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Vampire Weekend Soak Up Steve Buscemi’s Weirdness in ‘Unstaged’ Trailer Video

Vampire Weekend's Steve Buscemi-guided transformation into offbeat characters worthy of the actor and director continues. First the Coachella-performing New York band, set to release new…
Marc Hogan / April 15, 2013

Danny Brown Chats Up Charli XCX on Sharp-Tongued ‘What I Like’ Remix

"All along I wanted someone to vibe with," Charli XCX sorta-raps on "What I Like," her love-stoned new video selection. Now that someone thrillingly turns…
Marc Hogan / April 15, 2013

Watch Anika’s Dreamy, Foreboding ‘I Go to Sleep’ Video

In SPIN's recent cover story on the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, frontwoman Karen O and guitarist Nick Zinner agreed that two albums provided the ever-adaptable trio…
Kyle McGovern / April 15, 2013

Watch the 5 Best Sets From Coachella 2013’s First Weekend

Coachella 2013's first weekend is over, but it's still alive online. SPIN has already carefully cataloged our favorite sets from Friday and Saturday, plus our…
Marc Hogan / April 15, 2013

Watch PSY Act Like a Creep, Thrust His Crotch in ‘Gentleman’ Video

Yesterday, when PSY finally unleashed "Gentleman", the follow-up single to last year's relentless "Gangnam Style", SPIN's Marc Hogan observed that the EDM-indebted K-Pop track's true…
Kyle McGovern / April 13, 2013

Watch Sally Shapiro’s Storybook-Disco ‘If It Doesn’t Rain’ Video

Sally Shapiro, the team of a pseudoynmous Swedish singer and her Giorgio Moroder-minded producer Johan Agebjörn, released a new album earlier this year called Somewhere Else. It…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Iron & Wine Gets Lost in a Lover’s Wilderness in Stop-Motion ‘Joy’ Video

Sam Beam recently told SPIN the melodically sophisticated yet rough and human work of Harry Nilsson and Ram-era Paul McCartney came up as the singer-songwriter was…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Diddy Performed at ‘Wrestlemania,’ Enough Said, Right?

There's a new Jay-Z song out about Cuba or something? Don't even worry about it, though. We've got RiFF RAFF out-Franco-ing James Franco, Diddy hanging…
Brandon Soderberg / April 12, 2013

Watch Carmen Villain’s Grimly Chilling ‘Easy’ Video

Perhaps as a nod to her professional-model-turned-singer-songwriter origin story, Carmen Villain — a.k.a. Carmen Maria Hillestad, former cover girl for Vogue, Glamour, Nylon, Elle, and…
Kyle McGovern / April 12, 2013

Basement Jaxx Return With the Rousing, Uproarious ‘Back 2 the Wild’

The last we heard from Basement Jaxx, in 2011, they were scoring the South London-based sci-fi flick Attack the Block and collaborating with the 60-piece…
Philip Sherburne / April 12, 2013

Major Lazer’s ‘Watch Out for This (Bumaye)’ Video Inspires Awesome Dancing

Major Lazer's original conceit involved a cartoon Jamaican commando, and now Diplo's dancehall-toking project has gone to Kingston for its latest video. Kingston in 1993,…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Frank Ocean Flashes Back to Last Summer in Sumptuous, Split-Screen ‘Lost’ Video

This time last year, Frank Ocean was about to perform at Coachella. channel ORANGE was still a few months away, as was his touching letter about…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Without Music, Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ Video Is Just Some Dork Terrorizing a Store

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' video for omnipresent hit "Thrift Shop" was always pretty goofy. Hell, it starts with a fur-wearing Macklemore riding a scooter toward…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Hear Moon King’s Shimmering, Sharp-Edged ‘Obsession II’ Record Store Day EP

Moon King's Obsession II EP comes out on Record Store Day, April 20, via Fucked Up guitarist Mike Haliechuk's One Big Silence label. The Toronto band's…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Download Cassie’s Raw, Rapper-Loaded ‘RockaByeBaby’ Mixtape

Cassie makes another welcome return, this time with a murder's row of popular rappers (and a couple of her fellow R&B singers).Last year, Cassie —…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Watch Ski Lodge Infiltrate a Suicide Cult in ‘Just to Be Like You’ Video

Ski Lodge's latest single may be titled "Just to Be Like You," but the glistening jangler's just-released video might as well be a PSA about…
Kyle McGovern / April 12, 2013

Watch Arty Hardcore Criminals Coliseum Get Arrested in Their ‘Bad Will’ Video

Hardcore bulldozers Coliseum are but weeks away from releasing their fourth full-length album Sister Faith. In anticipation of the April 30th drop date, they've already…
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 12, 2013

Beastie Boys’ MCA Honored in Art: Watch the Animated Video

As the anniversary of MCA's passing approaches next month, tributes to the late Beastie Boys member will probably be everywhere. Ego Trip points to an…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013

Stream Holograms’ ‘Disintegration’-Flavored Return ‘Flesh and Bone’

Less than a year ago, we introduced you to Holograms via their calamitous self-titled debut album. Now, the Swedish proto-punks have the set the stage…
Daniel Kreps / April 12, 2013

Hear PSY’s ‘Gangnam’-Like, EDM-Rap Galloper ‘Gentleman’

PSY, the international pop mainstream's toast of 2012, got off to a rough start in 2013. A Diplo remix featuring 2 Chainz couldn't help but underline…
Marc Hogan / April 12, 2013
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