New Music

Walker Lukens Comes Out Swinging on New Single ‘Every Night’

Led Zeppelin and the Four Seasons don't often meet in the same song, but singer/songwriter Walker Lukens namechecks both legendary groups as infleunces on hi…
By: Andrew Unterberger / January 21, 2015

Soda Fabric’s Hazy Riffing Shines on Lo-Fi ‘Teenage Illusion’

On Soda Fabric's new single, "Teenage Illusion," a swirling haze of guitars envelop the Berlin rock group's howled vocals and Explosions in the Sky-sounding riffs.
By: Brennan Carley / January 20, 2015

Singer/Songwriter Santiparro Looks Inward on ‘The Benefit of Confrontation’

According to his bio, singer/songwriter Santiparro's name means "The lens that sees many things not usually seen," a name given to him "during a pilgrimage…
By: Andrew Unterberger / January 16, 2015

Rise and Shine With Happy Fangs’ Super-Caffeinated ‘In the Morning’

From the opening notes of its harmonic-laden riff, "In the Morning" bursts through your speakers like the sun suddenly rising through your not-nearly-closed-enough blinds —…
By: Andrew Unterberger / January 15, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Waxahatchee Breathes ‘Air,’ Kelly Clarkson Sings ‘Heartbeat Song,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From confessional indie-folk to…
By: SPIN Staff / January 14, 2015

Dawn Richard Rises from Danity Kane’s Ashes on ‘Phoenix’

Last year, Dawn Richard reunited with Aubrey O'Day, Shannon Bex, and Aundrea Fimbres — three of her former cohorts from the Making the Band-bred girl grou…
By: Brennan Carley / January 14, 2015

River City Extension Return From Tragedy With Soaring ‘Man of Conviction’

"Everything's changing, people are different," River City Extension frontman Joe Michelini sings on the band's new song "Man of Conviction." Truer now for the band…
By: Andrew Unterberger / January 13, 2015

Pearl and the Beard Pledge Their Devotion to ‘You’ on Fuzzy New Single

Brooklyn trio Pearl and the Beard have hefty expectations for their upcoming album, with press materials declaring 2015 to be "the year of Beast," saying…
By: Andrew Unterberger / January 12, 2015

Waxahatchee Announces New Album, ‘Ivy Tripp’

Waxahatchee — née Katie Crutchfield — has announced plans to release her third full-length LP. Produced by Crutchfield and frequent collaborators Kyle Gilbride and Keith Spencer (who also…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2015

Stream the New Highway Hymnal’s Fuzz-Fueled ‘Reverb Room’

Haverhill, Massachusetts psych-rock outfit (and SPIN December Artist to Watch) the New Highway Hymnal have just released their sophomore album, Reverb Room, and it's a record…
By: Rachel Brodsky / January 9, 2015
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