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Modest Mouse Brought ‘Strangers To Ourselves’ Tracks to ‘CBS This Morning’

After years of rumors and false starts, Modest Mouse are finally back in the public eye thanks to their new album Strangers To Ourselves.
By: Colin Joyce / March 21, 2015

Foo Fighters Hint at a Second Season of ‘Sonic Highways’

On St. Patrick's Day, the Foo Fighters played a show at Burbank, California's iHeartRadio Theater celebrating the DVD release of their Sonic Highways tv…
By: Colin Joyce / March 21, 2015

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Stubb’s: An Artist-By-Artist Recap

Those South by Southwesters who braved the elements at Stubb's yesterday were treated to gigs by nine of our favorite artists working right…
By: SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

Björk Delves Into Virtual Reality For Her ‘Stonemilker’ Video

It was only a matter of time before Björk got into the virtual reality game. In advance of the physical release of her latest album…
By: Colin Joyce / March 21, 2015

The Royal Roast: Celebrating SPIN’s Annual SXSW Party With Best Coast, Holychild, and More

Last night, a crowd of musicians descended upon 508 Tequila Bar in Austin for the Royal Roast, an annual event that celebrates the close of…
By: SPIN Staff / March 21, 2015

Nick Cave Is Releasing a Book He Wrote on the Backs of Barf Bags

Nick Cave has a lot of thoughts, and he travels on airplanes frequently when he tours with the Bad Seeds. Over the past…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Modest Mouse and Natasha Lyonne Do Weird Stuff in ‘Lampshades on Fire’ Video

The music video for Modest Mouse's nihilistic Strangers to Ourselves lead single, "Lampshades on Fire," looks like the opening credits to True…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Billy Corgan Says His Name Is ‘William,’ Not ‘Billy,’ Thank You Very Much

Sometimes William Patrick Corgan Jr. — better known as Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins — doesn't want to be called "Billy." During a…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Purity Ring Perform ‘bodyache’ Surrounded by Crystals on ‘Conan’

Purity Ring turned Conan O'Brien's stage into a New Age healing retreat Thursday night when they performed "bodyache," off of their new…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Jamie xx’s ‘Alba’ Closes Out BBC Radio 1 residency set

Producer Jon Hopkins closed out his BBC Radio 1 residency set Thursday night with a quiet new song from Jamie xx. The track,…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Watch Blur Play Their New Song ‘There Are Too Many of Us’

Blur have shared the second song from their upcoming eighth album, The Magic Whip — the Britpop band's first in 12 years. Revealed with a…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Kurt Cobain Doc ‘Montage of Heck’ Will Get Limited Theatrical Release

Montage of Heck, the highly anticipated (and first official) documentary about Kurt Cobain, will be coming to theaters. According to Billboard,…
By: James Grebey / March 20, 2015

Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ Is On Pace to Sell 325,000 Copies in First Week

Despite surprising everyone late Sunday night, Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly is on pace to move more than 325,000 copies in it…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Stream Two New Rihanna Songs From the Soundtrack to ‘Home’

Rihanna, the star of the 2012 film Battleship, is lending her voice to an upcoming animated film, and a handful of…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Blink-182 Play First Show Without Tom DeLonge

On Wednesday night, Blink-182 played their first concert since the Tom DeLonge apparently quit the band (depending on who you ask). In his place at the…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Watch BOOTS Bring an Intense Light Show to ‘Fallon’

BOOTS is still best known for his contributions to Beyoncé's self-titled surprise album, but as we hear more and more of the Brooklyn producer'…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Almost 60,000 People Sign Petition Asking Glastonbury to Cancel Kanye West Performance

Kanye West is going to headline Saturday night at England's prestigious Glastonbury Festival this summer, prompting nearly 60,000 presumed rock-enthusiasts to sig…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Two

Though yesterday marked the official start of South by Southwest's music conference, Wednesday brought the festivities into full bloom, as longtime favorite…
By: SPIN Staff / March 19, 2015

Wiz Khalifa Plays Surprisingly Not-Furious Song Off ‘Furious 7′ Soundtrack on ‘Fallon’

Wiz Khalifa Tokyo drifted his way to The Tonight Show Wednesday night to perform one of his contributions to the just-released soundtrack for the…
By: James Grebey / March 19, 2015

Slint’s David Pajo Opens Up About Surviving His Suicide Attempt

A little more than a month after David Pajo survived a suicide attempt, the Slint guitarist has opened up about his recovery. In a…
By: James Grebey / March 18, 2015
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