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SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Eskimeaux, Chelsea Lankes, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from West Coast saxophonists, jilted electro-poppers, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2016

Grammys 2016: Who Should Win, Who Will Win, and Who Was Snubbed?

With the 2016 Grammys coming up this Monday, the SPIN staff takes a look at ten of the biggest categories to determine who should will, who…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2016

Here’s Why Beyoncé and Bruno Mars Undeniably Won the Super Bowl Halftime Show

First, everybody give a round of applause for Coldplay, the advertised headliners of the 2016 Super Bowl Halftime Show. They showed up and put in…
SPIN Staff / February 7, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Porches, Loretta Lynn, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from post-punk brawlers, country legends, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 5, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Rihanna, Frankie Cosmos, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of SPIN’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a buzzworthy indie-pop darling, a reunited trip-hop duo, Texan post-punks, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 29, 2016

Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’: SPIN’s Impulsive Reviews

Early Wednesday night, just hours after Rihanna released her new Drake collaboration "Work," the Barbadian pop star's eighth album ANTI leaked after a botched TIDAL rollout. Now, refusing…
SPIN Staff / January 28, 2016

‘Whatever People Say I Am, That’s What I’m Not’: Arctic Monkeys and the Death of a Subculture

Arctic Monkeys' Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not was released ten years ago, almost to the day this piece was written, but…
Sean Stanley / January 22, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Pet Shop Boys, Underworld, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of SPIN’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a YouTube deep-diver, British electronic trailblazers, lovelorn dream-poppers, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 22, 2016

Q&A: John Legend on His First Big Break, Kanye West, and Finding Your Magic

"It's about finding something inside you that makes you different."
T.M. Brown / January 19, 2016

The 100 Greatest David Bowie Moments

As devastating as it was when news came down last Monday that David Bowie had died of cancer at age 69 — and it's hard…
SPIN Staff / January 19, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Violent Femmes, Chairlift, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff's favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from post-rock standbys, reunited geek-pop heroes, techno troubadours, and more.
SPIN Staff / January 15, 2016

SPIN Overlooked Albums Report: Aesop Rock and Homeboy Sandman Eat a Whole Food Web

We're inundated with so much music now that, more and more, great collections of songs go unnoticed — especially when music critics go into hyperdrive during…
SPIN Staff / January 8, 2016

SPIN Seeks a News Writer to Join New York City Team

SPIN is seeking a daily news writer to join our New York City team. Daily news writing duties include aggregating stories suitable for…
SPIN Staff / January 5, 2016

Nirvana: Bob Guccione Jr.’s 1994 Editorial on Kurt Cobain’s Death

When I heard Kurt Cobain's body had been found and that he had died from an apparent suicide, I was in Detroit on business. Television…
Bob Guccione Jr. / December 30, 2015

Atlanta Child Murders: SPIN’s 1986 Feature, ‘A Question of Justice’

In late 1985, one of our editors, Rudy Langlais, stopped by my office one evening on his way home and casually said: "Would you be…

In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2015

Over the last 12 months, we bid farewell to two R&B legends, a pioneering '60s pop singer, an alt-rock statesman, and the musician who invented…
SPIN Staff / December 28, 2015

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

The 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015

The year that was got us intoxicated with X-static house anthems, interstellar jock-jam updates, and Travolta-hot footwork burners. Below you'll find our list of the…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2015

The 40 Best Country Songs of 2015

In 2015, country saw its usual mix of warmly welcomed returns from legends like Dwight Yoakam, Patty Griffin, and Willie Nelson with Merle Haggard (together!),…
SPIN Staff / December 22, 2015

Revisit the Best Moments of SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event With Best Coast, Tink, Alex G, and YACHT

Last week, SPIN looked back on the Year in Music with a show at Los Angeles' Regent Theater, which featured sets by Los Angeles indie…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

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