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SPIN.com’s Best of the Week

Oasis' Noel Gallagher goes solo, Adele returns to the stage, Soundgarden launches reunion trek, and more!

This week, Oasis’ Noel Gallagher discussed his fall solo album, Adele returned to the stage after a bout of laryngitis, and Soundgarden kicked off their first tour in 14 years. Also, Mumford & Sons debuted a beautiful ballad, The Strokes released a psychedelic video, Bjork discussed her interactive app project Biophilia, and Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner delivered a unique acoustic performance.

These stories, plus the week’s top news, audio/video, and live reviews, below:

TOP STORIES

EXCLUSIVE: Girls Talk September AlbumSinger-guitarist Christopher Owens on the spiritual side of Father, Son, Holy Ghost. Read >> Plus

  • Oasis’ Noel Gallagher to Release Solo Album Read >>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Arctic Monkeys’ Alex Turner Unplugs Read >>
  • Adele Makes Triumphant Return to the Stage Read >>
  • Soundgarden Kick Off First Tour in 14 Years Read >>
  • Mumford & Sons Unveil Gorgeous New Ballad Read >>
  • Q&A: Stephen Malkmus on New LP, Beck+More Read >>

NEWS

Q&A: Bjork Talks Ambitious New App ProjectBiophilia is a 10-track multimedia LP offered via interactive apps, live performances, and workshops. Heady! Read >> Plus

  • Adele, Gaga, Mumford Are Year’s Best Sellers Read >>
  • Beasties Reunite With Spike Jonze for New Video Read >>
  • Soul Asylum Recording First Album Since 2006 Read >>

AUDIO/VIDEO

The Strokes Get Psychedelic in Wild ClipCheck out the New York rockers’ latest video for “Taken for a Fool.” Read >> Plus

  • DOWNLOAD: First New Blitzen Trapper Song! Read >>
  • EXCLUSIVE ALBUM: R.E.M.’s ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’ Read >>
  • Warpaint Release Stunning Underwater Video Read >>
  • EXCLUSIVE: Cut Off Your Hands’ Latest Song Read >>
  • PLAYLIST: Archer of Loaf’s Eric Bachmann Read >>

REVIEWS

YACHT, Shangri-La (DFA)Dance-pop apostles sweeten the message. Read >> Plus

  • Brian Eno, Drums Between the Bells (Warp) Read >>
  • Memory Tapes, Player Piano (Carpark)Read >>
  • Com Truise, Galactic Melt (Ghostly International) Read >>
  • Crystal Antlers, Two-Way Mirror (Recreation Ltd.)Read >>
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