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Review: Homeboy Sandman Is the Last Backpacker Standing on ‘Kindness for Weakness’

Kindness for Weakness probably isn't the best Homeboy Sandman album, though it may be. One of the many things we can hope to remind ourselves in…
Dan Weiss / May 2, 2016

Michete: The Thick-Boy-Loving Rapper Who Wants Ur Blood

"I tricked you into interviewing me," Spokane, Washington rapper Michete cackles halfway into our phone conversation. That’s possible, though you could argue that any artist…
Dan Weiss / April 29, 2016

When We Were His: Prince’s ‘Dirty Mind’

In the wake of Prince's death, SPIN's staffers and contributors are looking back on some of their favorite albums by the beloved icon. Check back this…
Dan Weiss / April 27, 2016

Prince Never Fell Off

Prince won music. He was the best at playing, singing, writing, dancing, entertaining, performing masculine sexuality with respect, scoring hits, nailing bizarro concepts that could…
Dan Weiss / April 21, 2016

Listen to Charli XCX Cover the Stooges’ ‘No Fun’ for HBO’s ‘Vinyl’

Update: Julian Casablancas' cover of Velvet Underground's "Venus in Furs" is worth checking out too. Listen below. Iggy Pop is 68 years old, the same…
Dan Weiss / April 15, 2016

Watch a Drone at a Muse Concert Crash Into the Crowd

Neo-prog rock titans Muse aren't exactly. known for their subtlety. To wit, last year's Drones was described by front man Matthew Bellamy as concerning "how…
Dan Weiss / April 15, 2016

Dave Grohl Spotted Being Dave Grohl at Guns N’ Roses Show

After Axl Rose broke his foot, who else but Dave Grohl lent him his famous throne to perform seated in for the remainder of Guns…
Dan Weiss / April 14, 2016

Review: PJ Harvey Can’t Walk a Mile in Someone Else’s Skin on ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’

The year is 2013. You're excited because Brad Paisley's about to release the snickeringly titled Wheelhouse, in which the genial, widely respected country singer really…
Dan Weiss / April 13, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Releases the Full Credits for ‘untitled unmastered.’

One of the strange developments of surprise albums is that, like most movies, the credits come at the end. So Kendrick Lamar's delightfully out-of-nowhere new…
Dan Weiss / April 13, 2016

New BFFs Ice Cube and Common Perform Together on ‘The Tonight Show’

After a storied beef that lasted years, rappers Ice Cube and Common have buried the hatchet and are co-starring in the film Barbershop: The Next…
Dan Weiss / April 12, 2016

Review: No More Wires Ever for the Coathangers on ‘Nosebleed Weekend’

The curse of making it look easy is that you get taken for granted. (Duh, right?) You might notice more dynamic shifts in the Coathangers’…
Dan Weiss / April 11, 2016

Review: Parquet Courts Drop in to See What Condition Their Condition Is in on ‘Human Performance’

There is nothing stoned or starving about Human Performance, the most deceptively straightforward album yet from the four very un-straightforward dudes in Parquet Courts. What…
Dan Weiss / April 8, 2016

Tokyo Police Club’s Effusive New EP Turns Pumpkins Into Pumpkinade

Tokyo Police Club have long been underrated, all the way back to their jagged, Strokes-y beginnings on 2006's A Lesson in Crime EP. By 2008's…
Dan Weiss / April 7, 2016

Review: The Azealia Banks-Industrial Complex Is Laid Out in Full on ‘Slay-Z’

Talk about an artist who gets in her own way. — OLD RAPUNXEL (@SPINSlayZReview) April 5, 2016 Not only…
Dan Weiss / April 6, 2016

Boston Boom-Bap Treasure Mr. Lif Is Back With the Jazzy ‘Let Go’

Mr. Lif has never been en vogue per se, but his meditative, geopolitical raps held a special place in hip-hop during the mid-2000s. They served…
Dan Weiss / April 4, 2016

Review: Tenement’s ‘Bruised Music, Vol. 2′ Is Meat and Potatoes Rock Minus the Potatoes

Guitars aren’t going away anytime soon, but for some reason, we always think they are. Maybe there’s something sacramental about The Riff, which always seems…
Dan Weiss / April 4, 2016

Kanye West’s ‘The Life of Pablo’ Is Finally Available for Download

As it becomes increasingly clear that Tidal is just a bunch of toddlers in a trenchcoat, noted Pirate Bay user Kanye West has finally allowed…
Dan Weiss / April 1, 2016

The Roots, Kimbra, and Bilal Pull Out of David Bowie Tribute Concert

Update: Dorf has revised his earlier statement:  There was a production miscommunication about some shared equipment last night on the tight City Winery stage for…
Dan Weiss / March 31, 2016

Ariana Grande Shares Sultry ‘Dangerous Woman’ Video

"Problem"-atic singer and doughnut-defacer Ariana Grande has shared the video for "Dangerous Woman," the title track from her upcoming album out May 20. Directed by the Young…
Dan Weiss / March 31, 2016

Blue Albums and Pink Triangles: What Color Means to Weezer

Synesthesia may very well be the key to why humans create multimedia art, why movies have soundtracks, or why recorded albums have cover art. The…
Dan Weiss / March 29, 2016

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