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Prince Soars and Smolders in Flood of Live Videos

Prince closed out 2013 with a bang. A series of bangs, really. He released a blazing hot new single, "Breakfast Can Wait," invited his fans…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Watch Charli XCX Play ‘What I Like,’ ‘SuperLove,’ and ‘Grins’ at SPIN’s 2013 Year in Music Event

Last month, SPIN celebrated the Year in Music with a star-studded shindig at Brooklyn's Music Hall of Williamsburg. The roster: indie-rock lifers Superchunk, Detroit oddball…
SPIN Staff / January 8, 2014

Owls Unsurprisingly Sound Great on Return Song ‘I’m Surprised’

In December, emo OG Tim Kinsella confirmed to SPIN that his long-dormant Owls outfit would make a grand return in 2014. We then got an…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Tree’s ‘Like Whoa’ Is Another Soulful Missive From Chicago’s Tough Terrain

Tree is another of Chicago's rising rap stars, emerging from the city's drill-music scene with a soulful mix of smoky melody and thoughtful rhyme —…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Speedy Ortiz Shred on Sweetly Sour ‘American Horror’

Northampton shredders Speedy Ortiz were responsible for one of 2013's unsung gems. The fuzz-addled alt-rock reviver known as Major Arcana spoke to Sadie Dupuis' promise…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Hear the Men’s Gloriously Hi-Fi ‘Pearly Gates’

It wouldn't be a new year, officially, without a brand new album from the Men on the docket. The Brooklyn quintet has maintained a breakneck…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

Alfred Hitchcock Presents… King Krule’s ‘A Lizard State’ Video

King Krule roped in an impressive guest star for his latest music video: the late Sir Alfred Hitchcock. Young Archy Marshall has shared the official…
Kyle McGovern / January 8, 2014

Tim Vocals Celebrates Prison Release With ‘We Thuggin’ Video

Tim Vocals is out of prison and back to singing about guns and drugs over well-liked R&B songs in his feathery vibrato. The self-described "goon…
Marc Hogan / January 8, 2014

Liam Finn Announces New ‘Nihilist’ Album With ‘Snug as F—k’ Single

Liam Finn will return this year with his third studio album. Dubbed The Nihilist, the 12-track LP is set for an April 8 release via…
Kyle McGovern / January 8, 2014

Justin Bieber Made a Pretty Great R&B Album, Despite Himself

Justin Bieber kicked off his bumpy 2013 by going after Justin Timberlake. On the day of the Grammys — which, as y'all surely recall, was…
Brandon Soderberg / January 8, 2014

Hear Beyonce’s Blue Ivy Dedication, ‘God Made You Beautiful’

Baby Blue Ivy contributed vocals to Beyoncé's phenomenal new album and certainly appeared in spirit on Jay Z's not-so-great one, Magna Carta Holy Grail. Now,…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

Sondre Lerche Scores Wife’s Sundance Film ‘The Sleepwalker’

Sondre Lerche has joined the growing list of independently known musicians whose movie scores will be heard at the 2014 installment of the Sundance Film…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

See Twin Shadow Remake 112’s ’90s R&B Classic ‘Cupid’

Twin Shadow's unpredictable Under the Cvrs series continues with a welcome return to '90s R&B. Ex-Bad Boy quartet 112 are paid tribute with this stirring…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

Thee Oh Sees’ John Dwyer Goes Synth on Solo Project

Thee Oh Sees caused a lot of worry when frontman John Dwyer announced to a San Francisco crowd that the December show would be the…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014

Broken Bells Glisten on ‘After the Disco’ Title Track

Shins boss James Mercer and production whiz Danger Mouse drop After the Disco on February 4, reuniting in the form of Broken Bells — a…
Chris Martins / January 7, 2014
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