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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 group…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2015

River City Extension Return From Tragedy With Soaring ‘Man of Conviction’

"Everything's changing, people are different," River City Extension frontman Joe Michelini sings on the band's new song "Man of Conviction." Truer now for the band…
Andrew Unterberger / January 13, 2015

Pearl and the Beard Pledge Their Devotion to ‘You’ on Fuzzy New Single

Brooklyn trio Pearl and the Beard have hefty expectations for their upcoming album, with press materials declaring 2015 to be "the year of Beast," saying…
Andrew Unterberger / January 12, 2015

Waxahatchee Announces New Album, ‘Ivy Tripp’

Waxahatchee — née Katie Crutchfield — has announced plans to release her third full-length LP. Produced by Crutchfield and frequent collaborators Kyle Gilbride and Keith Spencer (who also…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2015

Stream the New Highway Hymnal’s Fuzz-Fueled ‘Reverb Room’

Haverhill, Massachusetts psych-rock outfit (and SPIN December Artist to Watch) the New Highway Hymnal have just released their sophomore album, Reverb Room, and it's a record…
Rachel Brodsky / January 9, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Swaggerific Rae Sremmurd, Tyrannical Torche, 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 Miami metalheads to swagnificent hip-hop youths…
SPIN Staff / January 7, 2015

Stream Joey Bada$$’ Forward-Marching New Single ‘On & On’

Just a couple of weeks into 2015, New York rapper Joey Bada$$ will finally release his long-awaited debut studio LP B4.Da.$$, and as if to…
Andrew Unterberger / December 30, 2014

Stream Adventures’ Delectable ‘Your Sweetness’

The number of bands using the alternative rock of 20 years ago and the emo of 15 years ago as their sonic blueprint keeps expanding,…
Andrew Unterberger / December 23, 2014

Stream A.G. Cook’s Tweaked-Out New Single, ‘What I Mean’

A.G. Cook, the 24-year-old founder of the PC Music label/collective, has unleashed another oddball dance-pop song for your enjoyment (or confusion). Titled "What I Mean," the organ-laced,…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2014

Stream The-Dream’s Sensual New Jam, ‘Fruition’

The-Dream hasn't shared any new material since releasing a free EP called Royalty: The Prequel in August, but now the man born Terius Nash has…
Rachel Brodsky / December 22, 2014

Feast on Howardian’s Fuzz-Rock Blast ‘Be Fruitful’

True story: Nobody in the history of North America has ever said no to two minutes of lo-fi, high-energy, distortion-soaked garage rock. That's what Howardian,…
Andrew Unterberger / December 19, 2014

Hear Saint Motel Fatten Dead Right!’s ‘Rising Tide’ on Funky Remix

Electro-pop duo Dead Right!'s debut single, "Rising Tide," has been out for a few months, but fellow Los Angeles residents Saint Motel are clearly still riding the…
Rachel Brodsky / December 17, 2014

The Suffers ‘Make Some Room’ for Soulful Revival on New Single

Hailing from Houston, Texas, the Suffers are a ten-piece soul collective that steeps their tracks in jazzy history with a modern twist. They're the sort…
Brennan Carley / December 17, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: D’Angelo Returns, Charli XCX Crashes the Party, 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 funk-filled R&B to…
SPIN Staff / December 17, 2014

Stream Royal’s Woozy Take on Tegan and Sara’s ‘So Jealous’

To commemorate the tenth anniversary of their breakthrough third album, So Jealous — yeah, yeah, we're none of us as young as we used to be…
Andrew Unterberger / December 12, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: Crestfallen Chromatics, Rejuvenated Grooms, 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 French adolescent disc jockeys to cross-global hip-hop…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2014
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