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Buzzcocks Want You to Know ‘It’s Not You,’ It’s Them (Again)

Two years after the Buzzcocks reunited with their original frontman Howard Devoto for the first time since 1979, the band is back without him once…
Brennan Carley / September 16, 2014

Chris Brown and Trey Songz Love Makonnen on ‘Tuesday’ Remix

Ever since he received the coveted Drake bump, Atlanta weirdo iLoveMakonnen has become something of a hot property. Even aside from being named one of…
Colin Joyce / September 15, 2014

Miley Cyrus’ Goes Dramatically Lo-Fi on Cover of Led Zeppelin’s ‘Babe I’m Gonna Leave You’

Between her latent Beatles fascination and her "Dirty Hippie" sculpture collection, it's becoming clear that Miley Cyrus is nurturing a small obsession with the late…
Colin Joyce / September 13, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 9 Juggernaut DJs, Warbling Spitters, and Lo-Fi Eccentrics

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday, the SPIN staff will pick its favorite must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From chilly…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2014

Watch Tacocat Pretend To Go To Hawaii

We've told you before, but let us say it again: Tacocat, a punk-pop riot-fizz four-piece based in the Pacific Northwest, put out one of the…
Camille Dodero / September 11, 2014

Nas Blesses ScHoolboy Q’s ‘Studio’ Remix With a Status Update

Nas sounds like he's doing pretty well coming off of his much deserved victory lap for Illmatic's 20th anniversary. The iconic Queens MC now appears on…
Colin Stutz / September 10, 2014

Hear Little Big League’s Blazing, Flannel-Flying ‘Tropical Jinx’

Philadelphia's Little Big League — a foursome featuring former members of Strand of Oaks, Titus Andronicus, and rough-edged power-pop outfit Post Post — will release their second album this fall.
Isabel Imperatore / September 10, 2014

Stream White Arrows’ Glorious Tropi-Pop Album ‘In Bardo’

Los Angeles tropical-pop purveyors White Arrows made some good noise in 2012 with their RAC-produced debut LP, Dry Land Is a Myth. But they truly…
Chris Martins / September 9, 2014

Willow Smith Whips Up a Great Cover of King Krule’s ‘Easy Easy’

To start off, let us remind you that Willow Smith is 13. And while her dad is busy dancing on a Segway at Burning Man,…
Dan Reilly / September 5, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 9 Synth-Wielding Sisters, Psych-Rap Explorers, and Voidz Journeymen

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday the SPIN staff will pick its favorite must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From outré…
SPIN Staff / September 4, 2014

This Alternate Mix of Ariana Grande’s ‘Be My Baby’ Is Arty and Awesome

Cashmere Cat is one of the most unique producers working in pop music today, so it was a shame to see a somewhat sanitized version…
Brennan Carley / September 3, 2014

Kendrick Lamar and Flying Lotus Go Deep (Really Deep) on ‘Never Catch Me’

A couple of Los Angeles' best have teamed up, leaving us wondering why this pairing hasn't happened sooner. Today we get an earful of Kendrick…
Colin Stutz / September 3, 2014

Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL Face Down the Storm on ‘Whitecaps’

The Prince-powered gifts continue to rain down from the funky heavens like so much purple manna. A week ago we hear "Clouds" and just this morning "U…
Chris Martins / September 1, 2014

Prince Is a Sexy Purple Robot on His New Single, ‘U Know’

It's Labor Day, and Prince knows the importance of letting loose. That's why the rock legend's new single, "U Know," taken from his upcoming album…
Brennan Carley / September 1, 2014

Hear Wolf Gang’s Shimmering Pop on ‘Lay Your Love Down’

Few songs have the immediate spark of Wolf Gang's latest "Lay Your Love Down." Due out September 2, the track opens with a dramatic guitar…
Shannen Gaffney / August 29, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 10 PC Enthusiasts, Emo Nostalgists, and Prince, Of Course

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday SPIN's staff writers will pick their favorite, must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From purple-tinged…
SPIN Staff / August 28, 2014

The Game Taps Rick Ross, Diddy, 2 Chainz, and More for an All-Star #Ferguson Song

The Game tapped an incredible array of talent for a new song dedicated to Mike Brown and the fallout in Ferguson following the unarmed teen's…
Chris Martins / August 28, 2014

Rusko and Pusher Weave Funky Electro on ‘I Wanna Mingle’

Rusko, the British producer who taught the United States a lesson in Dubstep 101, has taken a turn in recent years. His most recent single,…
Isabel Imperatore / August 27, 2014

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Blood Orange Share ‘A Kiss Goodbye’ With Emile Haynie

New York super-producer and friend to the stars Emile Haynie has enlisted some pretty big names for a solo single called "A Kiss Goodbye." Sampha,…
Brennan Carley / August 26, 2014

Stalley Rides Through Compton Streets in ‘Jackin’ Chevys’ Video

The '64 Chevy Impala has held an important spot in West Coast hip-hop, from Snoop Dogg (on Dr. Dre's "Let Me Ride") to Eazy-E (on…
Killian Young / August 26, 2014
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