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Q&A: Nobody Puts Wire in a Corner

Shape-shifting art-punks Wire have no desire to be just any one thing. Best known for their wildly different first three albums, released between 1977 and…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 17, 2015

Ten Essential Damon Albarn Recordings That Aren’t By Blur

Damon Albarn's spirit of curiosity helps define Blur, the legendary British quartet he's fronted for a quarter-century, but fittingly, he has trekked the furthest whe…
By: Marc Hogan / April 17, 2015

SPIN 30: Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace Looks Back on ‘New Wave’

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re revisiting a handful of records that the staff…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 15, 2015

Built to Spill’s Doug Martsch Has No Advice for Anyone

Built to Spill's Doug Martsch isn't an upbeat person. Super-personable, yes, but not very optimistic. "A huge part of any creative process, I think, is being…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 14, 2015

SPIN 30: System of a Down Revisit Nu-Metal’s Greatest Album, ‘Toxicity’

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re revisiting a handful of records that the staff…
By: Dan Weiss / April 14, 2015

Q&A: Say Lou Lou on Finally Wrapping Their ‘Lucid Dreaming’ Period

It's been a long couple of years for Australia-via-Sweden twin duo Say Lou Lou in trying to get their debut album Lucid Dreaming out the…
By: Andrew Unterberger / April 14, 2015

Will TIDAL Be a Success? The Streaming Industry Responds

When TIDAL rolled out a couple of weeks ago, it was met with some short-term excitement (Jay Z, Beyoncé, Rihanna, Madonna, Jack White, Deadmau5, and Kanye…
By: Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

Coachella 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Coachella's eventful first weekend has come to a close. SPIN was there recapping the festival for everyone who couldn't make it to the California desert, and…
By: SPIN Staff / April 13, 2015

SPIN 30: Your Hard Drive Reminisces About Beating ‘Kid A’ and a Simpler Time Before Tidal

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re revisiting a handful of records that the staff…
By: Theon Weber and Dan Weiss / April 13, 2015

SPIN 30: Cornershop Flash Back to ‘When I Was Born for the 7th Time’

On March 19, 1985, the first issue of SPIN hit newsstands. To celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’re revisiting a handful of records that the staff…
By: Andrew Unterberger / April 10, 2015
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