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Watch Chief Keef’s Menacing ‘Where He Get It’ Video

Chief Keef has let new material leak out on a slow drip since returning home from jail in March, with tracks coming in the form…
Jordan Sargent / April 10, 2013

Stream Cumulus’ Overcast ‘Do You Remember’

Nostalgia has its limits, but the sense of invulnerability that comes automatically with youth is hard to let go. The title question of "Do You…
Marc Hogan / April 10, 2013

Hear Speedy Ortiz’ Noise-Pop Knockout ‘Ka-Prow!’

As Speedy Ortiz prep their debut album, the western Massachusetts band boasts an eye-catching noise-pop pedigree: the SPIN CMJ 2012 mixtape selectees will be opening…
Marc Hogan / April 10, 2013

The Knife Dissect ‘Shaking the Habitual’ in Sprawling Short Film

The Knife unsheathed their Essential new album, Shaking the Habitual, today (April 9), and to commemorate the 98-minute full-length's release, sister-brother duo Karin Dreijer-Anderson and Olof…
Kyle McGovern / April 9, 2013

See Kevin Gates Unravel Hood Horror Stories in ‘IDGAF’ Video

Based upon the strength of his latest mixtape, The Luca Brasi Story, unsung Young Money-Cash Money rapper Kevin Gates not only became one of SPIN's Best…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: Ammbush’s ‘Ammbaataa’

There's not much information out there on Oakland producer-rapper Ammbush. He has made beats for DaVinci ("Champion," "Quit Playin'") and Main Attrakionz ("Wings"), and his…
Brandon Soderberg / April 9, 2013

Watch the Soft Moon’s Drug-Filled, Bare-Breasted, and Very NSFW ‘Want’ Video

The Soft Moon now officially have the most unsettling trilogy of music videos in 2013. Following the static-soaked "Die Life" and the metaphysical "Insides" is…
Kyle McGovern / April 9, 2013

Hear Sam Amidon’s Heartstring-Strumming ‘My Old Friend’

Well-loved independent folkie Sam Amidon will release his next album with the estimable Nonesuch Records, Brooklyn Vegan reports. According to the label's website, Bright Sunny South…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

Nicki Minaj Is the Worst Fake Piano Player in ‘Up in Flames’ Video

Nicki Minaj has shared a new video from Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded — The Re-Up, her November album that was actually a reissue of her…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

Watch Cloud Nothings Play Two Vintage Cuts Live at SPIN House

Cloud Nothings were in peak form at the SPIN House in Austin during this year's South by Southwest, where they dropped by for a blistering…
SPIN Staff / April 9, 2013

Hear Ex-Shins Members Sad Baby Wolf’s Full Emotive ‘Electric Sounds’

Marty Crandall and Neal Langford, both former members of the Shins, have returned to Albuquerque for new band Sad Baby Wolf. That homecoming feels crucial…
Marc Hogan / April 9, 2013

Watch Thom Yorke and Nigel Godrich Teach Teenage Girls to Love Their Bodies

The last time Rookie asked a grown man a question, Morrissey told those happy little tweens that "life is a very serious business for the…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

J. Cole Murders Miguel in ‘Power Trip’ Video, Talib Kweli Steals His Mojo for ‘Come Here’

Back in February we shared "Power Trip," a J. Cole song about obsession that features a clutch assist from Alt-R&B king Miguel. The track hails…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

Watch Chelsea Light Moving Debut Chocolate-Inspired ‘The Ecstasy’ Live on KEXP

Chelsea Light Moving make artfully messy noise-rock look almost too easy. If Thurston Moore's first album with his expert new band showed Sonic Youth's hiatus…
Marc Hogan / April 9, 2013

Watch the Strobe-Heavy Video for RP Boo’s Footwork Anthem ‘Speakers R-4 (Sounds)’

It's hard to shake the nagging suspicion that electronic dance music is getting awfully, worryingly polite — but don't blame RP Boo. The Chicago native's…
Philip Sherburne / April 9, 2013

Paramore Whirl With Ballerinas in Exuberant ‘Still Into You’ Video

Paramore's self-titled album is out today, and as our reviewer Theon Weber wrote, recalling that frontwoman Hayley Williams sometimes wears a "BEWARE OF YOU" shirt: "Listen…
Marc Hogan / April 9, 2013

Hear Bot’Ox’s Epic ‘The Face of Another’ and Download Raudive’s Remix

Following "Basement Love" and "2.4.1," "The Face of Another" is the third single that France's Bot'Ox are releasing in advance of their upcoming album, Sans…
Philip Sherburne / April 9, 2013

Hear Coyote Clean Up’s Lo-Fi Disco Romp ‘AWESOME LUV’

Coyote Clean Up is another alias of Detroit house usurper Ice Cold Chrissy, a DJ/producer with a distinct, lo-fi-meets-high-tech style. His approach might best be…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

Watch Sole and Gold Panda’s Tape-Warped ‘Extremophile’ Clip

Indie-rap fans lamented the news when Sole parted ways with Anticon, the label he founded, a few years back. But ever since he moved to…
Chris Martins / April 9, 2013

Watch Nightlands’ Dreamy ‘Born to Love’ Video

Nightlands' Dave Hartley explored the sci-fi side of his "silver man" aesthetic in the video to "I Fell in Love With a Feeling," and now, the War on…
Kyle McGovern / April 9, 2013
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