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Velvet Underground’s ‘White Light/White Heat’ Turns 45: Hear Six Incredible Covers

The Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat originally came out 45 years ago today. The New York avant-garde rock legends' second album — and first without Nico, and…
Marc Hogan and Kyle McGovern / January 30, 2013

Yo La Tengo Share Recipe for Lasting Romance in Sly ‘I’ll Be Around’ Video

Yo La Tengo's excellent Fade, as SPIN's Keith Harris wrote, once again exists within the intimacy of the aspirationally long-running marriage of guitarist Ira Kaplan…
Marc Hogan / January 30, 2013

Yes, !!!’s ‘THR!!!ER’ Album Title Is a Michael Jackson Reference

Funk-poppers !!! will return with their fifth album, THR!!!ER, on April 30 (via Warp), the band announced today (January 29).
Kyle McGovern / January 29, 2013

Hear Bon Iver Saxophonist Colin Stetson’s Haunting ‘High Above a Grey Green Sea’

Colin Stetson has another History lesson ready to go. As he told SPIN during his In the Studio interview, the acclaimed saxophonist and Bon Iver member will…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

La Big Vic Soar on Prismatic ‘Cold War’ Title Track

The title track from La Big Vic's sophomore album, Cold War, answers its own question. "Are we really here?" sings Emilie Friedlander, a vocalist and violinist…
Marc Hogan / January 29, 2013

Animal Collective and Gaspar Noe Team for Epileptic ‘Applesauce’ Video

It's time to add another European auteur to the Centipedia, SPIN's list of Animal Collective's unlikely influences. This time it's controversial French filmmaker Gaspar Noé,…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

Hear Rick Ross’ Ominous ‘Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe’ Freestyle

"Feeling real good right now," Rick Ross says before his freestyle over Kendrick Lamar's "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" beat (via Nah Right). That opening…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

Bob Mould Finally Gets His Sitcom in ‘Star Machine’ Video

Is this Bob Mould's new music video or his audition tape for Modern Family? Maybe it's a little of both. In this humorous clip for…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

Charles Bradley Keeps His Love ‘Strictly Reserved for You’ on Soul-Steeped Single

The title of Charles Bradley's upcoming album is Victim of Love, but instead of being hurt by love, he celebrates it on opening track "Strictly Reserved…
Marc Hogan / January 29, 2013

Hear Perry Farrell’s Shockingly Tender Remix of Matthew Herbert’s ‘Addiction’

Any good scholar of dance music can tell you that its history is a dialectical one — an interplay between experimental techniques and visceral immediacy,…
Philip Sherburne / January 29, 2013

Stream Cali Psych Crew Feeding People’s Full, Fiery ‘Island Universe’

"I've got friends on the other side," Feeding People's frontwoman and founder Jessie Jones howls on "Other Side," a highlight from her Southern Californian psych…
David Bevan / January 29, 2013

Wavves Go Big on Grave-Digging Bulldozer ‘Demons to Lean On’

"No hope and no future," Nathan Williams sings more than once on "Demon to Lean On" (via Pitchfork), the second song to emerge from fourth…
Marc Hogan / January 29, 2013

Hear Conor Oberst’s Sweetly Claustrophobic ‘Night at Lake Unknown’

Conor Oberst has always been an excellent multi-tasker, stepping out from under the Bright Eyes umbrella with branched-off bands of various genres. His Saddle Creek…
Nicole Sia / January 29, 2013

Watch Chrome Canyon’s Eerie ‘Generations’ Video

Chrome Canyon, the gleaming brainchild of Morgan Z (formerly of New York City's glammy Apes & Androids) put out a great debut LP, Elemental Themes, last…
David Marchese / January 29, 2013

Dirty Beaches’ Alex Zhang Hungtai Throws an Emo Fit Over YouTube Comments

Montreal's Dirty Beaches, a.k.a. experimental musician Alex Zhang Hungtai, will follow up his acclaimed 2011 LP Badlands with a double album called Drifters/Love Is the…
Daniel Kreps / January 29, 2013

Surfer Blood Craft ‘Weird Shapes’ on Summer Album ‘Pythons’

It's been three long years since shimmery guitar-pop act Surfer Blood made waves at CMJ and then with their debut disc Astro Coast, but the…
Daniel Kreps / January 28, 2013

Chad Valley’s ‘I Owe You This’ Video Looks Like M83, Sounds Like 1983

Chad Valley's "I Owe You This" featuring Twin Shadow sounds like it was stolen off of a forgotten '80s teen movie soundtrack, and the music…
Daniel Kreps / January 28, 2013

Watch Lance Armstrong Channel Thom Yorke in Satisfying ‘Creep’ Mashup

In a sentiment that Sheryl Crow would likely echo, doping disgrace Lance Armstrong at last gets his comeuppance in a mashup of his Oprah interview and…
Nicole Sia / January 28, 2013

Tame Impala Mingle Horny Students With ‘Heavy Metal’ in X-Rated ‘Mind Mischief’ Video

Tame Impala's love for Led Zeppelin courses throughout their latest album Lonerism, but it's Van Halen that serves as the inspiration for their new video…
Daniel Kreps / January 28, 2013

Cat Power Goes Cloud-Rap With Angel Haze on Dazzling ‘Manhattan’ Remix

After a health scare last year, Chan Marshall is set to perform tomorrow night at Manhattan venue Terminal 5. A perfect day, then, for the…
Marc Hogan / January 28, 2013
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