New Music

Basement Jaxx Share Soul-Freeing ‘Never Say Never’

Last month British duo Basement Jaxx announced their first album in five years and invited us to "jump in" with their dance-floor-pleasing "Unicorn,"…
By: Colin Stutz / June 27, 2014

Hear Spazzkid Bask in Summertime Sadness on ‘Goodbye’

Based in Los Angeles under the moniker Spazzkid, Mark Redito introduced his eccentric take on electronic music through a string of demos that first surfaced o…
By: Erica Moore / June 27, 2014

Hear Musee Mecanique’s Existential Folk Ballad, ‘The Lighthouse and the Hourglass’

"Every grain of sand is sifting through the hourglass," Portland quintet Musée Mécanique warn on "The Lighthouse and the Hourglass," the first single from…
By: Shannen Gaffney / June 27, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 15 Mischief-Makers, Roof-Raisers, and Super-Humans

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday, SPIN's staff writers pick their favorite, must-hear tracks of the moment for your weekend playlists. From rap and…
By: SPIN Staff / June 27, 2014

Lil Wayne Owns His Brand of ‘Krazy’ on Latest ‘Carter V’ Song

It's no secret that Lil Wayne isn't the most normal of dudes. Just recently, he got high (not a surprise) and talked about releasing not…
By: Dan Reilly / June 27, 2014

Akra’s ‘Los Peros’ EP Makes a Bonfire out of Balearic House

For nearly a decade, Nick Woolfson has been meting out warped electro-pop and mutant disco in the duo Mock and Toof, with record…
By: Philip Sherburne / June 27, 2014

Hear Grimes’ Drop-Heavy Entry to the Majors, ‘Go’

After premiering the "Go" live at Governor's Ball, Grimes has now shared the studio version of her Blood Diamonds-assisted single. Heard below, the new…
By: Olivia Forman / June 26, 2014

Filastine Orchestrates Dystopic Funeral March in ‘Requiem 432′ Video

Barcelona musician Filastine makes dystopian bass music for crumbling urban futures. On Aphasia, his latest release for Post World Industries, the producer collapse sounds associated…
By: Alexis Stephens / June 26, 2014

Hear Vic Mensa Shout Out Damon Wayans, Threesomes on ‘Major Payne’

Longtime fans of Vic Mensa might have been surprised when he set his rhyming skills to Disclosure's "When a Fire Starts to Burn," and…
By: Dan Reilly / June 26, 2014

Hear Elephant Stone’s Rollicking ‘Knock You From Yr Mountain’

Canadian outfit Elephant Stone have shared a new sitar-infused psych-rock track, "Knock You From Yr Mountain," taken from the band's forthcoming album Three…
By: Killian Young / June 26, 2014

Hear Mono/Poly Summon the Sun on Beatwise ‘Ra Rise’

Bakersfield-bred producer Mono/Poly was born to be on Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder label. Just listen to those lush electronic burbles, atmospheric hum,…
By: Chris Martins / June 26, 2014

Hear Guerilla Toss’ Acidic, Mind-Bending ‘Cookie’

Guerilla Toss are frontrunners for the title of Most Likely to Be Heard in a Dark Underground Warehouse With Flashing Technicolor Lights, Lot…
By: Isabel Imperatore / June 26, 2014

Fractures’ Alt-R&B Spawns a Domestic Cold War in ‘Won’t Win’ Video

If you don't yet know Melbourne resident Mark Zito, now's a pretty good time for an good look into the singer/producer's heart and soul. Recording…
By: Chris Martins / June 26, 2014

Stream Sia’s Lonesome Ballad, ‘Big Girls Cry’

Frankie Valli was wrong. Fergie too. Big girls do cry. Or so says Sia on her new soaring ballad. And, no…
By: Colin Stutz / June 25, 2014

Com Truise Turns Tycho’s ‘Awake’ Into a Blissful Daydream

Hot on the heels of California synth-pop trio Tycho's second full-length album, Awake, New York via Ann Arbor's iconic Ghostly International…
By: Max Pearl / June 25, 2014

Hear Cre.scen.do’s Cosmic Shoegaze on ‘Jacqueline’s Apartment’

Newly emerging Los Angeles quintet Cre•scen•do may only have two songs to their name, but they've already managed to inhabit an uber-catchy musical…
By: Killian Young / June 25, 2014

Canyon Cody and Captain Planet Take Merengue Classic ‘Pun Pun Catalu’ to the Trap

There's something about Fania, the storied Latin label, that goes so well with summer. It was true back in its '70s heyday, when the label'…
By: Monika Fabian / June 25, 2014

Hear Mazes’ Gleeful, Guitar-Riffing ‘Astigmatism’

Since 2011, U.K. indie rock trio Mazes has churned out two full-length records of peppy and purring lo-fi balladry, and in September they're set…
By: Colin Joyce / June 25, 2014

The Weeknd Sexes ‘Often’ on New Song

In case you were wondering, the Weeknd does it "Often." Abel Tesfaye's mostly been cameo-ing or remixing of late, but…
By: Chris Martins / June 25, 2014

Souls of Mischief Team With Snoop Dogg for ‘There Is Only Now’

Bay Area rap icons Souls of Mischief have shared the title track for their new album There is Only Now. The…
By: Olivia Forman / June 24, 2014
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