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Outblinker Shrug at Fame on Eviscerating ‘Farrokh Bulsara’

If it seems hypocritical that Glasgow's standard quo rejectionists, Outblinker, renounce fame in a press release — a tool to increase a band's exposure so they…
Evan Siegel / March 16, 2016

Starchild & the New Romantic Channels Prince on Diaphanous ‘Crucial’ EP

Bryndon Cook has quite the résumé. He’s been a touring guitarist for acts like Solange, Chairlift, and Blood Orange, and now he's launching Starchild & The New…
Natalie Caamano / March 16, 2016

Sasha Explores the Ambience Between Waking and Sleeping On ‘Pontiac’

On April 1, U.K. club icon Sasha will release his new studio LP via Late Night Tales, the London label perhaps best-known for its crepuscular mix series,…
Harley Brown / March 15, 2016

Koi Child Share Their Long-Awaited, Free-Jazzy Debut LP

For a group with no official releases, Koi Child has been thriving for the past two years. After garnering the attention of Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker,…
Natalie Caamano / March 14, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Lindstrøm, Xiu Xiu, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from Trinidadian pop singers, Norwegian disconauts, and more.
SPIN Staff / March 11, 2016

Steve Angello’s ‘Prisoner’ Enters the Race as Sixth Video From ‘Wild Youth’

Electronic maestro Steve Angello has a taste for the cinematic and is hungry for more; the 33-year-old is releasing a sixth music video for his…
Natalie Caamano / March 11, 2016

PINKWASH Control Their Chaos on ‘Longer Now’

The two members of Philadelphia duo PINKWASH, longtime friends Joey Doubek and Ashley Arnwine, have been creating together for the better part of a decade,…
Megan Bradley / March 10, 2016

‘Calentura: Global Bassment’ Gets Jacked-Up Low-End From Bass Producers

Fania Records has partnered with global-focused bass DJ crew Calentura for a compilation of remixed tracks from the Latin label's iconic catalog. Calentura: Global Bassment, out…
Harley Brown / March 10, 2016

Nerf Herder Recall Buzzier Times With ’90s Nostalgia Fest ‘We Opened for Weezer’

In the mid-'90s, Santa Barabra pop-punk softies Nerf Herder were just popular enough to play two weeks of dates opening for West Coast alt-rock royalty…
Andrew Unterberger / March 10, 2016

L/O/O/N Enters the Electronic Realm with Self-Titled Debut Full-Length

Producer Mikael Kanstad hails from Tromø, the techno capital of Norway, and has a history of heavy metal guitar tendencies. Ready to leave strings behind,…
Natalie Caamano / March 10, 2016

Claudio Introduces Us to Séga Music With Frankie Francis’ Edit of ‘Bonom Chinois’

Mauritius, a small African island located in the Indian Ocean, is about 788 square miles – roughly half the size of Rhode Island. It boasts,…
Evan Siegel / March 9, 2016

Bask In the Balearic Vibes of Jorgito’s Sublime ‘Just For Today (Tropical Mix)’

Jorgito hails from a land-locked state, but you might know it from the Mexico-born, Reynosa/McAllen, Texas-based beatmaker's beachside aesthetic. Rambla, his upcoming debut EP for Austin label…
Harley Brown / March 9, 2016

Maïa Vidal Declares Independence In Glitchy Video for ‘Jell-O’

That Maïa Vidal’s jazzy voice and smooth pop production would so easily attract attention from major fashion houses like DKNY is easy to see: Her music…
Evan Siegel / March 8, 2016

Slackk Finds a Peaceful Frequency Within Instrumental Grime on ‘Hundred Flute’

Grime has been seeing something of an uptick in mainstream visibility these days, about a decade or so after its first Stateside crest: Drake, an avowed fan…
Harley Brown / March 8, 2016

Composer Zach Cooper Meshes His Past and Present in ‘The Sentence’

If you could compare the creation of Boyhood to a record, it would be Zach Cooper’s The Sentence. The North Carolina-based composer shares his life story…
Natalie Caamano / March 7, 2016

Ronnie Heart Bares His Funk-Laden Soul on ‘Smoovie’

Having previously played guitar for bands like Neon Indian and VEGA, Texas native Ronnie Heart is bringing his Michael Jackson- and Prince-inspired take on disco to…
Megan Bradley / March 7, 2016

Orphx Turn the ‘Lights Out’ in Dusky Remix of Essaie Pas

The Montreal-based couple Marie Davidson and Pierre Guerineau are partners in life and music; though they sometimes venture away from one another to record solo…
Natalie Caamano / March 4, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Larkin Grimm, Into It. Over It., and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from 21st-century emo apostles, anti-harassment activists, and more.
SPIN Staff / March 4, 2016

Bombino Asks the Big Relationship Questions on Exuberant ‘Timtar (Memories)’

On his third David Longstreth-produced studio LP, Azel (out April 1 via Partisan Records), Niger-born guitar wrangler Bombino parlays a variation on his Tuareg music and…
Harley Brown / March 4, 2016

Audion Turbo-Charges a ‘Pop Version’ of Tiga’s ‘Make Me Fall In Love’

The last team-up between Montreal's most tongue-in-cheek techno DJ Tiga and the continually traveling Matthew Dear's Audion alias, 2013's electric "Let's Go Dancing," was so irresistible that a full,…
Harley Brown / March 3, 2016
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