Hear DJ Rashad’s ‘Let it Go,’ a Lonely Junglist Daydream

Last year, SPIN took a feature-deep dive into Chicago's explosive footwork scene in part inspired by the movement's musical crown jewel, the Essential TEKLIFE Vol. 1 —…
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

Hear The-Dream Pretend He’s a Rapper on ‘TRON’

Last week, The-Dream teamed up with Fabolous for pretty soft-focus R. Kelly-style jam called “Slow it Down.” For that track, he implored DJs to trade…
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

Joanna Newsom Communes with an Owl in ‘The North Star Grassman and the Ravens’

Harp-equipped fairy queen Joanna Newsom may have delivered three albums’ worth of material for 2010’s “self-contained world of warmth” Have One on Me, but she’…
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

See Chance the Rapper as a Dancing Cartoon in ‘Good Ass Intro’ with John Legend

We know a good ass thing when we see it, and Chance the Rapper’s new song and video, “Good Ass Intro,” is accurately named indeed.
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

Paramore Share Love-Buzzed Single ‘Still Into You’ Via Shadow-Puppet Lyric Video

Love can be a battlefield, but it sure doesn’t have to be. “Now,” the first single from Paramore’s upcoming fourth album, hoisted a flag for…
Marc Hogan / March 14, 2013

Chief Keef Celebrates Freedom in Familiar ‘Now It’s Over’ Video

Chief Keef is out of juvenile detention, where he was serving a two-month sentence for violating his probation. He confirmed the release last night via…
Marc Hogan / March 14, 2013

Jay-Z Throws Down Gauntlet on Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’ Remix Clip

Kendrick Lamar's "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" is gaining more rappers on it, and by all indications the vibe is still intact. Jay-Z's engineer and DJ…
Marc Hogan / March 14, 2013

Stream Dave Grohl’s SXSW Keynote Address

Current SPIN cover star Dave Grohl continued his media domination today (March 14) by delivering the keynote address at South By Southwest 2013. (How the 44-year-old rocker/…
Kyle McGovern / March 14, 2013

Watch Yeah Yeah Yeahs Unleash Four New ‘Mosquito’ Tracks at SXSW

Yeah Yeah Yeahs have revealed a bit more of their upcoming album, Mosquito, due out on April 16 via Interscope (it's one of SPIN's 50 Album…
Marc Hogan / March 14, 2013

Thurston Moore and Blues Experimentalist Loren Connors to Drop Live Record Store Day LP

No Wave guitar legend, Sonic Youth founder, and Chelsea Light Moving frontman Thurston Moore has got a highly experimental Record Store Day gift in mind…
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

Hear AlunaGeorge Lovingly Cover ‘Jungle Book’ Classic ‘I Wanna Be Like You’

AlunaGeorge was our No. 3 pick for Best R&B Up-and-Comers of 2013 and the London duo has stayed strikingly busy living up to that designation since.
Chris Martins / March 14, 2013

Stream Japandroids, Iggy and the Stooges, and More Live From SXSW

Unless you've been trapped under some heavy furniture for the last few days, it shouldn't surprise you that South By Southwest 2013 is happening right…
Kyle McGovern / March 13, 2013

Hear AraabMuzik’s Moodily Stomping ‘Motion Picture’

Hot on the chain mail heels of his medieval-themed new music video for "The Prince Is Coming," AraabMuzik has shared another song off of his For…
Chris Martins / March 13, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Gucci Mane Can Act, Gucci Mane Can Sing, Gucci Can Do Anything!

We're changing things up. From here on out, look for our weekly round-up of the best rap songs on Wednesday. The "Friday Five" will focus on the…
Brandon Soderberg / March 13, 2013

Suicidal Tendencies Resurrected With First New Album in 13 Years

In case one way-overdue album titled 13 wasn't enough for you, there's another on the way. On March 26, Suicidal Tendencies will unleash 13, the…
Kyle McGovern / March 13, 2013

Black Sabbath Slate Back-to-Basics Album ’13’ for June

Months after Black Sabbath announced 13, the heavy metal gods' first album with Ozzy Osbourne in 35 years, the Masters of Reality have finally revealed the…
Kyle McGovern / March 13, 2013

See Christopher Owens Maintain His Mellow in ‘Here We Go Again’ Video

Former Girls frontman Christopher Owens may not have hit all of the marks with his considerably softened solo debut Lysandre, but the effort does come…
Chris Martins / March 13, 2013

David Byrne, Sigur Ros Soundtrack Trippy Cartoon Nightmares for Charity

Two years after the tragic 2011 earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan that killed thousands and devastated countless others, David Byrne and Sigur Rós are aiding…
Kyle McGovern / March 13, 2013

Download the Jay-Z-Super Nintendo Mashup Album Gamers Have Been Waiting For

“Nothing exceeds like excess,” Jay-Z affirms in his verse on Justin Timberlake’s recently inescapable “Suit & Tie.” Jay-Z mashups have undeniably been successful, from Danger…
Marc Hogan / March 13, 2013

See Cloud Nothings Shred Out a New Song at SXSW

Only a year ago we were talking to Cloud Nothings’ Dylan Baldi in hopes of unpacking the emotionally brutal majesty of his band’s SPIN Essential album Attack…
Chris Martins / March 13, 2013
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