The biggest upcoming releases in the SPIN universe include records by Welsh songstress Duffy, French dance-and-soundtrack innovators Daft Punk, M.I.A. protégé Rye Rye, and New York City's gift to post-punk the Strokes (clockwise from top left).
Read on to get the scoop on these albums (and 23 more!) due out between December and March. Plus, hear new songs. by Andy Battaglia
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »