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Hear Cut Copy’s Throbbing, Limited-Edition New Single ‘Let Me Show You’

Cut Copy took an old-world approach to releasing their new single. In a throwback move that would likely make Jack White proud, the Australian dance…
Kyle McGovern / July 22, 2013

Elvis Costello and the Roots Get Funked in ‘Walk Us Uptown’ Video

Elvis Costello and the Roots finally give us a taste of what to expect on their upcoming collaborative album. "Walk Us Uptown" is the first…
Dan Reilly / July 22, 2013

Watch Florence Welch Pound Tequila and Sing Daft Punk

Florence Welch is no stranger to having the occasional cocktail. After all, she wrote her 2011 hit "Shake It Out" about a nasty hangover and…
Dan Reilly / July 22, 2013

The Flaming Lips Terrorize Devo’s ‘Gates of Steel’ in Laser-Lit Video

Last week, the Flaming Lips turned in a strangely straightforward music video for "Turning Violent," a slow-burning stunner off the Oklahoma freaks' Essential new album, The…
Kyle McGovern / July 22, 2013

Stream Bad Cop’s Depraved Blues-Punk Bonus Cut ‘Barbarella Graham’

Nashville punks Bad Cop will release their latest EP, Light On, on July 23 through their very own label, Jeffery Drag Records. (French Kiss Label Group…
Kyle McGovern / July 22, 2013

Stream the Mallard’s Garage-Psych Swan Song ‘Finding Meaning in Deference’

The Mallard broke up earlier this year, and the San Francisco crew's second album, Finding Meaning in Deference, still hasn't seen the light of day. That'll…
Kyle McGovern / July 22, 2013

See Mike G Get Carjacked by Left Brain in the Internet’s ‘Lincoln’ Video

Mike G isn't the showiest member of Odd Future, but it's the quiet ones you've got to keep an eye on. With a low-key but…
Chris Martins / July 22, 2013

Hear the Cloak Ox Cut to the Chase on Pinwheeling ‘Pigeon Lung’

The Cloak Ox is a Minneapolitan supergroup of sorts — four fellas who've played together and apart in Andrew Bird's band, Alan Moore's Crook&Flail project, WHY?,…
Chris Martins / July 22, 2013

Hear Dr. Dog Swing and Sway in Powerful New Soul Song ‘The Truth’

Dr. Dog will return on October 1 with B-Room, the Philadelphia band's eighth album and the first to wholly embrace their more soulful leanings. In aiming…
Chris Martins / July 22, 2013

Metallica Wreak Havoc in Disaster-Filled ‘Through the Never’ Trailer

Metallica have unleashed another preview for their upcoming 3D concert film, the IMAX-sized Metallica Through the Never. Like the previous trailer, this new clip…
Kyle McGovern / July 22, 2013

Album of the Week: Stream DJ Rashad’s Manic, ‘Best Cry Ever’-Sampling EP ‘I Don’t Give a F—k’

"We Chicagoans are spoiled, if you know what I mean," says DJ Rashad, sitting in the studio with fellow Chicago footwork trailblazer DJ Spinn. "Footwork…
Philip Sherburne / July 22, 2013

Chance the Rapper and Vic Mensa Meet Mick Jenkins at the ‘Cross Roads’

Chicago's rap scene has been particularly generous to us lately. Sure there's Chief Keef, an endless font of headline fodder if nothing else, but the…
Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

Robin Thicke Heads to the Disco With Vintage-Sounding ‘Ooh La La’

Robin Thicke just can't stop. With over a week before his new album Blurred Lines drops, the crooner has premiered yet another song, meaning over…
Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013

Vampire Weekend Cover (and Regrettably Rap) Robin Thicke’s ‘Blurred Lines’

Give Vampire Weekend some credit: They're not afraid to make fools of themselves. The quartet stopped by BBC 1's Live Lounge for a studio taping…
Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013

Hear Lana Del Rey Glide on Airy ‘Black Beauty,’ Her Latest Leaked Demo

Lana Del Rey's leaky ship continues to sail, this time with the premature unveiling of "Black Beauty." Over a warm-sounding keyboard with atmospheric drums and…
Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013

Soft Metals Creep on Couple Mid-Makeout in Leering ‘Tell Me’ Video

Earlier this week, Los Angeles electro duo Soft Metals released Lenses, their second album of arthouse synth-pop. Now Patricia Hall and Ian Hicks have dropped…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

Freddie Gibbs Goes (Slightly) Less Gangster for Madlib Team-Up ‘City’

When last we heard from Freddie Gibbs, the Gary, Indiana-bred MC was back in his hometown proudly trapping with a gang of local goons (via "Lay…
Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

FIDLAR’s Super-NSFW ‘Cocaine’ Video Stars Nick Offerman’s Penis

Nick Offerman gets pissed in the new video for FIDLAR's "Cocaine," the raucous closing track off the Los Angeles skate punks' Essential self-titled debut. Done in collaboration…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

Hear Wallpaper.’s Party Rockin’ ‘RRiR’, the Sorta Title Track From Epic Debut ‘Ricky Reed Is Real’

Cripplingly self-aware hipster runoffers Wallpaper. have returned and the Oakland crew is still not sorry for party rocking. The viral video goofballs and stars of our what-is-the-point-of-Coachella-weekend-two feature are…
SPIN Staff / July 19, 2013

Forest Swords Previews ‘Organic’ Debut Album With Measured ‘Weight of Gold’

U.K. producer Matthew Barnes will finally release his long-awaited debut album as Forest Swords on August 26. The 10-track Engravings is on the way via Tri Angle…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013
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