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Tinie Tempah Brags About His Banksy Collection With 2 Chainz on ‘Trampoline’

If you're lucky, you remember Tinie Tempah from "Pass Out," his fantastic debut single that went No. 1 abroad in 2011. If you're like most…
Jordan Sargent / July 3, 2013

Dance Tracks of the Week: Blondes Breathe New Life into Techno-Spelunking

Blondes Swisher (RVNG) Blondes' Sam Haar and Zach Steinman started out making chiming, chugging, not-quite-dance music poised somewhere between Krautrock and nu-disco, Smallville and Delorean.
Philip Sherburne / July 3, 2013

Annie Stays Meta on Dance-Pop Anthem ‘Back Together,’ Written by Little Boots

Sleek, electronic dance-pop that comments on itself — but not, like, in an annoying way — has been a good lane for Annie. Lovesick thumper…
Marc Hogan / July 3, 2013

Hear A$AP Ferg and A$AP Rocky Pay Homage to Dancehall Legend on Ominous ‘Shabba’

A$AP Ferg's debut mixtape Trap Lord has both a new release date and a new single: The first is August 20 and the second is "Shabba," which…
Jordan Sargent / July 3, 2013

Thom Yorke Gets Knocked Down, But He Gets Up Again

The guy who somehow makes gawky dance moves look smooth can also tumble like a champ. Thom Yorke's ability to shake his "Paranoid Android" booty…
Marc Hogan / July 3, 2013

Watch Beck Cover Michael Jackson, T. Rex, and the Velvet Underground Live in Paris

Beck performed last night in Paris as part of Festival Days Off, and he dipped into his formidable repertoire of covers, as you can see…
Marc Hogan / July 3, 2013

Dan Deacon and Adult Swim Deliver Bong-Bait in ‘USA’ Short Film

Mere days ago, we got to hear Dan Deacon's "Why Am I on This Cloud?," a bite-sized remapping of the lengthy "USA" suite found on…
Chris Martins / July 3, 2013

Atoms for Peace Open Doors to Club Amok With ‘Default’ and ‘Dropped’ Videos

Last month Atoms for Peace blessed Los Angeles with a secret-ish show at Club Amok — the temporary name they'd given the intimate Fais Do…
Chris Martins / July 2, 2013

Azealia Banks and Pharrell Rap About Thongs on ‘ATM JAM’

Azealia Banks debuted her new Pharrell-assisted song "ATM JAM" at Glastonbury over the weekend making the arrival of the studio version of the track an…
Chris Martins / July 2, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: Killer Mike & El-P’s ‘Run the Jewels’

Run the Jewels, the new one from Killer Mike and El-P, may lack the ambition of Mike's R.A.P. Music (which flat-out gunned  for No. 1-noise-rap-classic It Takes a Nation…
Brandon Soderberg / July 2, 2013

Janelle Monae Boogies While the World Burns in ‘Dance Apocalyptic’ Video

When last we saw Janelle Monáe, she and Erykah Badu were shattering their space-shackles while smashing stereotypes in the futuristic video for "Q.U.E.E.N.," a song…
Chris Martins / July 2, 2013

The Chills’ First New Song in Forever, ‘Molten Gold,’ Is Another Heavenly Pop Hit

The Chills' comeback is not like other indie-rock comebacks. For starters, they were never really "here" in the first place: Despite being one of the…
Marc Hogan / July 2, 2013

Hodgy Beats Buries Himself in Sand for ‘Alone’ Video

Hodgy Beats' new Untitled 2 EP features a couple of hard-rock forays that may seem like an odd fit, but the rest of the thing offers…
Chris Martins / July 2, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: New Order, AraabMuzik, Joey Bada$$, Speedy Ortiz, and More

Ten new, streamable albums — that aren't Jay-Z's Magna Carta Holy Grail — are here right now! Grab a set of headphones and cruise into…
Kyle McGovern / July 2, 2013

M.I.A.’s Latest Shrill Banger May Be Titled ‘Only 1 U,’ But It’s Not a Love Song

M.I.A. has always delivered zeitgeist-conscious party music with a revolutionary stance, and rightly so given her pedigree, but lately the messages have been more ear-catching…
Marc Hogan / July 2, 2013

Stream Vic and Gab’s Sweetly Jangling ‘Love of Mine’ Album

Vic and Gab won't release their full-length debut album, Love of Mine, until July 9 via Blue Lola Records, but you can hear the whole thing…
Marc Hogan / July 2, 2013

Sigur Ros Reinvent Themselves as Dubstepping Trap-Rave DJs (No, Really)

In all fairness, we were warned.Before Sigur Rós played a rare DJ set for Berlin's Boiler Room last week, they took the unusual step of…
Philip Sherburne / July 2, 2013

Watch Mount Moriah’s Road-Weary ‘White Sands’ Video

When reviewing Mount Moriah's recently released sophomore album, Miracle Temple, SPIN's Mike Powell noted, "Like good country, Miracle Temple is capable of painting a world where the…
Kyle McGovern / July 2, 2013

Phoenix’s ‘Trying to Be Cool’-‘Drakkar Noir’ Video Overflows With Creativity

Phoenix have raised questions throughout their career about the lines between Meaningless Trash and Meaningful Art. Frontman Thomas Mars told SPIN the lyrics to "Trying…
Marc Hogan / July 2, 2013

Freddie Gibbs Goes Back to Gary in Gangsta ‘Lay It Down’ Video

Gangsta Gibbs is in full effect on "Lay It Down," a track from his recently released ESGN album that dwells wholly, unapologetically in the trap. That…
Chris Martins / July 2, 2013
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