowns came from HBO's John Oliver, who made "Make Donald Drumpf Again" a trending slogan. It's no surprise he…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

One Dead, 12 Injured After Bombing Outside German Music Festival

Authorities have confirmed that a bomber killed himself and injured 12 other people in an explosion outside of an Ansbach, Germany music festival on Sunday. Three of…
Brian Josephs / July 25, 2016

How to Dress Well Teases New Music in Website for Upcoming Album ‘Care’

If someone had told you that an alt-R&B figure was coming out with a new album called Care, it probably wouldn't take you a ton…
Andrew Unterberger / July 25, 2016
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