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Malportado Kids Rail Against the Patriarchy on ‘Basta Huedo’

You can always count on Providence's Victoria Ruiz to shout something politically salient, and the punk-rock heroine does so with her usual ire in Malportado…
Rachel Brodsky / May 13, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Girlpool, Nicolas Jaar, Bang Gang, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Norwegian ice-pop singers,…
SPIN Staff / May 12, 2015

Diamond Youth Delight in Hard-Edged Power-Pop on New LP ‘Nothing Matters’

Diamond Youth’s fourth release (but first official LP) Nothing Matters is full of muttering guitars and the boiling clamor of brittle distortion. Although the members…
Margaret Farrell / May 12, 2015

Du Blonde Pushes Dirt Under Her Nails on ‘Welcome Back to Milk’

Du Blonde, a Newcastle-based singer-songwriter formerly known as Beth Jeans Houghton, doesn't sound like you remember. Just last year, her 2009 track, the plucky "I Will…
Rachel Brodsky / May 12, 2015

Cheerleader Smile Through the Haze on ‘Sunshine of Your Youth’

Cheerleader, a Philly haze-pop outfit whose music sounds every bit as peppy as their name, are ingeniously releasing their debut album, The Sunshine of Your Youth, just…
Caitlin Gallagher / May 11, 2015

Kopecky Are Dancing Their Way Through it on ‘Drug for the Modern Age’

The Tennessee six-piece Kopecky -- formerly known as the Kopecky Family Band -- are back with their sophomore album, Drug for the Modern Age, a collection…
Caitlin Gallagher / May 11, 2015

Prince Tributes ‘Baltimore’ on Surprise Single

Last week, we heard news that Prince had recorded a "tribute to all of the people of the city of Baltimore" at his Paisley Park…
Colin Joyce / May 9, 2015

LÁ-BAS Journey to Funk-Filled Cosmos On Their Self-Titled Debut

Sometimes the value of a supergroup is solely based on the famed names of the artists involved and rarely on the art produced therein., fortunately…
Margaret Farrell / May 7, 2015

Summer Fiction Wraps Sunny Indie-Pop Melodies in ‘Perfume Paper’

With its Brian Wilson-like melodic levity and Johnny Marr-influenced guitar jangle, Summer Fiction's "Perfume Paper" is — without being too on-the-nose — every bit as…
Rachel Brodsky / May 6, 2015

Stream Fool’s Gold’s Soaring New Album ‘Flying Lessons’

Fool's Gold, the Afropop-influenced dance-rock fourpiece, knew knew exactly what they were doing dropping their latest album, Flying Lessons, right at the beginning of summer.
Connor O'Brien / May 6, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Titus Andronicus, Vince Staples, Miguel, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Jersey indie-punks, smooth-singing…
SPIN Staff / May 5, 2015

Rhett Miller Reimagines Himself as ‘The Traveler’ on His Lush, Twangy New Album

Rhett Miller is the type of singer / songwriter whom would need no introduction in a just world — but life's not fair and his…
Dan Weiss / May 5, 2015

Icky Blossoms Push Psychedelic Buttons on ‘Mask’

With their new LP, Mask, Icky Blossoms expand their horizons beyond their pulsing, Dave Sitek-produced debut. This time, the Omaha trio of Sarah Bohling (vocals and synthesizer), Nik…
Harley Brown / May 5, 2015

Listen to Five New Bangers From Steve Aoki’s ‘Neon Future II’

Steve Aoki, the (now only sometimes) cake-throwing, champagne-spraying DJ extraordinaire, will unleash his third studio LP next week. Neon Future II  — the aptly-named follow-up to last year's Neon…
Harley Brown / May 5, 2015

John Vanderslice Has the ‘Long Dark Blues’ on Songs: Ohia Cover

As a special tribute to Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co.'s late frontman, Jason Molina, longtime indie-rock producer and singer-songwriter John Vanderslice has covered the former band's "Long…
Connor O'Brien / May 4, 2015

Juan Wauters Is Ready for the World on ‘Who, Me?’

Like a movie that is good (in his words) Juan Wauters' songs require your attention. The Queens-via-Uruguay singer songwriter has one of the year's best new albums…
Andrew Unterberger / May 4, 2015

Listen to an Extended Version of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Bitch’

In June, Universal will reissue the classic Rolling Stones LP Sticky Fingers, replete with unreleased tracks and "making of" bookets and photos. One of the…
Connor O'Brien / May 4, 2015

Lou Barlow Shares Unreleased Recordings Featuring the Melvins’ Dale Crover

Lou Barlow has hinted over the years at a collaboration with Melvins drummer Dale Crover and Folk Implosion guitarist Imaad Wasif, but until today there…
Colin Joyce / May 3, 2015

Lane 8 Gets ‘Hot As You Want’ on New Single

Fans have been waiting some time now for the full-length debut album from house producer Lane 8, whose twinkling, deeply felt singles ("Every Night," "Nothing…
Andrew Unterberger / May 1, 2015

Hop Along Are ‘Painted Shut’ on Sophomore LP

Like so many other up-and-comers, Philadelphia offbeat rock act Hop Along experienced a modicum of stress with wrapping up their sophomore album, Painted Shut. "In the first week after…
Rachel Brodsky / April 30, 2015
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