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Brandy Zdan Asks for ‘More of a Man’ on Catchy Pop/Rock Single

Brandy Zdan might not actually sound that much like Jenny Lewis, but with country-tinged harmonies this sweet and songwriting this sharp, the comparisons are inevitable.
Andrew Unterberger / March 12, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Mitski’s ‘Townie,’ Jenny Hval’s ‘That Battle is Over,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From Philly punk kids to sexed-up…
SPIN Staff / March 11, 2015

Stream Michael Angelo Nigro’s Psychedelic Nugget, ‘Checkout’

Anthology Recordings is reissuing one of the rarest psychedelic albums in music history next month, Michael Angelo Nigro's 1977 treasure, Michael Angelo. Only 500 copies of the original album, which…
James Grebey / March 11, 2015

Young Fathers Express ‘Shame’ on Brand-New Track

Following "Rain or Shine," Young Fathers have unveiled another new track from their forthcoming album, White Men Are Black Men Too. Titled "Shame," the cut combines…
Rachel Brodsky / March 11, 2015

YOUTH Ventures into Dark, Lustful Territory on ‘Just For You’

"Just For You" is the London-based YOUTH's leading track for her debut EP About You. The single is steamy electro-soul with YOUTH (a.k.a. singer/songwriter Krissy) delivering…
Margaret Farrell / March 10, 2015

Cappa Harnesses Inner Goddess For Debut Single ‘Hush’

CAPPA — born Carla Cappa just 23 years ago — has already paid her pop music dues. In 2009, she dropped her first album, You Never…
Brennan Carley / March 10, 2015

Holiday Mountain Pens a Capricious Ode to Bodywork in ‘Slow Motion Thugs’

"All I wanna do is slow it down," cries genre-hopping psych-dance trio Holiday Mountain in their new single, "Slow Motion Thugs." Of course the Austin…
Rachel Brodsky / March 10, 2015

Hear Johnny Marr Cover Depeche Mode’s ‘I Feel You’

For Record Store Day (April 18), Johnny Marr has decided to release a limited-edition 7." The A-side will be a cover of Depeche Mode's 1993…
Rachel Brodsky / March 10, 2015

Girlpool Wish for an ‘Ideal World’ on Brand-New Song

Philly via Los Angeles guitar-n-bass duo Girlpool will release their first full-length album, Before the World Was Big (out June 2 via Wichita Recordings), and to…
Rachel Brodsky / March 9, 2015

Stream Sun Kil Moon’s New Song, ‘Ali/Spinks 2′

Mark Kozelek has released "Ali/Spinks 2," a new track from Sun Kil Moon's upcoming album, Universal Themes. Musically, the just-shared song strays slightly from Kozelek's…
Kyle McGovern / March 6, 2015

Jay Electronica Comes Back Swinging With Jay Z on ‘Road to Perdition’

On "Road to Perdition," Roc Nation's Jay Electronica shows the world that sure, you can promise an album for years and never deliver one, but…
Brennan Carley / March 6, 2015

Hear Earl Sweatshirt Rap With Samuel T. Herring of Future Islands on ‘Play It Cool’

The Grand Theft Auto games have always been known for soundtracks that bring together big names for the first time, but the new single "Play It…
Brennan Carley / March 6, 2015

Blood Orange Shares Swirling Retro-Pop ‘Delancey’ Demo

Taking a break from his studio work with Carly Rae Jepsen (Yes, Dev Hynes will be featured on the "Call Me Maybe" singer's upcoming LP), Blood Orange has…
Brennan Carley / March 5, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Carly Rae Jepsen Really Likes You, Deerhoof Ask ‘What Have You Done For Me’

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From a bubblegum hitmaker to a Queens-based rapper to…
SPIN Staff / March 4, 2015

Listen to Big Harp’s New Quick-Hitting Single ‘It’s A Shame’

Big Harp, the Los Angeles / Valentine, NE-based rock duo, did things a bit backwards: After two cross-country moves, a marriage, and two kids, Chris…
Connor O'Brien / March 4, 2015

Stream the Unlikely Power-Pop Album of the Year, Young Guv’s ‘Ripe 4 Luv’

While the weather is cold, slushy and definitively gross outside the SPIN office, there could be no less weather-appropriate a listen than Young Guv's new…
Andrew Unterberger / March 4, 2015

Kopecky Announce New Album ‘Drug for the Modern Age,’ Share ‘Quarterback’ Single

The Nashville based six-piece formerly known as the Kopecky Family Band will make a striking return with a succinct new name — now simply Kopecky…
Caitlin Gallagher / March 3, 2015

Stream Yak’s Endearing (and Fuzzy) Cover of Karen Dalton’s ‘Something on Your Mind’

Greenwich Village folkie Karen Dalton's 1971 ballad "Something on Your Mind" is certainly an unconventional choice of cover for a London-based trio of scuzz-rockers like…
Andrew Unterberger / March 3, 2015

SOPHIE and A. G. Cook Put a PC Music Spin on Yelle’s ‘Moteur Action’

PC Music's SOPHIE and A. G. Cook have put their glitch-pop spin on Yelle's "Moteur Action," a terrific (and extremely underrated) French-language dance-floor banger from…
Rachel Brodsky / March 2, 2015

Stream Holly Miranda’s Thoroughly Irresistible ‘All I Want Is to Be Your Girl’

When a love song starts with the lyrics "The days are shorter, but the nights are long / We could fuck in the sun and…
Andrew Unterberger / March 2, 2015
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