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Holy Ghost! Announce New EP ‘Crime Cutz’ and Share Title Track

Synth-dance duo Holy Ghost! (Nick Millhiser and Alex Frankel) have announced the Crime Cutz EP, their first release in three years following 2013's Dynamics. The…
Dan Weiss / February 4, 2016

R.I.P. Vampire Weekend Mk. 1

Ryan Dombal of Pitchfork recently observed to Rostam Batmanglij in an interview that "there are probably more young artists in Brooklyn who would rather produce…
Dan Weiss / January 27, 2016

Review: Meek Mill’s Career May Be a Pillar of Salt But on ‘4/4′ He Rubs It in Drake’s Wounds

New surprise EP 4/4 isn’t just the first major Meek Mill release without the word "dream" in the title, it’s the first to not have…
Dan Weiss / January 22, 2016

Iggy Pop Teams Up With Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age on ‘Colbert’

Iggy Pop performed a strutting new song on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert last night called "Gardenia," featuring a very special guest: Josh Homme of…
Dan Weiss / January 22, 2016

Wussy Announce Sixth Album ‘Forever Sounds’ and Share New Track, ‘Dropping Houses’

To certain fans of Lucinda Williams, Crazy Horse, Mekons and R.E.M., Wussy became the best band in America almost instantaneously with the launch of their cult…
Dan Weiss / January 21, 2016

Radiohead to Play First Live Shows Since 2012

It looks like 2016 is shaping up to be a huge year for Radiohead, and while we couldn't be more ready for the new album we're…
Dan Weiss / January 21, 2016

!!! (Chk Chk Chk) Enlist ‘Too Many Cooks’ Creator for New Video

The video for !!! (Chk Chk Chk)'s "Every Little Bit Counts" is almost as silly as the New Order song it half-bites its title from.
Dan Weiss / January 20, 2016

Paramore Confirm a New Album Is on the Way

Correction: An earlier version of this posted said Justin York was a regular member of the band. It should have read "Taylor York" and has now…
Dan Weiss / January 20, 2016

Remember When Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, and Duran Duran Covered David Bowie on ‘MTV Unplugged’?

In late November 1993, the planets aligned and something uncanny happened: Three different MTV Unplugged tapings in two days, unbeknownst to each other, all contained David…
Dan Weiss / January 11, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Unleashes Intense, New ‘Untitled 2′ on ‘Fallon’

It's been almost ten months since Kendrick Lamar dropped SPIN's favorite album of 2015, but he hasn't slowed down an inch, presenting a new "short…
Dan Weiss / January 8, 2016

Into It. Over It. Go Full Analog for New Album ‘Standards’

"He doesn’t know anything about the E-word... which is great." The E-word — yes, "emo" — may well be the "it" in Evan…
Dan Weiss / January 7, 2016

Some Guy Crashed the People’s Choice Awards to Shout Out Kevin Gates and Kanye West

Last night a random guy crashed the People's Choice Awards stage to interrupt the cast of CBS' The Talk while they accepted the award for…
Dan Weiss / January 7, 2016

Sonic Youth to Reissue Their Most Underrated Albums on Vinyl

Having already reissued many of their most well-known and beloved works (including Sister, Daydream Nation, and Goo, all three of which made SPIN's 300 Best…
Dan Weiss / January 6, 2016

David Bowie Teases New Video for ‘Lazarus’

Update: You can now watch the entire eerie "Lazarus" video below, which features him bandaged up once again as in the "★" clip. Both…
Dan Weiss / January 5, 2016

The Five Greatest Motörhead Albums

Like Slayer or the Roots, Motörhead are never considered to be less than a great band, though their legend is somewhat automatic just for sticking…
Dan Weiss / January 4, 2016

Laurie Anderson Is Putting on a Concert for Dogs

Update: The Guardian has footage of Anderson's dog concert. Seems like the pooches had an enjoyable night on the town.
Dan Weiss / January 4, 2016

Courtney Barnett Doesn’t Know Who Meghan Trainor Is

Normally the Grammys don't notice a talent as new and indie-nurtured as Courtney Barnett, at least not as quickly as everyone else does, but the…
Dan Weiss / December 24, 2015

Liz Phair Has Been Performing Her Biggest Hit With Holiday-Themed Lyrics

The iconic creator of one of SPIN's ten favorite albums of the last 30 years, Liz Phair has been on tour with Aimee Mann and…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

Dan Weiss’ 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Dan Weiss. What…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

Little Simz Drops a New Mixtape Just in Time for the Holidays

Atmospheric U.K. rapper Little Simz has had a busy year, releasing her debut album A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons back in September, and…
Dan Weiss / December 22, 2015

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