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
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »