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Perfect Pussy’s Meredith Graves Kickstarts Her Solo Career With ‘Took the Ghost to the Movies’

As soon as Meredith Graves takes her seat at a Greenpoint, Brooklyn coffee shop, it's apparent that she's happy. Ecstatic, even. Despite the uncharacteristically chilly,…
By: Colin Joyce / May 5, 2015

Saul Williams on the Baltimore Riots: ‘We Had a Growing List of Young Martyrs’

Poet, activist, and musician Saul Williams, who recently wrote an essay in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, has penned an op-ed for SPIN about the…
By: Harley Brown / May 5, 2015

Aerosmith Tell the Story Behind Their Hard-Rock Masterpiece ‘Toys in the Attic’

Boston hard-rock thrill-seekers Aerosmith have not only been massively popular for the better part of 40-plus years now, but also lay claim to some massive…
By: Dan Weiss / May 4, 2015

Holy Ghost! on Lessons Learned Making Remix Album ‘Work for Hire’

Holy Ghost!'s Alex Frankel jokes that the Brooklyn dance duo's extensive remix collection Work for Hire (self-released May 5) is just an "OCD" move to consolidate random tracks kicking…
By: Harley Brown / May 4, 2015

They Might Be Giants Look Back on Every Album They’ve Ever Made

A funny thought occurs during a comprehensive, 90-minute interview with They Might Be Giants' John Linnell and John Flansburgh in the dressing room of Philadelphia'…
By: Dan Weiss / May 4, 2015

Juan Wauters Is Ready for the World on ‘Who, Me?’

Like a movie that is good (in his words) Juan Wauters' songs require your attention. The Queens-via-Uruguay singer songwriter has one of the year's best new album…
By: Andrew Unterberger / May 4, 2015

How Old is Your Dadbod?

Internet trends come and go, but SPIN's always down to get in on the action, which is why two of today's most especially ridiculous memes — "Dadbod" and…
By: SPIN Staff / April 30, 2015

Some Candy Talking: The Jesus and Mary Chain on ‘Psychocandy’ Turning 30

Nearly 30 years ago, the Jesus and Mary Chain — a band of pop-eviscerating Scots led by brothers Jim and William Reid — emerged with…
By: Kyle McGovern / April 30, 2015

Coliseum Talk New Album ‘Anxiety’s Kiss’ and Why Killing Joke Means More Than Nirvana

Twelve years and five albums into their career, Louisville power trio Coliseum have evolved from a predominantly hardcore-punk band to one whose new, invigorating LP,…
By: Andrew Unterberger / April 29, 2015

Martin Gore on His New Solo Album and No Longer Making Music for the Masses

After 35 years of being the principle songwriter (and sporadic singer) behind new wave demigods and international superstars Depeche Mode — as well as a…
By: Andrew Unterberger / April 28, 2015
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