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Radiohead, David Bowie, and the 1975 Lead the Mercury Prize Nominees List

The Mercury Prize has historically helped launch the careers of many leading U.K. artists: Portishead, the xx, Suede, and more. And they rarely skew predictably;…
Dan Weiss / August 4, 2016

Deafheaven’s George Clarke and Dana Wachs Team Up on 20-Minute Ambient Track

Deafheaven's George Clarke and Vorhees sound artist Dana Wachs have joined to create a remarkable 20-minute ambient soundscape. Titled "RVIII: Invocation," the track was written to soundtrack…
Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2016

Modest Mouse’s Isaac Brock in a Car Accident After Falling Asleep at the Wheel

Modest Mouse frontman Isaac Brock was in a car accident yesterday morning in Portland after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel, the Oregonian reports. According to…
Rachel Brodsky / August 4, 2016

The Roots’ New Song ‘Bittersweet’ Will Change Your Perception of Reality, Supposedly

The Roots took a break from their long-running gig at The Tonight Show to make music you can taste. Today, the band released two versions of their…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Steven Tyler and Stone Temple Pilots Made You a Country Version of ‘Janie’s Got a Gun’

It hasn't been a great few months to be a Aerosmith fan: Steven Tyler said the band might be calling it quits next year, guitarist Joe…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Britney Spears Announces New Album, ‘Glory,’ and Release Date

Three years after Britney Jean, Britney Spears will be back with her ninth studio album before the summer ends. It's called Glory and it will be out on…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Listen to Grimes’ Hyperactive ‘Suicide Squad’ Track, ‘Medieval Warfare’

The early reviews of Suicide Squad strongly suggest the soundtrack is better than the film. The blockbuster has been taking a critical drubbing, but that's not stopping…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Protomartyr Share Jagged Adult Swim Singles Contribution ‘Born to Be Wine’

The Adult Swim Summer Singles Series stays gift-giving this week with "Born to Be Wine," a one-off from post-punk re-invigorators Protomartyr. The song is a…
Andrew Unterberger / August 3, 2016

Jessy Lanza’s ‘Oh No’ Video Is Lit

Characteristically laid-back Canadian synthpop artist Jessy Lanza recently released her second LP, Oh No, and she's just shared an official video for its title track. It starts simply enough, with…
Anna Gaca / August 3, 2016

Charles Bradley Takes it Back to Bed-Stuy in ‘Good to Be Back Home’ Video

It makes sense to shoot a video for a song titled "Good to Be Back Home," well, back home. And Charles Bradley is a sensible…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Preview Lauryn Hill’s ‘Austin City Limits’ Episode With Web-Only Performance of ‘Mystery of Iniquity’

Lauryn Hill recently filmed an episode of the Austin City Limits television show, which airs on PBS this weekend. In advance, ACL kindly posted a clip of Hill…
Anna Gaca / August 3, 2016

Azealia Banks Says She’s Leaving Social Media for Good

After continuously sabotaging her career over the past four years via Twitter, it appears Azealia Banks has decided that it's time to leave social media. The Harlem…
Brian Josephs / August 3, 2016

Young Thug Hints at New Mixtape ‘Jeffery’ to Drop This Month

The completely unpredictable rarity known as Young Thug has once again changed course from his supposedly upcoming full-length debut Hy!£UN35 by promising on Instagram what…
Dan Weiss / August 3, 2016

Peter Hook Announces New Book, ‘Substance: Inside New Order’

Peter Hook, the onetime bassist for post-punk legends New Order and Joy Division, has announced the release of a forthcoming New Order biography called Substance:…
Rachel Brodsky / August 3, 2016

Dua Lipa Performed a Sinuous ‘Hotter Than Hell’ on ‘Fallon’

Last night's musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon was none other than 20-year-old pop up-and-comer Dua Lipa. The singer performed a straight-up…
Dan Weiss / August 3, 2016

Ariana Grande Shares Two New Songs, ‘Voodoo Love’ and ‘OG Honeymoon’

Ariana Grande might have released her third album, Dangerous Woman, last May, but today she's shared a couple of one-offs on her SoundCloud page: "Voodoo…
Rachel Brodsky / August 3, 2016

Purling Hiss Announce ‘High Bias’ LP, Share Riffing Lead Single ‘Fever’

Last we heard from psych-rock mainstays Purling Hiss, they'd released last February's Something EP, which featured scuzzy tracks like "Fumble Tumble" and "My My My."
Rachel Brodsky / August 2, 2016

Mac Miller and Anderson .Paak Deal With Romance and Sunshine in ‘Dang!’ Video

After releasing the excellent Anderson .Paak-boosted "Dang!" last week, Mac Miller decided to keep the album hype rolling with a new video for the single.
Brian Josephs / August 2, 2016

The Strokes’ Nick Valensi Finally Starts His Own Band

Up until now, the Strokes guitarist Nick Valensi was the only member of the seminal rock group without his own side project. He changed that today with…
Brian Josephs / August 2, 2016

SPIN at Lollapalooza 2016: Portraits of Frank Turner, Bastille, Dua Lipa, and More

For Lollapalooza’s 25th Anniversary, SPIN was on site at the Toyota Music Den, where we invited many of the fest’s best and brightest to stop…
Drew Fortune / August 2, 2016
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