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See All of Death Grips’ Chaotic Thrill-Ride of a SXSW Set

If you didn't make it to Austin this year for South By Southwest but count yourself among SPIN's loyal readership, then you probably know what…
Chris Martins / April 4, 2013

Watch Huey Lewis Ax-Murder ‘Weird Al’ in ‘American Psycho’ Spoof

One of the greatest scenes in American Psycho finds Christian Bale, as Patrick Bateman, systematically explaining the excellence of a Huey Lewis and the News album to a…
Chris Martins / April 4, 2013

See Charli XCX Party at Home in ‘What I Like’ Video

On Monday we shared Charli XCX's excellent "What I Like" — an intimate yet glammed-up jam celebrating coupling that came as a breath of fresh…
Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

Watch Liars Enter the Matrix in ‘The Exact Color of Doubt’ Video

Liars thrilled and stunned on their more electronic-leaning last album WIXIW (pronounced "wish you") and one of the 2012 set's many highlights is the gossamer drifter…
Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Gunplay Plus Dubstep Minus Lil Wayne Equals Everything

This week's five songs are all over the place. We've got a bass remix, a #BASED club song, a rappin'-ass hero and problematic human being…
Brandon Soderberg / April 3, 2013

Stream Two ‘New’ Mad Season Tracks Sung By Screaming Trees’ Mark Lanegan

Esteemed grunge supergroup Mad Season reissued its sole studio album, 1995's Above, as an expansive three-disc box set yesterday (April 2), meaning fans can finally…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2013

Stream Weekend’s Post-Punk Prowler ‘Mirror’

Weekend forgo the shoegaze fuzz of their 2010 debut album, Sports, for taut post-punk on "Mirror," the lead single off the trio's upcoming sophomore LP,…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2013

Hear 2 Chainz’ One Verse on Fall Out Boy’s ‘My Songs Know What You Did in the Dark’ Remix

2 Chainz has been in the orbit of Fall Out Boy's return to music this year, appearing in the video for single "My Songs Know…
Jordan Sargent / April 3, 2013

Daft Punk’s ‘Collaborators’ Video Features Giorgio Moroder, ‘Random Access Memories’ Bits

Daft Punk hace shared the first in a series of videos fittingly called The Collaborators, which focuses on the artists that the Parisian electro-house duo…
Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

Hear Maria Minerva’s Entire ‘Bless’ EP, a Woozy Disco Prayer

Estonian lo-fi disco queen Maria Minerva has returned with the Bless EP, a woozy collection of hypnotic vocals and crisp beatwork that handily blurs the line…
SPIN Staff / April 3, 2013

Thurston Moore Shreds Mightily on ‘Gleo’; Talk Normal Destroy B-Side

UPDATE: Stereogum is streaming the softly folksy Lou Barlow contribution "Crack and Emerge" along with Dumb Numbers' psych-slacker delight "Last Night I had a Dream." Both…
Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

The-Dream and Fabolous Throw ‘Mad Men’-Ready Dance Party in ‘Slow It Down’ Video

A moment of silence, courtesy of the Radio Killa. The-Dream's humble plea for DJs to stop blasting EDM'd-up R&B probably won't be any more successful…
Marc Hogan / April 3, 2013

Watch the Sex Pistols’ Most Notorious Interview (Reenacted By the Amish)

On December 1, 1976, one television host's career was ruined just as a band's was being launched. When Queen were suddenly unavailable to visit London's Today…
Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

Paramore Leak New Album’s Latest Four-Song Installment

Paramore shared the first four tracks off their long-awaited, self-titled fourth album on Monday ("Fast in My Car," "Now," "Grow Up," and "Daydreaming"), and now the…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2013

Majical Cloudz Casts Father, of ‘Twin Peaks’ Fame, in Shadowy ‘Childhood’s End’ Video

On TV's Twin Peaks, actor Kenneth Welsh plays Windom Earle, protagonist Dale Cooper's former partner on the FBI and, without spoiling anything, a crucial figure in…
Marc Hogan / April 3, 2013

First Spin: Childish Major & Rome Fortune’s ‘Rights for Wrongs’

Which beat from producer Childish Major first grabbed your ears? It was presumably the stunning work he did on Rocko's "U.O.E.N.O." — a slowly molting…
Brandon Soderberg / April 3, 2013

Zone Out to James Blake’s Animated, Color-Swirling ‘Voyeur’ Video

James Blake's "Voyeur," from the U.K. producer's upcoming Overgrown (due out April 8 via Atlas/Republic), is on familiar ground. Blake's blue-eyed soul vocals repeat and run…
Marc Hogan / April 3, 2013

Watch Erykah Badu and Robert Glasper Debut Jazzy ‘Afro Blue’

One of the great things about South By Southwest is the convergence of every corner of the music world encourages collaborative performances between artists that…
Jordan Sargent / April 3, 2013

See Still Corners Run a Roller Rink in ‘Berlin Lovers’ Video

Still Corners are Tessa Murray and Greg Hughes, a London duo who seem to draw as much inspiration from the fundamentally rockist dream-pop movement as…
Chris Martins / April 3, 2013

Naam Plunge Deeper Into Psych-Sludge Void With ‘Vow’

Naam, peddlers of some of the heaviest psych-sludge currently blaring in Brooklyn, have expanded their color palette to include a synthier shade of Black Sabbath.
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2013
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