See J. Cole ‘Power Trip’ With the Roots, Minus Miguel, on ‘Fallon’

J. Cole played his smash single "Power Trip" with help from Late Night With Jimmy Fallon house band the Roots Tuesday night (May 22). It…
Jordan Sargent / May 22, 2013

See Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Mix and Match Faces in Playful ‘Holy Roller’ Video

Thao Nguyen drafted This American Life's Ira Glass and comedian John Hodgman to sing along in the video for "We the Common [for Valerie Bolden]," and…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Here’s Morrissey’s Life Story Read By a Robot

In honor of Morrissey's birthday — the Mozzer turns 54 today — we'd like to present the oral history of the former Smiths singer and…
Chris Martins / May 22, 2013

Watch T.I. and Cee Lo Search Desert Sands in Introspective ‘Hello’ Video

Yesterday, T.I. dropped the video his Lil Wayne-featuring "Wit Me," the first song off his forthcoming Trouble Man II. Unbeholden to chronological order, Tip also debuted…
Jordan Sargent / May 22, 2013

Dance to Giorgio Moroder’s First-Ever DJ Set, Streaming Now

On Tuesday, SPIN shared a snippet of fan-shot footage from iconic Italian producer Giorgio Moroder's inaugural DJ set. The three-minute clip — filmed during the…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Stream You Me & Us’ Sweetly Distorted ‘Swim or Sink’

You Me & Us' upcoming Stay Inside EP fires off five tracks in a brisk 11 minutes, a rush of sugary shoegaze-inflected pop that'll leave listeners'
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Hear Old Money Philosophize on Future-Rap Banger ‘Doctor Doctor’

Ahmad Julian and Andre Oswald are Old Money, a pair of New York producer-MCs whose respective Jamaican and Guyanese roots influence their unique vision. Though they were…
Chris Martins / May 22, 2013

Stream Psych Ensemble La Machine’s Grimy ‘Sucks to Come Down’

Phases & Repetition, the soon-to-be-reissued first album from '90s psych-grinders La Machine, was "a reaction to a self-imposed fascist mindset," according to La Machine idea…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Does Hip-Hop Really Have a Molly Problem?

On Monday, DJ and producer A-Trak published, "A License to Pill," a Huffington Post editorial on the pernicious effects of mainstream hip-hop's full-stop embrace of…
Brandon Soderberg / May 22, 2013

Stream Cass McCombs’ Shaggy ‘Three Men Sitting on a Hollow Log’

We haven't had a new full-length from Cass McCombs since 2011's Wit's End and Humor Risk double-helping, but the mysterious singer-songwriter will soon drop a previously unreleased track, "Three…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Watch Charli XCX Seductively Cover Backstreet Boys’ Best Song

Yesterday at an in-store performance at Chicago's Borderline Music, Charli XCX debuted a smoldering cover of the Backstreet Boys' "I Want it That Way." Already…
Jordan Sargent / May 22, 2013

Stream Stone Gossard’s ‘King of the Junkies,’ a Song About Hitler’s Drug Habit

For the past five weeks, Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard has been sharing songs from his upcoming solo album, Moonlander: "I Need Something Different," the title track,…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

Hear Rose Windows’ Barefoot Psych-Soul Stomper ‘Wartime Lovers’

Seattle septet Rose Windows were recently signed to Sub Pop and their new label has all kinds of fancy ways to explain 'em, but the…
Chris Martins / May 22, 2013

Watch Chief Keef’s Amazingly Titled ‘Macaroni Time’ Video

This week has only spanned two days, but it's already been a roller coaster ride for Chicago teen rap star Chief Keef. On Monday afternoon,…
Jordan Sargent / May 21, 2013

Stream Robin Thicke’s ‘4 the Rest of My Life,’ 2013’s Best New Wedding Song

"Blurred Lines" is Robin Thicke's tipsy party track — evidenced by its ridiculous music video featuring T.I. and Pharrell — but his music otherwise veers…
Jordan Sargent / May 21, 2013

Hear Daft Punk’s Expansive ‘Horizons,’ a ‘Random Access Memories’ Bonus Cut

Daft Punk's SPIN Essential'd new album Random Access Memories is out today, and it's been streaming since it leaked. But despite all of those revealing "Collaborators" videos,…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

Hear Goodie Mob and Janelle Monae Get Dubsteppy on ‘Special Education’

Goodie Mob made a very disappointing return to non-form a year ago when they performed their very Cee-Lo centric reunion song "Fight to Win" on NBC's The Voice. As…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

Hear Deafheaven’s Gloriously Shredded ‘Sunbather’

San Francisco's Deafheaven are set to turn the black metal game on its head with the June 11 arrival of Sunbather. The group's second album…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: The-Dream, Laura Marling, Tricky, TEEN, and Mykki Blanco

This week's round-up of streamable albums includes new releases from The-Dream, Mykki Blanco, Roomrunner, and more. Grab a set of headphones and enjoy:1) The-Dream, IV Play. "Though…
Kyle McGovern / May 21, 2013

See Giorgio Moroder Spin Donna Summer at His First DJ Set Ever

Legendary Italian producer Giorgio Moroder delivered his inaugural DJ set in New York last night (May 20) at the Red Bull Music Academy's Brooklyn residency.
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013
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