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Stream the Growlers’ Full So Cal Surf-Psych Opus ‘Hung at Heart’

When we first met Southern Cal surf-rock psychonauts the Growlers, those paisley-preferring acid heads declared "Uncle Sam's a Dick" and teased us with the idea…
Chris Martins / January 15, 2013

Jamie xx Stirs Fizzy Mix for Kenzo Fall/Winter Fashion Show

Jamie xx was recently commissioned by fashion house Kenzo to soundtrack its Menswear Fall/Winter 2013 show, and now Opening Ceremony has shared the xx beatmaker's nine-and-a-half…
Kyle McGovern / January 15, 2013

Hear the Muggs and Roc Marciano Dubstep Collabo ‘Absolem’ and Read Our Q&A

"I'm a fan of electronic music going back to the early '80s," says DJ Muggs, explaining away the inspiration for his new Bass for Your…
Phillip Mlynar / January 15, 2013

How Dave Grohl Taught His Six-Year-Old to Love Vinyl

Dave Grohl is a sucker for nostalgia. Whether it's his upcoming documentary on legendary Los Angeles recording studio Sound City, or the star-studded supergroup he's…
Kyle McGovern / January 15, 2013

Watch Parquet Courts Get Sweaty and Silly in ‘Borrowed Time’ Live Clip

Texas-to-New-York post-punks Parquet Courts are not only SPIN's most recent Breaking Out pick, but were responsible for our first Essential album of 2013. Light Up…
Chris Martins / January 15, 2013

Kim Deal’s Solo Singles Series Goes Digital: Hear the Breeders-y First Entry

Kim Deal recently launched a series of solo seven-inch singles, but happily the premiere installment doesn't stray too far from the styles of her beloved…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2013

Jose Gonzalez Returns With Junip: Listen to Lush Kraut-Folk Song ‘Line of Fire’

It's been a while since we've heard from Junip, the kraut-folk trio helmed by José González. Their 2010 LP debut Fields pushed that softspoken Swede out into…
Chris Martins / January 15, 2013

Hear Three Burger Records Jams: New Music From the Go, Peach Kelli Pop, and the Resonars

Fullerton, California's Burger Records has long been home to up-and-coming hooksmiths (see: Ty Segall, Fletcher C. Johnson, Black Lips, King Tuff and Harlem). It's a…
David Bevan / January 15, 2013

Hear Unknown Mortal Orchestra’s Sepia-Soul ‘So Good at Being in Trouble’

Unknown Mortal Orchestra's Sky Ferreira remix was no fluke. In stretching out the atmospheric-pop singer's "Everything Is Embarrassing," UMO maestro Ruban Nielson was already working with a…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2013

Grab Britney Spears’ Booming ‘Gimme More’ Remix From Her ‘Femme Fatale’ Tour

Britney Spears' exit for The X Factor and split from her fiance mean more of her for the rest of us. For those who want even more,…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2013

Listen to Carter Tanton’s Luxury Liners Debut, ‘Caribbean Sunset’

Originally, former Lower Dens member Carter Tanton wanted to record an album of John Cale covers. But when it came down to it last year,…
David Bevan / January 15, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Toro y Moi, Christopher Owens, Camper Van Beethoven, More

It's Tuesday, which means it's time to hole up with some headphones and sample the 10 new albums below.1) Camper Van Beethoven, La Costa Perdida.
Kyle McGovern / January 15, 2013

Kurt Vile and Bradford Cox Board ‘Freak Train’ in Newly Unearthed Live Collaboration

Bradford Cox and Kurt Vile have obvious similarities, from their prolific home-recording approaches to their shared affinity for atmospheric rock. In fact, Deerhunter frontman Cox even…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2013

Hear Renny Wilson’s Full Debut Album: Smooth Space Odyssey ‘Sugarglider’

The first person Renny Wilson thanks on his BandCamp page, after his fans, is Arthur Russell. The late cellist, singer, and composer had a wonderfully…
Marc Hogan / January 15, 2013

Hear Mudhoney’s Unforgiving ‘The Only Son of the Widow From Nain’

"We amassed a pile of riffs and ideas, and I went through them and tried to come up with words that suited them," Mudhoney frontman…
David Bevan / January 15, 2013

Download Four Tet’s Free, Stealth-Mode LP ‘0181’

Is 2013 going to be the year of stealth mode? First David Bowie sneaked out a new single — his first new music in a…
Philip Sherburne / January 15, 2013

Hear Blood Orange’s Princely Cover of Kindness’ ‘Cyan’

While the name Blood Orange may not yet ring a bell, there's a very good chance that you're already familiar with the work of Dev…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2013

Watch SBTRKT’s Terrifying ‘Trials of the Past,’ an NSFW Sci-Fi Short

The fact that SBTRKT released his self-titled debut all the way back in June of 2011 hasn't stopped that album's narrative from continuing on into…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2013

Hear Tegan and Sara’s Kate Bush-Style Ballad ‘I Was a Fool’

With the January 29 release of Tegan and Sara's seventh album, Heartthrob, fast approaching, the Quin sisters are dropping aural gifts left and right. Last week…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2013

Super Rich Kids Jaden and Willow Smith Are Super Emo Kids on Moody Collab ‘Kite’

About a year ago, after seeing an unexpected shot of Will Smith's tiny female progeny hanging out with Odd Future's controversial leader, we wondered if…
Chris Martins / January 14, 2013
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