New Music

Parquet Courts Debut Three New Rippers in Radio Session

Parquet Courts have a recently released SPIN Essential album tucked under their belt and are in the midst of a massive tour supporting…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Q-Tip Unearths Kanye West’s Long Lost ‘Mama’s Boyfriend’

A great mythology surrounds Kanye West's unreleased song "Mama's Boyfriend." He first performed it a cappella at Facebook headquarters in 2010 in what was one…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

Merchandise Induce (More) Nausea in Deeply Unsettling ‘Totale Nite’ Video

Last month, SPIN Breaking Out bros Merchandise released "Rush of Blood," an uncomfortable short film created as a visual companion to the…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

The National and St. Vincent Silence an Arena in ‘This Is the Last Time’ Live Clip

In our recent feature on the National, St. Vincent main brain Annie Clark explained that the Brooklyn sad-rock icons are "a band about song…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Kurt Vile Grand-Marshals His Own Parade in ‘KV Crimes’ Video

At last, those residing outside of Philadelphia can experience that whole Kurt Vile parade thingamajig. The Philadelphia string-strummer's new video for "KV Crimes" — directed by…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

Hear Vic and Gab’s Effervescent Jangler ‘Come and Stay’

Vic and Gab are a songwriting sister duo that craft bubblegum janglers with pliable melodies and soft-edged vocals. "Come and Stay," a highlight off the…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

The xx Search for Answers in Brooding ‘Fiction’ Video

The video for The XX's new single "Fiction" finds the band deep in what looks like the American west, in a very nice modern house…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

Dance Tracks of the Week: Mathew Jonson’s Entrancing Techno Sweet Spot

Mathew Jonson Her Blurry Pictures (Crosstown Rebels) Mathew Jonson likes his techno rippling, rubbery, and slightly bent — full of gracefully arced melodies, twanging analog timbres,…
By: Philip Sherburne / June 6, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: 2 Chainz Rides That Daft Punk ‘Get Lucky’ Wave

2 Chainz, feat. Pharrell "Feds Watching"Here's how a hip-hop hit comes about in 2013. 2 Chainz, ubiquitous rapper, puts out a new single with a…
By: Brandon Soderberg / June 6, 2013

LL Cool J Knows Who Action Bronson Is on ‘Strictly 4 My Jeeps’ Remix

Action Bronson has positioned his new single "Strictly 4 My Jeeps" as a sort of Queens anthem, which was echoed in a video that feature…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 6, 2013

Watch Bibio Hibernate in the English Countryside for Live ‘Sycamore Silhouetting’ Video

When Bibio first announced his recently released Silver Wilkinson LP, the British beatmaster wrote that he wanted to "focus more on an organic and live…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Stream High Wolf’s ‘Kairos: Chronos,’ an Album-Length Study in Worldly Drone

Last month we brought you "Kulti," a multi-flavored, glistening drone-dub odyssey from French bedroom auteur High Wolf. The beatmaking vagabond may have developed hi…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Stream Olivier Libaux’s Bossa Nova Cover of Queens of the Stone Age’s ‘No One Knows’

Olivier Libaux's new music is nothing if not timely. Following up on Josh Homme and co.'s new …Like Clockwork, the erstwhile Nouvelle Vague…
By: David Marchese / June 6, 2013

Hear Hausu’s Post-Punk Petal-Shredder ‘Chrysanthemum’

Portland fourpiece Hausu don't have much of a past yet but their forthcoming debut LP Total offers plenty of hope for a healthy future. Sub Pop'…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Disclosure and Eliza Doolittle Recreate ‘You & Me’ Live for BBC

As far as house-inspired dance duos from the European continent are concerned, British brothers Disclosure are on their way to becoming the top of…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Black Sabbath, Sebadoh, Gold Panda, and Jimmy Eat World

It's Thursday — you know the drill: We've collected 10 fresh new albums, all waiting to be streamed below. Enjoy. 1) Black Sabbath, 13.
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Kool A.D. Gets So High He Thinks He’s Urkel in ‘Jaleel White’ Video

Das Racist dude Kool A.D. likes to get high and as a California resident, he's got no reason to hide the fact. In the trippy…
By: Chris Martins / June 5, 2013

See Andy Samberg Literally ‘Spell It Out’ in Lonely Island’s Letters-Only Rap Song

The Lonely Island have a deep bag of tricks, but this might be their most dazzling. On "Spell it Out" — the latest self-leak from…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 5, 2013

See Mykki Blanco Sprout a Second Face in ‘The Initiation’

As if Mykki Blanco's "The Initiation" wasn't creepy enough on its own, the bleakly seething track now has a terrifying new video in which…
By: Chris Martins / June 5, 2013

Thom Yorke Bounces Around in a Tank Top for New Atoms for Peace Rehearsal Video

Atoms for Peace are currently deep in rehearsals for their upcoming international tour, and we've seen the evidence. For the last week or…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 5, 2013
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