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Jay-Z Albums, Ranked

Nowadays, you're most likely to come across (young) rap nerds endlessly ranking and re-ranking albums by Kanye West or Drake. But a more interesting discussion…
SPIN Staff / July 6, 2017

Who Said It About Jack Antonoff: Lorde or Lena?

Lorde co-produced her new album Melodrama with Jack Antonoff, a.k.a. Bleachers. Antonoff, who is Lena Dunham's boyfriend of five years, has a very close relationship with his friend and…

Revisit Our 1997 Missy Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Feature: “Play Missy For Me”

This article originally appeared in the October 1997 issue of Spin.  "Beep-beep / Oooh got the keys to the jeep /…
Karen R. Good / June 23, 2017

The 50 Best Songs of 2017 So Far

It’s safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 21, 2017

Radiohead’s OK Computer Made Them Our 1997 “Band of the Year”

The pupils of Thom Yorke’s eyes zip from side to side like nervous insects. We’re on the Eurostar train from Paris to London, and Radiohead’s…
Pat Blashill / June 16, 2017

30 Best Emo Revival Albums, Ranked

"Everything went back into the basement... We were the few people doing this in 2008. Really bad, wussy emo rock 10 years after it was…
SPIN Staff / June 14, 2017

Manchester Bombing Suspects Freed Without Charge

All the suspects arrested over last month’s Manchester concert bombing have been released without charge, British police said Sunday, acknowledging that detectives are still not…
Associated Press / June 11, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

25 Years of Talking to Chris Cornell for Spin

Chris Cornell, frontman of Soundgarden and Audioslave, died this week at age 52. Over the last three decades Spin spoke to Cornell again and again—as he…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2017

Stream LCD Soundsystem’s Google Conference Performance

LCD Soundsystem have returned with new music, releasing "Call The Police" and "American Dream" in the past few weeks. Tonight the band will perform at Google's…
SPIN Staff / May 19, 2017

The 50 Best EDM Songs You’ve Heard at Every Summer Festival

The sound of EDM predates the name itself: Long before Calvin Harris was crashing Forbes lists and Diplo was hanging with Charlie Rose,…
SPIN Staff / May 10, 2017

Watch Pitbull, J Balvin, and Camila Cabello Perform “Hey Ma” at the MTV Movie & TV Awards

  At tonight's MTV Movie & TV Awards, Pitbull, J Balvin, and Camila Cabello made their first appearance together to perform their Fate…
SPIN Staff / May 7, 2017

Join SPIN in Las Vegas for a Special Night with AlunaGeorge and Major Lazer’s Walshy Fire

From sprawling luxury resorts to the funky downtown arts district, there's no place in the world like Las Vegas. SPIN is thrilled to announce a very…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

All 53 “Weird Al” Yankovic’s Music Videos, Ranked

"Weird Al" Yankovic is a national treasure. It's as simple as that. Going on four decades now, he's the strange uncle who shows…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2017

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