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The Mountain Goats Wrestle With Satan, Abortion in ‘Cry For Judas’ Video

In SPIN's review of the Mountain Goats' excellent new album, Transcendental Youth, writer Keith Harris notes that "both the storyteller and his characters seem incapable…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

Hear Six Songs From Bat For Lashes’ New ‘The Haunted Man’

"It was more about getting out and starting to define my sonic landscape," Bat For Lashes' Natasha Khan told SPIN contributor Alyssa Noel of The…
David Bevan / October 9, 2012

Pusha T Ties Trayvon Martin To ‘The Wire’ In Kanye-Produced ‘Pain’

In Pusha T's new Future-featuring single, "Pain," the Clipse member stalks a menacing, minimal Kanye West beat while exploring the song's titular theme. In a…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

Rick Ross’ ‘Black Bar Mitzvah’: A Map of Misreading

Sorry, goys, on Rick Ross' new mixtape The Black Bar Mitzvah, the rapper does not collaborate with Schlomo Artzi, there are no Rabbi Shmuley Boteach…
Brandon Soderberg / October 9, 2012

Hear Taylor Swift’s Dubstep-Tinged ‘I Knew You Were Trouble.’

The aspect of Taylor Swift's newest song that's most likely to dominate conversation about it is also, in the end, its least remarkable. "I Knew…
Marc Hogan / October 9, 2012

Stream Majeure’s ‘Solar Maximum’ LP, a Synth-Drone Dystopia From Zombi’s A.E. Paterra

When not drumming for delirious, Suspiri-ous bloodfeasters Zombi, A.E. Paterra is a full-time cosmonaut. His Majeure project has been steady releasing astronomical space electronic/drone/kraut/minimal synth…
Christopher R. Weingarten / October 9, 2012

Watch Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s 17-Minute ‘Ramada Inn’ Video

Neil Young and Crazy Horse can't be accused of mild-mannered conformity. The iconoclastic rockers' first album of the year, Americana, reworked old folk standards as…
Marc Hogan / October 9, 2012

Hear Franz Nicolay’s Wily, Dalek-Produced ‘Bad Advice’

"A lazy man and a stingy man walk the same road twice," sings Franz Nicolay before giving away his new single's title, "This world is…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

Hear Menahan Street Band’s Funk-Soul Blitz ‘Lights Out’

If the eerily cinematic and surging sound of Brooklyn funk-soul ensemble Menahan Street Band seems like something that'd be sampled by some hip-hop mega-producer, well,…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

Hear Zombi’s Steve Moore Remix Shock’s ‘Heaven’

There's nothing shocking about the Bay Area's Shock — not in the Jane's Addiction sense, nor by virtually any other metric of voltage, outrage, or…
Philip Sherburne / October 9, 2012

Watch Sigur Ros’ Mist-Draped Video for ‘Dauoalognm’

Sigur Rós' Mystery Film Experiment, where the angelic Icelandic post-rockers have been encouraging directors to make videos for the music from the band's 2012 album…
Marc Hogan / October 9, 2012

Watch METZ’ Startling, GIF-Like ‘Wet Blanket Video

Today marks the release of METZ, the unrelenting, unforgiving debut full-length from the Toronto noise-rock crew (and Best 5 New Artists alums) of the same…
David Bevan / October 9, 2012

Caribou’s Dan Snaith on Daphni, Radiohead, and the “EDM Barfsplosion”

Last time Dan Snaith took on a new alias, it was because of a lawsuit — here's looking at the Dictators' Dick Manitoba, a man…
Philip Sherburne / October 9, 2012

Grab Rick Ross’ ‘The Black Bar Mitzvah’ Mixtape

"We celebratin' life," Rick Ross exults on the first track from his new The Black Bar Mitzvah mixtape. "We celebratin' success." The release, which you…
Marc Hogan / October 9, 2012

Watch the Vaccines Ride with a Hemingway in ‘I Always Knew’

In the new video for the Vaccines' "I Always Knew," singer Justin Hayward-Young finds himself on a Scrambler-style carnival ride with the great-granddaughter of Ernest…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

How To Destroy Angels Leak New Song ‘Keep It Together’

Trent Reznor's How To Destroy Angels project has released its first new song since covering Bryan Ferry's "Is Your Love Strong Enough?" for The Girl…
Chris Martins / October 8, 2012

Watch Andrew W.K. Pretend to Electrocute Magician David Blaine

"Illusionist" David Blaine, tired that no one was paying attention, strapped on an old-timey divers' suit and climbed atop a podium in Manhattan this weekend…
Nicole Sia / October 8, 2012

Dinosaur Jr. Announce ‘Chocomel Daze (Live 1987)’ LP: Hear ‘The Lung’

The first song the reunited Dinosaur Jr. played in public, as David Peisner notes in his review of the stoney guitar heroes' essential new record…
Marc Hogan / October 8, 2012

Flying Lotus’ New ‘FLOTUS’ Written For Childish Gambino, Not Michelle Obama

Sure, "FLOTUS" happens to be a handy portmanteau of Steven Ellison's recording alias, Flying Lotus, but his freshly leaked new track of the same name…
Chris Martins / October 8, 2012

Hear Solid Gold’s Lonesome Electro-Pop Cut ‘The Pendulum’

Solid Gold is Zach Coulter, Adam Hurlburt and Matthew Locher, a synth-pop threesome who met in a University of Wisconsin architecture class, only to link…
Lindsay MaHarry / October 8, 2012
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