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20 Years, 20 Questions: Big Boi Reconnects With OutKast’s ‘ATLiens’

August 3, 1995: a day that will live in rap infamy. The Source was hosting its annual award show that night at the Paramount Theater…
Corbin Reiff / August 22, 2016

Review: De La Soul, Still Rising After All These Years on ‘and the Anonymous Nobody…’

When D.A.I.S.Y. Age survivors De La Soul announced that they were returning to the studio after a decade's hiatus — and that, instead of pushing…
Stereo Williams / August 22, 2016

Gonjasufi Feels Your Pain

"This is going to hurt your ears a bit," Gonjasufi announces over the mic as he cues up a gnarled synth riff on his Roland…
Peter Holslin / August 22, 2016

Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’: SPIN’s Impulsive Reviews

Frank Ocean returned last night with Endless, a new "visual album" available exclusively through Apple Music. The 45-minute piece isn't the only new material the…
SPIN Staff / August 19, 2016

Eaux Claires Festival 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Eaux Claires, the festival curated by Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and the National's Aaron Dessner, celebrated its second annual event in Vernon's hometown of Eau Claire,…
SPIN Staff / August 15, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Joyce Manor, Isaiah Rashad, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from TDE rappers, pop-punk standard-bearers, and more.
SPIN Staff / August 12, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Purling Hiss, Kishi Bashi, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from master R&B crooners, psych-rock standbys, and more.
SPIN Staff / August 5, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: How to Dress Well, Jenny Hval, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from resurfaced Norwegian avant-pop performers, college-rock icons, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2016

The Best and Worst of Panorama 2016: A SPIN Roundtable

This past weekend, New York City welcomed a new, major music festival: Panorama, the latest venture from Goldenvoice, the company behind the Coachella Valley Music…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

Panorama 2016: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The inaugural Panorama Festival — a.k.a. "East Coast Coachella" — took place at Randall's Island in New York City this past weekend, and it more…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Jeremih, PWR BTTM, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from R&B stars, power-punk favorites, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 22, 2016

SPIN at Lollapalooza 2016: Toyota Music Den Schedule

Lollapalooza descends upon Grant Park in Chicago next weekend (July 28-31) with an impressive four-day lineup headlined by Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, J.Cole and Red Hot Chili…
SPIN Staff / July 21, 2016

SPIN Overlooked Albums Report: The Goon Sax and Let’s Eat Grandma Are Teenagers of the Year

Welcome to the dark underbelly of the pretty unfair industry cycle that shoves Radiohead and Queen Bey and Views and that Apple Music independent contractor Chance…
SPIN Staff / July 15, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: A.G. Cook, Black Marble, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from helium-sucking pop satirists, post-punk disciples, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 15, 2016

SPIN Is Seeking NYC Editorial Interns for Fall 2016

SPIN is seeking editorial interns for our 2016 fall program. Ideally, we’re looking for candidates who are excellent writers and have a serious interest in…
SPIN Staff / July 14, 2016

SPIN Seeks a News Editor to Join New York City Team

SPIN is seeking a news editor to join our New York City team. We're looking for candidates who are excellent writers and have a serious interest…
SPIN Staff / July 11, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: ScHoolboy Q, Crystal Castles, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from TDE consiglieres, electro-punk cool kids, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 8, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Blood Orange, Dyke Drama, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from New York experimentalists, atmospheric R&B aficionados, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

The 50 Best Hip-Hop Debut Albums Since ‘Reasonable Doubt’

In honor of the recent 20th anniversary of Jay Z’s debut album, Reasonable Doubt, we’re publishing a series of pieces looking at the rapper’s singular…
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Dave Holmes: The Seven Most Important Videos From My Tenure at ‘TRL’

Dave Holmes may not have technically won MTV's inaugural Wanna Be a VJ contest in 1998 (he was famously the runner-up to the spindly, spiky-haired Jesse Camp),…
SPIN Staff / June 28, 2016

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