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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

E-40 Drops ‘All My Niggas,’ Featuring Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q

The tireless E-40 returns with another track from his upcoming trio of albums, enlisting Danny Brown and Schoolboy Q for "All My Niggas." According to…
Dan Reilly / July 19, 2013

Andrew Bujalski Film ‘Computer Chess’ Unearths Collie Ryan’s ’70s Folk Gem ‘It’s Gonna Rain’

Collie Ryan is a folk artist who recorded three privately pressed albums in the '70s before withdrawing into the Texas desert. Andrew Bujalski is a…
Marc Hogan / July 19, 2013

Watch M.I.A. Play Pinballing ‘Only 1 U’ Live for the First Time

M.I.A. took the stage at Montreal's Metropolis venue earlier this week, reportedly performing new song "Only 1 U" live for the first time. Fan-shot footage of the…
Kyle McGovern / July 19, 2013

Ebony Bones Is an Art-Punk Soul Warrior on ‘Neu World Blues’

As a child, Ebony Thomas was a classmate of Amy Winehouse's at the Sylvia Young Theatre School in London. Each wound up prodigious and dramatic,…
Chris Martins / July 19, 2013

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
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