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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

The 10 Best Things We Saw at Primavera Sound 2014

Barcelona's Primavera Sound 2014 will forever be remembered as the double-rainbow edition, thanks to the immaculate and frankly miraculous pair of rainbows that materialized above…
Philip Sherburne / June 3, 2014

5 Best New Artists for June ’14

From a Los Angeles futurist to a Jamaican dancehall protege to the excellent, caustic howls of a female-fronted metal outfit, these are five artists to…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2014
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