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Mike Posner’s ‘I Took A Pill In Ibiza’ Video Is a Pupil-Dilating, Papier-Mâché Trip

Mike Posner's "I Took A Pill In Ibiza," upon being remixed by the Norwegian production duo SeeB, lit up the Billboard charts (No. 23 on the Hot…
Brennan Carley / February 26, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Kero Kero Bonito, Minor Victories, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from African blues-rockers, cartoonish electronic trios, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 26, 2016

Nailbiter Creates a Swarm of Sound on ‘Sworm’

Josh Korody is a man of many hats. The musician and producer is perhaps best-known for contributing to Toronto’s scene through his shoegaze-y dream pop…
Natalie Caamano / February 26, 2016

Luke Top Creates a Hidden World of Folk on ‘Suspect Highs’

You may recognize Luke Top’s earthy intonation from the worldly dance music-informed outfit he co-founded, Fool’s Gold. Now, he’s now taking his voice to new places with a solo folk…
Evan Siegel / February 26, 2016

Get Drowned in Sound With Boris and Merzbow’s Live ‘Vomitself’ Video

One of the most immersive music-listening experiences you're likely to have this year will be coming this March, courtesy of two titans of Japanese noise:…
Andrew Unterberger / February 25, 2016

Seinabo Sey Gives a Soul-Stirring Acoustic Performance of ‘Younger’

Stockholm-based chanteuse Seinabo Sey has always defied boundaries, both geographic — as a child, she frequently moved between her native Sweden and her father's home country…
Megan Bradley / February 25, 2016

Benga Claps Back on Thumping ‘Future Funk’

Pioneering dubstep DJ Benga may have originally thought Kraftwerk was related to the cheese, but his latest single, "Future Funk," moves with a bumptious stiffness that…
Harley Brown / February 25, 2016

Manatee Commune Conjures a Burbling Soundscape on ‘Thistle’ EP

Since the release of his first full-length in 2014, producer Grant Eadie, a.k.a. Manatee Commune, has been gaining more traction (he won several film festival awards for the video for…
Natalie Caamano / February 24, 2016

Take a Psych-Rock Adventure on Wall of Death’s ‘Blow the Clouds’

Belying their Warped Tour-reminiscent moniker, the Parisian trio Wall of Death is bringing psychedelic rock States with the epic "Blow the Clouds." The…
Natalie Caamano / February 24, 2016

Gosh Pith Find a ‘New Balance’ on Phantasmagoric New Track

"Mix the molly with the water, call it 'new balance' / Running from the cops, it's a new balance," slur Detroit's Gosh Pith, with a…
Harley Brown / February 23, 2016

Woods Peer Uneasily Into the Future on ‘Can’t See At All’

Brooklyn psych-folklorists Woods can't stop pumping out music. Since their debut in 2006, the band has released eight full-lengths, and then some. Back in January, they released…
Natalie Caamano / February 23, 2016

Summer Cannibals Want You Out on the Volatile ‘Go Home’

Portland's Summer Cannibals have been kicking around the Northwest punk circuit since the release of their 2013 album and its 2015 follow-up — No Makeup…
Rachel Brodsky / February 22, 2016

Adult Books Learn a Cynical Lesson on ‘Nihilism For Beginners’

Los Angeles post-punk outfit Adult Books is nearing the release of their 11-track debut, Running from the Blows, due March 4 via Lolipop Records /…
Natalie Caamano / February 22, 2016

Everyone (Joakim and Kindness) Slow Things Down on ‘No Time To Waste’

Joakim Bouaziz isn't your typical label head. On his own label, Tigersushi, the Paris native has recorded and produced a wide-ranging array of house projects, as…
Megan Bradley / February 19, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: FKA twigs, the Coathangers, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from British art-pop seraphs, cheeky punk trios, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 19, 2016

Boulevards Hit a Groove With ‘Up On Your Love’

Citing early influences like Prince and Rick James, Boulevards — a.k.a. Jamil Rashad — is ready to bring the '70s funk kings' raw ethos to modern R&B. The…
Megan Bradley / February 19, 2016

MeLo-X Features ’25’ Hits on Second Remix EP, ‘Adele-X’

If you've been in the NYC area recently, you may have seen some flyers with a color-negative version of Adele's 25 cover, stamped "ADELE-X," with phone…
Natalie Caamano / February 17, 2016

Bent Shapes Remind Us ‘What We Do Is Public,’ Whether We Realize or Not

Boston’s premiere "post-collegiate" indie rock outfit, Bent Shapes, admittedly contribute to the smartphone-obsessed culture, but on their single "What We Do Is Public," they don’t hold…
Natalie Caamano / February 17, 2016

Space Raft Indulge Their Psychedelic Sides on Power-Pop Jaunt ‘Mountain’

Milwaukee-based quartet Space Raft — a staple in the city's indie scene alongside garage poptimists Jaill — serves up lightweight guitar rock in the melodic vein of early 2000s…
Evan Siegel / February 17, 2016

Sunwatchers Lift the Lid Off of Their Psych-Jazz Cauldron With New Track ‘Eusebius’

New York avant outfit, Sunwatchers, conjure freewheeling soundscapes of psych-jazz, drone, and sax-punk that transport the listener to fantastical, far-out worlds of sonorous noise. According…
Evan Siegel / February 16, 2016
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