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Alanis Morissette Will Take Your Questions Now

Who better to advise the lovelorn than the woman who once asked ex-flame Dave Coulier if the girl he broke up with her for would…
Rachel Brodsky / January 8, 2016

Kanye West Shares New Songs, ‘Real Friends’ and ‘No More Parties in LA,’ Following Initial Mix-Up

Update 2: 'Ye keeps uploading and then deleting "Real Friends" onto SoundCloud file, having claimed in an earlier tweet that he originally pulled the file because "there was a slight…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Wiki Shares New Home Video for Jazzy ‘Crib Tax’

Homegrown New York City rapper Wiki has followed up his main outfit Ratking's shrewd 2014 debut LP, So It Goes, with a gritty mixtape of his own.
Harley Brown / January 8, 2016

Governors Ball 2016 Lineup: The Strokes, Kanye West, the Killers, and More

The lineup for the 2016 iteration of the eastern seaboard's premiere festival, Governors Ball, has been announced. Set to take place on New York City's Randalls…
Harley Brown / January 8, 2016

Jidenna Shows Off His ‘Knickers’ In Swinging Music Video

Jidenna dropped two new songs late last year, and today the well-dressed R&B star shared a Jazz Age-themed music video for "Knickers." After being denied entrance…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Watch the Fittingly Surreal Video for Animal Collective’s Kooky ‘FloriDada’

The music video for Animal Collective's new track "FloriDada" — the first track off of their upcoming album, Painting With — really leans into the sunny Dadaist absurdism…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Chairlift Well Up on the Wistful ‘Crying in Public’

Everyone, at some point or another, has cried in public. (And if you say you haven't, you're either lying or made of stone.) This is…
Rachel Brodsky / January 8, 2016

New Kanye Music Will Come Every Friday, According to Kim Kardashian

The cat may be out of the bag with regards to Kanye West's long-anticipated, long-teased SWISH: On Friday morning, the Most Stylish Man of 2015's better half,…
Harley Brown / January 8, 2016

Beyoncé Helps Out Channing Tatum Perform ‘Run the World (Girls)’ on Hilarious ‘Lip Sync Battle’

Lip Sync Battle, the TV show on Spike that's exactly what it sounds like, kicked off its second season with aplomb last night, when the always…
James Grebey / January 8, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Unleashes Intense, New ‘Untitled 2′ on ‘Fallon’

It's been almost ten months since Kendrick Lamar dropped SPIN's favorite album of 2015, but he hasn't slowed down an inch, presenting a new "short…
Dan Weiss / January 8, 2016

Vince Staples Holds Forth on His Childhood, Gangs, and Snoop Dogg on ESPN’s ‘Highly Questionable’

On Thursday SPIN cover star Vince Staples appeared on ESPN's talk show series "Highly Questionable," where he spoke eloquently — as he often does — about his…
Harley Brown / January 8, 2016

Fetty Wap Mixes Things Up on Remix of Selena Gomez’s ‘Same Old Love’

Selena Gomez just released a new remix of "Same Old Love," the second single from Revival, one of the 25 Best Pop Albums of the last year. The…
James Grebey / January 7, 2016

Mick Jenkins Shares New Two-Song EP, ‘Sip!’

Mick Jenkins has followed-up his last release, Wave(s), with a new, slighter, also water-themed surprise release. Sip!, described as "a collection of s**t I’ve been working on…
James Grebey / January 7, 2016

Mavis Staples Launches ‘Livin’ on a High Note’ Album Cycle With a New Single

Mavis Staples has had a career both longer and also more storied than most others, and the 76-year-old living legend shows no signs of stopping,…
Brennan Carley / January 7, 2016

DJ Mustard and Travi$ Scott Sample CeCe Peniston’s ‘Finally’ on New ‘Whole Lotta Lovin”

West Coast hip-hop producer extraordinaire DJ Mustard just unleashed his new joint "Whole Lotta Lovin'" on the world, and the song has a lot going for it.
Brennan Carley / January 7, 2016

The Arcs Take a Social Justice Bent on ‘Making a Murderer’-Inspired ‘Lake Superior’

Musicians: They're just like us — binge-watching Netflix series and then not being able to stop thinking about them. Or at least, Dan Auerbach and…
Harley Brown / January 7, 2016

Smith Westerns Frontman Cullen Omori Announces Solo LP, ‘New Misery’

Smith Westerns' frontman Cullen Omori has announced a solo album, New Misery, due out March 18 on Sub Pop. "There is so much dirt in hospitals…
Brennan Carley / January 7, 2016

Billy Joel Performs ‘Scenes From an Italian Restaurant’ and Covers the Rolling Stones on ‘Fallon’

Billy Joel was a busy man during his appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon yesterday, as the iconic pianist performed three songs over the course…
James Grebey / January 7, 2016

Man Arrested for Stealing Cowboy Boots From Kacey Musgraves’ Car

A thief who robbed Kacey Musgraves' car on Monday night in Nashville was foiled by his own doing when he attempted to return the cowboy boots…
Brennan Carley / January 7, 2016

Courtney Barnett Gives the Backstory to ‘Depreston’ on New ‘Song Exploder’

SPIN's Songwriter of the Year, Courtney Barnett, was the latest guest on the acclaimed music podcast Song Exploder to discuss one of the standout tracks…
James Grebey / January 7, 2016
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