Best of 2015

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

Kyle McGovern’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Senior Editor Kyle McGovern. When I…
Kyle McGovern / December 24, 2015

Andrew Unterberger’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Andrew Unterberger. My…
Andrew Unterberger / December 24, 2015

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

The 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015

The year that was got us intoxicated with X-static house anthems, interstellar jock-jam updates, and Travolta-hot footwork burners. Below you'll find our list of the…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2015

Harley Brown’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Assistant Editor Harley Brown. About…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

Dan Weiss’ 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Associate Editor Dan Weiss. What…
Dan Weiss / December 23, 2015

Drake Is 2015’s Artist of the Year

As Jay Z did in 2001 — though under wildly different circumstances — Drake used the highest-profile beef of his career as a springboard to…
Andrew Unterberger / December 22, 2015

The 40 Best Country Songs of 2015

In 2015, country saw its usual mix of warmly welcomed returns from legends like Dwight Yoakam, Patty Griffin, and Willie Nelson with Merle Haggard (together!),…
SPIN Staff / December 22, 2015

Brennan Carley’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have News Editor Brennan Carley. To be completely…
Brennan Carley / December 22, 2015

Colin Joyce’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Staff Writer Colin Joyce. I'll always gravitate…
Colin Joyce / December 22, 2015

Deafheaven Are 2015’s Band of the Year

I really wish Deafheaven would have destroyed the Beverly. It would've been a defeat for the development that's sucking the life out of music locales…
Andy O'Connor / December 21, 2015

Rachel Brodsky’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Assistant Editor Rachel Brodsky. My last 12…
Rachel Brodsky / December 21, 2015

James Grebey’s 25 Best Albums of 2015

To finish out the year, we’re offering the top 25 albums from various SPIN staffers. Here we have Staff Writer James Grebey. For most of…
James Grebey / December 21, 2015

Every Future Song of 2015, Ranked

Future treated hip-hop like his own personal social media platform in 2015, firing off mixtapes, albums, one-offs, and guest verses the way that most people…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015
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