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‘The O.C.,’ ‘Gossip Girl’ Music Supervisor Lists Her Fave T.V. Musical Moments

You may not have heard of music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas, but you’ve probably heard her, or at least the influence she’s had on some of the…
Harley Brown / July 3, 2015

SPIN Fun Summer Jam Mixes 2015

Like snowflakes, no two people’s personal summer jam is alike. A summer jam could mean Fetty Wap’s surefire party-starter (you know the one) or Grouper’…
SPIN Staff / July 2, 2015

Chk Chk Chk (!!!) Want to Make Pop Music Weird on New Album ‘As If’

“I don’t think people expect anything of us anymore,” Nic Offer, frontman for dance-punk stalwarts !!! (pronounced “Chk Chk Chk”), says about his band’s forthcoming sixth studio…
Rachel Brodsky / July 2, 2015

WATCH: Cults Tell Their Craziest Tour Story in a New Video Series, Full Disclosure

In Full Disclosure, SPIN sits down with today's best new artists as they tell their most insane, out-there stories from past tours...
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2015

Jidenna: The Classic Man With a (Semi-Secret) Plan

For his senior project at Massachusetts’ prestigious Milton Academy, where kids would write the N-word on bathroom stalls and security guards threw black students off campus because…
Harley Brown / July 1, 2015

The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne Talks New Album and Miley Cyrus Collaborations

Wayne Coyne calls while driving around his lifelong hometown of Oklahoma City, where they’re braced for a “sloppy” tornado/flood situation in early May. “Maybe it’ll…
Dan Weiss / June 30, 2015

Apple Music: What Works (and What Doesn’t)

Apple Music is here! Well, technically it doesn’t arrive for a few more hours, but in the meantime, SPIN had the chance to explore the service. The…
Harley Brown / June 30, 2015

RAC Is Enjoying the Singles Life in His Musical Second Act

Despite riding the momentum of a well received debut LP, RAC is emphatically not working on his sophomore album. André Allen Anjos, the founder and now sole member…
James Grebey / June 29, 2015

Miguel’s F**king Music

Miguel isn’t a big man but he knows how to fill the space that he’s in. That’s not a metaphor — not yet, at least…
Chris Martins / June 29, 2015

Refused’s New Punk Creed: You Are Part of the Problem

“I just got these jeans,” Refused drummer David Sandström says as he stands up for a SPIN photo shoot. Like the strapping, dapper percussionist, every…
Rachel Brodsky / June 26, 2015
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