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Psymon Spine Reveal a Rainbow of Genres on Self-Titled EP

Their name might conjure up images of high-school biology class, but Saratoga Springs electro-meets-experimental-pop collective Psymon Spine sound more like a Friday-night dance — one…
Rachel Brodsky / May 15, 2015

Stream Another New (Ten-Minute!) Track From Sun Kil Moon’s Upcoming Album

Ten minutes, 11 hours, a million thoughts… just your average Mark Kozelek song, right? No one knew what direction the man who performs as Su…
Dan Weiss / May 14, 2015

Van Exel Blasts Off Into Prog-House Grandeur on ‘The Statik Eclipse’

Van Exel, otherwise known as producer and remixer T.H. White, has returned from a three-year musical hiatus with new song “The Statik Eclipse.” Full of…
Andrew Unterberger / May 14, 2015

Premiere: Sweet Spirit (and Britt Daniel) Cover Spoon’s ‘Paper Tiger’

Britt Daniel puts his money where his mouth is, literally: the Spoon frontman reps fellow Austinites Sweet Spirit so hard he’s lent his voice to…
Harley Brown / May 14, 2015

KEN Mode Bring the Hooks and the Hardcore on ‘Management Control’

With 2013’s excellent Entrench, Canadian post-hardcore act KEN Mode offered all manner of noisy punk characterizations, occasionally letting the songs delve into a more hook-centered…
Jonathan Dick / May 14, 2015

Ride High With Valkyrie’s New LP ‘Shadows’

Harkening back to both the sludgy beginnings of Black Sabbath and the double-tracked guitar days of Thin Lizzy and Iron Maiden, Virginia classic metal enthusiast…
Andrew Unterberger / May 13, 2015

Glockabelle’s New ‘Wolf BBQ’ EP Is Anarchic Enchantment

Proclaiming her style “glockrock,” the Francophone free-form bandleader Annabelle Cazes A.K.A. Glockabelle has crafted an intricate and beautifully composed pandemonium for her new EP Wolf…
Margaret Farrell / May 13, 2015

Malportado Kids Rail Against the Patriarchy on ‘Basta Huedo’

You can always count on Providence’s Victoria Ruiz to shout something politically salient, and the punk-rock heroine does so with her usual ire in Malportado…
Rachel Brodsky / May 13, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Girlpool, Nicolas Jaar, Bang Gang, 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 Norwegian ice-pop singers,…
SPIN Staff / May 12, 2015

Diamond Youth Delight in Hard-Edged Power-Pop on New LP ‘Nothing Matters’

Diamond Youth’s fourth release (but first official LP) Nothing Matters is full of muttering guitars and the boiling clamor of brittle distortion. Although the member…
Margaret Farrell / May 12, 2015
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