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Told Slant: A Busy Drummer Making Heartrending Indie Rock

Felix Walworth performs herculean feats of limb-flailing and time management as a drummer in four Brooklyn-based indie-pop bands. They (Walworth uses gender-neutral pronouns) are an essential…
Colin Joyce / April 12, 2016

Review: Sheer Mag Use Power Chords to Dismantle the Power Structure on ‘III’

All of Sheer Mag's bite-sized, fire-starting collections of road-dog rock over the last few years have been mixed at producer Hunter Davidsohn’s Business District studio…
Colin Joyce / March 10, 2016

Review: Oranssi Pazuzu Open a Portal to Another Black-Metal Dimension on ‘Värähtelijä’

If the laws of the physical universe as we currently understand them (and well, Alien’s oft-quoted tagline) are right — that in space no one…
Colin Joyce / March 3, 2016

SPIN Metal Report: Krallice’s French-Braided Blast Beats and Lycus’ Funeral Doom

Though this winter's been more mild in most parts of the world than any in recent memory, even global warming can't thaw the crop of…
Colin Joyce / February 19, 2016

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

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