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Wampire Share Easygoing, Romantically Disillusioned ‘Trains’

Wampire's debut album, Curiosity, doesn't arrive until May 14 via Polyvinyl, but the Portland duo has already shared two previous songs from the record: groove-based…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2013

Pet Shop Boys Preview ‘Pretty Banging’ LP ‘Electric’ With Rave-y ‘Axis’ Video

Stuart Price, who produced Pet Shop Boys' upcoming album, told SPIN recently the effort was going to be "a dance record," and "every track is…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2013

Earl Sweatshirt and Riff Raff Are on a Boat in ‘Yacht Lash’

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt and meme culture's Riff Raff have long been fans of each other — one of the most memorable moments of Coachella's…
Jordan Sargent / April 30, 2013

Stream Gene the Southern Child & Parallel Thought’s ‘Artillery Splurging’

Artillery Splurging, from Muscle Shoals-based rapper Gene the Southern Child and New Jersey-based production bros Parallel Thought, is one of the year's best small-stakes rap…
Brandon Soderberg / April 30, 2013

Stream Human Eye’s Scuzzy, Acid-Glazed ‘Into Unknown’ LP

Human Eye warned that they'd be "Gettin' Mean," and now the Detroit scuzz-punks are making good on that sludgy, blues-harvesting threat with their latest LP, Human Eye 4:…
Kyle McGovern / April 30, 2013

Watch MGMT Unfurl Swirling New Song ‘Mystery Disease’ Live

MGMT returned to the stage over the weekend for the first time since holing up to record their upcoming, Aphex Twin-influenced third album, the follow-up…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2013

Black Sabbath Debut Riff Monster ‘Methademic’ Live in Australia

Black Sabbath just might convince you to spring for the deluxe edition. The metal lifers, who are set to release Rick Rubin-produced new album 13…
Marc Hogan / April 30, 2013

See Chance the Rapper and Ab-Soul ‘Smoke Again’ (and Again) in Trippy Video

Ever since SPIN dropped our own Hottest MCs in the Game list, Chance the Rapper has been going out of his way to prove us right…
Chris Martins / April 30, 2013

Hear Tricky’s Darkly Popping ‘Tribal Drums,’ Plus Creepy Come-On ‘Hey Love’

In February, trip-hop godfather Tricky pleased a lot of fans when he announced a) that he's not feeling his last album either, and b) that…
Chris Martins / April 30, 2013

Watch Empire of the Sun’s ‘Alive’ Video, a Ridiculous Sci-Fi Epic

Empire of the Sun teased their upcoming sophomore album, Ice on the Dune, last month with a Hollywood-groomed trailer more in line with Raiders of…
Kyle McGovern / April 29, 2013

See Flying Lotus’ Soothing Sounds Set to a Black Okie Rodeo

Back in 2012, Flying Lotus teased the impending arrival of his gorgeously surreal album Until the Quiet Comes with a similarly blessed short film directed by…
Chris Martins / April 29, 2013

Hear El-P and Killer Mike Return as Run the Jewels on Lacerating ‘Get It’

The pairing of Brooklyn indie-rap luminary El-P and Atlanta revolutionist Killer Mike proved to be one of the most fruitful endeavors of last year, with…
Jordan Sargent / April 29, 2013

Stream Savages’ Intense Debut Album ‘Silence Yourself’

Savages have had SPIN's attention ever since their show-stealing performance at last year's CMJ Music Marathon. The post-punks followed that gig by landing on SPIN's…
Kyle McGovern / April 29, 2013

Hear Braids’ Looping ‘Amends,’ From June 12-Inch Album Preview

Braids' follow-up to 2011's Native Speaker is expected to surface this fall, but fans of the Montreal-based trio only have to wait until June 11…
Kyle McGovern / April 29, 2013

Watch Fuzz’s Punishing ‘Fuzz’s Fourth Dream’ Performance Video

Prolific West Coast garage punk Ty Segall just released "Music for a Film 1" under his own name, but the Bay Area guitar behemoth isn't…
Kyle McGovern / April 29, 2013

Two Out of Three Psychics Agree: Iggy Pop’s ‘Ready to Die’ Headed for Success

The brand new Iggy and the Stooges record is called Ready to Die, but fear not: Mr. Pop's fortune has been told and he'll be living…
Chris Martins / April 29, 2013

Hear Ty Segall’s Psych-Disco Instrumental ‘Music for a Film 1′

Ty Segall is a multifaceted dude. The garage-punk hero put out albums last year under his own name, with Ty Segall Band, and in collaboration with White…
Marc Hogan / April 29, 2013

See Depeche Mode Perform 1986’s ‘But Not Tonight’ Live for the First Time

Depeche Mode are on the cusp of kicking off their much-anticipated world tour in support of the recently released Delta Machine, but the English goth…
Kyle McGovern / April 29, 2013

Hear Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ Turned Into Bleak Folk Music

You may have thought you didn't need to hear yet another version of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," but that was before you realized what English trio…
Chris Martins / April 29, 2013

Dan Deacon GIFs Baltimore Artists in Interactive ‘Konono Ripoff No. 1′ Video

Dan Deacon's Record Store Day single "Konono Ripoff Nº1," named for Congolese junkyard percussion maestros Konono Nº1, offers two versions of the same song, each…
Marc Hogan / April 29, 2013
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