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et aliae Paints Emotional Soundscapes With Debut EP, ‘Rose’

Producer et aliae conjures sweeping landscapes by way of instrumental, ambient pop — evocative aural set pieces that invite viewers to mentally restage their fondest memories. The Singapore producer’s…
Evan Siegel / March 2, 2016

Shannon and the Clams, Holy Wave Cover the Beach Boys on ‘A Tribute to “Pet Sounds”‘

This year marks 50 years since the Beach Boys released their iconic Pet Sounds in 1966. In January, the beloved Brian Wilson announced a 50th Anniversary…
Natalie Caamano / March 2, 2016

Exploded View Set Up Shop with ‘No More Parties In The Attic’

This month at SXSW, the Mexico City/Berlin-based Exploded View will officially perform for the first time as a band. Three-fourths of the outfit initially played together…
Natalie Caamano / March 2, 2016

Dinner Turns On His Time Machine with ‘Cool As Ice’

You’d be forgiven for mistaking Dinner for a ’80s synth-pop band. His videos appear to be shot on VHS, and his music revels in a…
Evan Siegel / March 2, 2016

Bob to the Subversive Beats on Thug Entrancer’s Mesmerizing ‘Arcology’

"If you add a beat to something, people will be much more open to all the other weird s**t you sneak in there," Ryan McRyhew,…
Harley Brown / March 1, 2016

Mirror Travel Find Out Love (And Lust) Is a Bitch On ‘Aasim’

It's almost too fitting that the bassist and newest member of American Southwest-based trio Mirror Travel is named Meredith Stoner. Together with drummer Tiffanie Lanmon…
Harley Brown / March 1, 2016

Michete Considers Your Mouth to Be an Open and Shut Case on ‘Squawk!’

Spokane-based transfeminine rapper Michete a.k.a. the "rap game Kimmy Gibbler" made fans of both Shamir and SPIN with his brassy brand of electro-minimalist rap on…
Dan Weiss / February 29, 2016

Stream Big Ups’ Seething New Album, ‘Before a Million Universes’

Before a Million Universes, the forthcoming album from Brooklyn thrashers Big Ups, teeters between soft and loud dynamics on the scale of its epic title.
Harley Brown / February 29, 2016

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
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