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Blowout Offer a New Voice for Emo on the Riotous ‘No Beer, No Dad’

While the late-'90s rise of emo inspired as many fangirls as it did fanboys, the actual band members creating the genre’s canon were predominantly male.
Matt Malone / July 27, 2016

Bouncing Souls Seek ‘Simplicity’ on Reflective New Album

Pogo-punk godfathers the Bouncing Souls are on the cusp of dropping their tenth studio album, well-timed to the recent release of comeback efforts from fellow three-chord…
Rachel Brodsky / July 26, 2016

Mike Kinsella Returns as ‘The King of Whys’ on New Owen LP

During two nine-day trips to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Chicago singer-songwriter Mike Kinsella left behind his hometown recording days and mostly-solo writing practices to track Owen’s…
Natalie Caamano / July 26, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Jeremih, PWR BTTM, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from R&B stars, power-punk favorites, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 22, 2016

Sexy Dex & The Fresh Harmonize Hyper-Pop and Funk on the Off-Kilter ‘My Bae-B’

The punctuation that saturates Sexy Dex and The Fresh’s Soundcloud name (read: !Sexy Dex /&\ The Fresh!) is necessary to understand just how electric and…
Matt Malone / July 21, 2016

Carl Broemel’s Charming Acoustic Single ‘Snowflake’ Is Inspired by Molecular Physics, Naturally

Carl Broemel’s third single from his upcoming record 4th of July doesn’t employ snowflake imagery to denote some "stunning originality of his one true love."
Matt Malone / July 21, 2016

Hairy Hands Insists Aliens Can Cure Loneliness on “YNA”

Hampshire-based Hairy Hands, the multi-instrumentalist/producer/singer known to his human friends as James Alexander Bright, has a healthy obsession with space travel, otherworldly wonders, and…
Matt Malone / July 20, 2016

Haley Bonar Wants to Have a Word With Your ‘Stupid Face’

You might not have heard someone called a "stupid face" since you were in 7th grade, but somehow Haley Bonar makes the insult sound grown-up,…
Maya Lewis / July 20, 2016

Blanck Mass Commands the Dance Floor on the Shuddering ‘D7-D5′

Benjamin John Power doesn't appear to be super-busy with F**k Buttons right now, seeing as the last time the post-apocalyptic instrumental project's founding member released…
Rachel Brodsky / July 20, 2016

Sex Stains Make Their 60-Second Entrance With ‘Don’t Hate Me ‘Cuz I’m Beautiful’

Sex Stains is the appropriately confrontational name for the new rock supergroup fronted by Allison Wolfe of riot grrrl standard-bearers Bratmobile. Wolfe is joined in…
Andrew Unterberger / July 19, 2016

The Shondes Think You’re ‘Everything Good’

Having a reputation for producing anthems can be a bit of a heavy burden but somehow the Shondes, one of Brooklyn’s finest feminist punk bands,…
Maya Lewis / July 19, 2016

‘Wait Up,’ Prinze George Are Only Getting Started

Brooklyn-based indie pop trio Prinze George is a group to watch, and not just because Forbes said so. Based in Maryland, Kenny Grimm (production), Naomi…
Krista Caproni / July 18, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: A.G. Cook, Black Marble, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from helium-sucking pop satirists, post-punk disciples, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 15, 2016

The Channels Patent the Melody of Weirdness on ‘The Same Thing’

"We’ve been trying to do the same thing," avers Wes Kaplan of the punk question mark that is the Channels. Either Kaplan is being ironic…
Matt Malone / July 14, 2016

Wyatt Blair Proves There Is No Such Thing as Unrevivable ’80s on ‘Monday Morning Mess’

For as long as the 1980s have been distant enough to be considered retro, bands aiming to evoke the era have loaded up on synths,…
Andrew Unterberger / July 12, 2016
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