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Hear Arcade Fire’s ‘Afterlife,’ a Jaunty Song About Losing Everything

Arcade Fire have premiered the full studio version of "Afterlife," a highlight from their forthcoming fourth album Reflektor, which they initially performed during last month's Saturday Night…
Chris Martins / October 21, 2013

Jim James Can’t Cure Digital Ennui in ‘State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)’ Video

Jim James' spirituality-focused Regions of Light and Sound of God LP opens with "State of the Art (A.E.I.O.U.)," a Flaming Lips-like meditation on humanity's role…
Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Taylor Swift’s ’80s-Tinged ‘Sweeter Than Fiction’ Is Lighter Than Air

Movie soundtracks can be a chance for musical acts to explore sounds that might not work on their own albums, and Taylor Swift hasn't shied…
Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

Azealia Banks Lives Luxurious Hippie Fantasy in ‘ATM Jam’ Video

If there's one thing we can rely on Azealia Banks for, it's consistently left-field visuals. Oh, and beef. We will always get beef. But her videos…
Jordan Sargent / October 21, 2013

See Jessie Ware Perform Gorgeous New Ballad ‘True Believers’

Jessie Ware is currently working her way through the States behind the recently reissued Devotion, a SPIN Essential. While that set is indeed chock full…
Chris Martins / October 21, 2013

Stream Far-Out Fangtooth’s Shadowy Horror-Fuzz Album ‘Borrowed Time’

Far-Out Fangtooth first took shape in 2009, as a collective that bonded over B-movies and avant-garde weirdness. Since then, the Philadelphia outfit has doubled its…
Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Watch Prince Wail at Pajama-Party House Show, Where Pancakes Were Sold

Prince wasn't joking about throwing a pajama party at his house, and there's guitar-centric video evidence to prove it. The second concert held at the…
Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

Download Kurt Vile’s Ethereal Chill-Out Treasure ‘Feel My Pain’

SPIN cover star Kurt Vile is planning a special gift just in time for the holidays. As SPIN previously noted, on November 19, the Philadelphia…
Kyle McGovern / October 21, 2013

Stream Blu & Nottz’s Treble-Heavy Epic ‘Gods in the Spirit’

Blu and Nottz are a wild combination. The Los Angeles rapper and the Norfolk, Virginia beatmaker both sit on the curve of where traditionalist-leaning hip-hop…
Brandon Soderberg / October 21, 2013

Stream ‘SMM: Opiate,’ Ghostly International’s Cinematic Exploration of the Ambient Vanguard

The concept of SMM — a vague catch-all for warm, austere, ambient electronic music with organic textures — was concocted by Ghostly International founder Sam Valenti…
Christopher R. Weingarten / October 21, 2013

Preview U2’s Stadium-Rock ‘Ordinary Love’ in Nelson Mandela Biopic Trailer

U2 have been discussing a potential follow-up to 2009's No Line on the Horizon almost since the ink was dry on that album's reviews (there…
Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

See Arcade Fire Reveal Four Not-Yet-Released ‘Reflektor’ Songs Live

Once a secret is shared, it's no longer a secret. As SPIN's review of Arcade Fire's first pseudononymous Brooklyn gig of the weekend notes, the…
Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

So Lady Gaga’s R. Kelly Duet ‘Do What U Want’ Is About More Than Sex After All

Lady Gaga's full collaboration with R. Kelly has arrived, and as usual from the Artpop singer, it's a comment on fame itself as well as…
Marc Hogan / October 21, 2013

Bad, Dolly Parton! You Are Not a Rapper, No!

There are either no words or far too many words for what you are about to see above and below. Country legend Dolly Parton hit…
Chris Martins / October 18, 2013

Preview Arcade Fire’s ‘Afterlife’ Studio Version With Haitian-Inspired Teaser

Arcade Fire have shed yet another bit of light on their upcoming fourth album, Reflektor. The indie-rock giants dropped a brief teaser for new song "Afterlife"
Kyle McGovern / October 18, 2013
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