new-music

The Weeknd Goes Daft Punk, Shares 20-Second ‘John Carpenter’ Snippet

The Weeknd is such a tease. Anticipation for Abel Tesfaye's Trilogy followup was already high back in January when he tweeted a photo of a computer folder labeled…
Kyle McGovern / May 14, 2013

Hear Golden Suits’ Glorious, Woodsy ‘Didn’t I Warn You’

As one-half of Department of Eagles, Fred Nicolaus has embarked on psych-folk explorations with songwriting partner/former NYU roommate/Grizzly Bear member Daniel Rossen. But now Nicolaus…
Kyle McGovern / May 14, 2013

Solange Adds Kendrick Lamar and the Letter ‘S’ to Pillowy ‘Look Good With Trouble’ Remix

Solange and Kendrick Lamar have teamed up on what's effectively a brand-new song, and the results are predictably intoxicating. On the adept-in-her-own-right Beyoncé sibling's excellent…
Marc Hogan / May 14, 2013

Stream Four Tet’s ‘Unspoken,’ Now With 100 Percent More Tori Amos

Four Tet's 2003 folktronica masterpiece, Rounds, is getting a 10th anniversary reissue from Domino today (May 14), but Kieran Hebden decided to mark the occasion with his…
Kyle McGovern / May 14, 2013

Hear Tone of Arc’s ‘The Time Was Right’ LP, a Thrilling Disco Dance-Punk Trip

San Francisco duo Tone of Arc are reinventing dance-punk in their own New Age gypsy image, folding vintage DFA Records into a wild and wooly…
Chris Martins / May 14, 2013

Watch Queens of the Stone Age’s Unbeautiful ‘Kalopsia’ Video

Now that Daft Punk's album is streaming, Queens of the Stone Age's ...Like Clockwork has become the long-teased, virally marketed LP to watch. (Don't worry, Boards…
Marc Hogan / May 14, 2013

Hear Torche’s Blissful New Headbanger ‘Keep Up’

Torche were among those hooky-heavy metal bands that delivered our favorite pop-addled rock music of 2012. Their most recent LP, Harmonicraft, made a strong showing in SPIN's…
Chris Martins / May 14, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Release of the Week: Eve’s ‘Lip Lock’

Finally, after 11 years, we've got a new Eve album. Her first since 2002's Eve-Olution, it actually lives up to the buggy, nervy promise offered…
Brandon Soderberg / May 14, 2013

Watch Baroness’ New Members Rehearse for Extended Tour

Baroness recently announced their first American tour dates since their traumatic bus accident in August 2012, along with the addition of drummer Sebastian Thomson (of Trans Am)…
Kyle McGovern / May 13, 2013

Stream When Saints Go Machine’s Black-and-Blue ‘Iodine’

Danish electro-poppers When Saints Go Machine scored their own little blockbuster with "Love and Respect," the menacing lead single off the band's upcoming album, Infinity Pool.
Kyle McGovern / May 13, 2013

See Kendrick Lamar Eulogize Molly in ‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’ Video

Kendrick Lamar throws a fantastic wake for someone/something named, ahem, Molly in the new video for "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe." The good kid, m.A.A.d…
Chris Martins / May 13, 2013

Hear Black Flag’s Relentless (New) New Song ‘The Chase’

And the pissing contest between the two rival Black Flag reunions continues.Earlier today (May 13), FLAG — the Black Flag offshoot that consists of original BF…
Kyle McGovern / May 13, 2013

Download Alabama Takes: SPIN’s Hangout Fest 2013 Mixtape

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is just days away from transforming a sun-soaked beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a sandy shindig starring Stevie…
SPIN Staff / May 13, 2013

Superchunk Declare ‘I Hate Music’ in New Album Trailer

After taking nearly a decade off to cool their heels and run a little Arcade Fire-breaking record label called Merge, Superchunk returned in 2010 with…
Chris Martins / May 13, 2013

The RIAA’s On-Demand Stream Policy Is Hostile to Hip-Hop

As SPIN reported via Billboard last week, the Recording Industry Association of America announced that it will now count the number of streams an album…
Brandon Soderberg / May 13, 2013

Hear Starlight Girls’ Nocturnal, Jamie Stewart-Produced ‘7×3′

Brooklyn's Starlight Girls put out a five-song, self-titled EP of noirish, '60s-steeped indie pop last year, and their next release should be even better suited…
Marc Hogan / May 13, 2013

See Young Galaxy’s GIF-tastic, ’90s-Inspired ‘Fall for You’ Video

Someone alert the #seapunks — Young Galaxy has incorporated '90s Internet-inspired imagery into their latest music video. "Fall for You" hails from the Montreal synth-pop…
Chris Martins / May 13, 2013

Stream Big Eyes’ Big-Hearted ‘Almost Famous’ LP

Big Eyes nailed it when they titled their upcoming sophomore LP Almost Famous. Fresh-faced status aside, the Seattle trio's power-pop muscle and hooky melodies channel the glorious,…
Kyle McGovern / May 13, 2013

Katy Perry Unleashes Her ‘Beast of Burden’ With a Pair of Stones

Tickets to the Rolling Stones "50 and Counting" tour aren't cheap — and they are selling, we're told — so it's only right that the iconic rock'n'rollers…
Chris Martins / May 13, 2013

Stream Scott & Charlene’s Wedding’s Slacker Sing-Along ‘Fakin’ NYC’

Scott & Charlene's Wedding already issued one lo-fi love letter packed with New York references this year (see "Two Weeks," from the EP of the…
Kyle McGovern / May 13, 2013
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