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Wildhoney Try to Breathe in ‘Thin Air’ on Shoegazey Single

After a few years of low-key EP releases, Baltimore shoegaze revivalists Wildhoney issued their debut LP Sleep Through It earlier this year, but they're already…
Colin Joyce / October 2, 2015

Christina Vantzou Spawns Ghostly Twins in Her NSFW ‘Shadow Sun’ Video

Christina Vantzou's usual instrumental palette (swooning strings, feather-light keyboard flourishes) has traditionally suggested a nodding-out neoclassicism — like string quartets playing Brahms…
Colin Joyce / October 1, 2015

Aneurysm’s ‘Veronica’ Goes Down Like a Noise-Rock Heart Attack

There's a Boston based five-piece of punk kids called Aneurysm, but their brickwalled take on post-hardcore feels more like an infarction. They released an EP…
Colin Joyce / October 1, 2015

Long Distance Poison Embrace the Horror of It All on ‘Lama Nada’

Long Distance Poison’s new tape on Chicago-based label Hausu Mountain comes with a description that sounds like body horror. Lama Nada is made up of two…
Oliver Kinkel / October 1, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Arca, Dive In, Pity Sex, 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 Venezuelan super-producers, ambient…
SPIN Staff / September 30, 2015

Sega Bodega Slows Down and Turns Up on ‘Elis’

The three-year-old brainchild of Ninja Tune producer Slugabed, British label Activia Benz might look something like a jellyfish if its roster were anthropomorphized. Its aesthetic is eclectic but…
Harley Brown / September 30, 2015

Andrew Bernstein Does Damage to Sax Structures on ‘Thought Forms’

Baltimore's Horse Lords don't have a lot of studio recordings. But the burned-out sort of art-rock they've made over the past few years has established…
Colin Joyce / September 30, 2015

CUTTERS Open Up on ‘List of People Buried at Arlington National Cemetery’

Self-described "survival punk" quartet CUTTERS released their full-length debut We Are the Quarry last year, and they're set to issue more aspirationally raucous tunes on…
Nathan Diller / September 29, 2015

Fraternal Twin Vies for Simplicity on ‘Small Wind Power’

For the past couple of years now New Jersey resident Tom Christie has been making wonderfully windswept recordings under the name Fraternal Twin, and even…
Colin Joyce / September 28, 2015

Pope Francis Truly Is the Next Jesus Christ Superstar on Debut Single

And people complained they don't put rock stars on the cover of Rolling Stone anymore. In the surprise release to end them all, Pope Francis…
Dan Weiss / September 25, 2015

Loma Prieta Paint a Less Bleak ‘Self Portrait’ on New LP

The San Francisco post-hardcore experimentalists in Loma Prieta have wringing caustic emotions out of warped punk structures for the better part of a whole decade…
Colin Joyce / September 25, 2015

Sam Smith’s James Bond Theme Needs Way More Nonsense

I had high hopes for Sam Smith's Bond theme. He seemed like a plum candidate for the role: soulful, melodramatic, British. And the song had…
Andrew Unterberger / September 25, 2015

The Zombies Plead for Reconciliation on ‘I Want You Back Again’

The Zombies' founding members Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone have been churned out fluttering guitar pop songs in six separate decades now, but they're not…
Colin Joyce / September 24, 2015

Blackest Ever Black Lets the Darkness Seep Out Again on ‘I Can’t Give You the Life You Want’ Compilation

Founder and former music journalist Kiran Sande may have named his record label Blackest Ever Black as a lark, but his artists have taken to…
Colin Joyce / September 23, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: DIIV, Deafheaven, Made of Oak, 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 haze-pop guitar heroes,…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2015

Korey Dane Is a Little Alone in His Video for ‘Let It Be Just for Fun’

Long Beach, California has played home to a wide range of musicians over the last couple of decades (blunted rappers, high-minded prog acts) over the…
Colin Joyce / September 22, 2015

Editors Share Cloaked Single ‘The Law,’ Featuring Rachel Goswell of Slowdive

Editors frontman Tom Smith, the driving concept for his band's forthcoming album, In Dream, is to make a record that reflects his acts inclinations toward…
Oliver Kinkel / September 21, 2015

Sun Club Don’t Let the Warmth Slip Away On ‘Summer Feet’

Baltimore boasts an all-star roster of indie stalwarts, including Lower Dens, Beach House, Future Islands, and Animal Collective, to name just a few. Next month…
Harley Brown / September 21, 2015

Spencer Radcliffe Offers Underwater Existentialism on ‘Mermaid’

Spencer Radcliffe's projects always start with a hush. Whether he's making ambient music as Blithe Field, emo-inflected indie rock as Best Witches, or unearthing cloistered…
Colin Joyce / September 18, 2015

MNEK, Zara Larsson, and a Mythical Beast Roam Iceland in ‘Never Forget You’ Video

Zara Larsson and MNEK have just released the music video for their pop-house collaboration "Never Forget You," and SPIN has the first look at their dazzling new…
Brennan Carley / September 17, 2015
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