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Stream RZA’s ‘The Man With the Iron Fists’ Soulful, Guest-Packed Soundtrack

Wu-Tang Clan godhead turned film auteur RZA has been teasing us over the past few weeks, leaking songs from his The Man With the Iron…
Chris Martins / October 18, 2012

Crosstown Rebels Throw Rager in Reconstructed Mexican Pyramid

Given his name, it's perhaps unsurprising that Damian Lazarus has a predisposition for themes of rebirth and renewal. (His predisposition for ponchos is another matter.)…
Philip Sherburne / October 18, 2012

Gucci Mane Drops ‘Trap God’ Mixtape Featuring Waka Flocka Flame, Rick Ross, T-Pain

If anyone deserves the title "Trap God," it's the guy who had the chutzpah to announce his eternal iciness by getting a three-scoop ice cream…
Chris Martins / October 17, 2012

Neil Young and Crazy Horse’s ‘Twisted Road’ Video Honors Dylan, Orbison, the Dead

Following NBC's premature declaration of his death and the release of his occasionally juicy memoir, is it any wonder that Neil Young is feeling nostalgic?
Chris Martins / October 17, 2012

Wiz Khalifa’s ‘Cabin Fever 2′: Could This Be the Death Knell for the Lex Luger Sound?

Last year, Wiz Khalifa prefaced his major-label debut, Rolling Papers, with Cabin Fever, a trap music-tinged mixtape that countered the more good-natured mainstream release. Cabin…
Brandon Soderberg / October 17, 2012

Divine Fits Find the Nervy Post-Punk in Frank Ocean’s ‘Lost’

Frank Ocean's Essential channel ORANGE hasn't exactly gone unheralded in the indie-rock world, but has anyone quite cut to the essence of one of its…
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2012

See Frank Ocean Freestyle, Mosh in Odd Future NYC Takeover Documentary

In a 16-minute, grimily shot YouTube video, Odd Future affiliate Mikey Alfred documents the group during their March stop into New York City for shows,…
Chris Martins / October 17, 2012

Stream Gary Clark Jr.’s Full, Golden ‘Blak and Blu’ Album

Gary Clark Jr.'s major-label debut album, Blak and Blu, isn't out until October 23, but you can stream the whole thing right now over at iTunes.
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2012

Kid Kid Rock: Son of the Bullgod Rap-Rocks Like His Daddy

"Nepotism works," said New York Times publisher Arthur "Punch" Sulzberger, who died last month at age 86. Bullshit. Willow Smith is one thing: "Whip My…
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2012

Running to Stand Still: Watch U.S. Girls’ ‘North on 45′ Video

U.S. Girls mastermind Meghan Remy isn't going to let you experience a piece of her art without kicking in a little brainpower, so watch our…
SPIN Staff / October 17, 2012

You Won’t’s ‘Who Knew’ Video: Bad Timing, Excellent Slapstick

Cambridge duo You Won’t first wooed us in February with a whimsical song of cinematic genius off their February debut, Skeptic Goodbye; now, they’re back…
Harley Brown / October 17, 2012

R. Kelly Revives ‘Trapped in the Closet’ in ‘Crazy’ New Chapter

R. Kelly let G.O.O.D. Music boss Kanye West walk away with Cruel Summer's closest thing to a "George Bush doesn't care about black people" moment…
Marc Hogan / October 17, 2012

See Wax Fang’s Sinister ‘Mirror Mirror’ Video

Back in August, we brought you the rock-tacularly theatrical "Mirror, Mirror" from Louisville, Kentucky’s Wax Fang. Now, these friends of Jim James have revealed the…
Harley Brown / October 17, 2012

Watch Reptile Youth’s Hellish, NSFW ‘Dead End’ Video

We’ve heard from Lisbeth Salander that it can get pretty dark and nasty in Northern Europe, and if Danish post-pop-punk duo Reptile Youth’s NSFW video…
Harley Brown / October 17, 2012

Download Vessels’ Cover of Nathan Fake’s ‘The Sky Was Pink’

Nathan Fake's "The Sky Was Pink," released on Border Community in 2004, is an undisputed classic of electronic dance music. James Holden's remix of the…
Philip Sherburne / October 17, 2012

Kelly Clarkson Drops ‘Catch My Breath’ Lyric Video, ‘Greatest Hits’ Details

Kelly Clarkson's new electro-pop anthem, "Catch My Breath" now has a lyric video to go with all of that lite EDM-inspired build-and-release. Also, the record…
Chris Martins / October 17, 2012

Machine Gun Kelly Says You’re a Nazi If You Diss His Sensitive ‘See My Tears’ Video

The video for Machine Gun Kelly's Lace Up single "See My Tears" delivers a pretty clear message about the inspirational power of music. The Cleveland…
Chris Martins / October 16, 2012

Can Taylor Swift’s Lyrics Get This Guy Laid?

Here's something that will also surprise Taylor Swift: Filmmaker Tommy Wooldridge tried to pick up some unsuspecting and altogether confused women using the chart-topper's lyrics.
Kyle McGovern / October 16, 2012

The Stepkids Open for Kimbra, Are Eaten by Aliens in ‘Sweet Salvation’ Video

Though the Stepkids have been coasting just beneath radar for the past couple of years, that may change soon. We liked their self-titled 201 LP…
Chris Martins / October 16, 2012

The Wu-Tang Clan and Kool G Rap Deliver ‘Rivers of Blood’

Another day, another seriously funky, genuinely newsworthy song from the RZA's upcoming film The Man With the Iron Fists. First there was his "Blowin' in…
Chris Martins / October 16, 2012
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