new-music

Flatbush Zombies Stay Psyched-Out in ‘MRAZ’ Video

Flatbush Zombies got some attention for doing "Bath Salt" with fellow New York rappers A$AP Mob, but the style of the Brooklyn trio's D.R.U.G.S. mixtape suggests…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2013

Happy Birthday J Dilla! Love, Karriem Riggins and Yours Truly

Toro Y Moi may be the most inspired J Dilla disciple around, but the fellas at Los Angeles indie rap label Stones Throw — the…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Pavement’s First-Ever Live Show Offers Hope to Rest of Us

The ongoing '90s nostalgia cycle has left Pavement in an awkwardly elevated place. The indie rockers' 2010 reunion tour-slash-victory lap helped transform these erstwhile shrugging underdogs…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2013

Watch Night Terrors of 1927’s Explosive ‘Dust and Bones’ Video

Blake Sennett hasn't slowed down since Rilo KIley's demise. As that now-defunct Los Angeles indie-rock band preps a rarities album and singer Jenny Lewis finishes…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2013

Hear Clear Plastic Masks’ Garage-Rock Scorcher ‘So Real’

The thing with clear plastic masks is they don't really "mask" much of anything. Emerging band Clear Plastic Masks must've taken that into account. The…
Marc Hogan / February 7, 2013

Hear Water Liars’ Spare Cowboy Ballad ‘Linens’

The Mississippi boys in Water Liars seem to have a pretty firm grip on a lonesome sort of sadness. New song "Linens" takes its name…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Hear Chvrches’ Electro-Pop Charmer ‘Recover’

Get to know Chvrches, the sonically adorable Scottish trio whose breakout single "The Mother We Share" brings comparisons to M83, the Knife, and the synth-forward…
Nicole Sia / February 6, 2013

See Liars’ Weed-Fueled Hoop Dreams Come to Life in ‘WIXIW’ Video

In the brand new video for "WIXIW" by Liars, the Los Angeles art-rock experimentalists work with director Alex/2Tone to paint a sometimes disturbing portrait of dedication…
Chris Martins / February 6, 2013

Hear Jack White and Butthole Surfers’ Gibby Haynes Thrash Goofily on ‘Paul’s Not Home’

Yesterday we learned that Jack White (guitar) and Butthole Surfers singer Gibby Haynes (vocals) teamed up to record a handful of tracks that will be…
Chris Martins / February 6, 2013

Kaskade, Insomniac to L.A. Times: Lay Off the Ravers

"Stupid is spreading."That was Pasquale Rotella's response to a recent Los Angeles Times article detailing 12 drug-related deaths of attendees, many of them previously unreported,…
Philip Sherburne / February 6, 2013

Hear Jim James Discuss the Head Injury and Graphic Novel That Inspired His Solo Debut

"Enter the mystic." So begins longtime SPIN contributor Richard Gehr's review today of My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James' soulful solo debut, Regions of Light and…
David Bevan / February 6, 2013

Hear Waka Flocka Flame’s Incredibly Loud ‘Duflocka Rant 2′ Mixtape

Our former cover star Waka Flocka Flame has dropped a brand new mixtape, Duflocka Rant 2, whose album art we can only assume is the…
Chris Martins / February 6, 2013

See the Shilohs’ Heart-Healing ‘The Place Where Nobody Knows I Go’ Video

Love-struck Vancouver foursome the Shilohs aren't afraid to bare their hearts, as evidenced by "The Place Where Nobody Knows I Go," a strummer from their…
Kyle McGovern / February 6, 2013

Watch Young Prisms’ Wistful Dream-Pop ‘Runner’ Video

Young Prisms spent chunks of last year on the road with Dum Dum Girls and Tamaryn, and the woozy dream-pop of 2012's In Between neatly merges…
Marc Hogan / February 6, 2013

Stream Synth-Disco Magician Sorcerer’s Carefree ‘Island Rescue’ EP

The nu-disco dream-weaver Sorcerer is back with his first release in over three years, and he sounds as spellbinding as ever. Sorcerer is the solo…
Philip Sherburne / February 6, 2013

Muse’s ‘Supremacy’ Video Amusingly Underscores Why Right-Wingers Love Them

If Muse want to understand why their music keeps getting "hijacked by the right," as they told the Observer last year, well, they might want…
Marc Hogan / February 6, 2013

Watch Fang Island’s Studio-Set ‘Asunder’ Clip

Fang Island, the Brooklyn-based trio who famously (and appropriately) described their hook-heavy guitar heroics as "everyone high-fiving everyone," keep things relatively low-key in their new…
Kyle McGovern / February 6, 2013

Plight of Indie Record Stores Explored in New Documentary

As Record Store Day (April 20) gets closer, exclusive releases are being teased. Now, the organizers behind the annual analog holiday have announced their pick for…
Kyle McGovern / February 6, 2013

Cloud Nothings: Watch Pink and fun.’s Nate Ruess ‘Just Give Me a Reason’ Video

In SPIN's review of Pink's The Truth About Love, we called "Just Give Me a Reason," which features fun.'s Nate Ruess, "a poor attempt at…
Daniel Kreps / February 6, 2013

See Al Pacino’s Iffy Phil Spector Impersonation

HBO's Phil Spector biopic, written and directed by David Mamet, premieres on March 24, and today the channel unveiled the trailer for the story behind…
Daniel Kreps / February 5, 2013
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