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Watch Josh Homme Rap Some Bars in Robin Thicke ‘Blurred Lines’ Cover

Having effectively conquered American late night television thanks to a two-night stint on Letterman that resulted in over an hour's worth of music, Queens of…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Hear Lame Drivers’ Brazen Basement-Rock Outburst ‘Other Side’

In anticipation of their innovative, forthcoming Flexi-Book project (a five-disc art book hybrid that you can also play on your turntable), Lame Drivers have shared…
Paula Mejia / June 10, 2013

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Was More Rock’n’Roll Than the Rolling Stones Live in Montreal

Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler joined the Rolling Stones on stage in Montreal Sunday night (June 9) to perform the legendary band's 1965 single, "The…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Kathleen Hanna Throws a Lo-Fi Tantrum With the Julie Ruin on ‘Oh Come On’

Back in 1997, riot grrrl icon Kathleen Hanna released a solo album under the alias Julie Ruin. Later, the ex-Bikini Kill and Le Tigre frontwoman…
Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Kanye West’s New ‘I Am a God’: ‘Difficult’ Art Rap for Art’s Sake?

As the release date of Kanye West's next album Yeezus nears, rap radio has taken to resurrecting recent Kanye West singles. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy's…
Brandon Soderberg / June 10, 2013

Meet Tony Molina: Bay Area Hardcore Veteran Unfurls Decadent Guitar Pop

"It's funny," Tony Molina says, "you know how people only like the first two Weezer records? I kinda like the later shit, man! I mean,…
David Bevan / June 10, 2013

Kanye West Declares ‘I Am a God,’ One of Five New Tracks Showcased at Governors Ball

Kanye West performed several new songs from his incredibly anticipated Yeezus album last night (June 9) at New York City's Governors Ball Music Festival. West closed out…
Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Hear Venom P. Stinger Brutalize Rick James’ Sex Anthem ‘Super Freak’

If you come from the land down under then you already know Australian music in the '80s was much more than New Wave goofs in…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Alex Burkat’s ‘Tarot’ Video Looks Into the Past With A$AP Rocky, Le1f, Flying Lotus

Alex Burkat trades in rich techno and heady house that's doesn't skimp on atmosphere or beat. His work is as club-ready as it is headphone-friendly,…
Chris Martins / June 10, 2013

Stream Heliotropes’ Sumptuous Psych-Rock Opus ‘A Constant Sea’

Heliotropes' debut album may be titled A Constant Sea, but this Brooklyn foursome is too busy navigating messy comedowns to worry about waves. The psych-rock collective's…
Kyle McGovern / June 10, 2013

Bennio Qwerty Share Gruff Yet Peppy ‘Smooth Operator’

It's probably time to get acquainted with Brooklyn's Bennio Qwerty, who released the gruff single "Smooth Operator" via Noisey Thursday (June 6). The band's gaining…
Colin Stutz / June 8, 2013

Watch Ghostface Killah Become a Cult Leader in ’12 Reasons to Die’ Show Clip

In March, Ghostface Killah took over one of the Boiler Room's Los Angeles sessions with his 12 Reasons to Die collaborator Adrian Younge, treating both…
Colin Stutz / June 8, 2013

Boards of Canada Fans Embark on Epic Desert Journey in ‘Semena Mertvykh’ Video

Considering all the complex code-hacking and Kanye West-like projections leading up to the announcement of Boards of Canada's first release in eight years, it's safe to…
Colin Stutz / June 7, 2013

Deerhunter’s ATP Mixtape Is a Feast of Strange Pop and Avant-Garde Excellence

Deerhunter are bringing out the avant-garde big guns for their installment of the artist-curated All Tomorrow's Parties festival, which runs June 21 to 23 in…
Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

Four Tet Leaks First Omar Souleyman Song While Festival-Goers Lose Their Minds

Larger-than-life Syrian singer Omar Souleyman spoke to SPIN recently about his forthcoming Four Tet-produced album. Despite the swirling mythology around the thing, the dabke folk-pop…
Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

Thom Yorke Brings Sweetness With New Song ‘Honey Pot’

Early mornings may not agree with Thom Yorke, but nevertheless he and his Atoms for Peace producer pal Nigel Godrich braved the a.m. today to…
Colin Stutz / June 7, 2013

Killer Mike and El-P Intimidate on Run the Jewels’ Swinging ’36-Inch Chain’

Killer Mike and El-P's unforgiving Run the Jewels project is the perfect sort of rap for the sweltering summer ahead: heavy hits, pointed threats, decaying…
Jordan Sargent / June 7, 2013

Doley Bernays Is Feeling ‘Blessed’ on Clanging New Single

We've already met ReeLife posse power-forward Euro League. Now his crewmate and Bronx neighbor Doley Bernays is positioning himself to catch some shine as well.
Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

Hear Action Bronson and Wiz Khalifa’s Lip-Licking Snack ‘The Rockers’

Action Bronson's new seven-song EP Saaab Stories with producer Harry Fraud is out next Tuesday (June 11), but you can now hear one-fourth (or, more precisely, 28 percent)…
Jordan Sargent / June 7, 2013

Watch Best Coast Hang Out at Hangout Fest 2013

The always chill sounds of Best Coast fit right in with the laid-back, sunny, sandy, surfy vibes of a Sunday afternoon at Hangout Fest 2013.
SPIN Staff / June 7, 2013
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