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Mail the Horse Conjure Up ‘Holy Motel Magic’ on New Single

New York folk-rock quintet Mail the Horse are prepping the release of their new album Planet Gates, and they’ve just shared a simmering track called “Holy…
Tree Palmedo / June 11, 2015

Helm Cleans Up Well on the Bleak and Beautiful ‘Olympic Mess’

London-based sound artist Luke Younger has generally used his Helm project to offer bitter, claustrophobic records full of synthesized clutter and debris. The title of…
Colin Joyce / June 11, 2015

Stream Yukon Blonde’s Synth-Heavy LP ‘On Blonde’

Vancouver’s Yukon Blonde have built their career on fuzzy guitars and massive power-pop hooks, which most recently anchored their 2012 LP Tiger Talk. On their latest full-length, On Blonde,…
Tree Palmedo / June 10, 2015

Summer Fiction Is Picking Up Good Vibrations on the Beach Boys-Loving ‘Himalaya’

There’s no harm in emulating your idols as long as you bring something new to the conversation. Bill Ricchini — a.k.a. Summer Fiction — i…
Rachel Brodsky / June 10, 2015

Watch FMLYBND Play a Set in the Middle of a Convenience Store

The Swisher Sweets Artist Project is an ongoing initiative that creates opportunities for both artists and fans—artists get the chance to share and pursue their passion,…

SPIN Singles Mix: Travi$ Scott, Ducktails, Bilal, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from New Jersey guitar-po…
SPIN Staff / June 9, 2015

Stream Citizen’s Arresting ‘Everybody Is Going to Heaven’ LP

The members of Citizen are split between Toledo, Ohio and Detroit, Michigan and they’ve traditionally made music that hews closely to their Midwestern roots. Their…
Colin Joyce / June 9, 2015

Nightjacket Reassure ‘It’s Alright’ on New Single

From its reverb-drenched opening chord, Nightjacket’s lovely and wistful new track “It’s Alright” pegs the Los Angeles five-piece as a bunch of hopeless romantics. Buoyed by the smoky, chanteuse-like vocal…
Tree Palmedo / June 9, 2015

Vundabar Turn Up the Summer Heat on ‘Oulala’

Next month, the jangly Boston trio Vundabar will release their sophomore album Gawk. The latest single they’ve shared, the roaring “Oulala,” treads in pop territory, but it also traffics i…
Tree Palmedo / June 8, 2015

Ronnie Stone & the Lonely Riders Relive the Neon ’80s on ‘Live 2 Ride | Ride 2 Live’

Keytar-toting Brooklyn songwriter Ronnie Stone opens his latest spaced out synth-pop track with the admission that “lately [he’s] been stuck in time.” If you’re not…
Colin Joyce / June 8, 2015
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