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RZA Drops New Wu-Tang Clan Song ‘Six Directions Of Boxing,’ Talks Reunion Album

RZA's Quentin Tarantino-produced martial arts flick, The Man with the Iron Fists, hits theaters on November 2, but fans can hear a new Wu-Tang Clan…
Chris Martins / October 10, 2012

Hear Kelly Clarkson’s Electro-Pop Victory Lap ‘Catch My Breath’

"I don't want to be left behind," Kelly Clarkson begins on "Catch My Breath," one of three new tracks from her November 19 Greatest Hits…
Marc Hogan / October 10, 2012

Richie Hawtin Goes Beyond EDM with New CNTRL Tour

Richie Hawtin is no stranger to the North American electronic music scene. Growing up in Windsor, Ontario, just across the border from Detroit, Hawtin and…
Philip Sherburne / October 10, 2012

Rap’s Most Slept-On Releases of 2012’s Third Quarter

Some of my favorites from July, August, and September, like Styles P's brutal, hipster-baiting The Diamond Life Project, or 100s' evil pimp rap for the…
Brandon Soderberg / October 10, 2012

Hear Is Tropical’s Propulsive Kitsune Comp Contribution ‘Venezuela’

For the icing on its 10th anniversary cake, French record label Kitsune will release a special edition of its bi-annual Maison compilation. Featuring contributions from…
Harley Brown / October 10, 2012

Listen to Heaven’s Gate’s Yowling, Brooklyn-Based Jangle-Gaze Treat ‘Pogo’

After the demise of their band Sweet Bulbs, Michael Sheffield and Jack Wolf decided to start Heaven's Gate, a Brooklyn jangle-gaze outfit with vocalist Jess…
Harley Brown / October 10, 2012

Trail of Dead Shout Out Hologram Tupac, Spoof Election Politics in ‘Catatonic’ Video

In the video for ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead's latest single, "Catatonic," singer Jason Reece plays a crooked politician on…
Chris Martins / October 10, 2012

Cloud Nothings Dedicate Jazzy ‘Fall In’ Video to Choreographer Busby Berkeley

Lest we forget Attack on Memory, the SPIN Essential that Cloud Nothings released early this year, the Cleveland grunge-punkers have delivered a classy new video…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

Lil B Becomes ‘Lil Bawse’ On Dreamy, Swagged ‘Illusions Of Grandeur 2′ Mixtape

Bay Area Based rap icon Lil B has dropped a brand new mixtape dubbed Illusions of Grandeur 2. For those who've delayed diving into the…
Chris Martins / October 9, 2012

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
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