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Yung Are ‘Burning Bodies’ on Fiery New Single

Danish punk quartet Yung are, well, young, but the band, led by 21-year-old vocalist Mikkel Holm Silkjær, make nuanced rock with a veteran's edge. So it's…
Tree Palmedo / July 9, 2015

Palehound Envies ‘Healthier Folk’ in Pained New Song

"I only feel half right around healthier folk," Palehound — aka 21-year-old Ellen Kempner — complains in her new single, a trudging, mid-tempo attempt at…
Rachel Brodsky / July 8, 2015

PWR BTTM Pick At Ripe ‘Ugly Cherries’ For New LP

PWR BTTM  have noted their influences as "Kylie Minogue" and genre as "Cheekbones" on their Facebook page, yet the sound of duo Ben Hopkins and Liv…
Margaret Farrell / July 8, 2015

Get ‘Found’ by Australian Producer cln on Dazzling New Jam

In the midst of his first-ever Australian tour, Brisbane downtempo producer cln is releasing a new EP, entitled Found, out today. Here, he shares the…
Andrew Unterberger / July 7, 2015

Girls Names Understand What it Means to Be ‘A Hunger Artist’

Girls Names, a Belfast-based post-punk foursome, stare down the realities of a musician's life in their new single "A Hunger Artist" — taken from the band's upcoming…
Rachel Brodsky / July 7, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Crystal Castles, Ought, Prince, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from indie ravers, Montreal…
SPIN Staff / July 7, 2015

Skylar Spence Sparks a Dance-Pop Daydream in ‘Can’t You See’ Video

Skylar Spence is crowning himself a Prom King on his September LP for Carpark Records, and his newest video picks up his long-running concern with…
Colin Joyce / July 7, 2015

Between the Buried and Me Share Prog-Metal Masterclass ‘Coma Ecliptic’

Between the Buried and Me find the time to do a lot of things on their cartwheeling prog-metal exercises, but they don't often take a…
Colin Joyce / July 6, 2015

Civil Twilight Tell the ‘Story of an Immigrant’ on New LP

Three of the four members of Civil Twilight — all except keyboardist Kevin Dailey — are immigrants, having relocated from Cape Town, South Africa to…
Tree Palmedo / July 6, 2015

Hey Anna Find Sublime Median Between the City and Sea on ‘Run Koko’

Fronted by sisters Anna, Katie, and Erin Rauch-Sasseen, Hey Anna is a family affair that specializes in ethereal harmonies reminiscent of '00s indie-pop greats Feist, Chairlift, and…
Margaret Farrell / July 6, 2015

Watch Cosmo Sheldrake Play ‘Pelicans We’ in a Budapest Bathhouse

British multi-instrumentalist Cosmo Sheldrake likes to perform his electro-folk songs in strange, strange places — a working laundrette, the middle of a tiny model village,…
James Grebey / July 2, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Meek Mill, Owen Pallett, Caspian, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from post-rock revivalists, in-demand…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2015

Stream Westkust’s Loud and Sunny Debut ‘Last Forever’

If you squint, you might mistake Sweden's Westkust for a dreamy L.A. rock band — and not just because of their name. Indeed, the band's fluffy melodies would fit comfortably…
Tree Palmedo / June 30, 2015

Knuckle Puck Set Amps and Emotions to Max on ‘True Contrite’

Chicago pop-punk unit Knuckle Puck are currently traversing the country with the 2015 Vans Warped Tour, but that hasn't stopped them from dropping morsels for…
Tree Palmedo / June 30, 2015

Philadelphia Collins Rock Out Like Animals on ‘Dogsbody’

Philadelphia Collins is a side project for all involved, but while their music is loose, it never feels tossed off. The post-punk duo, which comprises Speedy Ortiz's…
Tree Palmedo / June 30, 2015

Bang Gang Explores Dark Rooms in New Video for ‘Sabazios O’

Last week, Bardi Johnansson — the Icelandic songwriter who makes music as Bang Gang — released The Wolves Are Whispering, his first album since 2008. Now, he's released a video for the…
Tree Palmedo / June 29, 2015

Erick Morillo Enters the House of God on ‘The Restorer’

Earlier this month, house music legend and iconic Ibiza presence Erick Morillo — whom the uninitiated might already know, though not by name, from his alter-ego…
Harley Brown / June 26, 2015

Kacey Musgraves Breaks Down the Origins of ‘Cup of Tea’

Earlier this week, Kacey Musgraves served up Pageant Material, her stellar sophomore album that features the self-assured anthem "Cup of Tea." In an exclusive behind-the-scenes…
Brennan Carley / June 26, 2015

RÜFÜS DU SOL Capture Beachside Beats in ‘You Were Right’

At first, it's surprising that RÜFÜS DU SOL have mostly recorded their sunny blasts of tropical house in the world's chillier climates: the Australian live electronic…
Harley Brown / June 25, 2015

Man Overboard Are Weighed Down By ‘Heavy Love’ on New Album

"I guess it's just like me to get real sentimental before I leave," Man Overboard — named for, yes, the 2000 Blink-182 song — bleat…
Rachel Brodsky / June 25, 2015
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