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Watch PSY’s Stadium-Shaking ‘Gentleman’ Live Debut

PSY performed his chart-climbing "Gangnam Style" follow-up "Gentleman" live for the first time on April 13 during his arena-sized Happening concert live-stream. Now, fans who either…
Kyle McGovern / April 26, 2013

Hear 59 Songs About Patton Oswalt, All Written by One Dude

Look, Patton Oswalt's a busy dude. Of late, he's been defending the good name of humanity against real-life scumbags in between acting stints on FX's Justified, NBC's Parks &…
Chris Martins / April 26, 2013

Watch the Pastels Preview First Album in 16 Years With ‘Check My Heart’ Video

It's been 16 years since the Pastels have released an album, but the Glaswegian indie-poppers will doff their caps back into the ring on May 28…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

Hear TEEN’s Gossamer Dream-Pop Single ‘Paradise’

"Paradise" is the brand new single from the Brooklyn dream-pop quartet TEEN, and it finds them expanding their hazy sprawl to just a hair over…
Jordan Sargent / April 25, 2013

Hear Atoms for Peace Pensively Rework Four Tet’s ‘Pyramid’

Left-field dance busybody Four Tet is known for churning out high-quality remixes — he recently did some excellent damage to Justin Timberlake's "Suit & Tie,"
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

Watch Colin Stetson’s Eerie ‘Among the Sef’ Video

SPIN noted recently that Bon Iver bandmember and solo saxophonist Colin Stetson tends to repeat the following story while performing live: "There's this whale that…
Kyle McGovern / April 25, 2013

Bosnian Rainbows Go Around the World in Six Minutes With ‘Turtle Neck’ Video

The Mars Volta is dead but Bosnian Rainbows beam on. That latest band to emerge from the beloved prog posse — featuring Omar Rodríguez-López along…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

Hear Nas’ Unearthed Pre-‘Illmatic’ Demo Tape

April has for some reason been a goldmine for mixtapes made by famous rappers before anyone knew who they were. First there was Young Nigga…
Jordan Sargent / April 25, 2013

See Caitlin Rose Toast Marital Ambivalence in ‘Pink Champagne’ Video

Caitlin Rose's SPIN Essential new album The Stand-In is chock full of gorgeous tunes that strike an enigmatic balance between her "cheerful sparkle and dark…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

Sia Shares Over-the-Top ‘Gatsby’ Torch Song ‘Kill & Run’

As with another movie starring Leonard DiCaprio, spoiler alerts aren't required for The Great Gatsby. F. Scott Fitzgerald's book came out, what, 88 years ago? And…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: De La Soul Get Cranky Gracefully

De La Soul "Get Away (feat. the Spirit of the Wu)"De La Soul's brand new, totally oldhead track, "Get Away," samples the Wu Tang Forever…
Brandon Soderberg / April 25, 2013

Hear World’s End Press Lord Over the Dance Floor With ‘Deadbeat Sweetheart’

Melbourne crew World's End Press have been flying under the radar, but that should change soon. The Australian four-piece just stepped out of the studio…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

Hear Daft Punk’s ‘Get Lucky’ Get Hacked in New 8-Bit Remix

With their new album Random Access Memories, Daft Punk bring their sound back three or four decades, to the era of Quincy Jones and collaborators Nile…
Jordan Sargent / April 25, 2013

Disclosure Document a Romantic European Trip in Gorgeous ‘You & Me’ Video

Disclosure can do no wrong lately, and that goes for the U.K. dance producers' videos, too. Brother duo Guy and Howard Lawrence have found —…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2013

Download Two Dreamy RxGibbs Remixes by Glenn Jackson and Kid Smpl

Last we heard from Oakland's Glenn Jackson, he was whipping up billowing analog house jams for Brooklyn's Ceremony Recordings — a sunset-cruise soundtrack with just…
Philip Sherburne / April 25, 2013

Beyonce Teases Smoldering ‘Standing on the Sun’ in Beach-y Commercial

Beyoncé's last album, 4, burned with grown-up, husband-and-wife-shit passion on songs like "Love on Top" and "Countdown." Her latest offering, "Standing on the Sun," further…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2013

Stream Dirty Projectors’ Clap-Along Remix of Phoenix’s ‘Entertainment’

Phoenix's "Entertainment" keeps proving its value, whether as arty entertainment or as entertaining art (or whatever else!), and Dirty Projectors' playful remix is the latest…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2013

Hear Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Post-Rock Cover of Lindstrom’s ‘Ra-ako-st’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's just-out sophomore album II has delivered plenty of gems on their behalf: There's the "Swim and Sleep" video where puppets masturbate, the "So…
Chris Martins / April 25, 2013

See Beyonce Shake Out Her Timbaland-Produced ‘Grown Woman’ Live in Paris

We got a taste — a sweet and fizzy taste — of Beyoncé's "Grown Woman" earlier this month in a Pepsi ad that managed to…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2013

Daughn Gibson Signs to Sub Pop, Shares Drawling and Dynamic ‘The Sound of Law’

Daughn Gibson's music is as rich as his back story. The guy is a "honkey-tonk spaceman who, at one time, earned his daily wage as…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2013
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