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Jupiter Lion Go ‘Gonzo’ on Throbbing, Industrial ‘Black Mouth’ Remix

Valencia, Spain has never attained the mythological status of Ibiza, just 80-odd miles to the east. While the White Isle's contributions to club culture are…
Philip Sherburne / August 2, 2013

2 Chainz Buys a New Sex House on ‘Where U Been’

2 Chainz picked a great time to invest in real estate. With the market surging, the Georgia rapper says he "bought a new house just…
Dan Reilly / August 2, 2013

Kanye West Performs Ear-Shattering ‘New Slaves’ at Travi$ Scott Concert

Kanye West made a surprise onstage appearance at Travi$ Scott's concert in Los Angeles last night (August 1), joining his Yeezus associate for an eardrum-destroying…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

Hear Busdriver’s Raving Mad Remix of Migos’ ‘Versace’

Migos "Versace" remix mania continues! This time, we've got Busdriver, the Los Angeles rapper and member of the legendary Project Blowed, delivering a witty rewrite…
Brandon Soderberg / August 2, 2013

Ghastly City Sleep Are Beautifully ‘Bent’ on Haunting New Song

Ghastly City Sleep weren't always making music so haunted and beautiful. In their former lives, the members of the Brooklyn quintet actually lived in Virginia…
Chris Martins / August 2, 2013

Hear Colette’s Stunning House Cut ‘Best of Days’

Colette has risen from the Chicago underground on the strength of her house-pilfering pop chops. And on August 27, the DJ, producer, and singer will unleash…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

See Bonde Do Role’s Saucy, Sci-Fi-Inspired ‘BANG’ Video

Been wondering what peppy Brazilian trio Bonde do Role have been beavering away on lately? Muse no more as they're back with a video (with…
Phillip Mlynar / August 2, 2013

Worst Beef Ever: Jay Z vs. Harry Belafonte

"If skills sold, truth be told, I'd probably be / Lyrically, Talib Kweli / Truthfully, I wanna rhyme like Common Sense / But I did…
Brandon Soderberg / August 2, 2013

Crocodiles Stomp Out ‘Cockroach’ in New VHS-Style Video

Crocodiles have only been getting better at the fuzzy garage rock game since SPIN named them a band to watch in 2009. With their fourth LP…
Dan Reilly / August 1, 2013

Stream Diarrhea Planet’s Messy Power-Pop Epic ‘Babyhead’

In a recent interview with SPIN, Diarrhea Planet frontman Jordan Smith gushed about his bandmates' technical prowess. "I've never played with the caliber of musicians…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Frankie Rose Doesn’t Sound Too Sad on Dreamy ‘Sorrow’

Frankie Rose is back with the follow-up to last year's SPIN Essential, Interstellar — a "sine wave of angel-choir bombast and baritone-guitar bliss and celestial figurativeness," as…
Dan Reilly / August 1, 2013

Jim James and Co. Add Soul to John Lennon’s ‘Instant Karma’ at Bonnaroo Superjam

At this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James shared the stage with John Oates, R. Kelly, Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard,…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Justin Vernon’s Volcano Choir Becomes a Real Band in ‘Repave’ Documentary

Justin Vernon's Volcano Choir project is making a strong return following a four-year absence. He and the fellas from Collections of Colonies of Bees came…
Chris Martins / August 1, 2013

Psychic Ills Bring an Alien to New York in ‘See You There’ Video

Psychic Ills re-entered our orbit back in February with One Track Mind, an album SPIN's David Bevan described as "a far crisper but no less…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Drake, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean Make It All About Them on ‘All Me’

Drake ft. 2 Chainz & Big Sean, "All Me"Weird how all the talk about rap lyrics and their detrimental effects never falls back on Drake,…
Brandon Soderberg / August 1, 2013

Watch Raw Geronimo’s Brave, Gut-Wrenching ‘Magnetic Love’ Video

Alan Myers, the Devo drummer known as the "human metronome," died on June 24. His daughter Laena Geronimo has her own slew of musical credits (all-female…
Marc Hogan / August 1, 2013

What’s Love? The Blow ‘Make It Up’ on First Song in Seven Years

The Blow have weathered the past seven years well. Khaela Maricich's last album under that name, 2006's Paper Television, was an off-kilter electro-pop delight, one of…
Marc Hogan / August 1, 2013

Vic Mensa and Rockie Fresh Question Wealth and Fame on ‘Time Is Money’

Chicago rap upstart Vic Mensa is building toward the August release of his mixtape, Innanetape — a set that, in many ways, will serve as…
Chris Martins / August 1, 2013

Dance Tracks of the Week: Pan Sonic’s Mika Vainio Rips Techno a New One

Mika Vainio, Kilo (Blast First Petite)Sorry, noise-techno dude/ttes, but I hope your state's unemployment benefits are generous, because Mika Vainio's new album has just made…
Philip Sherburne / August 1, 2013

Watch Cee Lo Cause a Shockwave in Goodie Mob’s ‘I’m Set’ Video

If you want to hear the new Goodie Mob song "I'm Set" in its entirety, you're going to have to pay up, because the reunited…
Dan Reilly / August 1, 2013
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