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Long Beard Meanders Peacefully on ‘Porch’ Single

The damp guitar loops and hushed ballads that New Brunswick-based songwriter Leslie Bear has been recording under the name Long Beard trail off like half-finished…
Colin Joyce / August 5, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Low, Bob Moses, TRAAMS, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from an Old Line State…
SPIN Staff / August 4, 2015

Deadmau5-Approved ATTLAS Gets Dreamily Melancholic on ‘Beside’

When ATTLAS released his floating, cinematic remix of Deadmau5's "Aural Psynapse," many listeners thought the moniker was just another alias of Joel Zimmerman's — that is, until…
Harley Brown / August 4, 2015

The Feelies’ Glenn Mercer Debuts the Lovely, Lilting Instrumental ‘Hana’

Anyone familiar with the New Jersey jangle-rock mainstays the Feelies understands the gift leader Glenn Mercer has for easy rhythms and casually adventurous melodies. Now, on…
Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2015

No Devotion Get Wet in Visual for Stormy Single ‘Addition’

Thursday frontman Geoff Rickly kept himself busy post-post-hardcore fame. Of late he's taken part in the the experimental punk act United Nations and headed up…
Colin Joyce / August 3, 2015

Melanie Martinez Slips Into Surrealist Mayhem in Arresting ‘Sippy Cup’ Video

Melanie Martinez is one of those artists whose songs you'll always remember for the exact moment you heard them for the first time. A former Voice contestant…
Brennan Carley / July 30, 2015

Deaf Wish Pray For ‘Pain’ on New Full-Length

When Deaf Wish first joined forces it was a reluctant communion. The quartet had no expectations of turning the band into a long-term commitment: "let's…
Margaret Farrell / July 30, 2015

RAC Boots Up a Nintendo-Era Throwback on Glitchy New Track, ‘Falling Hard’

When SPIN spoke to André Allen Anjos, the artist more commonly known as RAC, last month, he told us that his next song was going to sound "like…
James Grebey / July 29, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Skylar Spence, Chelsea Wolfe, Craig Finn, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Scandinavian club royalty,…
SPIN Staff / July 28, 2015

Obnox Sears Corneas on ‘Look to the Sun’ Single

Obnox is the recording project of Cleveland songwriter Lamont "Bim" Thomas. He's one of those insanely prolific punk types, casually launching off dozens of garage-y,…
Colin Joyce / July 28, 2015

Chad Valley Croons Confidently on New Tropical House Track ‘True’

Chad Valley's last album, Young Hunger, was a bucolic exercise in beachside '80s jams that featured kindred spirits like Twin Shadow, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, and…
Harley Brown / July 28, 2015

Redlight and Mobb Deep’s Prodigy Have Their Eyes on the Sky in ‘Lion Jungle’ Video

London-based producer Redlight has stormed out of the gates over the past few months with a pair of head-spinning collaborations with Tinashe and Mobb Deep's…
Colin Joyce / July 28, 2015

High Tides Bake in the Sun on Bleary Self-Titled LP

SoCal  duo High Tides has been churning out vaseline-smeared synth-pop since 2011, but after years of support from Black Moth Super Rainbow's Tom Fec (a.k.a.
Colin Joyce / July 24, 2015

Gwenno Aims for the Light on ‘Golau Arall’ Single

Gwenno Saunders was a longtime member of the British pop group the Pipettes but her solo work is something is a little more weird and…
Colin Joyce / July 23, 2015

El Ten Eleven Pay Loving Homage to ‘Peter and Jack’ on New Song

Los Angeles post-rock veterans El Ten Eleven have unveiled a new track called "Peter and Jack," but the men of the title aren't just vague…
Rachel Brodsky / July 23, 2015

Metric Voyage Through ‘Tron’-Like History of Boomboxes in ‘Too Bad, So Sad’

Metric might be gunning for the second most famous "Woo hoo!" in the alternative music canon after Blur's "Song 2" with the new single off their forthcoming album, Pagans…
Harley Brown / July 23, 2015

Self-Help Speaker Sparks an Uprising in Flosstradamus, GTA, and Lil Jon’s ‘Prison Riot’ Video

Motivational speakers have offered dubious life advice to the dead-eyed masses for years, but there finally seems to be one worth listening to. In a…
Colin Joyce / July 22, 2015

Doubting Thomas Cruise Control Settle for Ennui on ‘Soft Focus’

"You don't know my name / And I don't think that will change," shrugs lead singer Bobby Cardos in Doubting Thomas Cruise Control's second single…
Rachel Brodsky / July 22, 2015

‘Shake Your Hands’ With Monika and Andrew Wyatt on New Single

Monika Christodoulou's upcoming album Secret in the Dark is not technically her debut — she's released two well-received albums in her native Greece — but her latest single…
Tree Palmedo / July 22, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Calvin Harris, YG, Rustie, SPORTS, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from yelping synth-soul-turned-hip-hop experimentalists,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 21, 2015
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