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Watch Fred Armisen, Marnie Stern Seriously Cover TLC’s ‘Waterfalls’ Live in NYC

If it was still up in the air whether Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are laughing with — instead of at — well-meaning but oblivious…
Jordan Sargent / February 21, 2013

Watch Antwon’s Puppet-Enriched ‘3rd World Grrl’ Video

The music of Antwon — whose new mixtape, In Dark Denim (Greedhead), was named SPIN's Rap Release of the Week — rides on a lighthearted hedonism, which…
Jordan Sargent / February 20, 2013

Hear Hot Chip Offshoot Fainting By Numbers’ Downcast ‘A Stone in the Ground’

Fainting By Numbers, the new collaborative project from Hot Chip main man Alexis Taylor and German techno producer Justus Köhnhke, will drop their 12-inch debut…
Kyle McGovern / February 20, 2013

WTF Is Billy Corgan Doing in This Ridiculous Furniture Commercial?

At a certain point, Billy Corgan's world became less like a vampire and more like an oyster stuffed with costume pearls. He's been a tea…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2013

Ellie Goulding Gets Down in Diplo’s Booty-Clappin’ ‘Butter’s Theme’ Video

Not to be outdone by her hip indie-ish American counterpart Sky Ferreira (who appears in the brand new video for DIIV's "Wait"), English star Ellie…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2013

Watch Brooklyn Post-Punk Band EULA’s Thrillingly Psychotic ‘I Collapse’ Video

On last year's Maurice Narcisse, Brooklyn three-piece EULA stood out for their mix of peak-Deerhoof hyper-prog and raw PJ Harvey power. "I Collapse," a new single…
Marc Hogan / February 20, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: Antwon’s ‘In Dark Denim’

Where'd all the good Internet rap go? Rappers of all stripes from all over the map, meeting on Mediafire, felt so necessary a year or…
Brandon Soderberg / February 20, 2013

Watch Miguel’s Spiritually Searching ‘Candles in the Sun’ Video

We've seen Miguel "Adorn" Letterman, Leno, NPR's Tiny Desk, and SPIN's 40 Best Songs of 2012 list — oh, and the freaking Grammys — so perhaps the time is ripe for something…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2013

Bat for Lashes Goes Where Wild Things Are in Fantastical ‘Lilies’ Video

The lilies of the field, they have a rep for not toiling. Natasha Khan is rather the opposite. Bat for Lashes' art-pop mastermind is nothing…
Marc Hogan / February 20, 2013

DIIV’s ‘Wait’ Video Features Sky Ferreira, Rainbows, Boobs

Ah, the charmed life of DIIV. The new video for the neo-shoegaze band's "Wait" depicts a world filled with impressive rainbows, garden nudity, Sky Ferreira, makeout parties,…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2013

Hear Thalia Zedek’s Gorgeous Slowcore Blues ‘Walk Away’

Thalia Zedek is well into her fourth decade as a rock'n'roll poet and purveyor of shredded blues, and this stands to be a banner year…
Chris Martins / February 20, 2013

Watch Kate Nash’s Cathartic ‘3AM’ Clip

As London songstress Kate Nash told SPIN recently, the writing of her punk-inflected third full-length, Girl Talk, came as both surprise and catharsis. Nash had…
David Bevan / February 20, 2013

Hear Purling Hiss’ Fuzzy Dino Jr. Upgrade ‘Mercury Retrograde’

Philadelphia's Purling Hiss began as the solo project of Kurt Vile associate Mike Polizze but the thing has since evolved into "a frightening, full-fledged power trio,"
Chris Martins / February 19, 2013

Watch Puscifer’s Amazing, John Waters-Tinged ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Video

Puscifer mostly play it straight on their recent cover of Queen's glam-opera classic "Bohemian Rhapsody," which appears on the band's new Donkey Punch the Night EP,…
Kyle McGovern / February 19, 2013

Hear Rilo Kiley’s Soulful New Single ‘Let Me Back In’

It was just after Christmas when long-separated L.A. indie rock foursome Rilo Kiley announced that they'd be returning this spring — not with a new…
David Bevan / February 19, 2013

Prince Held Hostage by Ecstasy on ‘That Girl Thang’

Prince has been sharing new songs left and right since September of last year, and each track seems to channel a different side of the…
Chris Martins / February 19, 2013

Inside Foals’ Heavy ‘Holy Fire’: Plus See a Live, CCTV-Shot ‘Late Night’ Clip

"I like 'Late Night' a lot," says Foals frontman Yannis Phillipakis of a personal favorite from his band's latest, Holy Fire. "I feel like it's…
David Bevan / February 19, 2013

Beware Beck’s 360-Degree ‘Sound and Vision’: Interactive Video May Cause Nausea

As promised, Beck has now made it possible for you to feel like you're moving around within his nine-minute, 170-person rendition of David Bowie's "Sound…
Marc Hogan / February 19, 2013

Hear Mogwai’s Full, Surprisingly Low-Key ‘Les Revenants’ Soundtrack Album

Mogwai have amassed their considerable cult with the intense, sprawling post-rock instrumentals of 2011's Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will and 1997's landmark debut…
Marc Hogan / February 19, 2013

This Spud’s a Dud: Diplo, Skrillex, and A-Trak Make Hash of Motor City History

Be careful what you wish for, keepers of the old-school flame.Diplo, A-Trak, and Skrillex's new YouTube channel, POTATO, launched yesterday, but instead of anything you…
Philip Sherburne / February 19, 2013
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