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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

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

Emily Yacina Continues Exploring the Otherworldly on ‘Gone’

Alongside the electric counterpoints she's provided to Philadelphia songwriter Alex G's most addled ballads, Emily Yacina has spent the last few years forging an interstellar…
Colin Joyce / November 30, 2015

Alex G Sends Two Dogs on a Trip in His ‘Brite Boy’ Video

Alex G's had a whirlwind tour schedule since releasing his seventh studio album Beach Music, but the Philadelphia songwriter is pausing, for a moment, to…
Colin Joyce / November 20, 2015

Best Coast, Tink, and Alex G Will Perform at SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Show

SPIN is pleased to announce the lineup for our 2015 Year in Music event, where we're inviting you to celebrate some of the best music…
SPIN Staff / November 19, 2015

SXSW Announces Initial Lineup for 2016

SXSW has announced the initial round of acts for their 2016 festival, which goes down Tuesday, March 15 through Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Austin,…
Colin Joyce / October 20, 2015

Alex G Shares Intriguing, Kinda Unsettling Video for ‘Kicker’

Alex G's new album, Beach Music drops today, but the 22-year-old Philadelphia singer-songwriter also unveiled the video for "Kicker." The artsy visual combines black and white footage…
James Grebey / October 9, 2015

Review: Alex G Lifts the Smokescreen on ‘Beach Music’

Listen to enough of his music, and you start to realize that the only way Alex Giannascoli talks about himself is through his songs. The…
Sasha Geffen / October 7, 2015

Alex G’s ‘Beach Music’ LP Is Streaming in Full

Alex Giannascoli spent the better part of his adolescence honing his uniquely warped take on indie rock tropes. And after issuing a number of increasingly…
Colin Joyce / October 5, 2015

Alex G’s ‘Kicker’ Calls Back to Indie Rock’s Salad Days

Alex G's seventh solo album Beach Music features the wunderkind songwriter stretching out a bit. We've already heard evidence of that on the pitch-warped "Bug" and…
Colin Joyce / September 21, 2015

Alex G’s New Single ‘Salt’ Is as Light as a Seabreeze

Philadelphia-based songwriter Alex G has always made his name on the gentle clatter of his spiraling guitar ballads, but he's just as brilliant when he…
Colin Joyce / September 9, 2015

Alex G Provokes Young Love, Desolation in ‘Bug’ Video

Philadelphia songwriter Alex G's latest collection of guitar-pop miniatures Beach Music is due out on October 9, and now he's returned with a sunny visual…
Colin Joyce / August 27, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Alex G, Deerhunter, PALM, and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from resurfaced Marc Bolan…
SPIN Staff / August 18, 2015

Alex G Is Learning How to Be Famous (Without Really Trying)

Leaning over a pool table in a nondescript house on a dusty block on the border of his native Philadelphia's Fishtown neighborhood, eyeing all available…
Colin Joyce / August 13, 2015

Alex G Announces ‘Beach Music’ LP With Cobwebby ‘Bug’ Single

Quick on the heels of last year's DSU, Philadelphia wunderkind Alex Giannascoli is back with a new full-length, but he's moving up in the world.
Colin Joyce / August 13, 2015
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