First Spin: Hear Wire’s Live ‘Drill’

Last year, Wire toured four continents in a run of dates more extensive and ambitious than anything the reunited British punk prophets had previously attempted…
David Bevan / January 9, 2012

Watch First Aid Kit’s Gorgeous ‘Emmylou’ Video

Hey, if you've got it, flaunt it. Swedish folkies First Aid Kit came to prominence a couple years back with their much-watched video for their…
David Marchese / January 6, 2012

Spellbound! Watch a Supercut of 50 Rappers Spelling Their Names

Check out this inspiring piece of rap dorkery, as the crew from internet culture vultures Slacktory cut up the long history of rappers spelling their…
christopherschultz / January 4, 2012

Watch Youth Lagoon’s Bloody ‘July’ Video

For those who wonder how Trevor Powers has somehow escaped getting lumped in with the recently dispersed chillwave movement, look no further than the latest…
Marc Hogan / January 4, 2012

First Spin: Grab Expensive Looks’ ‘Moving Visions’

On January 17, New York producer Alec Feld (with an assist from the folks at Group Tightener) will release Dark Matters, his excellent debut full-length…
SPIN Staff / January 4, 2012

First Spin: Download the Twilight Sad’s ‘Another Bed’

Up until now, Scottish shoegaze disciples the Twilight Sad were best known for their knack with anthems. Which is to say they know how to…
David Bevan / January 4, 2012

Timewarp! See an Awesomely Awkward 1994 Thurston Moore and Beck MTV Interview

Buzzfeed recently dug up a grainy 1994 segment ofMTV's 120 Minutes featuring guest host Thurston Moore interviewing an extremely awkward and baby-faced Beck back when…
David Marchese / January 4, 2012

Watch the ‘Unsinkable’ Guided by Voices Rock ‘Letterman’

A precious few indie bands are as unashamed of onstage theatrics as Guided byVoices. The reunited Ohio rockers brought out all their rambunctious glory last…
Marc Hogan / January 4, 2012

Meek Mill Leaks Bosslike New Single ‘Lean With It’

Maybach Music affiliate Meek Mill had a pretty monumental 2011 thanks to his two Rawse-assisted trunk cavers "Ima Boss" and "2Pac Back," not to mention…
christopherschultz / January 3, 2012

See Ra Ra Riot Perform ‘Boy’ in the Moog Sound Lab

You've seen Little Dragon, Twin Shadow, and the Antlers reinvent tunes in the Moog Sound Lab — the spot in Asheville, North Carolina devoted to…
SPIN Staff / January 3, 2012

Watch Air’s Vintage ‘Sonic Armada’ Video

On February 7, French duo Air will release an expanded soundtrack to French cinema pioneer Georges Méliès' 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune.
Marc Hogan / January 3, 2012

Watch Rihanna’s ‘Clockwork Orange’-Inspired ‘You Da One’ Video

With all the rape and ultra-violence, Stanley Kubrick's 1971 movie adaptation of A Clockwork Orange seems an unlikely match for a lilting, lighter-than-air love ditty…
Marc Hogan / December 23, 2011

Watch Jonsi’s New Video and Help Buy a Zoo

Cameron Crowe's latest full-length feature, the unfortunately titled We Bought a Zoo, is landing in theaters tomorrow. And as NPR pointed out last month, the…
David Bevan / December 22, 2011

Watch Drake Hit the Bay With Lil Wayne in ‘The Motto’

Drake recently played a tiny part in Bay Area sports history, as the San Francisco 49ers danced to the hip-hop smoothie en route to clinching…
Marc Hogan / December 22, 2011

Watch David Bowie’s Unearthed 1973 Performance of ‘Jean Genie’

A David Bowie television performance that no one has seen in three decades, and that Americans have never seen at all, hit the web today.
Daniel Kreps / December 21, 2011

First Spin: Hear the Title Track to 12th Planet’s New Dubstep Clusterbomb ‘The End is Near Pt. 1′

Dubstep luminary 12th Planet finds the perfect balance between club-rocking and buzzsaw-blasting. So, naturally he's been courted by everyone from Diplo (who included him on…
christopherschultz / December 21, 2011

Watch Ximena Sarinana’s Exclusive NYC Performance

Mexican actress-turned-songwriter Ximena Sariñana's self-titled English-language debut album gave us a refreshing jolt of indie pop in 2011 with charming assists by TV on the…
SPIN Staff / December 21, 2011

Watch 3 Songs From Arctic Monkeys’ Homecoming Shows

Arctic Monkeys singer-guitarist Alex Turner recently said the band is finally getting some love in the States, but the slang-loving rockers have always been most…
Marc Hogan / December 21, 2011

Watch Game and Tyler, the Creator’s Insane ‘Martians Vs. Goblins’ Video

The video for Game's "Martians Vs. Goblins" has arrived, just in time to rekindle the ridiculous beef between Tyler, the Creator and Bruno Mars. (If…
Daniel Kreps / December 21, 2011

This Vid Cray: Madman Serenades Subway With ‘Niggas in Paris’

One brazen New Yorker has taken it upon himself to shatter the record 11 times Jay-Z and Kanye West performed "Niggas in Paris" in Vancouver…
Daniel Kreps / December 20, 2011
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