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MMOTHS: A Self-Proclaimed ‘Freak’ Finds the Light — And the Dark

Jack Colleran, a.k.a. MMOTHS, refers to himself as a "freak" twice in our interview — and uses the word "weird" 19 times, according to a…
Harley Brown / March 4, 2016

A Graph of Every ’80s Artist Referenced in Reviews of the New 1975 Album

The 1975 are on their way to No. 1 on both sides of the Atlantic with their second LP, I like it when you sleep,…
Andrew Unterberger / March 4, 2016

Madonna: The ‘Ray of Light’ Cover Story, ‘Madonna Chooses Dare’

This article was originally published in the April 1998 issue of SPIN. When a musician rooted in an underground sensibility achieves massive success, she…
Barry Walters / March 3, 2016

Foo Fighters, Who Are Definitely Not Broken Up, Are Rock’s Funniest Band

Foo Fighters got us good last night, but what's so remarkable is that Dave Grohl and his bros have been the reigning jesters in rock's…
Dan Weiss / March 3, 2016

Eric Prydz Does Whatever the F**k He Wants To Do

Eric Prydz is barely visible inside the largest hologram in North America. The enormous, luminescent box projects 3D images — undulating geometric landscapes, glowing meteorites,…
Harley Brown / March 2, 2016

Governors Ball vs. Panorama: Who Has the Better Lineup?

Today, the lineup was announced for Panorama, the East Coast festival expansion of Goldenvoice, producers behind the country's preeminent music fest, Coachella. Exciting as the…
Andrew Unterberger / March 1, 2016

Scott Isbell Wants to Make America(n Music) Great Again

It’s quarter past 9:00 p.m. on the first Friday of February, and Scott Isbell is ten minutes into a 15-minute set at a small Emerson…
Max Cea / March 1, 2016

Wyatt Cenac Thinks Morrissey Is the Ron Paul of Music

Aside from Kendrick Lamar's breathtaking performance, this year's Grammy Awards were universally acknowledged to be the most boring in recent memory — but comedian Wyatt…
Harley Brown / February 29, 2016

We Have All Degraded Kesha

Pink once tapped into previously unexplored territory on 2001’s wonderfully self-deprecating "Don’t Let Me Get Me," when the gruff chart mega-hitter sang about dating her teachers…
Dan Weiss / February 26, 2016

Q&A: Loretta Lynn Talks Her New Album and Inadvertently Champions Country Feminists

Call her Accidental Feminist. From her days touring with Patsy Cline in the '60s, already a mother of four in her early 20s, Loretta Lynn…
Dan Weiss / February 26, 2016

Lucinda Williams Looks Back on Every Album She’s Ever Made

Lucinda Williams has been around long enough to remember when she couldn't get a record deal because she was deemed "too rock for country" and…
Dan Weiss / February 25, 2016

The SPIN Interview: Santigold

When Santigold started the year-long process behind her third LP, 99¢, she had no idea what instant grats ("instant gratifications") were. "We went to YouTube to…
Harley Brown / February 25, 2016

DIIV: To the Darklands and Back

For most of his life, Zachary Cole Smith has provoked strong reactions from people. The yellow-haired 31-year-old remembers that even as a kid, his fourth-grade…
Kyle McGovern / February 25, 2016

Juno Temple: ‘Kurt Cobain’s Voice Changed My Blood Temperature’

"There's a great E.E. Cummings quote that says, 'The most wasted of all days is one without laughter,'" Juno Temple tells SPIN over the phone. "But…
Rachel Brodsky / February 22, 2016

Pinegrove: Getting By With a Little Help From Their Friends

When we meet at a Midtown coffee shop for our interview, Pinegrove's Evan Stephens Hall and I are wearing almost exactly the same outfit: jeans topped with flaming-orange sweaters.
Rachel Brodsky / February 18, 2016
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