new-music

Listen to Big Harp’s New Quick-Hitting Single ‘It’s A Shame’

Big Harp, the Los Angeles / Valentine, NE-based rock duo, did things a bit backwards: After two cross-country moves, a marriage, and two kids, Chri…
Connor O'Brien / March 4, 2015

Stream the Unlikely Power-Pop Album of the Year, Young Guv’s ‘Ripe 4 Luv’

While the weather is cold, slushy and definitively gross outside the SPIN office, there could be no less weather-appropriate a listen than Young Guv’s new…
Andrew Unterberger / March 4, 2015

Kopecky Announce New Album ‘Drug for the Modern Age,’ Share ‘Quarterback’ Single

The Nashville based six-piece formerly known as the Kopecky Family Band will make a striking return with a succinct new name — now simply Kopecky…
Caitlin Gallagher / March 3, 2015

Stream Yak’s Endearing (and Fuzzy) Cover of Karen Dalton’s ‘Something on Your Mind’

Greenwich Village folkie Karen Dalton’s 1971 ballad “Something on Your Mind” is certainly an unconventional choice of cover for a London-based trio of scuzz-rockers like…
Andrew Unterberger / March 3, 2015

SOPHIE and A. G. Cook Put a PC Music Spin on Yelle’s ‘Moteur Action’

PC Music’s SOPHIE and A. G. Cook have put their glitch-pop spin on Yelle’s “Moteur Action,” a terrific (and extremely underrated) French-language dance-floor banger from…
Rachel Brodsky / March 2, 2015

Stream Holly Miranda’s Thoroughly Irresistible ‘All I Want Is to Be Your Girl’

When a love song starts with the lyrics “The days are shorter, but the nights are long / We could fuck in the sun and…
Andrew Unterberger / March 2, 2015

Chelsea Lankes Goes Full Synth on Motley Crue’s ‘Too Young to Fall in Love’

Chelsea Lankes was born in Texas, but her sound is full-bodied Swedish synth-pop, by way of Los Angeles back alleys. On her new cover of…
Brennan Carley / March 2, 2015

Lady Gaga Releases Emotional New Song, ‘Till It Happens to You’

Update: Lady Gaga’s full, HQ “Till It Happens to You” has finally been released. Hear it right here. Earlier this week, Lady Gaga teased a starring…
Brennan Carley / February 27, 2015

Stream the Knocks’ Excellent New Single, ‘Dancing With Myself’

The Knocks have a knack for earworms. Last summer, the New York City production duo dropped the Powers-featuring “Classic,” an instant rush of nostalgia and…
Brennan Carley / February 26, 2015

Stream Clarence Clarity’s Sublimely Unsettling Album, ‘No Now’

You won’t hear much this year like Clarence Clarity’s debut LP No Now. A 20-track album that could probably be best described as R&B (at least…
Andrew Unterberger / February 26, 2015
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