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See Trinidad James Get Devilish in Trinidad for ‘Females Welcomed’ Video

Everyone's traveling for their videos these days. A$AP Rocky and Skrillex hit the Dominican Republic for "Wild for the Night." Thunderbird Gerard took a trip…
Chris Martins / March 28, 2013

See Phosphorescent’s Epic Fight for Freedom in ‘Song for Zula’

Phosphorescent's Muchacho is a graceful thing — a strikingly personal and naked sixth album from Matthew Houck, which, as he recently explained to SPIN, was…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

Iamsu! Is the Laid-Back Life of the Party in ‘Don’t Stop’ Video

Iamsu!'s KILT mixtape made the leap from one of the year's most slept-on rap releases to a top ranking in SPIN's Best Hip-Hip Albums of 2012. But…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

Kid Cudi Put Michael Bolton on His New Album ‘INDICUD’

Frank Ocean collaborated with John Mayer on channel ORANGE, and for a second there, a few folks believed that Tyler, the Creator was working with…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

Thee Oh Sees Bring Mythical Mid-Life Crisis to Life in ‘Minotaur’ Video

When Thee Oh Sees shared "Minotaur," the closing track off the San Francisco garage geniuses' upcoming Floating Coffins album (out April 16 via Castle Face…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Hear Pharmakon’s Industrial Death-Rattler ‘Crawling on Bruised Knees’

New York-based noise brutalist Margaret Chardiet made it onto SPIN's Best New Artists roundup recently for her "apocalyptically visceral" Pharmakon project. The Sacred Bones label will…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

Watch Tricky’s Foreboding, Protester-Filled ‘Does It’ Video

There's no question mark in the title of the second song to emerge from Tricky's forthcoming album False Idols. Surely that's intentional. The video for "Does…
Marc Hogan / March 27, 2013

The Coathangers’ Dizzy-in-Love ‘Merry Go Round’ Video Includes Actual Coathangers

...And you will know them by the trail of broken hearts. Atlanta garage-rock ragers the Coathangers, currently touring Europe with Trail of Dead, tend more…
Marc Hogan / March 27, 2013

Preview Ghostface Killah’s Gritty, RZA-Produced Comic Book ‘Twelve Reasons to Die’

Ghostface Killah's Twelve Reasons to Die isn't just a promising new album powered by the searing soul production of Adrian Younge. It's also a comic book…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

Passion Pit Stalk a Girl’s Romantic History in ‘Cry Like a Ghost’ Video

Passion Pit spied on a troubled couple's cycle of bickering for last month's "Carried Away" music video, and now the Michael Angelakos-led synth-poppers bounce between…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Laura Marling Gets Shakespearean: Preview Her ‘As You Like It’ Songs

Laura Marling has never been one to shy away from canonical ghosts, but now she's taking that a few centuries further. The U.K. singer and…
Marc Hogan / March 27, 2013

See Dead Gaze’s Suburban Surrealist ‘I Found the Ending’

Dead Gaze main man R. Cole Furlow had a simple enough goal while making the video for "I Found the Ending," a dreamy head-banger set…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Watch Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside’s Boozy, Flirty ‘Party Kids’ Clip

Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside recently celebrated the release of their sophomore album, Untamed Beast, by playing a pair of sold-out gigs at the Wonder Ballroom,…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Hear the Subliminal Kid’s Electro Remix of Melt Yourself Down’s Ethiopian Skronk

Ethiopian jazz-funk will not be gentrified. That's the message of Melt Yourself Down, a hard-charging London six-piece made up of members of Acoustic Ladyland, Hello…
Philip Sherburne / March 27, 2013

Listen to Fuzz’s Careening ‘Sleigh Ride’

As SPIN's David Bevan wrote in his cover profile of Ty Segall last fall, the San Franciscan garage-punk cyclone's newly formed outfit is so aptly…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Alkaline Trio, Mudhoney, Caveman, CHVRCHES, and More

It's Wednesday — you know the drill. Grab a pair of headphones and drift through the 10 ready-to-stream albums below.1) Alkaline Trio, My Shame Is…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

Watch Wax Fang’s Zombie-Filled ‘Dawn of the Dead of the Night of the Hunter’ Video

When Wax Fang unleashed the video for "Mirror Mirror," the title track off the Louisville rockhounds' 2012 EP, SPIN name-dropped The Lord of the Rings…
Kyle McGovern / March 27, 2013

See the White Mandingos Look for Trouble in ‘The Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me’

At the top of the month, we met the White Mandingos, a bizarrely named group whose membership is equally out-there: Los Angeles undie-rap mainstay Murs,…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2013

AraabMuzik Previews Tour With Bare-Bones ‘The Prince is Coming’ Live Video

AraabMuzik went all medieval for the video to "The Prince Is Coming," a muscle-flexing banger off his most recent mixtape, For Professional Use Only. Now the Rhode…
Kyle McGovern / March 26, 2013

Hear Bleached’s Disturbed Earworm ‘Dead in Your Head’

Bleached sisters Jessica and Jennifer Clavin cut their teeth with surf-tinged noise-punk posse Mika Miko, but their new focus channels their former freneticism into powerful…
Chris Martins / March 26, 2013
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