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Hear Warm Soda’s Power-Glam Throwdown ‘Waiting for Your Call’

When beloved Bay Area outfit Bare Wires split after a meltdown at last year's SXSW, those familiar with their power-pop workouts were understandably disappointed. But…
David Bevan / February 8, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Nick Cave, Pissed Jeans, Kool A.D., Can Offshoot, and More

It's Friday! Close out the work week with these 10 ready-to-stream albums.1) Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, Push the Sky Away. "Push The Sky…
Kyle McGovern / February 8, 2013

Watch Mikky Ekko Pine for Lost Love in ‘Pull Me Down’ Video

Nashvillain soulster Mikky Ekko is all about improvement through redundancy. When we first heard the blue-eyed wooze-pop of "Pull Me Down," we dug on the…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Hear James Blake Come on Strong in New ‘Retrograde’ Single

At last, James Blake has revealed the details of his forthcoming sophomore album. Overgrown will be out April 8 on Republic and we can now experience…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Joey Bada$$, Big K.R.I.T., and Smoke DZA Resurrect Boom-Bap With ‘Underground Airplay’

Brooklyn youngster Joey Bada$$ may have one of the most terrible names in rap, and there was that unfortunate bout of beef between him and…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Rap Release of the Week: Kevin Gates’ ‘The Luca Brasi Story’

Kevin Gates has been a rapper to watch for a few years now — last year's Make Em Believe, in particular, stood out for its totally…
Brandon Soderberg / February 7, 2013

Kilo Kish Recruits Earl Sweatshirt for Boho-Psych-Rap Mixtape ‘k+’

Los Angeles' Kilo Kish has been lumped in with confessional cutesy vocalists like Kitty (née Pryde), but her bona fides are stronger and her on-track…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

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
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