Nicole Sia

Here’s Every Song in Justin Timberlake and Jimmy Fallon’s ‘History of Rap, Part 5′

Well, that was expected. Capping off a fantastic first week in The Tonight's Show's new era, host Jimmy Fallon trotted out brother-in-virality Justin Timberlake for…
By: Nicole Sia / February 22, 2014

Hear Lana Del Rey’s Up-Tempo Step Backward ‘Behind Closed Doors’

Gone are the swooning strings and deep-octave coos: Lana Del Rey goes J-pop video-gamer in the new track making the rounds, "Behind Closed Doors." Detail…
By: Nicole Sia / February 18, 2014

Beck Streams ‘Morning Phase,’ His Mellow, Gold Sequel to ‘Sea Change’

Yes, it feels a little like déjà vu. From its opening chord progressions, Beck's 12th studio album Morning Phase so closely echoes Sea Change opener…
By: Nicole Sia / February 17, 2014

Darkside Emanate Miasmal Light at the End of Terminal 5

Prog-dance duo Darkside's haunting 2013 debut Psychic, with its subdued narcotic haze, can feel like a headphones album. But Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave…
By: Nicole Sia / February 10, 2014

‘Blue Ruin,’ a Gory Fever Dream of Vengeance, Deepens the Chill at Sundance

SPIN is in Park City, Utah, traversing snow and cutting queues to bring you reviews of the next big films (and flops) as they make…
By: Nicole Sia / January 20, 2014

John Slattery Shines Unkind Light on the Irredeemable Monsters of ‘God’s Pocket’

SPIN is in Park City, Utah, traversing snow and cutting queues to bring you reviews of the next big films (and flops) as they make…
By: Nicole Sia / January 19, 2014

Kristen Stewart’s Emo G.I. Jane Makes Friends With the Enemy in ‘Camp X-Ray’

SPIN is in Park City, Utah, traversing snow and cutting queues to bring you reviews of the next big films (and flops) as they make…
By: Nicole Sia / January 18, 2014

Jim Jarmusch’s Rock’n’Roll Vampires Are the Coolest Cats Around in ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’

SPIN is in Park City, Utah, traversing snow and cutting queues to bring you reviews of the next big films (and flops) as they make…
By: Nicole Sia / January 18, 2014

Justin Bieber ‘Officially’ Retires on Christmas Eve

Canadian teen pop star Justin Bieber announced he will "officially" retire in a tweet posted on Christmas Eve.My beloved beliebers I'm officially retiring— Justin Bieber…
By: Nicole Sia / December 25, 2013

Nicole Sia’s 25 Best Albums of 2013

To finish out the year, we'll be offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Today, Managing Editor Nicole Sia.
By: Nicole Sia / December 20, 2013

Damon Albarn’s First Solo Album Coming in 2014

And a headline is all we know. Damon Albarn, best known for his work with Blur and Gorillaz, announced Wednesday (December 11) that…
By: Nicole Sia / December 11, 2013

Stream Charlotte OC’s Sinuous Debut EP ‘Colour My Heart’

Earlier this month, SPIN premiered a bewitching live clip of "Colour My Heart," the Tim Anderson-produced title track from Charlotte OC's debut EP. Today, we bring you…
By: Nicole Sia / November 18, 2013

Watch Charlotte OC’s Bewitching ‘Colour My Heart’ Live Video

The influences coloring Charlotte OC's soulful, dance-floor-ready pop are these: Berghain, Berlin's mythologized nightclub, and the unusual Bon Iver mix she encountered there. "What I…
By: Nicole Sia / November 4, 2013

Chris Brown Arrested for Felony Assault in Washington, D.C.

Chris Brown was reportedly arrested and charged with felony assault early Sunday morning (October 27) in Washington D.C. According to The Hollywood Reporter,…
By: Nicole Sia / October 27, 2013

Did Arcade Fire’s New Single ‘Reflektor’ Leak?

Was all that secrecy for nothing? Days before its scheduled world premiere, Arcade Fire's hotly anticipated new single, "Reflektor," appears to have leaked.
By: Nicole Sia / September 7, 2013

Watch the Replacements Rehearse ‘Favorite Thing’ in Latest Itty-Bitty Video

We can name that tune in... three notes. In the 19-second video above, posted to Facebook Wednesday (July 3), the two members who constitute…
By: Nicole Sia / July 4, 2013

Jay-Z’s ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’ Leaks Outside the Samsung Galaxy

That didn't take long. Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail sold a milli before it debuted exclusively on Samsung phones at midnight this morning…
By: Nicole Sia / July 4, 2013

I Am a Dad: Kim and Kanye Welcome Baby Girl

Happy Father's Day, Papa 'Ye! Kim Kardashian gave birth to a baby girl, her first child with boyfriend Kanye West, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center i…
By: Nicole Sia / June 15, 2013

The Replacements to Reunite Onstage After 22-Year Absence

Even during their '80s heyday, the Replacements were an unpredictable live entity. And though footage exists of the group at their explosive peak, that wa…
By: Nicole Sia / June 13, 2013

Stream Natasha Kmeto’s Dazzling ‘Idiot Proof’

Portland soul-futurist Natasha Kmeto wears two hats as singer-songwriter and electronic producer on dazzling new song "Idiot Proof." Holding court over a galloping dance-floor rhythm,…
By: Nicole Sia / May 21, 2013

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