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How to Safely Party With 4th of July Fireworks, by Andrew W.K.

In preparation for 4th of July fetes nationwide, SPIN asked Andrew W.K. for some tips on choosing and safely lighting fireworks for a celebration of…
By: Andrew W.K. / July 4, 2014

Cold Beat Dodges the Ghosts of San Francisco, Dives Into Surf-Kissed Post-Punk

In the middle of bemoaning the current state of San Francisco, Hannah Lew cuts herself off: "Something that inspires me about the Futurist movement i…
By: Nim Barshad / July 2, 2014

Michael Jackson’s 1987 SPIN Cover: ‘The Pressure to Beat It’

It is October 1986, and Michael Jackson is holed up in a West Hollywood recording studio trying to complete the follow-up to Thriller, the best-selling…
By: Quincy Troupe / June 25, 2014

Firefly Music Festival 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

This past weekend, Firefly Music Festival once again took over the Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Delaware. SPIN dropped in on the four-day showcase…
By: SPIN Staff / June 23, 2014

You Gotta Heal: Strand of Oaks Faces Down His Demons

The tea kettle is whistling in Tim Showalter's Philadelphia apartment as he prepares two pottery mugs of triple echinacea tea. "I need it to combat…
By: Joel Oliphint / June 23, 2014

Read 10 Motherloving Pages of the ‘Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever’ Book

June 23, 1955, some hellish crag opened up and spit out the mighty metal scion now known as Glenn Danzig. Through his work with the…
By: Chris Martins / June 23, 2014

Tiësto Explains the Universe (of EDM)

"It's unbelievable," says a grinning Tiësto of the EDM explosion that's made him one of the highest paid DJs in history: Last year he earned…
By: Dan Hyman / June 20, 2014

Q&A: How To Dress Well’s Tom Krell On Finding Hope in a Godless Universe

When How to Dress Well's Tom Krell was a publicity-shy sharer of amorphous EPs, culminating in 2010's Love Remains, publicity found him. When the R&B deconstructionist finished…
By: Marc Hogan / June 19, 2014

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezu…
By: SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Nashville’s Bleed the Pigs Grind Against the Grain

Kayla Philips has a lot on her mind. Last October, the Nashville transplant hit upon the perfect outlet when she and guitarist David Hobbs were…
By: Kim Kelly / June 17, 2014
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