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Emily Kinney Declares ‘This Is War’ On Sprightly New Single

Now that she's back in New York instead of a Georgia swamp, singer-songwriter Emily Kinney has been working hard on her folk-pop career, and she's released…
James Grebey / April 27, 2015

Gaze Upon Jamie xx’s Haunting, Spherical ‘Gosh’ Video

On June 2, Jamie xx will release his long-simmering In Colour, a profoundly comprehensive look at the xx musician's history, influences, and future that features appearances…
Brennan Carley / April 27, 2015

Graham Parker Has ‘Done Bad Things’ in New Single

Young 'uns might recall Graham Parker & the Rumour as that jaunty Brit-rock band Paul Rudd was obsessed with in Judd Apatow's This is 40, but Anglophiles,…
Rachel Brodsky / April 27, 2015

Hot Chip Imitate ’80s Video Games on Lyric Video for ‘Burning Up’

U.K. danceniks Hot Chip have shared the lyric video for a new track, "Burning Up." Though the thoughtful, Auto-Tuned slow jam arrives in advance of their sixth…
Harley Brown / April 27, 2015

Holiday Mountain Keeps Austin Weird on New Album, ‘You Be You, Part 1′

Of all the good folks out there trying to keep Austin weird, Texas transplant trio Holiday Mountain are definitely near the forefront. Originally formed at…
Connor O'Brien / April 27, 2015

Get Lost in Michael Rault’s Pop-Infused Psychedelia on ‘Living Daylight’

Canadian pop/rock auteur Michael Rault proves himself a standout singer/songwriter on new album Living Daylight, out May 5. The multi-instrumentalist grooves his way through a…
Caitlin Gallagher / April 23, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, AraabMuzik, Major Lazer, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from knee-slapping electronic duos, droning hardcore heroes,…
SPIN Staff / April 22, 2015

Timeshares Are ‘Already Dead’ on Their Sophomore LP

After relentless touring and mastering, Timeshares return with their second full-length, Already Dead (out May 28 via SideOneDummy). A follow-up to 2011’s Bearable, the ten-track effort showcases guitarist's Jon…
Margaret Farrell / April 22, 2015

MoBo the Great Rightfully Boasts With Katie Got Bandz on ‘Bout S—t’

Five years ago, MoBo the Great got rap's biggest cosign when Jay Z brought the then 16-year-old onstage to plow through a verse during a stop on Hova's Blueprint…
Brennan Carley / April 20, 2015

Blur Share Moody, Neon-Lit Single ‘My Terracotta Heart’

U.S. touring plans for the legendary Britpop act may be unclear, but that isn't slowing the run-up to Blur's comeback LP The Magic Whip. They've…
Colin Joyce / April 18, 2015

Years & Years Ascend to ‘King’ Status in Stunning Live Performance

All it takes for a new band to spark in the mainstream is a flicker of creative innovation. That said, "King" is what takes Years & Years from…
Brennan Carley / April 17, 2015

Wander Around Quigley’s Enchanting New Single, ‘Lost Again’

Clouded by staggering chimes and industrial claps, Quigley’s new single "Lost Again" is a mélange of electronic curiosities, submerging her melodies in swirling fantasies as she sings,…
Margaret Farrell / April 16, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Shana Cleveland Is ‘Itching Around,’ Erik Hassle Has ‘No Words,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from guitar-picking Northwesterners,…
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2015

Quarterbacks Cover ‘You Painted My World’ From ‘The Adventures of Pete & Pete’

For the second straight year, Father/Daughter records is doing the Lord's work, with the inexplicably Record Store Day-rejected release Faux Real II: a compilation of label…
Andrew Unterberger / April 15, 2015

Rey Pila Delivers Hooky Synth Rock With ‘What A Nice Surprise’

Mexican synth-rock group Rey Pila has returned with the single ‘What A Nice Surprise’ from upcoming sophomore album The Future Sugar. ‘What A Nice Surprise’…
Margaret Farrell / April 14, 2015

crush_DLX Walk a Lo-Fi Synth-Pop ‘Tightrope’ in New Track

crush_DLX are the L.A.-based pairing of English singer/producer POP LEVI and Canadian model/singer Bunny Holiday, whose work together Ariel Pink fans might recall from last…
Andrew Unterberger / April 13, 2015

Stream Turbo Fruits’ Sweet and Tangy New Album ‘No Control’

Nashville quartet Turbo Fruits definitely have all the energy and the non-saccharine sweetness that their name implies, and fourth album No Control is a solid…
Andrew Unterberger / April 13, 2015

Ancient River Decides ‘This Is The Time’

Hearing Ancient River's lush, expansive sound, it's hard to imagine that it's just two guys. Starting out as the bedroom brainchild of lead singer James…
Connor O'Brien / April 10, 2015

Eden Sela Practices Performance Art in Eerie ‘I Know You Got a Woman’ Video

Long-limbed singer-songwriter Eden Sela eschews the easy route for her new video for the spooky ballad "I Know You Got a Woman" (taken from her…
Rachel Brodsky / April 9, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Tame Impala’s ‘Cause I’m a Man,’ BULLY’s ‘Trying,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Australian psych-rock…
SPIN Staff / April 8, 2015
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