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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

Oneohtrix Point Never Decorates ‘Problem Areas’ With Coors in Surreal Video

Oneohtrix Point Never previously teased his upcoming R Plus Seven album with a snippet of "Still Life," an experimental collage that fuses electric surge with watery…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Drake’s ‘All Me,’ With 2 Chainz, Big Sean, and Aziz Ansari, Is 100 Percent Drizzy

"Goddamn" is right. When Drake raps on "All Me," which he posted early this morning on his blog, that "my latest shit is like a…
Marc Hogan / August 1, 2013

Nelly, Nicki Minaj, and Pharrell Throw Booty-Bongo Party in ‘Get Like Me’ Video

Just after they co-starred in Busta Rhymes' "Twerk It," Nicki Minaj and Pharrell join forces again, this time with Nelly for the black-and-white, booty-filled "Get…
Dan Reilly / August 1, 2013

Let Cut Copy Mess Up Your Eyes With Strobing ‘Let Me Show You’ Video

Last month, Cut Copy debuted a new single in vintage fashion. Not only did the Australian dance-punks release "Let Me Show You" as a limited-edition 12-inch single,…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Watch Young Hunting Play Tug-of-War With Love in ‘Maze’ Video

Young Hunting specialize in the sort of breezy, wistful, low-frills pop'n'roll that the Mamas & the Papas did so well, though their sound isn't throwback.
Chris Martins / August 1, 2013

Stream the Bongos’ Long-Lost ’80s Classic ‘My Wildest Dreams’

The Bongos closed the book on Maxwell's last night, July 31, playing the final show at the famed Hoboken, New Jersey, venue. Today, the freshly…
Kyle McGovern / August 1, 2013

Young Fathers Burn Art-Rap to the Ground on ‘Effigy’

Thus far, everything we've heard from Young Fathers has hailed from the Afro-Scottish soul-rap posse's formative released. TAPE ONE delivered the reggae-infused "Romance" and the percussive rhyme-fest "Sister," while…
Chris Martins / August 1, 2013

Ariel Pink and Jorge Elbrecht Meet Their Spirit Animal in ‘Hang on to Life’ Video

At the top of the month, we heard the first of two team-ups between Los Angeles weird-wave godhead Ariel Pink and New York art-rock brainiac…
Chris Martins / July 31, 2013

Factory Floor ‘Turn It Up’ With Masochistic Machine Music

On September 10, industrial-disco mutants Factory Floor will release their long-awaited eponymous debut album via DFA Records. Earlier this year, we heard the bleakly satisfying…
Chris Martins / July 31, 2013

Moses Sumney Is a Soul-Folk Warrior in Striking ‘Replaceable’ Video

Moses Sumney is a one-man soul-folk orchestra in the stunning clip for "Replaceable." No joke: the last time SPIN saw the 23-year-old Los Angeleno, he…
Chris Martins / July 31, 2013
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