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NYPC Delivers Echoing Disco-Pop on ‘Sure As The Sun’

NYPC, formerly known as the British dance-punk group New Young Pony Club, have returned after nearly a seven year hiatus in preparation for the release…
Jen Jamin / April 30, 2014

Papertwin Cast Synth-Pop Haze on Disarming ‘Alkaline’

Brooklyn’s Papertwin already have two EPs to their name, and soon they’ll have a third. On June 17, the dream-pop trio — composed of Max Decker (vocals,…
Jen Jamin / April 29, 2014

Q&A: Curtis Harding Talks Gospel-Fueled Solo Debut ‘Soul Power’

Curtis Harding speaks with the easy drawl of an accomplished artist. Even without a microphone, there's a quiet, confident power in the singer-songwriter's smoky voice.
Jen Jamin / April 29, 2014

Watch the Tijuana Panthers Play Detective in ‘Cherry Street’ Video

All it took was some doughnuts and caution tape to make the Tijuana Panthers want to play detective. In their new video for “Cherry Street,”…
Jen Jamin / April 28, 2014

Hear Black Angels’ Psyched ‘An Occurrence at 4507 South Third Street’

On Record Store Day (April 19), the Black Angels will birth Clear Lake Forest, a seven-track, limited-edition EP that’s on the way via Blue Horizon Records.
Jen Jamin / April 16, 2014

Hear Cocktails’ Punchy Power-Pop Gem ‘Tough Love’

Cocktails mix radiant power-pop enthusiasm and crisp West Coast textures on “Tough Love,” a just-released track from the quintet’s upcoming debut album Adult Life, due…
Jen Jamin / April 15, 2014

Q&A: Dinosaur Jr.’s Murph Discusses Alt-Rock Heroes’ Past, Present, and New Oral History

Dinosaur Jr. by Dinosaur Jr. is the comprehensive oral history of the titular Amherst trio, as told by those who witnessed the band's birth, breakup,…
Jen Jamin / April 14, 2014

Stream Vensaire’s Shimmering, Otherworldly Debut ‘Perdix’

Vensaire’s intricate fusion of international folk influences, Western pop, and indie-rock culminates with Perdix, their self-released debut due out April 15. Formed in late 2011…
Jen Jamin / April 9, 2014

Watch White Mystery Shred in Technicolor for ‘DUBBLE DRAGON’ Video

White Mystery come out with curly, red afros thrashing in the music video for “DUBBLE DRAGON,” the title track from their upcoming, self-released album. The…
Jen Jamin / April 4, 2014

Dan Croll Is a Tambourine King in ‘From Nowhere’ Live Video

At this point, Dan Croll has been teasing his upcoming debut album for nearly a year, releasing a smattering of singles that includes the balmy…
Jen Jamin / March 31, 2014

Hear Sadie Dupuis Cover Josie and the Pussycats in Lo-Fi Longing

On Record Store Day (a.k.a. April 19), Father/Daughter Records will drop Faux Real, a covers-only compilation featuring songs by fictitious bands. The upcoming, limited-edition 12-inch…
Jen Jamin / March 19, 2014

See Pusha T, Deap Vally, Dum Dum Girls and More Play SPIN’s House of Vans SXSW Party

Last week, Pusha T, Dum Dum Girls, and Lydia Loveless played SPIN’s House of Vans party at South By Southwest, and they each ranked among…
Jen Jamin / March 18, 2014

See Photos From Americana Music Association’s SXSW Showcase

This year’s South By Southwest featured a number of must-see showcases, not least of all was the Americana Music Association at Pandora Discovery Den. Many notable performers filled…
Jen Jamin / March 18, 2014

Don’t Miss Future, Cloud Nothings, and More at SPIN’s Stubb’s SXSW 2014 Party

SPIN has thrown a South By Southwest day party at Stubb's for the past 11 years, and that streak will continue in 2014. On Friday,…
Jen Jamin / March 13, 2014

Stream SPIN’s SXSW Nokia MixRadio Playlist: Against Me!, Dum Dum Girls, and More

Nokia’s rebranded streaming service MixRadio is up and running, and SPIN has launched its very own mix in honor of this year’s South By Southwest…
Jen Jamin / March 12, 2014

Osheaga Festival 2014: OutKast, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, and More

Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Lorde, Skrillex, the Replacements, and, yes, OutKast are all set to hit Montreal this summer for the Osheaga Music and Arts…
Jen Jamin / March 11, 2014

Watch Dead Gaze Party in Slow Motion in ‘Yuppies Are Flowers’ Video

Dead Gaze crash a boozy evening get-together in the new music video for “Yuppies Are Flowers,” a highlight from the Mississippi outfit’s 2013 album, Brain…
Jen Jamin / March 10, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: Black Lips, Bradford Cox, ‘Divergent’ Soundtrack, and More

The end of the work week has arrived, accompanied by new albums from Black Lips, Bradford Cox, Color War, and the star-studded Game of Thrones…
Jen Jamin / March 7, 2014

Hear Total Heels’ Scuzzy Screed ‘Barb Wire’

Three parts Danish and one part American, Total Heels have proven to be a recipe for high expectations. The four-piece emerged from Copenhagen’s new wave…
Jen Jamin / March 5, 2014

Hear Beach Party’s Punchy Surf-Rock on ‘Catch That Train’

Despite the coastal innuendo that’s inherent to their name, the Southern Californian dudes of Beach Party prefer surf-rock to surfboards, denim to board shorts, and…
Jen Jamin / February 27, 2014

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