SPIN.com’s Best of the Week
Rihanna talks new album, My Morning Jacket and CMJ invade New York - plus, U2, Kings of Leon, and much more.
This week, Rihanna discussed her “bad ass” new album, U2 teamed with Danger Mouse for their next record, and Iron & Wine said the band is going “pop.” Meanwhile, My Morning Jacket stormed New York City for a series of shows, and Phoenix headlined Madison Square Garden with fellow Frenchmen Daft Punk.
These stories, plus more of the week’s top news, audio/video, photos, and live reviews, below.
- PREVIEW: Rihanna Discusses “Bad Ass” New Album Read >>
- Kings of Leon: Behind the Scenes with SPIN Read >>
- NEW MUSIC: 30 Best Artists from CMJ Fest Read >>
- Iron & Wine: “Focused Pop Record” Due in January Read >>
- U2 Recruits Danger Mouse for New Album Read >>
- Smashing Pumpkins Announce New ‘Teargarden’ EP Read >>
- Weezer’s Rivers Cuomo: “We Were Really Miserable” Read >>
- Beastie Boys Plan New Record for Spring Read >>
- The Cars Reunite, Record New Album Read >>
- FREE MP3 MIXTAPE: The Best of CMJ 2010 Read >>
- LISTEN: New T.I. Song ft. Chris Brown! Read >>
- WATCH: Behind the Scenes with the National Read >>
- FREE MIXTAPE: Top Acts Cover Bad Religion Read >>
IT HAPPENED LAST NIGHT
- REVIEW: Say Anything, Motion City Headline Tour Read >>
- Live in L.A.: LCD Soundsystem, Hot Chip, Sleigh Bells Read >>
- Foxy Shazam and Free Energy Headline SPIN Tour Read >>
- 12 Best Moments of Treasure Island Music Fest Read >>