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SPIN Singles Mix: Deerhunter, Young Thug, Pure Bathing Culture, 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 Los Angeles shadow-pop…
SPIN Staff / September 15, 2015

Yonatan Gat Offers Another Highwire, Steve Albini-Aided Single, ‘1’

Ex-Monotonix guitarist Yonatan Gat has used his solo career to craft unpredictable six-string compositions that run amok with snipped brake lines and later this week…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2015

Meg Myers Ignites Her Fears on Swirling New Track, ‘Motel’

Meg Myers is just three days away from the September 18 release of her debut album, Sorry, and she's teasing that launch with the premiere…
Brennan Carley / September 15, 2015

Louisahhh!!! Gets Deep, Dark, and Jungian on ‘Change’

Louisa Pillot, a.k.a. L.A.-via-New York City dark devastating DJ Louisahhh!!!, belongs to a boys' club. She's the only woman — and resident American — on Bromance…
Harley Brown / September 14, 2015

Homeshake’s ‘Midnight Snack’ LP Is Indie-Pop Comfort Food

Up until last year Montreal-based songwriter Peter Sagar was best known for a long stint as a guitarist for Mac DeMarco's live band. But as…
Colin Joyce / September 14, 2015

Justin Jay Lets The Storm Rage on New Single ‘Rain Dance’

Now that he's finished college, 22-year-old Justin Jay is throwing the ultimate post-grad party. Dirtybird's rising star will release his new EP, the aptly-titled Mom,…
Nathan Diller / September 11, 2015

Shelf Life Preaches Earned Optimism on ‘Everyone Make Happy’ LP

Philadelphia-based songwriter Scotty Leitch has been making fractured folk songs under the name Shelf Life for a few years now (his first Bandcamp release says…
Colin Joyce / September 10, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Christine and the Queens, Young Galaxy, Hinds, 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 Madrid indie-pop collectives,…
SPIN Staff / September 9, 2015

Kylesa Head Out on a Stoned ‘Night Drive’ on New Single

Savannah, Georgia trio Kylesa have been trawling through rock's grimy underbelly for over a decade now, and they'll return with even more on October 2…
Colin Joyce / September 9, 2015

Larry Gus Shares a Sweet Organ Ditty, ‘A Set of Replies’

Greek producer Larry Gus, a.k.a. Panagiotis Melidis — and, while we're at it, Greek for "larynx" — has been quietly putting out charmingly eclectic electro-pop…
Harley Brown / September 9, 2015

Seoul Spark Youthful Abandon in ‘Real June’ Video

The icy Montreal indie-poppers in Seoul have a unique ability at conjuring a youthful nostalgia out of delicate synth sweeps and hushed vocals, so it's…
Colin Joyce / September 9, 2015

Steven A. Clark Shares His Existential Sadness on Debut LP ‘The Lonely Roller’

"I want love / I need love / But not you," Steven A. Clark laments on "Not You." With his debut LP The Lonely Roller, Clark joins…
Andrew Stone / September 9, 2015

Superhumanoids Paint Melancholy Synth-Pop Pleasures on ‘Do You Feel OK?’

"Do you feel OK?" ask Los Angeles electro-dance outfit Superhumanoids more than once on their new album: first on its title and then via a…
Rachel Brodsky / September 8, 2015

Lou Barlow Goes Through the (Tour) Motions in ‘Repeat’ Video

As nearly all musicians will tell you, tour life is mostly long stretches of boredom punctuated by short spurts of adrenaline-gushing activity. In the video…
Harley Brown / September 4, 2015

Boulevards Wants the Golden Days of Funk on “Sanity”

Boulevards, a.k.a. Jamil Rashad, remembers a time when groovy bass lines, twinkling guitar riffs, and lycra bell bottoms (not, say, EDM bangers) were the signifiers of American and European club…
Andrew Stone / September 4, 2015

The Wonder Years Resurrect an Interrupted Life on ‘Thanks For the Ride’

Philadelphia emo revivalists The Wonder Years have never shied away from performing lyrical open-heart surgery. Their forthcoming studio album, No Closer to Heaven, is every bit as…
Rachel Brodsky / September 3, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Justin Bieber, Escort, George Clanton, 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 New York disco divas,…
SPIN Staff / September 1, 2015

Synkro Floats Through Oceanic Ambience on ‘Shoreline’

Manchester-based producer Synkro, a.k.a. Joe McBride, first made a name for himself with Burial-esque beats and tracks shaped by the U.K.'s formative mid-'00s dubstep era.
Harley Brown / September 1, 2015

Darkstar Explore Workplace Ennui on the Gorgeously Melancholy ‘Through the Motions’

As one of the U.K.'s most subtly lush and textured electronic duos, Darkstar has over the years been steadily expanding the boundaries of their beat-…
Harley Brown / September 1, 2015

Findlay Brown Basks in ‘Slow Light’ on Kaleidoscopic Solo LP

Brooklyn-via-Yorkshire songwriter Findlay Brown has released two albums worth of lilting compositions that call to mind the greyscale pastorals of Nick Drake, Burt Jansch and…
Colin Joyce / August 31, 2015
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