Hear the Flaming Lips’ Full, Intense ‘The Terror’ a Week Early

Pavement's final album was called Terror Twilight. "The Terror, by the Dawn's Early Light," doesn't have quite the same ring, but the Flaming Lips' latest, space-is-the-place…
Marc Hogan / April 8, 2013

Hear Mykki Blanco Get Bleakly ‘Bugged Out!!!!’ With Supreme Cuts

Mykki Blanco was supposed to deliver her new EP, Betty Rubble: The Initiation, in March but instead left us with a single rugged heater to…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Ray J to Kanye: ‘I Hit It First’

Ray J is Brandy's little brother, and he once had sex with Kim Kardashian and filmed it. You may remember that sex tape, which was…
Jordan Sargent / April 5, 2013

Watch Tim Vocals Turn Himself in to Police in ‘Next’ Video

One of SPIN's Best R&B of 2013 picks has been arrested. So-called goon singer Tim Vocals has released a new video for his Weeknd interpretation "Next,"
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Rick Ross Distances Himself From Rapists as Anti-Rape Group Protests Reebok Store

So, this is well-timed. And by "well" we mean "terribly." Rick Ross — who is now officially "embattled rapper Rick Ross" as the controversy surrounding…
Jordan Sargent / April 5, 2013

Cannibal Ox Return With Three New ‘Gotham’ Songs, Their First Fresh Material in 13 Years

Indie-rap icons Cannibal Ox have shared their first new sounds since announcing their return late last year. What began as a simple reunion show quickly…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

See Colin Stetson and Justin Vernon’s ‘And in Truth’ Echo Over a Frozen Wilderness

Bon Iver sax man Colin Stetson is a master of focus and mood — a baritone brass-wielding genius who can create entire emotional arcs and…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Watch the National’s Three New Songs From a Secret Show in Berlin

The National played an unannounced show last night at Berlin's Michelberger Hotel, and as Pitchfork and Consequence of Sound point out, videos of three new…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Young Jeezy Goes Hyphy, Leaves the Trap to Everybody Else

1. Mykki Blanco Live @ the Metro Gallery, Baltimore, MD 3/30: At this point, the only reason why Mykki Blanco isn't getting all-over-the-Internet love for picking…
Brandon Soderberg / April 5, 2013

Hear Ghostface Killah and Adrian Younge’s Head-Knocking ‘Murder Spree’

"There's a dozen ways to die / Six million ways to do it / Let's go through it," Ghostface Killah roars at the start of…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

Hear Fall Out Boy’s Strummy, Triumphant ‘Young Volcanoes’

Fall Out Boy have shared new song "Young Volcanoes" to coincide with tickets going on sale for the reunited emo-poppers' upcoming arena tour. And an…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

The Knife Bless ‘A Tooth for an Eye’ With Pursuit Grooves’ Left-Field Techno

It's been a big week for the Knife. On Tuesday (April 2), they began streaming their entire new record, their first in seven years, Shaking…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

See Vicky Cryer Smash Guitars Underwater in ‘Synthetic Love’

Jason Hill initially made his name with the cheeky garage-rock gang Louis XIV, but he's been incredibly busy behind the scenes since that band went on…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Hear the Numerators’ ‘Dead,’ a Far-Out Frequency from Suicide Squeeze’s Singles Series

Lubbock, Texas isn't known for much of anything except UFO sightings, a really bad tornado and Buddy Holly, who was born there in 1936. But…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Paramore Debut Tender ‘Hate to See Your Heart Break,’ Cover Alt-J for BBC

Paramore's self-titled album, out on April 9, piles on booming gospel choirs, squeaky synths, twinkly glockenspiels, whimsical ukuleles, and whatever else producer Justin Meldal-Johnsen (M83,…
Marc Hogan / April 5, 2013

Hear Danny Brown’s Diplo-Inspired Twerk Tribute ‘#ExpressYourself’

As Diplo's just-shy-of-a-million Twitter followers are no doubt very familiar, the in-demand producer has given the so-called twerk a wholehearted embrace. Shortly after releasing his…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Hear Peter Rosenberg’s ‘New York Renaissance’ Mixtape, a Snapshot of a Scene in Flux

Forget your freshmen lists and cool it with the hottest MCs (well, unless you're looking at SPIN's picks) — Hot 97's Peter Rosenberg has dropped…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Hear Dan Deacon’s ‘Konono Ripoff No. 1,’ a Record Store Day Tribute to the DRC

Dan Deacon joins the impressive spate of awesome artists doing Record Store Day exclusives — Pussy Galore, Jack White, MGMT, and Black Lips to name…
Chris Martins / April 5, 2013

Preview Bibio’s ‘Silver Wilkinson’ Album, an Organic Electronic Dream

British beatsmith and dream-pop producer Bibio is prepping his seventh album for a May 14 release. We're still not sure what a Silver Wilkinson is, but…
Chris Martins / April 4, 2013

Alice in Chains’ ‘Funny or Die’ Video Is Cameo Heavy, Light on LOLs

To celebrate the release of their upcoming fifth album, Alice in Chains have teamed with Funny or Die for a mockumentary honoring the grunge legends'
Kyle McGovern / April 4, 2013
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