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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

Drake and Future Celebrate Drunken Hookups on P. Reign’s ‘DnF’

Toronto rapper and OVO affiliate P. Reign (born Raynford Humphrey) has been issuing hazy and blunted tracks since 2009, but his upcoming EP Dear America…
Colin Joyce / August 25, 2014

Prince Announces Two New Albums and Delivers First Single, ‘Clouds’

Back in June, the Star Tribune gave Prince fans something to hyperventilate about. The singer had signed a deal with Warner Bros. in the months…
Puja Patel / August 25, 2014

RiFF RAFF Raunches Up Katy Perry’s ‘This Is How We Do’ Remix

Katy Perry has enlisted Neon Icon rapper turned SPIN legend RiFF RAFF (his album scored our first 10,000 out of 10) for a surpisingly banging remix of her new…
Brennan Carley / August 21, 2014

Kastle Gives Anna Lunoe’s ‘All Out’ a Soulful Remix

Last month, the Australian producer/singer-songwriter Anna Lunoe premiered the bouncy, low key "All Out" via Ultra Records from her forthcoming fall EP. Now, a remix…
Erica Moore / August 21, 2014

T.I. Dissects America’s Culture of Violence With Skylar Grey on ‘New National Anthem’

Two days after posting lengthy Instagram comments criticizing the looters and authorities in Ferguson, Missouri (as well as society at large), T.I. joined forces with Skylar Grey…
Dan Reilly / August 21, 2014

Run the Jewels Preview Second Album ‘RJT2′ With ‘Blockbuster Night Part 1′

Killer Mike has been busy sharing his thoughts on the tragdy in Ferguson, Missouri with op-eds and a CNN appearance, but behind the scenes he…
Dan Reilly / August 21, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 8 Pop Divas, Fuzzy Folksters, and Bass-Laden Bangers

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 rap…
SPIN Staff / August 20, 2014

Hear Dorian Concept’s Lushly Flowing Electronica, ‘Ann River, Mn’

On his new LP, Joined Ends (out on October 21 via Ninja Tune), Viennese producer and Flying Lotus collaborator Dorian Concept steps back from the…
Killian Young / August 19, 2014

Roger Sellers Makes Gentle ‘Waves’ on New Track

Roger Sellers brings electronic flourishes to his new album, Primitives—due out on September 27 via Punctum Records—but the Austin crooner wants you to know that…
Killian Young / August 19, 2014

Here’s Eve, Madonna, and Pharrell All on the Same Song

Stop us if you've heard this one before: Eve, Madonna, and Pharrell all walk into a bar, make a song, and leave it on the…
Brennan Carley / August 18, 2014

Charli XCX Breaks the Internet With ‘Break the Rules’

After helping Iggy Azalea's "Fancy" top the charts earlier this summer (and Icona Pop's "I Love It" the year before) British songstress Charli XCX returns…
Brennan Carley / August 18, 2014

Flying Lotus Gets Kinky on Captain Murphy’s ‘Cosplay’ Single

The Captain's back. So we learned yesterday with the reveal of the cartoon rapper's origin-story video, and today Murphy's return is officially restated with the first new…
Colin Stutz / August 15, 2014

J. Cole’s Song for Ferguson’s Slain Mike Brown Is Pained and Real

As the fallout continues following the tragic death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown at the hands of a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri,…
Dan Reilly / August 15, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 9 British Balladeers, Hawaii Art-Punks, and Famous Bedroom Folkies

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. Collecting rap,…
SPIN Staff / August 15, 2014
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