OOFJ Offer Sweeping Synth-Pop Single ‘I Forgive You’

Forgiveness never sounded so foreboding as it does in OOFJ’s “I Forgive You.” The new single — from the Los Angeles synth-pop duo’s upcoming album, Acute…
Andrew Unterberger / January 26, 2015

Stream Death Cab For Cutie’s New Song, ‘Black Sun’

Early this morning, Death Cab for Cutie released the lead single from their upcoming album, Kintsugi. Titled “Black Sun,” the track is the first official taste…
Brennan Carley / January 26, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Jose Gonzales Explores ‘The Cave,’ Laura Marling Clings to ‘False Hope,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From Norwegian disco legends to Swedish folkie…
SPIN Staff / January 22, 2015

Stream Sarah Beth Nelson’s Lovely Ballad, ‘Paying’

“Slowcore” isn’t a genre that gets thrown around much anymore — largely because no artists really seemed to appreciate being called it in the first…
Andrew Unterberger / January 22, 2015

Walker Lukens Comes Out Swinging on New Single ‘Every Night’

Led Zeppelin and the Four Seasons don’t often meet in the same song, but singer/songwriter Walker Lukens namechecks both legendary groups as infleunces on hi…
Andrew Unterberger / January 21, 2015

Soda Fabric’s Hazy Riffing Shines on Lo-Fi ‘Teenage Illusion’

On Soda Fabric’s new single, “Teenage Illusion,” a swirling haze of guitars envelop the Berlin rock group’s howled vocals and Explosions in the Sky-sounding riffs.
Brennan Carley / January 20, 2015

Singer/Songwriter Santiparro Looks Inward on ‘The Benefit of Confrontation’

According to his bio, singer/songwriter Santiparro’s name means “The lens that sees many things not usually seen,” a name given to him “during a pilgrimage…
Andrew Unterberger / January 16, 2015

Rise and Shine With Happy Fangs’ Super-Caffeinated ‘In the Morning’

From the opening notes of its harmonic-laden riff, “In the Morning” bursts through your speakers like the sun suddenly rising through your not-nearly-closed-enough blinds —…
Andrew Unterberger / January 15, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Waxahatchee Breathes ‘Air,’ Kelly Clarkson Sings ‘Heartbeat Song,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From confessional indie-folk to…
SPIN Staff / January 14, 2015

Dawn Richard Rises from Danity Kane’s Ashes on ‘Phoenix’

Last year, Dawn Richard reunited with Aubrey O’Day, Shannon Bex, and Aundrea Fimbres — three of her former cohorts from the Making the Band-bred girl grou…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2015
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