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Watch Diplo’s Interstellar Stripper-Pole ‘Set It Off’ Video

Diplo's self-expression continues to find new and bizarrely fascinating forms. A few months after the omnipresent DJ and producer released his handstand-inducing Express Yourself EP,…
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2012

Metallica, Flaming Lips Retool Deep Purple Classics

As long as there are beginning guitar players banging out the riff from "Smoke on the Water," Deep Purple will remain one of heavy rock's…
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2012

Marilyn Manson Pulls Out the Big Guns for NSFW ‘Slo-Mo-Tion’ Video

"This is my beautiful show, where everything is shot in slow motion," sings Marilyn Manson in his video for "Slo-Mo-Tion," a cut off his latest…
Kory Grow / August 21, 2012

Watch Slim Twig’s Charming, Lo-Fi ‘Gun Shy’ Video

Hey, how's everyone doing today? Any out of towners? Where you from? Sheboygan? I spent a lifetime there one night! Seriously, though, folks we're so…
David Marchese / August 21, 2012

Hear Oren Ambarchi’s 33-Minute Kraut-Psych-Noise-Rock Odyssey ‘Sagittarian Domain’

Australian drone seismologist Oren Ambarchi has been remarkably, Pollard-ically busy in 2012, releasing five(!) albums before summer's end — including collabos with Jim O'Rouke, Keiji…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 21, 2012

Hear Crypt’s ‘Completely Fucked’: These Arms Are Snakes Frontman Goes Witchwave

Bubbling up from witch house's crustiest cauldron come Crypts, a new project from ex-These Arms Are Snakes front-yelper Steve Snere. It's easy to compare it…
Christopher R. Weingarten / August 21, 2012

Hear Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick’s Latest Dance Single as Les Sins

Toro Y Moi mastermind Chaz Bundick's second release under his dancefloor alter ego, Les Sins, is almost here. In July, SPIN's Philip Sherburne previewed "Fetch"
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2012

Hear Slaughterhouse’s Eminem-Boosted ‘Throw That’

As Royce Da 5'9", Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, and Joe Budden get set to release their rap quartet's major-label debut, Welcome To: Our House, on…
Marc Hogan / August 21, 2012

Hear Muse’s Startlingly Sane New Single ‘Madness’

Muse move in mysterious ways. "Madness," the new single from the British arena rockers' upcoming sixth album The 2nd Law, isn't nearly as crazy as…
Marc Hogan / August 20, 2012

Lady Gaga’s Rocky Record With Rap Music

Last month, Lady Gaga and Kendrick Lamar began tweeting at one another. On July 4th, Gaga directed a tweet at Lamar that said, "What a…
Brandon Soderberg / August 20, 2012

Garbage Shirk Their Dark Side in ‘Big Bright World’ Video

A few months ago, Garbage released their first new album in seven years, Not Your Kind of People, and with it, a black-and-white, silent-film-like video…
Kory Grow / August 20, 2012

Guardian Alien Distill ‘See the World’ LP Into One Trippy Video

New York City psych explorers Guardian Alien recently released their debut album on Thrill Jockey, See the World Given to a One Love Entity. The…
Marc Hogan / August 20, 2012

Hear New Pornographer AC Newman’s Lushly Folk-Pop ‘I’m Not Talking’

Carl Newman's deftly melodic solo work has long rivaled his charming indie rock with Canadian quasi-supergroup the New Pornographers. His third album as AC Newman,…
Marc Hogan / August 20, 2012

Watch the Killers Cover Oasis’ ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’

Now that former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher has joined his brother Noel in singing the band's tunes again, maybe it's fair game for anyone to…
Kory Grow / August 20, 2012

Hear Kendrick Lamar and Young Jeezy’s Clock-Turning ‘Westside, Right on Time’

"I'm warning everybody, Kendrick will be B.o.B in two years," SPIN rap blogger Brandon Soderberg wrote last week, referring to Kendrick Lamar's soul-sampling new collaboration…
Marc Hogan / August 20, 2012

Hear Erol Alkan’s Seismic ‘Another ‘Bugged Out’ Mix & ‘Bugged In’ Selection’

Erol Alkan's new double-disc DJ mix, Another "Bugged Out" Mix & "Bugged In" Selection, ought to come with a warning label: "Beware Flying Objects." While…
Philip Sherburne / August 20, 2012

Karen O Unleashes ‘Frankenweenie’ Solo Track ‘Strange Love’

Love may or may not be strange, but in this case it's definitely quirky. Karen O's new song for the soundtrack to Tim Burton's upcoming…
Marc Hogan / August 20, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Black Hippy Deconstructs Drake

I think I wandered into a rap blogger version of a Beckett play the other night. I drove all around southern New Jersey on a…
Brandon Soderberg / August 18, 2012

Elton John Gets Re-Remixed by the 2 Bears, Fred Falke

So many things could go wrong when remixing Elton John. For one thing, that's Sir Elton John, and now that Prince Harry has refashioned himself…
Philip Sherburne / August 17, 2012

George Costanza Takes on a New ‘Contest’ in Nickelback Clip

Nickelback are indeed one of pop history's biggest punching bags and are possibly a sex repellant, but recently Chad Kroeger and Co. have shown that…
Kory Grow / August 17, 2012
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