New Music

Mark McGuire Spins Lo-Fi Dreams From Young Magic’s ‘Fall In’

While Mark McGuire's rework of New York duo Young Magic's "Fall In" may require patience, it's well worth the wait. The…
By: Max Pearl / May 20, 2014

Hear Alex G’s Groggy Indie-Pop Gem ‘Harvey’

For the better part of the past three years, the Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter Alex Giannascoli (known professionally as Alex G) has chunked out a series of…
By: Colin Joyce / May 19, 2014

Matthewdavid Slings Psychedelic Beats on Mercurial ‘Artforms’

A fixture of Los Angeles' psychedelic electronic underground, Matthewdavid is not only a Dublab radio resident and the founder of Leaving…
By: Chris Martins / May 19, 2014

King avriel Weaves Soulful R&B With Spoken-Word on ‘Judgment Day’

Los Angeles R&B crooner King avriel first broke out last year with her song "Freedom," a quietly bubbling track that sounded…
By: Puja Patel / May 19, 2014

Hear Lana Del Rey Sing Alternate Lyrics in Sleek ‘West Coast’ Remix

Lana Del Rey keeps posing at different angles ahead of her upcoming album Ultraviolence. After the disco headfake of non-LP track "Meet Me…
By: Marc Hogan / May 19, 2014

Hear Jupiter Lion’s Hypnotic, Krautrock-Inspired ‘Doppelgänger’

It makes sense that Jupiter Lion would choose "Doppelgänger" for a song title, because what better way to signify fealty to the Krautrock…
By: Philip Sherburne / May 19, 2014

Jack White Shares Gasoline-Guzzling ‘Just One Drink’

After all this time, Jack White is still fighting for your affection with old-fashioned rock'n'roll. Some libations might be involved, too. The former White Stripe…
By: Marc Hogan / May 16, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 10 Baddygirls, Smalltown Boys, and Auto-Tuned Stoics

Welcome to SPIN's inaugural Singles Mix! Every Friday SPIN's staff writers will pick their favorite, must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From…
By: SPIN Staff / May 16, 2014

Parquet Courts Stretch Out on Seven-Minute ‘Instant Disassembly’

Parquet Courts will soon follow their Essential Light Up Gold LP with Sunbathing Animal, a 13-track effort that's due out June…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 16, 2014

Hear Lil Wayne’s Potent ‘Tha Carter V’ Aperitif ‘D’usse’

Lil Wayne isn't invincible anymore. Which makes it all the more meaningful when he still sounds like he might be. The New Orleans rapper, who…
By: Marc Hogan / May 16, 2014

Hear Jeremih and YG’s Carnal ‘Don’t Tell ‘Em’

We last heard from R&B lothario Jeremih back in February when he released "No More," the first single from a rumored collaborative EP with…
By: Colin Joyce / May 15, 2014

Future and Little Dragon Amp Up the Sensuality on Nosaj Thing’s ‘Klapp Klapp’ Remix

What a surprise for this afternoon. Just two days after the release of Little Dragon's fourth LP, Nabuma Rubberband, Los Angeles electronic musician/producer Nosaj Thing remixed it…
By: Dan Reilly / May 15, 2014

Earl Sweatshirt’s ‘Chum’ Gets a Cosmic Remix From Left Brain

Earl Sweatshirt's excellent autobiographical single "Chum" was languid enough in its original form, but now Odd Future pal Left Brain has made it even more…
By: Dan Reilly / May 15, 2014

Stream Deniro Farrar’s Confessional ‘Rebirth’ EP

The opening, title-song to Charlotte-based rapper Deniro Farrar's forthcoming Rebirth EP uses a floating beat as the base for real talk and lament…
By: Brandon Soderberg / May 15, 2014

Anthony D’Amato Turns Heartbreak Into Cheery Folk on ‘Was A Time’

Anthony D'Amato isn't like most singer-songwriters in one very particular way: Most singer-songwriters don’t have Pulitzer Prize-winning poets at their disposal, waiting i…
By: Colin St. John / May 15, 2014

Truss Gives Liars’ ‘Pro Anti Anti’ a Sprightly Remix

At the end of March, Liars released their delightfully freaky seventh album, Mess. One of the nightmare-inducing standouts, "Pro Anti Anti,"…
By: Cynthia Orgel / May 15, 2014

Hear Failure’s ‘Come Crashing,’ Their First New Song in 18 Years

Failure's first new song since their beloved 1996 behemoth Fantastic Planet doesn't disppoint. Last November, the "band's band" post-grunge antiheroes announced to SPIN they'd be reuniting…
By: Marc Hogan / May 15, 2014

T-Pain Recruits Lil Boosie for Meta ‘Up Down’ Remix

With apologies to Cher's "Believe," T-Pain is the godfather of the bubbly Auto-Tune warble that has become omnipresent thanks to successors like SPIN cover…
By: Marc Hogan / May 14, 2014

Stream Grandma Sparrow’s Fantastical Folk-Rock on ‘Grandma Sparrow & His Piddletractor Orchestra’

It appears that Grandma Sparrow's Joe Westerlund has been hiding his passion for avant-garde kids' music behind the drum kit of North Carolina…
By: Richard Gehr / May 14, 2014

Hear Street Eaters Sling Powerful Post-Punk on ‘Reverse’

Street Eaters' "Reverse" opens as it should: a backmasked pileup of grinding guitars and crashing drums that simmers, then explodes. "We know how…
By: Chris Martins / May 14, 2014
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