new-music

Stream Citizen’s Arresting ‘Everybody Is Going to Heaven’ LP

The members of Citizen are split between Toledo, Ohio and Detroit, Michigan and they've traditionally made music that hews closely to their Midwestern roots. Their…
Colin Joyce / June 9, 2015

Nightjacket Reassure ‘It’s Alright’ on New Single

From its reverb-drenched opening chord, Nightjacket's lovely and wistful new track "It's Alright" pegs the Los Angeles five-piece as a bunch of hopeless romantics. Buoyed by the smoky, chanteuse-like vocals…
Tree Palmedo / June 9, 2015

Vundabar Turn Up the Summer Heat on ‘Oulala’

Next month, the jangly Boston trio Vundabar will release their sophomore album Gawk. The latest single they've shared, the roaring "Oulala," treads in pop territory, but it also traffics in…
Tree Palmedo / June 8, 2015

Ronnie Stone & the Lonely Riders Relive the Neon ’80s on ‘Live 2 Ride | Ride 2 Live’

Keytar-toting Brooklyn songwriter Ronnie Stone opens his latest spaced out synth-pop track with the admission that "lately [he's] been stuck in time." If you're not…
Colin Joyce / June 8, 2015

Austin Punks Institute Aim For ‘Catharsis’ on Austere Debut Album

As members of Wiccans, Back to Back, and local legends Glue, the four Austinites in Institute have all made their own headway pushing at the…
Colin Joyce / June 5, 2015

COIN Spread Dream-Pop Joy in Three Brand-New Tracks

Just ahead of their self-titled debut record (out on June 8 via Columbia, currently available for pre-order on iTunes), Nashville indie-pop performers COIN have three…
Rachel Brodsky / June 5, 2015

The Legends Have ‘Something Left To Die For’ in Brooding New Single

Blame it on their country's endless frigid weather, but Swedish pop acts love to lyrically expose a person's darkest emotions and simultaneously obscure them in foamy…
Rachel Brodsky / June 4, 2015

Young Empires Bask in the Alt-Pop ‘Sunshine’

With luminous, reverbing synths and the pinched vocals of Matthew Vlahovich, the Toronto trio Young Empires have delivered the indie-pop delicacy ‘Sunshine.’ The track is…
Margaret Farrell / June 4, 2015

WATERS Hitch a Ride with Fender in New Video

A couple of months ago, Fender announced the Accelerator Tour, an initiative to help bands get on their feet — or wheels — by furnishing…
Harley Brown / June 4, 2015

Inspired & the Sleep ‘Time Travel’ to an Era of Pole-Dancing and Sax Solos

Inspired & the Sleep are a groove-based pop collective from San Diego, keyed around singer-songwriter Max Greenhalgh and multi-instrumentalist Bryce Outcault. The project's latest EP,…
Andrew Unterberger / June 3, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Arca, Dux Content, Leon Bridges, 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 London glitch-pop pros,…
SPIN Staff / June 2, 2015

Candide Find Optimism ‘Just For an Instant’ in Hazy New Single

"Everything is for the best," Voltaire wrote repeatedly in his standout 1759 novel, Candide (whether or not he meant it is debatable — he was a…
Rachel Brodsky / June 1, 2015

Motel Pools and TV on the Radio’s Kyp Malone Unravel Butthole Surfers’ ‘Human Cannonball’

Motel Pools is the gritty and garage-y guise of California-based songwriter Chiara Angelicola. After releasing a pair of singles late last year — including one…
Colin Joyce / May 29, 2015

Sea Cycles Offer a Gorgeous Downtempo Shrug With ‘IDKIDKIDK’

This Autumn, Jacksonville indie synth-pop quartet Sea Cycles will be releasing their full-length debut, Ground & Air. The latest track they've shared from the upcoming…
Andrew Unterberger / May 29, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: A$AP Rocky, Neon Indian, DJ Koze, 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 Harlem's rap king,…
SPIN Staff / May 27, 2015

Stream Francesca Belmonte’s Smoky, Sensual Debut LP, ‘Anima’

Silky-voiced Tricky collaborator Francesca Belmonte has been dropping morsels off her debut LP Anima for the past few months, and now that the album release is…
Harley Brown / May 27, 2015

The Cairo Gang Go ‘Ice Fishing’ on Sprightly Single

Singer/songwriter Emmett Kelly and his band the Cairo Gang have spent a good part of the last decade lending their hands to vibrant and woodsy…
Colin Joyce / May 26, 2015

MK Gives Dance-Floor Spin to Andhim’s ‘Boy Boy Boy’

Los Angeles-via-New York-via-Detroit house music producer MK, a.k.a. Marc Kinchen, learned about the art of beatmaking from Motor City techno boss Kevin Saunderson while growing…
Harley Brown / May 22, 2015

Noonie Bao Steps Out From Songwriting’s Shadow for Acoustic ‘I’m In Love’

Noonie Bao may've only been known as a songwriter (Charli XCX's "Doing It" most notably) and featured artist (Clean Bandit's "Rihanna") before, but on her…
Brennan Carley / May 22, 2015

Worriers Announce New Album ‘Imaginary Life,’ Share ‘They/Them/Theirs’ Single

Back in 2008, Worriers started as something of a punk supergroup, the original lineup including Lauren Denitzio of The Measure [sa], Mike Catalano of Hunchback,…
Caitlin Gallagher / May 21, 2015
Page 27 of 507