All 289 Eminem Songs, Ranked

Fifteen years ago, the American public was introduced to Marshall Mathers, Eminem, and Slim Shady, a triptych of manic personalities whose interests included raising hell,…
Kyle McGovern and Craig Jenkins / October 27, 2014

The 100 Greatest Live Performances on YouTube

We're coming up on the tenth anniversary of YouTube next February, but really, it feels like the site has been around far longer. In fact,…
Andrew Unterberger / October 22, 2014

5 Best New Artists for October ’14

From a pair of house-repping Brits to an Atlanta teen with a knack for homespun recordings to a pack of Texan post-punks, these are five…
SPIN Staff / October 8, 2014

Who Won Every Rap Summer of the 21st Century?

Now that the summer is officially a not-too-distant memory, we can safely say this past season wasn’t the strongest for hip-hop. (Other outlets are being…
SPIN Staff / October 3, 2014

All 87 Led Zeppelin Songs, Ranked

It's surprisingly easy to forget about Led Zeppelin in 2014. With arena rock gradually fading from relevance, or at least being subverted and co-opted as…
Andrew Unterberger / September 29, 2014

Fist-Pump! It’s the 50 Best BroDance Songs of All Time

What, specifically, is “BroDance”? BroDance is music that make bros dance — that is, physically move in their myriad of terrible and bro-tastic ways. BroDance…
SPIN Staff / September 16, 2014

29 Celebrity Couples from 1994 Who Will Make You Feel High-School-y Feelings Again

In 1994, "It Girl" Winona Ryder had moved on from past paramour Johnny Depp to Soul Asylum hairball Dave Pirner, and in many ways, that…
SPIN Staff / September 3, 2014

13 People You Met This Summer You Will Never See Again

That corny Canadian rasta-brah of Magic! who would just not go away? Oh, he will. And so will these other 12 pop-cultural cartoons you thought…
SPIN Staff / August 27, 2014

5 Best New Artists for September ’14

From an anonymous PC enthusiast to a Drake-signed MC to a unique member of Newark’s growing club movement, these are five artists to know right…
SPIN Staff / August 27, 2014

The Best (and Worst) Moments from the 2014 MTV VMAs

The MTV VMAs came and they … conquered? Well, Beyoncé did at least, but was that enough to extend the relevance of the “video music…
SPIN Staff / August 25, 2014

The 100 Best Alternative Rock Songs of 1994

In 1994, the distinction between “mainstream” and “alternative” evaporated. Green Day and the Offspring brought hook-heavy punk to the Billboard charts, middle-of-the-road acts such as…
Kyle McGovern / August 18, 2014

All 333 Phish Songs, Ranked

By nearly any criteria except, perhaps, record sales and radio play, Phish is the Grand Canyon of American bands—so big and bold and forever that…
Richard Gehr / August 8, 2014

5 Best New Artists For August ’14

From “post-industrial” techno to soulful New Orleans rock-and-roll to an experimental R&B enthusiast, here are five artists you need to know now.
SPIN Staff / August 1, 2014

Every Weird Al Video, Ranked

"Weird Al" Yankovic is a national treasure. It's as simple as that. Going on four decades now, he's the strange uncle who shows up every…
SPIN Staff / July 15, 2014

21 Ways to Avoid Becoming a Celebrity

“I’m getting a bit famous now,” Sia Furler told Australian magazine The Age back in 2011. “And I’m very anxious.” Things would get worse for…
Andrew Unterberger / July 9, 2014

The 57 Best Songs of 2014 (So Far)

UPDATE: This is SPIN's mid-year report on 2014. For SPIN's end-of-the-year list, check out The 101 Best Songs of 2014. We're halfway through 2014 and…
SPIN Staff / July 2, 2014

5 Best New Artists for July ’14

From a thrashing group of Washington punks to angsty British rockers to dancing, pop-loving L.A. crooners, these are five artists to know right now.
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2014

10 Essential Father’s Day Songs from ‘Kindling Quarterly’

This Sunday is Father’s Day, an annual American celebration of golf tees, aftershave, and beer. To mark the occasion, SPIN asked the founders of the…
SPIN Staff / June 11, 2014

Governors Ball 2014: The 15 Best Things We Saw

SPIN spent this past weekend on New York City’s Randall’s Island, taking in the three-day wonder that is the Governors Ball Music Festival. We gave…
SPIN Staff / June 9, 2014

The Best Overlooked Albums of 2014 So Far

With release cycles spinning fast and furious, sometimes music just falls through the cracks. While these records might not have made a splash upon their…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2014
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