New Music

Hear Arcade Fire’s ‘Afterlife,’ a Jaunty Song About Losing Everything

Arcade Fire have premiered the full studio version of "Afterlife," a highlight from their forthcoming fourth album Reflektor, which they initially performed during last month's Saturday Night…
By: Chris Martins / October 21, 2013

Jim James Can’t Cure Digital Ennui in ‘State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)’ Video

Jim James' spirituality-focused Regions of Light and Sound of God LP opens with "State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)," a Flaming Lips-like meditation on humanity's role…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Taylor Swift’s ’80s-Tinged ‘Sweeter Than Fiction’ Is Lighter Than Air

Movie soundtracks can be a chance for musical acts to explore sounds that might not work on their own albums, and Taylor Swift hasn't shied…
By: Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

Azealia Banks Lives Luxurious Hippie Fantasy in ‘ATM Jam’ Video

If there's one thing we can rely on Azealia Banks for, it's consistently left-field visuals. Oh, and beef. We will always get beef. But her video…
By: Jordan Sargent / October 21, 2013

See Jessie Ware Perform Gorgeous New Ballad ‘True Believers’

Jessie Ware is currently working her way through the States behind the recently reissued Devotion, a SPIN Essential. While that set is indeed chock full…
By: Chris Martins / October 21, 2013

Stream Far-Out Fangtooth’s Shadowy Horror-Fuzz Album ‘Borrowed Time’

Far-Out Fangtooth first took shape in 2009, as a collective that bonded over B-movies and avant-garde weirdness. Since then, the Philadelphia outfit has doubled it…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Watch Prince Wail at Pajama-Party House Show, Where Pancakes Were Sold

Prince wasn't joking about throwing a pajama party at his house, and there's guitar-centric video evidence to prove it. The second concert held at the…
By: Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

Download Kurt Vile’s Ethereal Chill-Out Treasure ‘Feel My Pain’

SPIN cover star Kurt Vile is planning a special gift just in time for the holidays. As SPIN previously noted, on November 19, the Philadelphia…
By: Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Stream Blu & Nottz’s Treble-Heavy Epic ‘Gods in the Spirit’

Blu and Nottz are a wild combination. The Los Angeles rapper and the Norfolk, Virginia beatmaker both sit on the curve of where traditionalist-leaning hip-ho…
By: Brandon Soderberg / October 21, 2013

Stream ‘SMM: Opiate,’ Ghostly International’s Cinematic Exploration of the Ambient Vanguard

The concept of SMM — a vague catch-all for warm, austere, ambient electronic music with organic textures — was concocted by Ghostly International founder Sam Valenti…
By: Christopher R. Weingarten / October 21, 2013
Page 196 of 965