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Hear Spectrals’ Heartbreaking New Album ‘Sob Story’

Spectrals, the U.K. power-pop duo of brothers Louis and Will Jones, have shared their easy-to-love new album Sob Story, streaming in full below. Produced with…
Kyle McGovern / May 28, 2013

Explore Alexander Spit’s Psych-Rap Wonderland Via ‘Mansions 2′ Mixtape

Alexander Spit is a formidable MC whose California pedigree is done justice by his verbal mashup of vintage undie-rap styling and deeply psychedelic content. His…
Chris Martins / May 28, 2013

Toro Y Moi Smoothly Dismembers Disclosure’s ‘You & Me’

Disclosure are just toying with us now. The British producers recently released a string of immaculate dance-pop tracks — including one of the year's 40…
Marc Hogan / May 28, 2013

Disclosure Sample J Dilla on Percolating ‘Grab Her!’

In our profile of British teenage dance sensations Disclosure, Guy Lawrence revealed that he learned to make beats by listening to American hip-hop by artists…
Jordan Sargent / May 28, 2013

Stream Flaming Lips’ Refreshing ‘True Blood’ Cut ‘Your Face Can Tell the Future’

The Flaming Lips' Essential new album, The Terror, is a relentless onslaught of drone, a deep-dive into the sort of despair and fatalism the Oklahoma City oddballs…
Kyle McGovern / May 28, 2013

How Daft Punk Saved Pop Music (and Doomed Us All)

"There's a tidal wave of laptop kids making music at the moment, which on the one hand is a great thing, because it's a whole…
Philip Sherburne / May 28, 2013

Hear Blood Diamonds’ Slinky Remix of Charli XCX’s ‘What I Like’

Charli XCX has been trying her hand at other artists' songs since packing last month's True Romance with her own potential hits. You know, covering a…
Marc Hogan / May 28, 2013

Watch Sonny and the Sunsets’ Blood-Soaked ‘Palmreader’ Video

Sonny Smith lets the body parts and blood fly in the just-unveiled video for "Palmreader," a shaggy single featured on Sonny and the Sunsets' upcoming Antenna…
Kyle McGovern / May 28, 2013

Hear Rise Against’s Breakneck ‘Heaven Knows’ Demo

Last month, Rise Against's Revolutions Per Minute turned ten. And to mark the occasion, Fat Wreck Chords has opted to reissue the Chicago post-hardcore outfit's…
David Bevan / May 28, 2013

Hear Ghost B.C. Theatrically Cover Depeche Mode’s ‘Waiting for the Night’

We may not know the true identities of the members of Ghost B.C., but we do know this: Papa Emeritus II and his backing band…
Kyle McGovern / May 24, 2013

The Only Daft Punk 8-Bit Cover Worth Hearing One More Time

Daft Punk's Essential new Random Access Memories keeps setting records, and one of them must be for the number of reworkings popping up out there. The…
Marc Hogan / May 24, 2013

James Blake Sends Shivers Down the Spine in 90-Minute HD Concert Footage

James Blake bared his smoldering soul for a 90-minute live performance at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club on May 12, and now the entire set is…
Kyle McGovern / May 24, 2013

Hear Stars and Chilly Gonzales’ Brooding ‘Nothing Good Comes to Those Who Wait’

The spirit of Canadian indie label Arts & Crafts was perhaps best exempified in its flagship band, Broken Social Scene, an ever-growing, ever-evolving, ever-jamming mass…
SPIN Staff / May 24, 2013

Let Prince Occupy Ur Soul in Politically Potent ‘Fixurlifeup’ Video

"U always get the dream that U deserve from what U value the most," Prince (one of our Greatest Alternative Drummers of All Time) declares…
Marc Hogan / May 24, 2013

Model Father The-Dream on Life, Death, and Modern Parenting

The-Dream will finally release his long-awaited IV Play album on May 28, and as part of the run-up to the hotly anticipated collection, Terius Nash…
Kyle McGovern / May 24, 2013

Mykki Blanco Unstuffs Her Bra in Sweaty ‘Feeling Special’ Video

On Mykki Blanco's just-out EP Betty Rubble: The Initiation, the New York MC proves herself to be as fascinating as Lil Wayne "in that in-between, still-rapping,…
Chris Martins / May 24, 2013

Watch the Smiths Back Morrissey at His First Solo Gig in 1988

Morrissey's birthday just passed but the gifts keep coming. First we got the entire oral history of the man read by a robot, and now…
Chris Martins / May 24, 2013

Watch Queens of the Stone Age’s ‘…Like Clockwork’ Live-Stream

Queens of the Stone Age have already divulged a good portion of their upcoming ...Like Clockwork LP — the desert outlaws packed new songs "I Appear Missing," "Kalopsia," "Keep…
Kyle McGovern / May 24, 2013

Angel Haze and Iggy Azalea Usurp the Throne With ‘Otis’ Cover

With Kanye West out paving the way for the coming of Yeezus and Jay-Z busy running defense for his babymama's baby drama, who's watching the throne? As…
Chris Martins / May 23, 2013

Stream Ryan Hemsworth’s Upbeat and Beautiful ‘Still Awake’ EP

Canadian producer Ryan Hemsworth has been steadily cracking skulls of late with his Kells-favoring, diverse, and purple-dipped mixes, but it's high time the dude delivered…
Chris Martins / May 23, 2013
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