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Watch Foo Fighters Pay Tribute to Queen, the Rolling Stones, and the Knack for All-Covers Gig

Over the last few months, we've seen Dave Grohl share the stage with the Rolling Stones, induct Rush into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame while…
Kyle McGovern / July 1, 2013

Watch Toxic Avenger Start a Supermarket Food Fight in ‘Romance & Cigarettes’ Video

Skateboarding down an escalator is just the beginning for Toxic Avenger's "Romance & Cigarettes" video. "Don't try this at home" hijinks abound in the clip…
Marc Hogan / July 1, 2013

Stream Big Black Cloud’s Fire-Spitting Sophomore Album ‘Black Friday’

Big Black Cloud's festering strain of psych-garage punk regularly inspires comparisons to avant vets Pere Ubu and noise-blues unit Cows. On July 2, the Portland…
Kyle McGovern / July 1, 2013

Stream Snow Ghosts’ Haunting Debut Album ‘A Small Murmuration’

You can take the boy out of Bristol, but you can't take Bristol out of the boy. Ross Tones is based in London these days,…
Philip Sherburne / July 1, 2013

Watch Sic Alps Tell the Story of Prison Queen ‘Carrie Jean’

Sic Alps are hardly your standard San Fran garage-rock gang. Sure, they enjoy the fuzz and the clang like anyone else, but they pull heavily…
Chris Martins / June 28, 2013

Cass McCombs Asks What It’s Like to Crap in the Cosmos on ‘Morning Star’

Mysterious folky Cass McCombs has made a point of maintaining privacy throughout his career, rarely granting interviews and never settling in one city for very…
Chris Martins / June 28, 2013

Joey Bada$$ Menacingly Rides a Bike in ’95 Til Infinity’ Video

On July 1, Joey Bada$$ will release his hotly anticipated Summer Knights mixtape, which so far looks to be a gruff and gritty set of throwback…
Chris Martins / June 28, 2013

Twin Peaks the Band Channel ‘Twin Peaks’ the Show on Drifty Dreamer ‘Irene’

Best New Artists alums Twin Peaks are closing in on the release of Sunken, the Chicago garage-pop outfit's debut LP due July 9 on Autumn Tone. We…
Chris Martins / June 28, 2013

Hear Pillar Point’s Surging Synth-Pop Fantasy ‘Dreamin”

Pillar Point likes to keep things mysterious. Little is known about the Seattle synth-and-song project, but the calming vocals and glistening production put the man…
Chris Martins / June 28, 2013

Janelle Monae Fearlessly Freaks Out on Footloose Clapper ‘Dance Apocalyptic’

Janelle Monáe reminds us once again that "the booty don't lie." On brassy Erykah Badu collaboration "Q.U.E.E.N.," recently remixed by none other than Prince, the genre-mashing…

Hear Sarah Jaffe’s Smoky, Atmospheric Rocker ‘Defense’

Sarah Jaffe's choice of a PJ Harvey cover for her Record Store Day single earlier this year with the Toadies was telling, but her lived-in-bars…
Marc Hogan / June 28, 2013

Seizure Warning: Nine Inch Nails’ ‘Came Back Haunted’ Video Is a Lynchian Nightmare

David Lynch just told SPIN about the cinematic power of "dream logic." The legendary director's new video for Nine Inch Nails' "Came Back Haunted" more…
Marc Hogan / June 28, 2013

Watch the Replacements (Briefly) Rehearse ‘Alex Chilton’ for Reunion Tour

What's that song? Why, it's one of the best songs to turn people on to the Replacements, "Alex Chilton," a punchy, exuberant track from 1987's…
Marc Hogan / June 28, 2013

Is ‘Yeezus’ the Tipping Point for Rap Misogyny?

Kanye West's latest, Yeezus, was supposed to be his statement-making, punk-infused noise-rap record: A rousing, leather jacket-sporting, Saturday Night Live appearance premiered the incendiary "Black Skinhead"
Brandon Soderberg / June 28, 2013

Watch Big Boi Gamely Hobble Around an Island in ‘The Thickets’ Video

Good news: Big Boi's knee surgery hasn't prevented him from enjoying the good life. For the video of his new single "The Thickets" — one…
Jordan Sargent / June 28, 2013

Afterlife to the Pixies: Hear Kim Deal-Less Band’s ‘Bagboy,’ First Song in Nine Years

The Pixies' surprise release today of a churning, noise-streaked new confection called "Bagboy" is gigantic news on several levels. It's the Boston-born indie-rock flagbearers' first…
Marc Hogan / June 28, 2013

Soko and Ariel Pink Actualize Some ‘Monster Love’ in Charming Short Film

Actress and singer Soko has laid down years of groundwork in her native France, but she's now looking to expand her audience stateside. With an…
Chris Martins / June 27, 2013

Hear Franz Ferdinand’s Well-Timed ‘Love Illumination’ and ‘Right Action’

Michaels of the world rejoice — Franz Ferdinand are dancing again. The Glaswegian post-punk posse are prepping their fourth full-length at last. Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right…
Chris Martins / June 27, 2013

Sleeping States and Holopaw Raise Money for LGBT Cause With Super-Sized Split Vinyl

June is LGBT Pride Month, and Misra Records is celebrating with a special 12-inch split single featuring Bristol's Sleeping States and Florida's Holopaw, two bands…
Kyle McGovern / June 27, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Drake the Tastemaker Scoops Up Sampha

Drake, feat. Sampha "The Motion"So, Drake is just a troll, right? He knows what he's doing. Part of his endgame, it seems, is to make…
Brandon Soderberg / June 27, 2013
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