Baauer

M.I.A. and G-Dragon Go in on Baauer’s Banging New Single, ‘Temple’

Weeks after a clip of the track leaked after being played at Alexander Wang's New York Fashion Week show, Baauer has finally shared the full version of "Temple,"
Anna Gaca / March 16, 2016

Baauer Teams Up With Pusha T and Future for Some ‘Kung Fu’

Baauer has shared a new single from his upcoming album Aa featuring SPIN's 2015 Rapper of the Year Future and Pusha T. The track, "Kung Fu," isn't…
James Grebey / February 24, 2016

The British Are Coming in Baauer’s ‘Day Ones’ Video

Baauer has shared a revolutionary music video for "Day Ones," the lead track from his upcoming debut album, Aa. The Hiro Murai-directed video features rappers Leikeli47 and Novelist…
James Grebey / February 17, 2016

Rick Rubin Announces ‘Star Wars Headspace,’ a Compilation of Sounds From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Update: You can now listen to Röyksopp's contribution, "Bounty Hunters," which liberally samples the Rodian bounty hunter Greedo. #HanShotFirst. Rick Rubin announced today that…
James Grebey / February 8, 2016

Baauer Debuted ‘Day Ones’ on ‘Colbert,’ Announces Debut Album ‘Aa’

"Harlem Shake" producer Baauer just announced the details of his upcoming debut album Aa with a performance on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert. Alongside the rapper Leikeli47,…
Brennan Carley / January 28, 2016

Baauer Raves Up Shlohmo’s ‘Ten Days of Falling’

Henry Laufer, aka Shlohmo, released his album Dark Red last April, and now the Los Angeles native is streaming an EP of remixes featuring work from the experimental LP.
Rachel Brodsky / December 28, 2015

Baauer Returns With Slow-Churning ‘GoGo!’

Baauer just dropped his first new material since his track "Promises" with Fetty Wap and Dubbel Dutch earlier this year — it's also been exactly…
Harley Brown / October 20, 2015

Movement Festival 2014 Adds Baauer, RiFF RaFF, Just Blaze, and More to Lineup

Movement, Detroit's preeminent electronic music festival, has added 40 more performers to its already impressive lineup. Baauer, RiFF RaFF, Boys Noize, Just Blaze, Jamie xx,…
Dan Reilly / February 5, 2014

Holy Ship!!! 2014: Pharrell’s Helicopter Lands, and the 5 Best Things We Saw Saturday

Follow SPIN's adventures on the high seas as we selflessly embed ourselves at Holy Ship!!!, the third-annual electronic music cruise thrown by the curatorial wizards…
Chris Martins / January 12, 2014

Baauer and Just Blaze Bring ‘Higher’ to India in Martial Arts Mini-Movie

Baauer's "Higher" collaboration with New York production legend Just Blaze probably won't even scrape the heights hit by "Harlem Shake," but it has a much better video. The…
Jordan Sargent / August 13, 2013

Baauer Remixes Disclosure’s ‘You & Me,’ Turns Eliza Doolittle Into a Chipmunk

Recent Breaking Out stars Disclosure have made their mark by recasting house offshoots two-step and garage "with a keen eye for anthemic choruses and sweeping…
SPIN Staff / May 15, 2013

15 Must-See Acts at Hangout Music Fest 2013

The fourth annual Hangout Music Fest is set to turn the sandy sunscapes of Gulf Shores, Alabama, into a throbbing, pulsating, beachside blowout of classic…
SPIN Staff / May 9, 2013

Who Charted? Bon Jovi, But We Only Really Care About Dave Grohl and Bowie

First! Apropos of nothing, Bon Jovi have released a widely panned new album that you didn't buy. But 101,000 other people did buy it, according to…
Chris Martins / March 20, 2013

Who Charted? The South Goes on ‘Spring Break,’ the Rest Just ‘Harlem Shake’

First! Well how's this for an up-to-the-minute sampling of the nation's mindset? No. 1 goes to country's preeminent overgrown frat boy Luke Bryan, whose Spring…
Chris Martins / March 13, 2013

After Baauer’s ‘Harlem Shake’ Goes Viral, Two Sampled Artists Go Unpaid

The rise of Baauer's "Harlem Shake" began innocently (albeit annoyingly) enough, but the consequences of a gazillion plebes going totally ham to that trap-rave track…
Chris Martins / March 12, 2013
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