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The Avalanches Release New Trailer for Who the Hell Even Knows What

Hey, a new Avalanches... something! Yesterday, the enigmatic electronic outfit behind the classic 2000 album Since I Left You — their first, last, and only…
Andrew Unterberger / May 24, 2016

Ariel Pink Played ‘Baby’ and ‘Jell-O’ With a 65-Piece Choir

Following his team-up with a Colorado orchestra, Ariel Pink has once again welcomed a large crew of collaborators to a live performance. In a video…
Colin Joyce / December 14, 2015

Ariel Pink Shares Creepy, Off-Putting New Song, ‘Hall of Screams’

To its credit, Ariel Pink's new song, "Hall of Screams," gives you a pretty good idea of what to expect going in. The track, a…
James Grebey / November 24, 2015

Jukebox Jury: Your Friend in Sublime Indie Rock, Matt Mondanile of Ducktails

The thing that you quickly learn about Matt Mondanile while having a conversation with him about contemporary indie music: Dude is friends with everybody. Not…
Andrew Unterberger / July 22, 2015

Ariel Pink Actually Needs a Bathroom in ‘I Need a Minute’ Video

Ariel Pink is back with a new video for his Heaven Knows What soundtrack contribution, "I Need a Minute." Since it's a film about heroin…
Rachel Brodsky / May 27, 2015

Check Out Ariel Pink’s Trippy, Technicolor Ode to ‘Jell-o’

Ariel Pink has shared the glitchy video for "Jell-o," off of last year's pom pom LP, and the video is pretty much exactly what you'd expect from the…
James Grebey / April 16, 2015

Burgerama 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

On Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, Burger Records held its fourth-annual showcase at the Observatory OC. More than 50 acts including Weezer, Ty…
SPIN Staff / April 2, 2015

Ariel Pink Explores Suburban Doldrums in ‘Dayzed Inn Daydreams’ Video

Ariel Pink has shared a music video for "Dayzed Inn Daydreams," a cut from his fantastic 2014 LP, pom pom. The clip features direction from Grant Singer, who describes…
Brennan Carley / January 26, 2015

Ariel Pink Plays a Los Angeles Taxi Driver in a New Short Film

Ariel Pink is taking his unique talents to the screen — but just for a little bit. In Vagabond, a new short film shot for…
James Grebey / January 21, 2015

The 25 Most Memorable Quotes of 2014

Stuff celebrities say typically falls in a spectrum ranging from "YES" to "WTF." This year was no exception: Lana Del Rey (sort of) wished for…
Rachel Brodsky / December 23, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we're looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We've already counted down the…
SPIN Staff / December 9, 2014

Review: Ariel Pink Makes Another Wondrous Mess With ‘pom pom’

As Ariel Pink has moved on from no-fi outsider artist to outspoken indie-pop A-lister, his public appearances have tended to skew a little weird. Not…
Colin Joyce / November 18, 2014

Ariel Pink Hates the Eurythmics (And Other Opinions on Weird Pop Hits)

Ariel Pink is surrounded by contradictions. The 36-year-old singer-songwriter possesses a preternatural gift for straightforward, hook-filled songcraft, but injects his work with just enough eccentricity —…
Kyle McGovern / November 14, 2014

Watch Ariel Pink’s Uber-Weird ‘Picture Me Gone’ Video

Today in "What the actual hell?" news, lo-fi artist and professional weirdo Ariel Pink has released the macabre video for "Picture Me Gone," a new…
Rachel Brodsky / November 4, 2014

Ariel Pink Visits P.S. 22 Chorus, Is Surprisingly Great With Kids

Ariel Pink might've been a little rude with The New Yorker while on the way to P.S. 22 in New York to visit their famous chorus,…
James Grebey / October 27, 2014

Ariel Pink Reflects on the Time a Dominatrix Put Something in His Butt

Look, we're really sorry about this, but here's a video of noted dirty-mouthed person (and lo-fi whiz) Ariel Pink talking at length about the time he…
James Grebey / October 23, 2014

Ariel Pink Responds to Misogyny Charges, Makes a Joke About Suicide and Rwanda

Ariel Pink is feeling persecuted. Speaking to The New Yorker while visiting the P.S. 22 Chorus in Staten Island, New York, the notoriously outlandish singer responded to…
James Grebey / October 21, 2014

Ariel Pink Releases Proudly Inappropriate New ‘Pom Pom’ Track, ‘Black Ballerina’

Noted mermaid and Madonna-feuder Ariel Pink just released "Black Ballerina," a dirty new song from his upcoming album pom pom that revels in its own filth. Much like "Put Your…
James Grebey / October 20, 2014

Ariel Pink Is Working on Madonna’s New Album And Slamming Her Recent Ones

Ariel Pink is working on Madonna's new album, but he admitted that he hasn't really been a fan of anything the Queen of Reinvention has done…
James Grebey / October 13, 2014

SPIN Singles Mix: 9 Juggernaut DJs, Warbling Spitters, and Lo-Fi Eccentrics

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every Friday, the SPIN staff will pick its favorite must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From chilly…
Kyle McGovern / September 12, 2014
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