New Music

Prince Tributes ‘Baltimore’ on Surprise Single

Last week, we heard news that Prince had recorded a "tribute to all of the people of the city of Baltimore" at his Paisley Park…
By: Colin Joyce / May 9, 2015

LÁ-BAS Journey to Funk-Filled Cosmos On Their Self-Titled Debut

Sometimes the value of a supergroup is solely based on the famed names of the artists involved and rarely on the art produced therein., fortunately…
By: Margaret Farrell / May 7, 2015

Summer Fiction Wraps Sunny Indie-Pop Melodies in ‘Perfume Paper’

With its Brian Wilson-like melodic levity and Johnny Marr-influenced guitar jangle, Summer Fiction's "Perfume Paper" is — without being too on-the-nose — every bit a…
By: Rachel Brodsky / May 6, 2015

Stream Fool’s Gold’s Soaring New Album ‘Flying Lessons’

Fool's Gold, the Afropop-influenced dance-rock fourpiece, knew knew exactly what they were doing dropping their latest album, Flying Lessons, right at the beginning of summer.
By: Connor O'Brien / May 6, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Titus Andronicus, Vince Staples, Miguel, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Jersey indie-punks, smooth-singing…
By: SPIN Staff / May 5, 2015

Rhett Miller Reimagines Himself as ‘The Traveler’ on His Lush, Twangy New Album

Rhett Miller is the type of singer / songwriter whom would need no introduction in a just world — but life's not fair and hi…
By: Dan Weiss / May 5, 2015

Icky Blossoms Push Psychedelic Buttons on ‘Mask’

With their new LP, Mask, Icky Blossoms expand their horizons beyond their pulsing, Dave Sitek-produced debut. This time, the Omaha trio of Sarah Bohling (vocals and synthesizer), Nik…
By: Harley Brown / May 5, 2015

Listen to Five New Bangers From Steve Aoki’s ‘Neon Future II’

Steve Aoki, the (now only sometimes) cake-throwing, champagne-spraying DJ extraordinaire, will unleash his third studio LP next week. Neon Future II  — the aptly-named follow-up to last year's Neo…
By: Harley Brown / May 5, 2015

John Vanderslice Has the ‘Long Dark Blues’ on Songs: Ohia Cover

As a special tribute to Songs: Ohia and Magnolia Electric Co.'s late frontman, Jason Molina, longtime indie-rock producer and singer-songwriter John Vanderslice has covered the former band's "Long…
By: Connor O'Brien / May 4, 2015

Juan Wauters Is Ready for the World on ‘Who, Me?’

Like a movie that is good (in his words) Juan Wauters' songs require your attention. The Queens-via-Uruguay singer songwriter has one of the year's best new album…
By: Andrew Unterberger / May 4, 2015
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