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Guts Club Need to Warn You About ‘Whale Legs’

The murky depths of the ocean conceal all sorts of things: monstrous and mysterious giant squid, unearthly organisms that live without oxygen, degraded petroleum products…
Anna Gaca / May 13, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Chance the Rapper, Alice Bag, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from a feminist-punk pioneer, celebrated Chicago rappers, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 13, 2016

Indie Trio Faye Bring Fervent Fuzz on Debut EP

Charlotte, N.C. indie trio Faye have a pretty small archive. So far, they’ve shared two singles ahead of their debut release, a self-titled EP due…
Natalie Caamano / May 12, 2016

Möthersky Create a Dystopian Soundscape on ‘Remain In Memory’

New York based post-punk duo Möthersky describe their music— and maybe themselves, as well— as "Dystopian atmospherics," terminology that aptly identifies their Orwellian, dissonant soundscapes. The group's releases…
Megan Bradley / May 12, 2016

Xiu Xiu Dismantle Pop in Spectral Rendition of ‘Just Lay Still’

Xiu Xiu don’t have to prove how well they can rework a piece of music. After 11 full-length records, frontman Jamie Stewart and his San…
Natalie Caamano / May 12, 2016

Spook School Revel in Nostalgia With ‘Gone Home’

Spook School, natives of Edinburgh, Scotland, made their debut with 2013's full-length Dress Up, then followed that up with 2015 LP Try To Be Hopeful. The…
Megan Bradley / May 10, 2016

Selebrities’ Maria Usbeck Returns Home on ‘Jungla Inquieta’

After five years of singing and writing English compositions for Brooklyn new-wave outfit Selebrities, Maria Usbeck began to feel homesick. Raised in Quito, Ecuador, Usbeck decided…
Natalie Caamano / May 10, 2016

LUKA’s Heart Asks ‘Why Don’t You Go To Her’

"This is a conversation between me and my heart" begins Toronto folk maestro LUKA on his new single, "Why Don't You Go To Her." It's…
Evan Siegel / May 9, 2016

Real Friends Are a Happy ‘Mess’ on New Song and Tour Video

Tinley Park, Illinois’ Real Friends have retained their pop-punk spirit while improving their own. The self-declared sad boys are known for their fast-paced riffs and…
Natalie Caamano / May 6, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Radiohead, James Blake, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from California scuzz-punks, U.K. electro-rock mainstays, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2016

Join Up With Arbor Labor Union for Their Rousing Debut LP, ‘I Hear You’

Arbor Labor Union play post-punk guitar rock in such a tried-and-true mold that you almost want to resurrect the term "college rock" — now defunct…
Andrew Unterberger / May 6, 2016

Wendy Bevan Seeks Salvation in ‘Sweet Dedication’

With vintage drum machines and synth aplenty, Wendy Bevan conjures moody cold wave that takes its cues from the genre's greats. "Sweet Dedication," the first…
Evan Siegel / May 5, 2016

Kristin Kontrol’s Melodies ‘(Don’t) Wannabe’ Too Familiar

Kristin Welchez is transforming. The New York-based musician, best known as Dee Dee of the rock group Dum Dum Girls, is leaving her beloved persona…
Natalie Caamano / May 5, 2016

Bionik and Lizzo ‘Ball Like Beijing’ on New Single

Last time we saw a collaboration between producer Stefon "Bionik" Taylor and rapper Lizzo, the two created "My Skin," a glittering, emotional ballad to body-positivity,…
Evan Siegel / May 4, 2016

Fear of Men Recast the Old With New Single, ‘Sane’

Brighton, U.K. dream-pop trio Fear of Men's forthcoming album, Fall Forever, boasts cover art that appears to be a computer-generated rendering of Bernini's The Rape of Proserpina. Cast…
Evan Siegel / May 4, 2016
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