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Brazos Expose a Lifetime of Memories in Oddball ‘Charm’ Video

Brazos main man Martin Crane offered a peek inside his head a few months back via the stop-motion video for "How the Ranks Was Won,"
Kyle McGovern / May 21, 2013

Hear Charli XCX Turn Lindstrom’s ‘Faar-i-kaal’ Into Sexily Swaggering Pop

Norwegian producer Hans-Peter Lindstrøm had a strong 2012, sharing two distinct LPs in nine months and hence landing high on SPIN's 20 Best Dance Albums…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

The Thermals Get Ready to Rumble in ‘The Sunset’ Video

Portland trio the Thermals make a fiery return to their punky roots on their sixth album Desperate Ground, so perhaps it shouldn't come as a…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

Watch T.I. and Lil Wayne Speed Around Miami in ‘Wit Me’ Video

Last year, T.I. and Lil Wayne both hit late-career peaks with "Ball," the Weezy featuring single off Tip's Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head. Six…
Jordan Sargent / May 21, 2013

Watch She & Him’s Zooey Deschanel-Directed ‘I Could’ve Been Your Girl’ Video

Move over, "Giorgio by Moroder," and make way for Zooey by Deschanel. The She & Him singer-songwriter and star of TV's The New Girl self-directed the…
Marc Hogan / May 21, 2013

Watch Four Tet Unlock the Secrets to Building a Better Live Show

"Computers were never designed in the first place to become musical instruments," Daft Punk's Thomas Bangalter recently told the New York Times, explaining the philosophy…
Philip Sherburne / May 21, 2013

Stream The-Dream’s Seductive ‘IV Play’ Album in Full

The-Dream's long-awaited new album IV Play is now available to be streamed in full through the singer's VEVO account, or via the video playlist above.
Jordan Sargent / May 21, 2013

See When Saints Go Machine’s Crystalline ‘Iodine’ Video

When Saints Go Machine's apocalyptic clip for "Love and Respect" took a liberal interpretation of its source material, casting the synth-lined lead single off the…
Kyle McGovern / May 21, 2013

Stream Surf City’s Fuzzy Summer Jam ‘It’s a Common Life’

Surf City recorded snippets of their upcoming sophomore album, We Knew It Was Not Going to Be Like This, in different locations around the world —…
Kyle McGovern / May 21, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Release of the Week: Mykki Blanco’s ‘Betty Rubble: The Initiation’

Not that you need to be reminded, but thanks to the Internet, music trends move faster and faster. For better and worse, the result is…
Brandon Soderberg / May 21, 2013

Watch the Baptist Generals’ Touching ‘Dog That Bit You’ Video

The Baptist Generals' first album since 2003's deeply affecting, folk- and country-kissed indie-rock sleeper No Silver/No Gold is out today. "Dog That Bit You," a searing, word-wise…
Marc Hogan / May 21, 2013

Hear Beyonce’s Allegedly Full, Thrilling ‘Grown Woman’ Leak

"The news is worse than blogs," Hot 97 quoted Jay-Z as saying yesterday, but he's misunderstanding that when scoop-starved reporters can't get information from official…
Marc Hogan / May 21, 2013

Watch BLKKATHY Party the Pain Away in ‘Shake You Off’

When relationships end, sometimes you just know, "I'm the one who's going to lose my shit." At least, that's how BLKKATHY's feeling in the new…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

Hear AM & Shawn Lee’s Disco-Kissed Come-On ‘All the Love’

Los Angeles pop-soul singer AM and England psych-funk producer Shawn Lee forged a near-perfect union when they began their long-distance collaboration a couple of years…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

Watch Murder by Death’s Moving ‘Lost River’ Video

Though Murder By Death's latest music video is not for the Disney crowd, the clip for "Lost River," a highlight off the veteran Indiana outfit's…
Kyle McGovern / May 21, 2013

Stream Natasha Kmeto’s Dazzling ‘Idiot Proof’

Portland soul-futurist Natasha Kmeto wears two hats as singer-songwriter and electronic producer on dazzling new song "Idiot Proof." Holding court over a galloping dance-floor rhythm,…
Nicole Sia / May 21, 2013

Hear Waxahatchee and Her Twin Sis Give Grimes’ ‘Oblivion’ a Surf-Punk Reboot

The brilliant youngsters at Rookie have given us a handful of gifts lately, though mostly in the form of rock statesmen Thom Yorke and Morrissey…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

Watch Dirty Beaches’ Sleazy ‘Casino Lisboa’ Video

When Dirty Beaches (a.k.a. Alex Zhang Hungtai) dropped "Casino Lisboa," a murky lo-fi groove that appears on the upcoming Drifters/Love Is the Devil album, SPIN's…
Kyle McGovern / May 21, 2013

Hear Daughn Gibson’s ‘You Don’t Fade,’ Trip-Hop Americana Style

Honky-tonk crooner and sample-happy strangeoid Daughn Gibson will release his first album for Sub Pop on July 9, and Me Moan is shaping up to…
Chris Martins / May 21, 2013

See Palma Violets Pick Fights and Blow Things Up in ‘Best of Friends’ Video

London punks Palma Violets do that whole functional-degenerate thing pretty damned well. They were best in class at Coachella's weekend two, and when SPIN's own…
Chris Martins / May 20, 2013
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