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Download RL Grime’s Heavy Riffing ‘Love Sosa’ Remix

Chief Keef's "Love Sosa" is a marvel of open space, a song that quietly creeps along on rattling hi-hats that hit like tip-toes. L.A. producer…
Jordan Sargent / May 3, 2013

New Black Flag Disses Other (Black) FLAG, Shares ‘Down in the Dirt’

Fans of Hermosa Beach hardcore legends Black Flag were given a rare gift at the start of the year: not one but two "reunions," though…
Chris Martins / May 3, 2013

See ?uestlove and Nardwuar’s 45-Minute Geek Battle Royale

What do you get when you put two guys who know absolutely everything there is to know about music in front of a camera together…
Chris Martins / May 3, 2013

No, Really, the ‘Thrift Shop’ / ‘No Scrubs’ Mashup Is Very Good

Like Macklemore's "Thrift Shop," mashups are unkillable. But unlike Macklemore's "Thrift Shop," we might as well embrace them. So, then: TLC's "No Scrubs" and "Thrift…
Jordan Sargent / May 3, 2013

Watch Tame Impala Expertly Cover OutKast’s Smoothly Spacey ‘Prototype’

Tame Impala are masters at taking personal, introspective feelings and blasting them into outer space. The Australian psych-rockers' decision to cover OutKast's "Prototype" in a…
Marc Hogan / May 3, 2013

Watch Vampire Weekend’s Bottle-Popping ‘Ya Hey’ Lyric Video

Vampire Weekend have released "Ya Hey," the third single from upcoming LP3 Modern Vampires of the City, and it's as delightfully Vampire Weekend as you'd…
Jordan Sargent / May 3, 2013

Ozzy Osbourne Turns in Worrisome Vocal on Black Sabbath’s Live ‘Loner’ Debut

Black Sabbath have been debuting new songs recently in live shows Down Under, but the latest Australia clip suggests the reunited metal gods might need…
Marc Hogan / May 3, 2013

Watch James Wallace and the Naked Light’s Extraordinarily Intimate ‘To the River’ Clip

James Wallace and the Naked Light's recently released debut album, More Strange News From Another Star (out on Dialog Records), channels a long-forgotten intimacy, when…
Kyle McGovern / May 3, 2013

Hear Hello Skinny and Hana Remix Larry Gus’ Wide-Eyed Psych Pop for DFA

Following last year's Silent Congas, the Greek-born, Milan-based psych pop shaman Larry Gus returns to DFA this June with Years Not Living, a steady-dripping dopamine…
Philip Sherburne / May 3, 2013

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,…
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