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SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Brand New, the Faint, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from Long Island post-emo legends, dance-punk pioneers, and more.
SPIN Staff / May 20, 2016

Moonface and Siinai Call Out the Fake ‘Old Punks’ on New Song

This June, Wolf Parade co-founder Spencer Krug will team up for the second time (under his Moonface alias) with Finnish band Siinai, for the collaborative…
Andrew Unterberger / May 19, 2016

Naomi Pilgrim Asks the Tough Synth-Pop Questions on ‘I Wonder’

After releasing "Sink Like a Stone," the title track to her upcoming EP, Swedish/Barbadian pop singer Naomi Pilgirm is back with the similarly heavy-hearted "I…
Andrew Unterberger / May 19, 2016

Kyp Malone Dilates Young Magic’s ‘Default Memory’

Brooklyn’s experimental pop duo Young Magic made their return last week with another installment of their lush and dreamy stylings. The ten-track record, Still Life,…
Natalie Caamano / May 18, 2016

Thin Lips ‘Riff Hard’ and Riff Righteously on Debut LP

Few cities continually beget bands with such resolute ethos and high capacity for rock’n’roll as Philadelphia. One of the area's newest acts, Thin Lips — who label themselves as "Punk for…
Natalie Caamano / May 16, 2016

Mark Kozelek Drifts Down ‘Moon River’ With Lovely New Cover

If your guard is up upon seeing a headline about Mark Kozelek covering a traditional pop song, it'd be hard to blame you — the…
Andrew Unterberger / May 13, 2016

School ’94 Urge ‘Common Sense’ in Gleaming Reverie

One of Scandinavia’s most cherished exports is its musicians, and one band filtering through Sweden’s masses is the Gothenburg-based School ‘94. The four piece, previously…
Natalie Caamano / May 13, 2016

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
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