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Vampire Weekend Perform as a Trio for the First Time at New York Bernie Sanders Rally

Vampire Weekend frontman Ezra Koenig is a big supporter of Senator Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, having performed at a Sanders rally back in January, but…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

AlunaGeorge Share Methodical New Track, ‘I Remember’

AlunaGeorge premiered their newest song, "I Remember," on Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show on Wednesday afternoon. The track is the follow-up to their January…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

Gorgon City Blow Some Stacks on Writhing New Single, ‘Money’

U.K. house duo Gorgon City continue the rollout of their upcoming sophomore album Kingdom today with the bass-rattling "Money," which premiered on Billboard. The two've been playing…
Brennan Carley / April 13, 2016

Pete Doherty Will Play the Bataclan’s Reopening Show

Post-Britpop flotsam Pete Doherty — sorry, Peter Doherty — is set to wash up on the shores of Gaul this November, becoming the first act to play at…
Anna Gaca / April 13, 2016

Bono to U.S. Senate: Send Amy Schumer, Chris Rock, and Sacha Baron Cohen to Defeat ISIS

U2 frontman Bono testified before the United States Senate yesterday because, sure, of course he did. The musician/activist/haphazard cyclist joined a group of diplomats and experts on foreign aid…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

4Knots Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Guided By Voices, Protomartyr, Car Seat Headrest, and More

The Village Voice's sixth annual 4Knots Music Festival, taking place on July 9 at New York's South Street Seaport, has announced its initial lineup. Taking…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2016

Deftones Bring Impassioned ‘Prayers/Triangles’ and ‘Heart/Wires’ to ‘Kimmel’

Sacramento nu-metal stalwarts Deftones performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live! yesterday evening, bringing Gore tracks "Heart/Wires" and "Prayers/Triangles" to the show's outdoor stage. The latter song also has a newly…
Anna Gaca / April 13, 2016

Black Keys Regret ‘Unpleasant’ Steve Miller Induction at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Although Steve Miller caught some attaboys for his ass-kicking, name-taking induction speech at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremonies in New York last…
Andrew Unterberger / April 13, 2016

Zara Larsson Gives Memorable Performance of ‘Never Forget You’ on ‘Tonight Show’

SPIN's been a fan of 18-year-old Swedish pop phenomenon Zara Larsson for a while now, but it's only recently that her bold collaboration with MNEK, "Never Forget…
James Grebey / April 13, 2016

Watch Bleached, Baio, and Beach Slang Live from SPIN at Stubb’s

While CHVRCHES and Deftones topped the bill on the main stage at SPIN's 14th annual South by Southwest day party at Stubb's, an impressive array…
SPIN Staff / April 13, 2016

Mitski’s New ‘Your Best American Girl’ Video Features Quite the Lana Del Rey Lookalike

Mitski has a new video for "Your Best American Girl," the self-doubting first single from forthcoming album Puberty 2. It's a story about a love triangle, one corner of…
Anna Gaca / April 13, 2016

Kendrick Lamar Releases the Full Credits for ‘untitled unmastered.’

One of the strange developments of surprise albums is that, like most movies, the credits come at the end. So Kendrick Lamar's delightfully out-of-nowhere new…
Dan Weiss / April 13, 2016

St. Vincent Will Direct a Segment of Upcoming Horror Anthology Film ‘XX’

Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, has announced that she will make her directorial debut on Magnet Releasing’s forthcoming all-female-helmed horror anthology film XX, where each…
Rachel Brodsky / April 12, 2016

Hear A$AP Ferg’s Missy Elliott Collaboration, ‘Strive’

Update: The full version of A$AP Ferg and Missy Elliott's "Strive" is out now. Listen at Stereogum. A$AP Ferg has shared a teaser…
James Grebey / April 12, 2016

Will.i.am Releases Music Video for 2013 Single ‘Smile Mona Lisa,’ Featuring Nicole Scherzinger, in 2016

As part of a new collaboration with the iconic Parisian museum the Louvre, will.i.am (he of Black Eyed Peas and also ruining Britney Spears' most…
Brennan Carley / April 12, 2016

PAWS Have Been ‘Gone So Long,’ Are Back With Producer Mark Hoppus

Melody-minded Glasglow punks PAWS have premiered "Gone So Long," the second single from their upcoming third album, No Grace. The follow-up to 2014's Youth Culture Forever was produced by Mark Hoppus of Blink-182, which could explain why…
Anna Gaca / April 12, 2016

Kesha, Kacey Musgraves, Kurt Vile, and More to Play Bob Dylan Tribute Festival

Legendary folk singer Bob Dylan turns 75 this May, and to mark the occasion there's going to be a two-day tribute festival for the bard.
James Grebey / April 12, 2016

Music Producer and Reality TV Star David Gest Dead at 62

Showbiz mainstay David Gest has died, according to BBC News. The 62-year-old music producer and reality television star was found dead in his room at…
James Grebey / April 12, 2016

Deftones’ Chino Moreno Goes for a Run in ‘Prayers/Triangles’ Video

Deftones released their new album Gore last week, and now the alt-metal troupe have shared a swirling video for their record's first single, "Prayers/Triangles." Shared via Noisey,…
Rachel Brodsky / April 12, 2016

The Story So Far Singer Violently Kicks Selfie-Taking Concertgoer Offstage

Pop-punk shows can get rowdy sometimes, especially if the audience does a lot of crowd-surfing. Sometimes during said crowd-surfing, a fan ends up onstage. But…
Rachel Brodsky / April 12, 2016
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