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Islands Consider ‘Becoming the Gunship’ on Pretty Song About Death

When we first heard word of Islands' forthcoming fifth album Ski Mask, it seemed like mastermind Nick Thorburn was in a quitting mood. Early taste "Wave…
Chris Martins / August 5, 2013

Hear the Stargazer Lilies’ Psych-Fuzz Epic ‘Endless Days’

The Stargazer Lilies are a crew of nu-shoegazers headed by singer-bassist Kim Field and guitarist/drummer/producer John Cep, both formerly of the disco-informed five-piece Soundpool. Now,…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Ras G Arrives ‘Back on the Planet’ With an Album of Streaming Space Knowledge

Ras G may be a born-and-raised Los Angeleno, but he's also a bona fide "Brotha From Anotha Planet," as an earlier album's title made clear.
Chris Martins / August 5, 2013

Watch MGMT’s Endlessly, Absurdly Detailed ‘Your Life Is a Lie’ Video

Ben Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden can't be accused of laziness when it comes to the video for "Your Life Is a Lie," from MGMT's upcoming…
Marc Hogan / August 5, 2013

Watch Nine Inch Nails Decimate Lollapalooza in 100 Minutes

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Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Watch Au Revoir Simone’s Dreamy and Hypnotic ‘Somebody Who’ Video

Back in June, synth-pop sirens Au Revoir Simone unveiled "Somebody Who," the lead single off the Brooklyn trio's long-awaited fourth album, Move in Spectrums. With the…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Kim Ann Foxman Resurrects Dead Maya Jane Coles in ‘Burning Bright’ Video

England's Maya Jane Coles released Comfort last month, and her debut album explores the out limits of house music with a deadly ear for atmosphere…
Chris Martins / August 2, 2013

Hear Lil Silva and Sampha’s Smooth ‘Salient Sarah’

U.K. producer Lil Silva furthers a downtempo approach on forthcoming EP The Distance. After recently releasing the relatively minimalist "No Doubt," featuring Rosie Gray, Silva…
Dan Reilly / August 2, 2013

Desaparecidos Shout Out Communists’ Daughter on Fiery New Single

Since reuniting last year, Desaparecidos have released a pair of politically charged 7-inch/digital singles. The first featured "MariKKKopa" and "Backsell," the second held "Anonymous" and "The Left…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

J Dilla’s Rhymes Shine Posthumously on ‘Diamonds’

Though J Dilla passed away in 2006, the revered rap producer and occasional MC only seems to catch more shine as the days roll on.
Chris Martins / August 2, 2013

Watch METZ Brutally Slay the Damned’s ‘Neat Neat Neat’

Speaking to SPIN last fall, METZ singer-guitarist Alex Edkins said, "I always say that I feel really excited before we play, and after we're done,…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

Omar Souleyman, Four Tet Pine for Love on Dabke Throbber ‘Wenu Wenu’

At long last we can hear the first cut from Omar Souleyman's Four Tet-produced full-length studio debut, Wenu Wenu. We've been teased by amazing live footage…
Chris Martins / August 2, 2013

Kanye West Lends His Musical Abilities to Marketing ‘The Canyons’

Kanye West's bromance with writer Bret Easton Ellis continues. The Canyons — a movie written by Ellis, directed by Paul Schrader, and starring Lindsay Lohan and James…
Marc Hogan / August 2, 2013

Stream Jesse Woods’ Haunted Folk Masterpiece ‘Get Your Burdens Lifted’

Back in June, SPIN premiered the music video for Jesse Woods' "Gold in the Air," an echo-laden folk tune off the Austin singer-songwriter's impending debut album,…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

Terrace Martin, James Fauntleroy, and Robert Glasper Team for Touching ‘No Wrong, No Right’

Being a musical genius comes in handy. If you're Terrace Martin, for instance, the fact that you've spent nearly two decades toiling behind the scenes…
Chris Martins / August 2, 2013

Hear Swim Good’s Wistful ‘Act More Stupidly’

Swim Good is a Toronto-based singer and multi-instrumentalist who originally hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He prefers not to publish his name — "Basically just doing…
Marc Hogan / August 2, 2013

Lightning Bolt’s ‘Barbarian Boy’ Bludgeons Adult Swim Single Series

Lightning Bolt have struck again with a new onslaught of feedback-warped fury. "Barbarian Boy" is the Providence duo's aptly named entry in the ongoing Adult…
Kyle McGovern / August 2, 2013

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
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