New Music

Hear Iamsu!’s ‘Kilt 2′ Mixtape, a Hi-Fi Ratchet Revelation

Richmond rapper-producer Iamsu! was a shoo-in for SPIN's Real Hottest MCs list earlier this year. The young star has been steadily bridging Bay Area ghetto-flamboyance to…
By: Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

See the Cure Perform Their Hits in 1987’s Full ‘In Orange’ Concert Film

Late last month fans of seminal '80s music were gifted with a rare, full 40-minute concert film documenting Morrissey's first solo gig, which happened to…
By: Chris Martins / June 7, 2013

Neko Case Reveals New Album’s Very Long Title With Very Short Trailer

Neko Case's follow-up to 2009's Middle Cyclone is officially on the way. The alt-country all-star released the trailer for her upcoming sixth studio album on Thursday…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 7, 2013

Stream Mom + Pop’s ‘Boombox,’ Featuring Wavves, FIDLAR, and Smith Westerns

Add this to the list of albums you can hear right now: Mom + Pop Music is currently streaming a new compilation featuring songs by…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Forest Swords Returns With ‘Thor’s Stone,’ a Wondrous Ball of Beat-Addled Mud

Forest Swords is Liverpool recluse Matt Barnes, a producer specializing in "ancient grinds" who caught some fame (and a Big Pink remix) two years ago…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Jay Pharoah Burns Lil Wayne in Pitch-Perfect Freestyle Impression

It's official: Saturday Night Live's Jay Pharoah has redeemed himself for that weak Trinidad James spoof a couple of months back. On a recent visit to Sway…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Hear Jim James’ EDM Remix of Bob Marley’s ‘Waiting in Vain’

Bob Marley's classic Legend compilation will soon receive an EDM-flavored makeover. On June 25, Island/Tuff Gong/UME will release Legend: Remixed, a 16-track collection featuring remixes of track…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

The-Drum Drop Goopy Gong-Powered Slow Jam ‘Switch’

Chicago duo The-Drum made SPIN's Best New Artists list this month for their fascinating ability to combine "fleet footwork rhythms, New Age synths, percolating R&B,…
By: Chris Martins / June 6, 2013

Hear Foxygen’s Guitarist Go Solo (With White Fence) on ‘Faces’

Foxygen's Jonathan Rado will take a breather from his main gig this fall when he issues his debut solo album. The LP, titled Law and…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Watch Sigur Ros Navigate a Nuclear Wasteland in ‘Kveikur’

Back in March, Sigur Rós debuted "Kveikur," the foreboding title track off the symphonic proggers' "aggressive" new album. Now, following previously released clips for "Brennistein" and "Ísjaki," the Icelandic…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013
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