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

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino Is Now Confident Enough to Wear ‘High-Waisted Undies’

It’s the swelteringly hot day of Best Coast’s headlining performance at Brooklyn’s Northside Festival, and frontwoman Bethany Cosentino is in the middle of explaining why the…
Harley Brown / June 26, 2015

Seinabo Sey’s Upcoming Debut Is ‘Burning a Hole in Her Soul’

After three years of work and two critically acclaimed EPs to her name, Swedish soul-pop singer Seinabo Sey says she’s been stressing about putting the finishing touche…
Brennan Carley / June 25, 2015

How Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff Survives Summer Festivals With OCD

After his immense success with frontman Nate Ruess in fun. and then on his own as Bleachers, we shouldn't expect Jack Antonoff to slow down,…
Dan Weiss / June 24, 2015

Boys Noize Returns to His Roots on ‘Strictly Raw Vol. 1′

You might say Boys Noize is in a good position. The German producer and DJ born Alex Ridha demolishes big-tent stages as himself and with…
Harley Brown / June 22, 2015

‘We Butt Heads Like Hell’: Fathers, Their Children, and the Music They Make

Papa don’t necessarily preach that their children possibly endure a lifetime of 352 days a year on the road, album sales that no longer pay…
Harley Brown / June 19, 2015

So Help Us God: Where’s Kanye West’s New Album?

When it comes to Kanye West’s public antics, nothing seems to surprise his fans anymore. Listeners are well aware of his God complex, his ruthless ability to…
Margaret Farrell / June 18, 2015

Q&A: Hudson Mohawke on Why New Album ‘Lantern’ Is His ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

Lately, Hudson Mohawke has been talking about his TNGHT, his rattle-trap, boom-bap duo with Montreal producer Lunice, a lot. He’s also been discussing his production dutie…
Harley Brown / June 17, 2015

Songs Donald Trump Should Use For His Presidential Campaign

This has happened before: Ronald Reagan with Bruce Springsteen’s conservative-bashing, anti-war anthem “Born in the U.S.A.” for his 1984 reelection campaign, the Republican Party with…
Rachel Brodsky / June 17, 2015

Alessia Cara: The Ultimate YouTube Cover Star Success Story

Who: This past August, Toronto teenager Alessia Cara’s unapologetic introvert anthem “Here” upturned #turntup party playlists with her airy, tenacious vocals and natural lyric flow.
Margaret Farrell / June 17, 2015
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