Alex G

Watch (Sandy) Alex G Join Frank Ocean Live for the First Time

(Sandy) Alex G recorded guitar on Frank Ocean’s 2016 releases Blonde and Endless, and this year he put out a new album of his own titled Rocket. The 24-year-old musician,…

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

(Sandy) Alex G Is Indie Rock’s Humble Star: “I’m Just Trying to Make Songs That Sound Good”

By most accounts, Alex Giannascoli doesn't look like a star. The baggy jeans and knotted mess of black hair have the makings of a greasy…
Rob Arcand / May 19, 2017

(Sandy) Alex G – “Sportstar” & “Brick”

After a few new singles and a strange, rather unexplained name-change, (Sandy) Alex G has dropped two new songs in the buildup to his new album.
Rob Arcand / May 4, 2017

Speedy Ortiz Cover TV On The Radio for Planned Parenthood Compilation

With recent attacks on women's reproductive freedom and affordable healthcare, artists like Alex G, Speedy Ortiz, Porches, and the Lemon Twigs have banded together to create a new…
Emma May / April 28, 2017

Hear DIIV’s Zachary Cole Smith Cover (Sandy) Alex G’s “Icehead”

DIIV frontman Zachary Cole Smith has shared a gentle new cover of "Icehead," a song originally by the artist now known as (Sandy) Alex G. As Consequence of…
Anna Gaca / April 18, 2017

New Music: (Sandy) Alex G – “Proud”

Lo-fi, indie pop artist (Sandy) Alex G has released a new track off of his upcoming album Rocket. "Proud" features a variety of strummed guitars accompanied…
Geena Kloeppel / April 4, 2017

Alex G Announces New Album Rocket, Hear Two Singles Now

Years after his breakthrough success on Bandcamp, the platform has yet to launch a greater star than Alex Giannascoli. Throughout the last few years, Alex…
Rob Arcand / March 2, 2017

Video: Watch Alex G Play a New Song at Something In the Way Fest

Alex G played at Run for Cover's Something In the Way Fest on Wednesday, and it looks like he debuted a new song at the…
Charles Innis / December 16, 2016

Alex G Frolics With Friends in Philly in His New ‘Mud’ Music Video

Beach Music guitar-pop upstart Alex G just released his self-directed (along with Colin Acchione) autumnal new "Mud" music video. Shot in Philadelphia and filled with plenty of the songwriter's…
Brennan Carley / March 8, 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

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2015

A manic-depressive punk who still believes in the redemptive powers of rock'n'roll and refuses to compromise his vision. A young R&B star climbing the ranks…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2015

Revisit the Best Moments of SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event With Best Coast, Tink, Alex G, and YACHT

Last week, SPIN looked back on the Year in Music with a show at Los Angeles' Regent Theater, which featured sets by Los Angeles indie…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

Alex G Enlisted Girlpool for a Special Performance of ‘Brite Boy’ at SPIN’s 2015 Year In Music Event

In the midst of his set kicking off SPIN's 2015 Year in Music showcase at Los Angeles' Regent Theater, Philadelphia songwriter Alex G welcomed a…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

Best Coast, Tink, and Alex G Represent for 2015 at SPIN’s Year in Music Showcase

SPIN gave 2015 a proper send-off last night in Los Angeles with our Year in Music event. Philly's Alex G kicked off the evening with…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2015
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