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
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »