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Robin Thicke Goes Dubstep for Will.i.am-Produced ‘Give It to Me’

Butter-smooth R&B singer Robin Thicke has never been a star, but it looks like he's gonna go down swinging in 2013. Riding the buzz of…
Jordan Sargent / May 2, 2013

See Bibio’s NatGeo Bliss Trip ‘A Tout a L’Heure’

U.K. producer Bibio is prepping his seventh album for a May 14 release via the estimable Warp Records. As previously noted, the thing is called…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

Flaming Lips, Phantogram, and a Flaccid Penis Star in ‘You Lust’ Video

The Flaming Lips may have gone full doom for their Essential thirteenth album The Terror, but some things never change. Band mastermind and recent SPIN interview…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

Hear SpaceGhostPurrp’s Drowsy ‘F—k Lames’

SpaceGhostPurrp has kept things relatively low-key since last year's Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpaceGhostPurrp, but he slipped a new song called "F—k Lames" into…
Jordan Sargent / May 2, 2013

Watch Depeche Mode’s Bluesy, In-Studio ‘Goodbye’ Video

Depeche Mode have shared black-and-white performance clips for several tracks off the recently released Delta Machine. Both "Angel" and "Heaven" have received somber in-studio treatments,…
Kyle McGovern / May 2, 2013

Download Majical Cloudz’s Brutal ‘Bugs Don’t Buzz,’ Another Song About Dying

"The cheesiest songs all end with a smile," sings Majical Cloudz main man Devon Welsh at the start of "Bugs Don't Buzz." He then confirms…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

Shabazz Palaces Turn Animal Collective’s ‘New Town Burnout’ Into Art-Damaged Rap

Animal Collective's music is not something one would choose to rap over — unless you're Shabazz Palaces. As part of Animal Collective's Monkey Been to…
Jordan Sargent / May 2, 2013

Daft Punk’s Most Important ‘Collaborator’ Yet: Andrew the Pizza Guy

By now, many of Daft Punk's dedicated fans have sat through an entire hour's worth of the Parisian pair's "Collaborators" waxing a wee bit hyperbolic about…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

Vampire Weekend Straddle the Pond With International Radio Appearances

Vampire Weekend are the subject of a pair of new ocean-spanning radio features that help shed more light on their forthcoming, recently delayed third album, Modern…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

See Kurt Vile Befriend a Bus in Philly-Shot ‘Never Run Away’ Video

Kurt Vile's brand new Wakin on a Pretty Daze is a SPIN Essential (duh) and a real testament to putting a great deal of effort into…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

Hear Chris Schlarb’s Mellow Brian Wilson Cover With Sufjan Stevens

Chris Schlarb is set to release Psychic Temple II, the sequel to 2010's masterful, restrained ambient-jazz opus Psychic Temple, this summer via Asthmatic Kitty. Here,…

Watch Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Lose Their Apples for ‘Sub Pop 1000′

We hope you nabbed your copy of Sub Pop 1000, the label's 25th anniversary comp of emerging talent, on Record Store Day. If not, there's…
SPIN Staff / May 2, 2013

Action Bronson, Ab-Soul, Travi$ Scott Highlight ‘2013 XXL Freshmen Mixtape’

XXL revealed its 2013 Freshmen Class — its pick of the (sort of) new rappers set to blow up this year — back in…
Jordan Sargent / May 2, 2013

Watch Deftones ‘Jump’ to Honor Chris Kelly With Thrashing Kris Kross Cover Live

Deftones and Kris Kross might be an unlikely combination, but neither are strangers to tragedy. The alt-metal band's founding bassist Chi Cheng died earlier this…
Marc Hogan / May 2, 2013

Watch MGMT Bash Out Another New Song Live, Reportedly ‘Your Life Is a Lie’

"Don't take the lyrics the wrong way. It's actually a positive message." That's how MGMT's Andrew VanWyngarden introduced another new song the band debuted earlier this…
Marc Hogan / May 2, 2013

Hear Angel Haze Rap Over Purity Ring’s ‘Lofticries,’ Get Personal on ‘Element’

Angel Haze is one of a handful of rising and/or fairly established rappers featured on the brand new, DJ Drama-hosted XXL Freshman Class Mixtape. (Action Bronson,…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

See Janelle Monae and Erykah Badu Escape Their Space-Shackles in ‘Q.U.E.E.N.’

Late last month, we heard the first taste of Janelle Monáe's second album — The Electric Lady, due out this fall — and it was hardly…
Chris Martins / May 2, 2013

Hear Lemonade’s Frosty, Bass-Blasting ‘Perfect Blue’

For 2012's Diver LP, SPIN's David Bevan summed up the evolution of Lemonade thusly: "Shapeshifting Brooklynites leave tropical-pop behind for frosty, synth-based slow-grinds where you can see…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2013

Hear Charli XCX and Marina & the Diamonds Serve Up ‘Just Desserts’

Hot on the heels of her solid debut LP True Romance, left-field popist Charli XCX is getting collab-happy (word to Kendrick). Last month we heard…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2013

Austra’s ‘Home’ Video Startles With Intimacy

Austra now have a fittingly intense video to accompany their first single in three years, "Home." The dramatic new track — powered by heavy piano…
Chris Martins / May 1, 2013
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