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Pusha T Drops Boastful Kanye West-Produced Cut ‘Numbers on the Board’

"Our family Hov brought that real hip hop shit this morning so me and Pusha wanna keep that feeling going," Kanye West tweeted this afternoon,…
Daniel Kreps / April 11, 2013

James Blake Unfurls Two ‘Overgrown’ Stunners for BBC Radio Live Session

James Blake — fresh off the release of his "beautifully complex" sophomore album, Overgrown — dropped by the BBC's Maida Vale Studios recently to give a…
Kyle McGovern / April 11, 2013

Hear the Men’s Crunchy ‘New Moon’ Leftover ‘B Minor’

Fresh off the Men's SPIN-approved new album New Moon — the band's fourth LP in as many years — the prolific Brooklyn punk quintet are back…
Daniel Kreps / April 11, 2013

Hear Owen Swim Against Family History on Climactic ‘Bad Blood’

Mike Kinsella's musical pedigree is daunting enough. The Owen singer-songwriter belongs to an Illinois indie-rock family tree that includes his roles in Cap'n Jazz, American…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Watch Chance the Rapper and Hannibal Buress Spend $5K in ‘NaNa’ Video

Give a musician $5,000 to make a music video and the results would most likely be lackluster. Give a musician $5,000 and comedian Hannibal Buress,…
Daniel Kreps / April 11, 2013

Hear the National’s Gently Pulsing ‘Don’t Swallow the Cap’

The National continue to combine their familiar seriousness of purpose with a welcome wryness. The Brooklyn band's drummer, Bryan Devendorf, had said precisely that quality would…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Watch Cheyenne Mize’s Arresting ‘Among the Grey’ Video

In 2009, Cheyenne Mize released a 10-inch titled Among the Gold with Bonnie "Prince" Billy. But the younger Louisville, Kentucky-born singer and songwriter's upcoming album,…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Hear Nigga Fox’s Mind-Bending Mix of Kuduro, Batida, and Afro-House

Are you sitting down? You'd better be when you listen to "Meu Estilo," a 33-minute DJ mix from the Angolan-born, Lisbon-based musician Nigga Fox, because…
Philip Sherburne / April 11, 2013

Hear Coma Cinema’s Moving ‘Satan Made a Mansion’

Between 2009 and 2011, South Carolina native Mat Cothran penned three records worth of raw, crudely recorded post-adolescent anguish. He named the project Coma Cinema…
Colin Joyce / April 11, 2013

See Hot Chip Offshoot New Build Go Digi-Disco in ‘False Thing’ Video

There was a time when Hot Chip consisted merely of a few British disco geeks with a dream. The band has since mutated into a…
Chris Martins / April 11, 2013

LL Cool J’s Other Brad Paisley Collaboration, ‘Live for You,’ Is a Syrupy Love Ode

Do ladies still love cool James? It's possible, and the Clear Channel gods could certainly decide that men and women alike should be compelled to…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Watch How to Destroy Angels’ Haunting, Artfully Lit Inaugural Live Set

Trent Reznor's How to Destroy Angels, fresh off debut LP Welcome oblivion, are set to play Coachella this weekend. They warmed up last night with their…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Jay-Z Holds Class on Cuba, Obama, and Chief Keef on Regal ‘Open Letter’

Jay-Z has spent the past few years finding ways to transcend a hip-hop world where he had hit a ceiling. That meant writing books, releasing…
Marc Hogan / April 11, 2013

Hear Eluvium’s ‘Entendre,’ a Gentle Reverie From His ‘Nightmare Ending’ LP

Portland's Matthew Cooper is among those modern ambient music composers whose work has transcended a niche market and seeped its way into the ears of…
Chris Martins / April 11, 2013

Big K.R.I.T. Drops Near-Eponymous Mixtape ‘King Remembered in Time’

After a prolonged streak of prolificacy, classic Southern rap revivalist Big K.R.I.T. was quiet for much of 2012 after the release of his debut album…
Jordan Sargent / April 10, 2013

King Tuff Is Happily ‘Dancing on You’ in Fresh ‘Was Dead’ LP Leak

King Tuff blew back a lot of wigs with his glammed-up, snotty, and surprisingly wise self-titled album last year, but he's left his growing fanbase…
Chris Martins / April 10, 2013

Coachella 2013 Live Stream: Phoenix, Vampire Weekend, Postal Service, and Japandroids

Fans who weren't fortunate enough to snag a set of passes for this year's Coachella still have a shot at catching some of SPIN's 30…
Kyle McGovern / April 10, 2013

Hear Var’s ‘The World Fell,’ Industrial Techno From Iceage’s Singer

As evidenced by their thrilling new album You're Nothing, the Danish dudes in Iceage are hardcore punk classicists, which makes them the last band you'd expect…
Chris Martins / April 10, 2013

Watch Iceage’s Solemn In-Studio Performance of ‘Morals’

Iceage are a band that prefers dark corners and dank clubs, but they step into the spotlight for a live performance of "Morals," from their…
Jordan Sargent / April 10, 2013

Miguel and Kendrick Lamar Clink Bottles on ‘How Many Drinks’ Remix

On Miguel's excellent Kaleidoscope Dream, the alt-R&B maestro asks "How Many Drinks?" On Kendrick Lamar's fantastic good kid, m.A.A.D. city, the Compton MC answers: enough…
Chris Martins / April 10, 2013
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