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Review: Pinegrove Redefine the Power of Being Uncool on ‘Cardinal’

In the mid-2000s, Pinegrove’s openhearted indie rock could have been huge.  Over the course of the Montclair, New Jersey quintet’s five years of existence, frontman…
Colin Joyce / February 8, 2016

Review: DIIV Empty Everything They’ve Got Into the Winding ‘Is the Is Are’

DIIV’s frontman Zachary Cole Smith describes his band’s second album Is the Is Are in terms usually reserved for divinity. In recent interviews he’s referred…
Colin Joyce / February 2, 2016

How to Dress Well Teams With Weird Twitter Account @Seinfeld2000 for Absurdist Single ‘The Speed Dial’

Before How to Dress well offers a proper follow-up to What Is This Heart?, he's decided to indulge his schmaltzier side today and team up…
Colin Joyce / December 23, 2015

Colin Joyce’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Staff Writer Colin Joyce. I'll always gravitate…
Colin Joyce / December 22, 2015

Scott Weiland’s Former Bassist Tommy Black Will Not Face Drug Charges Following Arrest

Tommy Black, the bassist for Scott Weiland's touring band the Wildabouts, was arrested in the hours following the former Stone Temple Pilots' frontman's death after…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2015

Young Thug Dons a Beard, Robs a Bank in ‘Big Racks’ Video

Young Thug has shared a video for his boisterous Slime Season 2 cut "Big Racks." Directed by Be El Be, the clip's another one of…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2015

Bruce Springsteen and Paul McCartney Performed ‘Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town’ Together on ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live celebrated their last episode before a holiday break in grand fashion, with an episode hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2015

Relive Taylor Swift’s ‘1989’ Tour in a New Documentary

Taylor Swift's 1989 tour basically turned into a parade of music world stars both past and present, and now you can relive some of the…
Colin Joyce / December 20, 2015

Beatles Recordings Reportedly Set to Hit Streaming Services Next Week

Update: In a note posted to their website, the Beatles' camp have confirmed the speculation that their catalog will hit major streaming services on Thursday.
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

The Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies Got Back Together to Perform ‘You Really Got Me’

Ray and Dave Davies public rift may finally have been mended. After years of starting (and then summarily denying) Kinks reunions, the two brothers got…
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

Migos and Young Thug Team for ‘Crime Stoppers’

Young Thug and Migos have been plotting a collaborative mixtape called MigoThuggin for a while now, but just in case you thought it'd gone by…
Colin Joyce / December 19, 2015

Trent Reznor Promises New Nine Inch Nails Material in 2016

Nine Inch Nails have stayed mostly quiet since the release of their 2013 album Hesitation Marks but that'll change next year according to a new…
Colin Joyce / December 18, 2015

Skylar Spence Sends Carly Rae Jepsen’s ‘Your Type’ Back to the Disco

Skylar Spence's Prom King was released back in September and its neon disco revisions made it a sort of DIY cousin to the '80s minded…
Colin Joyce / December 18, 2015

Florence + the Machine, My Morning Jacket Cover Eagles of Death Metal’s ‘I Love You All the Time’ for Charity

Update: According to reports from Rolling Stone, Pearl Jam will a release a digital and vinyl version of their cover of Eagles of Death Metal's…
Colin Joyce / December 18, 2015

Pusha T Talks Rachel Dolezal, Donald Trump, and Bill Cosby on ‘Larry Wilmore’

In celebration of his new album Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude, Pusha T stopped by The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore to participate in a…
Colin Joyce / December 18, 2015

Radiohead Producer Nigel Godrich Appears in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

After appearing in Junun, the recent documentary about Jonny Greenwood's recording in India, longtime Radiohead producer Nigel Godrich has moved onto bigger film productions, according…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

Sunn O)))’s Stephen O’Malley Releases ‘F**k Fundamentalist Pigs’ LP in Response to Terror Attacks

Aside from composing one-half of the drone-metal duo Sunn O))), Stephen O'Malley maintains a solo career of disorienting experimental guitar works. In 2015 he's already…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

Diplo and Sleepy Tom Spark a Stark, Digitalist Dance Party in ‘Be Right There’ Video

Diplo — who had a hand in a couple of SPIN's 101 Best Songs of 2015 — teamed with Sleepy Tom a couple of months…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple Inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

N.W.A, Cheap Trick, Chicago, Deep Purple, and Steve Miller have been announced as the 2016 inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

Jeremih and Sicko Mobb Detail Their ‘Expensive Taste’ on New Single

Sicko Mobb's candyflipping autotuned ballads are a far cry from fellow Chicagoan Jeremih's nocturnal R&B, but the Windy City connection propels a new collaborative track…
Colin Joyce / December 16, 2015

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