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Dave Grohl’s Full, Star-Studded ‘Sound City’ Soundtrack Is Now Streaming

Dave Grohl is living the dream, as our own Chris Martins recounted in SPIN's newest cover story. Along with being able to direct Soundgarden videos…
Marc Hogan / March 4, 2013

Loop Daft Punk’s 15-Second ‘SNL’ Album Teaser for 10 Hours

Rejoice, ye faithful worshippers of robots: The resurrection is almost upon us. Just a week after they confirmed signing to Columbia Records with an image…
Philip Sherburne / March 4, 2013

Watch the Simpsons Do Their Very Own ‘Harlem Shake,’ Homer Style

Well, this was an inevitability as Baauer's "Harlem Shake" slowly worms its way into the very fabric of the universe. As a side effect of…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

William Tyler Imagines Ronald Reagan’s Atari Apocalypse in ‘Impossible Truth’ Teaser Video

William Tyler, instrumental guitar wizard and Lambchop associate, has described his upcoming solo album Impossible Truth (out March 19 via Merge) as "my '70s singer-songwriter record;…
Kyle McGovern / March 1, 2013

Buke and Gase Take a Cautionary Drug Trip in ‘General Dome’ Video

When we first heard Buke and Gase's "General Dome," we frankly found it terrifying. But we had no idea. The incredibly tense paranoia-inducer has now…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

Watch Tegan and Sara’s Handwritten ‘Now I’m All Messed Up’ Lyric Video

SPIN cover stars Tegan and Sara were aiming high when they crafted their freshly released seventh album, Heartthrob, even if some of the songs' influences came from…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

See Total Control’s Totally Bleak ‘Sweaty’ Video

Total Control may be from Australia, but the post-punk posse are capable of an almost Nordic sense of pacing and breadth. While other outpourings from…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

Hear Small Black’s Liberating ‘Free at Dawn,’ an Epic Answer to Chillwave’s Past

Chillwavers have aged better than most progenitors of hashtaggable micro-genres, and Small Black are no exception. Their 2010 debut Small Chain was a little late to…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

Hear Barker & Baumecker Take Sinkane’s ‘Warm Spell’ to a Dark, Cold Place

Sinkane's Ahmed Gallab knows a thing or two about distance. He was born in Sudan, is based in New York, and he's toured the world…
Philip Sherburne / March 1, 2013

MNDR Team With Duran Duran’s Nick Rhodes for TV Mania Remix

The idea behind Duran Duran keyboardist Nick Rhodes and the band's former guitarist Warren Cuccurullo's side project TV Mania was so prescient, it's a little…
SPIN Staff / March 1, 2013

Watch Chelsea Light Moving Play a Guy Named Trevor’s Birthday Party

When Thurston Moore announced the impending arrival of the ear-popping self-titled debut from Chelsea Light Moving, he also bragged that his new band was down…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

See Houses’ Pre-Apocalyptic ‘Beginnings’ Video

All the way back in 2010, Northern California's Lefse Records released Houses' understated debut, All Night. Those 10 songs amounted to an incredibly intimate set…
Chris Martins / March 1, 2013

Stream Wampire’s Off-Kilter, Groove-Infested ‘Spirit Forest’

Wampire wowed us with "The Hearse," a frenzied, New Wavy lead single from their forthcoming debut album, Curiosity (out May 14 via Polyvinyl), but "Spirit Forest," the…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

Azealia Banks Inexplicably Turns the Strokes’ ‘Barely Legal’ Into Club Bait

We long for the day when Azealia Banks stops stirring the pot of inexplicability and just. releases. some. freaking. music. already. The fact that she…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Hear Milk Music’s Distorted Thrill Ride ‘Cruising With God’

Washington-based bashers Milk Music have a full-length coming on April 2 — a grunge-addled alt-punk slab of emotive gnarl called Cruise Your Illusion en route via…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Tricky Admits Last Albums Sucked, Shares Much Better ‘Nothing’s Changed’

Tricky bummed out a lot of fans and critics when he dropped 2010's strikingly vanilla Mixed Race. "It seems odd that Tricky's self-professed 'gangster album' may…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Caitlin Rose Blesses the BBC With Sublime New Songs

Breaking Out star Caitlin Rose is a sublimely gifted singer whose 2011 album of spare, angst-ridden Americana Own Side Now left us reeling when we…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013

Johnny Marr Mixes Rock Royalty on ‘How Soon Is Now?’ With Ronnie Wood

Johnny Marr just delivered his first-ever solo album, The Messenger, but the former Smiths guitarist continues to dust off classics from his days with the seminal…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

Hear Frank Smith’s Sebadoh-Informed ‘How Many Ways’

Frank Smith's name might be misleading — as the Austin-based group's Facebook page points out, "Frank Smith is a band, not a man" — but the…
Kyle McGovern / February 28, 2013

See Highasakite’s Moody ‘In and Out of Weeks’ Clip

Norway's Highasakite is that rare band whose knack for glistening pop is matched by their ability to tap into the experimental other. The group initially…
Chris Martins / February 28, 2013
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