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Jay Z’s New Tidal Streaming Service Has Turned Everybody’s Avatar Blue

Jay Z recently bought the Scandinavian high-fidelity streaming service Tidal, and now he's calling upon his many, many friends in the music…
By: James Grebey / March 30, 2015

Waxahatchee’s ‘Ivy Tripp’ Is Now Streaming

After making the rounds in Austin two weeks ago for South By Southwest, Katie Crutchfield — more commonly known as Waxahatchee — is now…
By: Brennan Carley / March 30, 2015

Stream the Mountain Goats’ Pro Wrestling-Themed ‘Beat the Champ’

The Mountain Goats' pro wrestling-themed new record, Beat the Champ, officially comes out April 7 via Merge Records, but you can now stream…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 30, 2015

See Rihanna Perform ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’ at iHeart Radio Music Awards

At last night's second iHeart Radio Music Awards, Rihanna stepped out of a giant whirling helicopter dressed in a gaudy green throw…
By: Brennan Carley / March 30, 2015

Smashing Pumpkins March to War in ‘Drum and Fife’ Video

The Smashing Pumpkins have released a brand-new video for "Drum and Fife," which is taken from their latest release, Monuments to…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 30, 2015

Coachella and Lollapalooza Have Banned Selfie Sticks

Those intent making the pilgrimage to Lollapalooza and Coachella this year will apparently have to document their journey without the aid of the…
By: Colin Joyce / March 29, 2015

George Ezra Croons and The Rock Sings About Viagra on ‘Saturday Night Live’

After a couple weeks off, Saturday Night Live returned this week with Dwayne Johnson hosting for the fourth time and a musical performance from…
By: Colin Joyce / March 29, 2015

Destiny’s Child Reunited at the Stellar Gospel Music Awards

Destiny's Child's gets back together every now and then. It started in 2013, when the trio appeared in Beyoncé's video for "Superpower," but the ensuing…
By: Colin Joyce / March 29, 2015

Sacha Baron Cohen Won’t Be Returning to the Queen Biopic After All

Update: Queen guitarist Brian May has posted on his website that manager Jim Beach was only joking when he reported the news of Sacha Baro…
By: Colin Joyce / March 28, 2015

The AXE White Label Collective Interview

John Legend opens up about his experience breaking out as an artist as he offers up advice to the AXE White Label Collective…
By: SPIN Staff / March 28, 2015

Ad-Rock Talks Touring With Madonna, But Won’t Touch a Fish on ‘The Tonight Show’

Following on a string of interesting recent interviews, Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his role…
By: Colin Joyce / March 28, 2015

Jamie xx and Four Tet Share Unreleased Material on BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix

Beloved British producers Jamie xx and Four Tet have been known to DJ together and collaborate to occasionally dazzling effect. Friday night…
By: Colin Joyce / March 28, 2015

Journey to SXSW: The AXE White Label Collective Hits Austin Part II

The "Journey to SXSW" story continues with part two focusing on the AXE White Label Collective artists getting ready for their big day.
By: SPIN Staff / March 27, 2015

Azealia Banks Joins GypjaQ for Bar-Trading ‘Blown Away’ Video

In their new "Blown Away" video, Azealia Banks and GypjaQ watch as each other's faces morph into that of the other rapper.
By: Brennan Carley / March 27, 2015

Ben Gibbard Performed an Acoustic Cover of Guided by Voices’ ‘Tractor Rape Chain’

Death Cab for Cutie are on the cusp of releasing their new album, Kintsugi, and, while making the publicity rounds this week,…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 27, 2015

Watch Death Grips’ Dizzying ‘I Break Mirrors With My Face in the United States’ Video

Shortly after announcing a world tour, the seemingly not-broken-up Death Grips have released a new video for "I Break…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 27, 2015

Journey to SXSW: The AXE White Label Collective Hits Austin Part I

Watch above as we introduce five mentored AXE White Label Collective acts, and learn what inspired them to take the leap with John Legend…
By: SPIN Staff / March 27, 2015

Stream T-Pain’s New Mixtape, ‘The Iron Way’

T-Pain just dropped his new mixtape, The Iron Way, which he made with DJ Drama. The Auto-Tune master's 20-track tape has features from…
By: James Grebey / March 27, 2015

Hear SBTRKT’s Skittish One-Off Track, ‘FLAREtWO’

After last fall's Wonder Where We Land was released, we assumed British producer SBTRKT was done dropping new music for a while, but the sound-bending…
By: Brennan Carley / March 27, 2015

Martin Garrix Has Two (Equally Charming) Videos for His Usher-Featuring ‘Don’t Look Down’

Electronic wunderkind Martin Garrix has shot two new videos for the same song — "Don't Look Down," featuring vocals from Usher — featuring…
By: Rachel Brodsky / March 27, 2015
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