Each month, SPIN Music Editor Charles Aaron handpicks five acts worthy of breaking out to a larger audience. April's selections: Toronto R&B wizards the Weeknd, Knoxville indie rockers Royal Bangs, San Francisco garage-rocker Ty Segall, Ohio hoops-star-turned-rapper Stalley, and Oakland noise-folk singer EMA, a.k.a. Erika M. Anderson. Find out more about these artists and hear their music inside!
There seems to be some misunderstanding about how difficult Dan Bejar is to understand. A decade-plus worth of press clippings label the man “obtuse,” which generally signals that the writers, including at least a few that I respect very much, don’t know what “obtuse” means (it’s an insult similar to “slow-witted” — remember The… More »