Brayton Bowman Keeps Things Brutally ‘Real’ on Scorching New Single

You'll know Brayton Bowman from his delightfully noirish redux of Britney Spears' "...Baby One More Time" earlier this year, or his own synth-doused "Skin Deep,"
Brennan Carley / July 17, 2015

Cyril Hahn Maintains ‘Outsider’ Status on Dreamy ‘Same’

Vancouver-via-Switzerland producer Cyril Hahn is good with his hands... on a computer and occasionally with a guitar, but you might be forgiven for thinking in terms…
Harley Brown / July 16, 2015

Bag Raiders Go Chasing ‘Waterfalls’ on New Single

After a five-year absence, Australian synth-pop duo Bag Raiders are plunging back into the scene with their upcoming Waterfalls EP. They've already released the record's opening number, and now they've shared…
Tree Palmedo / July 16, 2015

Michael Vallera’s Solo Guitar Album ‘Distance’ Is an Otherworldly Opus

Chicago sound artist Michael Vallera has been making careening ambient recordings under the name COIN for a few years now, but his debut for experimental…
Colin Joyce / July 16, 2015

The Jet Age Level the Field With the Turbulent ‘It Cuts Both Ways’

The Jet Age's exquisitely tense new single "It Cuts Both Ways," from their forthcoming album Destroy. Rebuild, is an uphill battle of restraint and grit between…
Margaret Farrell / July 15, 2015

Chase After Pearl Charles’ Mischievous Track ‘I Ran So Far’

Los Angeles native Pearl Charles' smoky, psych-folk footprint treads somewhere between a gentler, silky Jefferson Airplane and more fiery sides of Joni Mitchell. Her debut EP was recorded…
Margaret Farrell / July 15, 2015

Dogs on Acid Malign ‘The Prick’ on Agitated Single

Now-defunct Philadelphia bands Algernon Cadwallader and Snowing had a hand in codifying the shimmering guitar work and squelched vocals that ruled a generation of kiddos inspired…
Colin Joyce / July 15, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Youth Lagoon, M.I.A., Swervedriver, 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 yelping Riot Grrrl…
SPIN Staff / July 14, 2015

Miss Kittin and the Hacker Play Sweet and Space-y on ‘Leather Forever’

Miss Kittin and the Hacker are the Bonnie and Clyde of French electro-Italo disco: effortlessly cool, and their music radiates a sense of romantically impending doom.
Harley Brown / July 14, 2015

Introverted Dancefloor Twirls the Pain Away on ‘Happiness Is Such A Mess’

New Zealand producer Bevan Smith already has a handful of musical endeavors to his name, including solo projects Signer and Aspen, and a hand in…
Margaret Farrell / July 13, 2015

Catch ‘The Buzz’ With Hermitude and Big K.R.I.T.

Earlier this year, hip-hop/electronic producers Hermitude released their fifth LP Dark Night Sweet Light in the duo's home country of Australia via Elefant Traks. The…
Andrew Unterberger / July 10, 2015

Diet Cig Start to ‘Sleep Talk’ on Sentimental Single

New Paltz, New York duo Diet Cig's Over Easy EP earlier this year was a sugar-rush of careening art-pop miniatures, but they're already back again…
Colin Joyce / July 9, 2015

Yung Are ‘Burning Bodies’ on Fiery New Single

Danish punk quartet Yung are, well, young, but the band, led by 21-year-old vocalist Mikkel Holm Silkjær, make nuanced rock with a veteran's edge. So it's…
Tree Palmedo / July 9, 2015

Palehound Envies ‘Healthier Folk’ in Pained New Song

"I only feel half right around healthier folk," Palehound — aka 21-year-old Ellen Kempner — complains in her new single, a trudging, mid-tempo attempt at…
Rachel Brodsky / July 8, 2015

PWR BTTM Pick At Ripe ‘Ugly Cherries’ For New LP

PWR BTTM  have noted their influences as "Kylie Minogue" and genre as "Cheekbones" on their Facebook page, yet the sound of duo Ben Hopkins and Liv…
Margaret Farrell / July 8, 2015

Get ‘Found’ by Australian Producer cln on Dazzling New Jam

In the midst of his first-ever Australian tour, Brisbane downtempo producer cln is releasing a new EP, entitled Found, out today. Here, he shares the…
Andrew Unterberger / July 7, 2015

Girls Names Understand What it Means to Be ‘A Hunger Artist’

Girls Names, a Belfast-based post-punk foursome, stare down the realities of a musician's life in their new single "A Hunger Artist" — taken from the band's upcoming…
Rachel Brodsky / July 7, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Crystal Castles, Ought, Prince, 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 indie ravers, Montreal…
SPIN Staff / July 7, 2015

Skylar Spence Sparks a Dance-Pop Daydream in ‘Can’t You See’ Video

Skylar Spence is crowning himself a Prom King on his September LP for Carpark Records, and his newest video picks up his long-running concern with…
Colin Joyce / July 7, 2015

Between the Buried and Me Share Prog-Metal Masterclass ‘Coma Ecliptic’

Between the Buried and Me find the time to do a lot of things on their cartwheeling prog-metal exercises, but they don't often take a…
Colin Joyce / July 6, 2015
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