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Earl Sweatshirt Gets Reflective on ‘Mirror’

When SPIN spoke to Earl Sweatshirt at the tail end of last year, he said he was already working on the follow-up to I Don't…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Tiga Travels to ‘Planet E’ With Hudson Mohawke, Announces New Record

Tiga (no, not that Tyga, the good one) announced a new album today, and dropped a trippy-as-all-hell lead single featuring Hudson Mohawke. No Fantasy Required, which…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Tinashe Shares ‘Joyride’ World Tour Dates

We might not yet know when Tinashe will release her sophomore LP, Joyride, but she has just released a slew of world tour dates to…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2016

Danny L Harle’s ‘Broken Flowers’ Video Escapes the Corporate Doldrums

PC Music's Danny L Harle is one of the most pop-leaning producers to associate with the collective. His tracks lean heavily on pillars made from choruses…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2016

Erykah Badu Turns Kanye West’s ‘Real Friends’ Into ‘Trill Friends’ on New Remix

Erykah Badu appreciates good rap, so it's a welcome Tuesday surprise to hear that she's recorded a spiritual sequel to her revelatory "Hotline Bling" remix with…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Spoon’s Britt Daniel Covers David Bowie’s ‘Never Let Me Down’ as a Moving Tribute

The music world is mourning the loss of the great David Bowie, who died Sunday following a lengthy but quiet battle with liver cancer, just…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

M83 Announces 2016 Tour Dates

We've known for a minute now that Anthony Gonzalez, a.k.a. M83, has been planning a 2016 follow-up record to 2011's Hurry Up, We're Dreaming. Now, Gonzalez…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2016

SXSW 2016 Announces Third Round of Performers, Including Bloc Party, the Dandy Warhols, More

Correction: An earlier version of this post noted it was the final lineup addition. That is not the case. South by Southwest has added…
Harley Brown / January 12, 2016

Miike Snow’s Villainous New ‘Genghis Khan’ Video Is a Dance-Filled Delight

Miike Snow's new album, iii, is due out on March 4, and the Swedish indie pop band just dropped their most spectacularly villainous video yet, "Genghis…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2016

Tacocat Announce New Album and Reveal Contrarian Single, ‘I Hate The Weekend’

Tacocat, the spunky Seattle foursome who released one of SPIN's favorite albums of 2014, NVM, have announced their upcoming third album. Lost Time, the palindromic group's second LP on…
James Grebey / January 12, 2016

Sasquatch! 2016 Lineup: Florence + the Machine, the Cure, Disclosure, More

Sasquatch! has announced its 2016 lineup, topped by perhaps soon-to-be perennial festival headliner Florence + the Machine (not that we're complaining by any means). The…
Harley Brown / January 12, 2016

James Corden Teases an Adele Version of ‘Carpool Karaoke’

James Corden knows a hit when he sees it, which is why he keeps dipping into the well of his "Carpool Karaoke" franchise — with…
Brennan Carley / January 12, 2016

Nile Rodgers Remembers David Bowie: ‘I’ve Always Called Him the Picasso of Rock’n’Roll’

Nile Rodgers, Chic frontman and veteran disco guitarist, was also a friend and frequent collaborator of David Bowie's. Together, the two worked on 1983's indelible…
Rachel Brodsky / January 12, 2016

EL VY Dance the Blues With Cover of David Bowie’s ‘Let’s Dance’ on ‘Colbert’

With news of the legendary David Bowie's passing yesterday, the collaborative project EL VY (Matt Berninger of the National and Brent Knopf of Menomena) paid…
Andrew Unterberger / January 12, 2016

Stephin Merritt, Will Sheff, and More Remember David Bowie on the Talkhouse

The Talkhouse, a place for musicians to write about other musicians, is hosting a remembrance of the late, great David Bowie. The 69-year-old died yesterday,…
James Grebey / January 11, 2016

DJDS Share Fervently Anti-Romantic ‘I Don’t Love You’

DJDS, f.k.a. DJ Dodger Stadium, are adept behind the boards at translating universal emotions into disco ball spinners that feel searingly personal, even while you're shedding tears alongside…
Harley Brown / January 11, 2016

Shaky Knees Festival 2016 Lineup: Florence + the Machine, My Morning Jacket, Jane’s Addiction, and More

Unstoppable live performing powerhouse Florence + the Machine will headline the 2016 Shaky Knees Music Festival alongside My Morning Jacket and Jane's Addiction. The festival,…
James Grebey / January 11, 2016

Remember When Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, and Duran Duran Covered David Bowie on ‘MTV Unplugged’?

In late November 1993, the planets aligned and something uncanny happened: Three different MTV Unplugged tapings in two days, unbeknownst to each other, all contained David…
Dan Weiss / January 11, 2016

David Bowie’s Final Email to Brian Eno May Have Referenced His Own Death

David Bowie's longtime collaborator and friend Brian Eno has shared a statement about the his death, according to NME (via BBC News). "David's death came as a complete…
Harley Brown / January 11, 2016

Paul McCartney Remembers the ‘Great Laughs’ He Shared With David Bowie

Following the sad news of David Bowie's death late Sunday night, Sir Paul McCartney posted a brief remembrance of their friendship on his Instagram. Along…
Harley Brown / January 11, 2016
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