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Soundgarden and Dave Grohl Go Behind the Scenes of Playful ‘By Crooked Steps’ Video

The Dave Grohl-directed video for Soundgarden's King Animal growler "By Crooked Steps" puts a lighthearted spin on the intensely riffing music, making room for a…
Marc Hogan / February 5, 2013

See Chance the Rapper Get Fantastically Freaky for ‘Juice’ Video

Chance the Rapper hails from the same embattled rap scene that birthed Chief Keef, but his style goes to show just how diverse Chicago's rising…
Chris Martins / February 5, 2013

See Local Natives and Aaron Dessner Shuffle ‘Heavy Feet’ Live

Local Natives recorded their fairly masterful sophomore album Hummingbird in Brooklyn at the home of the National's Aaron Dessner, so when the Los Angeles band touched down…
Chris Martins / February 4, 2013

Who Let J. J. Abrams Direct Suede’s ‘It Starts and Ends With You’ Video?

At the turn of January, eleven-years-gone (minus the reunion shows) Britpop legends Suede returned with a claustrophobic, black-and-white video for their sprawling comeback track "Barriers,"
Nicole Sia / February 4, 2013

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds Enlist Hollywood’s Finest for NSFW ‘Jubilee Street’ Video

Nick Cave's world is a place of poles: sinners and saints, good and evil, kind acts and dirty deeds — the latter occasionally dolled out…
Chris Martins / February 4, 2013

Drake’s ‘Started From the Bottom’: Sincere Trolling

Drake's new single, "Started From the Bottom," released over the weekend, is slim. But that's the plan for big-time artists in the Internet era who…
Brandon Soderberg / February 4, 2013

Watch Maximum Hedrum’s Adrenalized ‘Synthesize’ Video

Last we heard from Sam Spiegel, he was at the helm of N.A.S.A., a space-age hip-hop project that brought together guests like E-40, David Byrne,…
Philip Sherburne / February 4, 2013

Hear Black Dice Brilliantly Remix Doldrums’ ‘She Is the Wave’

It's ironic that Toronto's Doldrums (a.k.a. Airick Woodhead) borrowed his alias from Norton Juster's classic children's novel The Phantom Tollbooth. As you may recall from…
Philip Sherburne / February 4, 2013

Stream Pissed Jeans’ Full Hive-Smashing ‘Honeys’

"Adult angst" is a term Pissed Jeans frontman Matt Korvette used when telling SPIN about his Pennsylvania band's distortion-gnarled fourth album, Honeys, due February 12 via Sub…
Marc Hogan / February 4, 2013

Watch Justin Timberlake Debut Two New Songs With Big-Band Style

Justin Timberlake brought sexy back for his first performance in nearly five years last night and gave fans a preview of material from his upcoming…
Kyle McGovern / February 4, 2013

Hear Drake Set His Origin Story Straight on ‘Started From the Bottom’

Drake dropped a new song earlier than expected Friday night (February 1), following reports that he would hold it for Grammys night. Under three minutes…
Nicole Sia / February 2, 2013

Time-Travel Back to 2000 With Napster Documentary ‘Downloaded’

The sun has set on the Sundance Film Festival, which means cinephiles have already moved on to anticipating South by Southwest. One notable feature is Downloaded,…
Kyle McGovern / February 1, 2013

Toro Y Moi: Our Finest J. Dilla Disciple

When will the picking of J. Dilla's bones stop? The number of legacy violations — from cheapo compilations with hip-hop Ed Hardy graphic design to…
Brandon Soderberg / February 1, 2013

Hear M.I.A.’s Unreleased ‘Bad Girls’-Era Banger ‘Doobie’

Though known to be in the business of living fast and dying young, even the baddest of girls no doubt on occasion feels the need…
Chris Martins / February 1, 2013

Nicki Minaj on ‘American Idol,’ Week Three: She Was Late, NBD

The big deal, if you are concerned about the narrative of American Idol and not, say, how boss Nicki Minaj is behaving, or how awesome…
Brandon Soderberg / February 1, 2013

Watch Male Models Strut to Thom Yorke’s Mellow Beats

UPDATE: The original video has been removed, but a YouTube user has separated and shared the individual audio tracks, which are streaming below.The last time…
Chris Martins / February 1, 2013

Control Voltage’s Friday Five: Confused House, Caustic Bass, and Secret Circuitry

So, apparently, a bunch of EDM industry bigwigs have founded something they're calling the Association for Electronic Music (AFEM), which they announced at MIDEM this…
Philip Sherburne / February 1, 2013

See Post-Metal Heartthrobs Caspian Perform ‘Procellous’ In Stark New Video

SPIN welcomes the onward march of Caspian, the emotionally charged, highly cinematic band who made one of the the best post-rock albums of 2012. Their new…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 1, 2013

Watch Zig Zags’ Grainy, Anxiety-Ridden ‘Love Alright’ Video

Because Zig Zags have released a cassette compilation of their 2010-2012 output on the veritable, much beloved Burger Records, one might assume their tunes are…
Colin Joyce / February 1, 2013

Insane Clown Posse Cover House of Pain’s ‘Jump Around’; Your Move, Limp Bizkit

See, '90s nostalgia is getting real now. The year 1992 was cray because we had not one but two near-one-hit-wonders about jumping around. The first was…
Marc Hogan / February 1, 2013
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