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Neko Case Plays Disastrous ‘Dressing Room Session’ for Funny or Die

These days it seems like everyone's got their own session series. NPR films shows at their Tiny Desk, the A.V. Club goes Undercover, Yours Truly…
Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

Angel Haze Teams With A Tribe Called Red to ‘Turn It Around’

We're still not exactly sure when Angel Haze's Dirty Gold is going to be released, but here's reason for all of that bubbling anticipation to boil…
Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

La Luz Spread Cold War Paranoia in Scaremongering ‘Brainwash’ Video

La Luz channel the heart-swelling aesthetic of Phil Spector's girl groups, employing crisp four-part harmonies, choreographed dance moves, and pastel color patterns. In the video…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Against Me!, Fuck Buttons, Gogol Bordello, Hieroglyphics, and More

Wrap up your week with 10 new, streamable albums for your listening pleasure, including the latest from Against Me!, Gogol Bordello, and SPIN's Album of…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

Caitlin Rose Releases Live EP Recorded in Beautiful Nashville Studio

Nashville singer-songwriter Caitlin Rose hit up her hometown's gorgeous, sprawling EastSide Manor Studios for a fresh session. Thanks to NoiseTrade, you can not only watch…
Dan Reilly / July 18, 2013

SBTRKT Remixes Drake’s ‘Girls Love Beyonce’ Into a Nervous Glitch

Drake hearts SBTRKT — who SPIN profiled in 2011 — and SBTRKT likewise hearts Drake. The Toronto star swiped "Wildfire," a track from the UK…
Jordan Sargent / July 18, 2013

Sir Mix-a-Lot’s Puscifer Remix Laces ‘Conditions of My Parole’ With Noisy Wubs

As it turns out, 2013 wound up being the year that the guy who recorded "Baby Got Back" did a warped wub-step remix of the…
Chris Martins / July 18, 2013

Here’s the Kanye West-Marilyn Manson Mashup We’ve All Been Waiting For

Before Kanye West released the longer-than-the-Bible liner notes to Yeezus, many speculated that the beat for "Black Skinhead" was a sample of Marilyn Manson's "The…
Dan Reilly / July 18, 2013

Hear Arctic Monkeys Trip Out on Non-Album Cut ‘2013’

Recording in Joshua Tree seems to have had an influence on Arctic Monkeys. Today they released the psychedelic "2013," a non-album track from their upcoming…
Dan Reilly / July 18, 2013

Witness the N.E.C.’s Terrifying Acid Trip in ‘Sally’ Video

The Natural Extension Concept (often abbreviated to the N.E.C.) deliver droning, druggy, psychedelic behemoths that come swathed in feedback and throbbing rhythms. "Sally," a highlight…
Kyle McGovern / July 18, 2013

Smashing Pumpkins’ Unreleased, Acoustic ‘1979’ Disrobes to Raw Urgency

The Smashing Pumpkins' sprawling reissue of 1996's already sprawling The Aeroplane Flies High box set arrives on July 23 via Virgin/UMe, and among its eye-popping…
Marc Hogan / July 18, 2013

Vic Mensa Contemplates the Good Life in ‘Hollywood LA’ Video

To those unfamiliar with Chicago's musically rich rap scene, the arrival of Chance the Rapper may have seemed like an anomaly — his SPIN Essential Acid…
Chris Martins / July 18, 2013

Dance Tracks of the Week: Paul Woolford Doesn’t Need No Stinking Titles

Paul Woolford, Untitled (Hotflush) Grant the Hotflush label this much: Scuba knows exactly what kind of sound he's after. Paul Woolford's new one, widely tipped…
Philip Sherburne / July 18, 2013

Watch Divine Fits’ Searing ‘Ain’t That the Way’ and ‘Chained to Love’ Lyric Videos

Divine Fits' sharply sculpted new single will be available physically next week, and now its two songs are freely streaming, too, accompanied by approriately intense,…
Marc Hogan / July 18, 2013

Hear Netherfriends’ Narcotic Gem ‘Uptown Boys’

Netherfriends, the operational alias of Chi-town producer Shawn Rosenblatt, plans to drop debut album P3ACE (pronounced "three peace") later this year. Working with Jeremy Black…
Luke McCormick / July 18, 2013

Stream Modern Hut’s Death-Obsessed ‘Life,’ the ‘Anti-Pop Song’

"It's an anti-pop song," says Modern Hut main brain Joe Steinhardt when discussing "Life," the second single from the project's upcoming debut album, Generic Treasure. The track…
Kyle McGovern / July 18, 2013

Nosaj Thing Transforms Damon Albarn’s ‘Monkey Bee’ Into Buzzing Beatwise Bliss

Damon Albarn has roughly one million irons in the old music fire, and many of them are quite ambitious, but none is quite the production…
Chris Martins / July 18, 2013

Lou Doillon Crafts Sentimental Travelogue for ‘Questions and Answers’ Tour Video

Yes, Lou Doillon comes from a family of accomplished artists and performers — she's the daughter of filmmaker Jacques Doillon and actress/singer Jane Birkin, which…
Kyle McGovern / July 18, 2013

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin Swoon on ‘Harrison Ford’

Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin may have a clunky handle, but it's opened some impressive doors for the Missouri indie-swooners. In 2012, the U.S.
Chris Martins / July 18, 2013
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