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Stream Psychic Ills’ Full Seductive ‘One Track Mind’

Ten years after they formed, veteran New York art-rock hypnotherapists Psychic Ills are back with One Track Mind, another serpentine set of psychedelic rumble due to…
David Bevan / February 11, 2013

Hear the Postal Service’s Never-Before-Heard ‘A Tattered Line of String’

Because it's the band's one and only album, the Postal Service's 2003 poptronica gem Give Up, feels like a perfect specimen. The LP, which Sub…
David Marchese / February 11, 2013

Watch Justin Timberlake’s Superior ‘SexyBack’ in Post-Grammys Concert Footage

Justin Timberlake's impressive ability to be absolutely everywhere last night on Grammy night carried him through to a post-awards concert at Hollywood's Palladium. SPIN wasn't…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Youth Lagoon Is Anything But ‘Mute’ on Latest Wonderful ‘Wondrous Bughouse’ Glimpse

Trevor Powers has turned outward by turning further inward. "Dropla," the first advance track from Youth Lagoon's sophomore LP Wondrous Bughouse, already suggested the March 5 Fat…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Kurt Vile Unleashes 9-Minute Prog-Pop ‘Wakin on a Pretty Day’

Kurt Vile's been teasing his upcoming "all rock, no-cheese" album, Wakin on a Pretty Daze, for a while. Late last year, the Philly native helped unveil…
Kyle McGovern / February 11, 2013

Nine Inch Nails Fans Unearth an Hour of Intense, ‘The Fragile’-Era Live Video

"OHHH my gawd!!!! TREEEENTTT!!!" It's impossible to over-emphasize the rapt, hoarse devotion in the voices of the fans passed a microphone during Nine Inch Nails'
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Watch Beck Expand David Bowie’s ‘Sound and Vision’ to Nine Glorious Minutes

Beck isn't exactly a man you'd accuse of being a literalist. But his in-the-round cover of David Bowie's classic "Sound and Vision" wonderfully emphasizes, well,…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Hear the Thermals’ Fiery New Single ‘Born to Kill’

"We were halfway through writing the record and I realized that a lot of the songs were about death," says Thermals frontman Hutch Harris of…
David Bevan / February 11, 2013

Neil Young and Crazy Horse Cover Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the USA’

Last night's Grammy Awards ceremony wasn't the only event full of star-studded performances this weekend. As the AP reports, Bruce Springsteen got a chance to…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Hip-Hop at the Grammys: The Perils of Doin’ It for the Culture

As is always the case with rap music and the Grammys, nearly all of the rap-related awards were given out during the pre-show ceremony. Jay-Z…
Brandon Soderberg / February 11, 2013

Grammys 2013: EDM Is Dead, Long Live EDM!

I never thought I'd say this, but, as far as electronic dance music is concerned, last night's Grammys were actually the best possible scenario. (Okay,…
Philip Sherburne / February 11, 2013

See PVT’s Woozy 3D ‘Vertigo’ Video

If you've got a pair of 3D glasses lying around the house somewhere, left over from Avatar or The Hobbit or Top Gun or whatever, put…
Philip Sherburne / February 11, 2013

Hear Justin Timberlake Drop Cheesy Pickup Lines on ‘Mirrors’

"You're shining something like a mirror / And I can't help but notice you reflecting this heart of mine."Justin Timberlake has had going on seven…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Jack White to Maroon 5: Grammys Performances From Best to Worst

A vague "who's in charge here?" feeling carried over most of this year's Grammy awards show. Chaos, though, was a rare commodity. When it came…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Drake Toasts Grammy Win With ‘Started From the Bottom’ Video

Whatever you call Degrassi, Drake isn't on the bottom anymore. In fact, his auterish, storytelling-driven, R&B-shading Take Care just won the Grammy for Best Rap Album. In time…
Marc Hogan / February 11, 2013

Hear Burnt Ones’ Rumbling Chugger ‘Fountain of Youth’

There's just a hint of "Spirit in the Sky" in the new song from Bay Area garage-rock trio Burnt Ones. "Fountain of Youth" is full…
Chris Martins / February 8, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: French Montana Can Out-Weeknd the Weeknd, Who Knew?

Oh, brother. Anniversaries on anniverseries on anniversaries. Get Rich or Die Tryin' turns 10 and it still kind of stinks! Dilla's Donuts dropped yesterday seven years ago and well,…
Brandon Soderberg / February 8, 2013

Stream Thee Oh Sees’ Warm and Weird ‘Minotaur’

Last year's full-length entry from Thee Oh Sees, Putrifiers II, was "the best album the Elephant 6 Recording Collective never managed to make" and one…
Chris Martins / February 8, 2013

Hear Devendra Banhart’s Sweetly Sweaty ‘Mi Negrita’ En Español

Devendra Banhart continues to parcel out bits from his forthcoming eighth album, Mala (out March 12 via Nonesuch), with the newly unveiled "Mi Negrita," which…
Kyle McGovern / February 8, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Autechre, MBV, and Listening in Irreal Time

Autechre's latest album, Exai, unexpectedly appeared for sale on Bleep and iTunes today, nearly a month before its previously announced release date; call it the…
Philip Sherburne / February 8, 2013
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