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Review: Nate Ruess Only Gets Much Worse on ‘Grand Romantic’

If showbiz kids give a f—k about anything else, it’s their performances, and this nephew of a Broadway hoofer is a thick ham on rye…
Alfred Soto / June 17, 2015

Nate Ruess Is the Happiest He’s Ever Been on Solo LP

The first sound on Nate Ruess' debut solo LP, Grand Romantic, is the sound of raspy, maniacal laughter: the kind of deliberately articulated cackle that makes it…
Harley Brown / May 14, 2015

Bleachers and Grimes Combine for Dark, Pained ‘Take Me Away’

Genuine fun. guy Jack Antonoff releases his debut solo album as Bleachers on Tuesday (June 15) and we've heard a few treats there-from thus far. Strange…
Olivia Forman / July 14, 2014

Beck’s ‘Song Reader’ Album Will Star Jack White, Jack Black, and Many More

While celebrating his 44th birthday, Beck decided to give his fans a gift — the long-awaited studio version of his Song Reader album, which he previously released…
Dan Reilly / July 9, 2014

Fun.’s Jack Antonoff Announces ‘Strange Desire’ on Craigslist

There's numerous subsections of Craigslist where you might find someone advertising "strange desire," but the musicians section tends to be pretty tame. If you found…
Colin Joyce / May 15, 2014

About That Time Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff Was Punched By a Clown

Fun. member and Bleachers boss Jack Antonoff was once punched in the face by a clown, as a child. Dial 888-920-1991 and you can he'll tell…
Chris Martins / April 24, 2014

Lena Dunham Makes Hilarious Music Video for Boyfriend

Fun. guy Jack Antonoff will release his first solo album this spring under the name Bleachers, and his opening salvo is exactly the sort of…
Chris Martins / March 27, 2014

Fun.’s Jack Antonoff Launches Bleachers With Ecstatic ‘I Wanna Get Better’

Fun. co-founder Jack Antonoff has officially announced a solo project dubbed Bleachers. The spring will bring a proper album co-produced by the man himself along with…
Chris Martins / February 19, 2014

Here’s a Free fun. Song Called ‘What the F—k’

After the pop geniuses in fun. dropped their Grammy-nabbing Some Nights the sudden stars left their personal lives behind and disappeared into the guts of…
Chris Martins / December 19, 2013

Eminem’s ‘MMLP2′ Will Star Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, fun.’s Nate Ruess

Eminem has released the track list for his highly anticipated new album Marshall Mathers LP 2, due out November 5. So far we've received videos for…
Chris Martins / October 11, 2013

Passion Pit Delicately Cover fun.’s ‘Carry On’

Passion Pit may be an arena-sized act — how that happened is still a little mind-boggling — but main man Michael Angelakos recently scaled back…
Kyle McGovern / July 12, 2013

Fun.’s Jack Antonoff Calls Supreme Court DOMA Ruling ‘Giant Step Forward’

Jack Antonoff of fun. has long worked in support of gay rights and marriage equality. SPIN spoke with the guitarist shortly after the Supreme Court…
SPIN Staff / June 26, 2013

Death Cab for Cutie Will Dive Into ‘Transatlanticism’ at Bumbershoot 2013

Ben Gibbard is reliving 2003 one album at a time. First, the Postal Service united for Coachella (and an ongoing tour), playing songs from their only…
Chris Martins / May 3, 2013

Austin City Limits Teases fun., Grouplove for 2013 Lineup Via Classified Ads

Muse already let slip that they'll be playing this year's Austin City Limits Music Festival, and now word has trickled in that fun., Grouplove, Shovels…
Kyle McGovern / May 3, 2013

Jay-Z and Justin, Kendrick Lamar, and Frank Ocean Make Impressive Yahoo! Fest Lineup

Kendrick Lamar, fun., the Lumineers, J. Cole, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Imagine Dragons, and more are hitchhiking along with the mobile Yahoo! On the Road…
Kyle McGovern / March 13, 2013

fun.’s Brave Little Suitcase Is Homeward Bound in ‘Why Am I the One’ Video

Pop breakthroughs fun. are on a victory lap right now, following two Grammy wins two weeks ago and the ensuing, inevitable boost in sales of…
Jordan Sargent / February 27, 2013

Grammys 2013: Who Should Win the Big Categories

The 55th Annual Grammy Awards are almost upon us! Hey, we'd love to help you with your office pools and living room side-bets with some…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 7, 2013

Five Tracks That Predicted Fall Out Boy’s ‘My Songs’ Makeover

Hi haters, break's over. Four years after they made a great album that flopped so hard they were forced into side-project exile, platinum emo-pop poster…
Al Shipley / February 4, 2013

Watch Jennifer Hudson, fun., Alicia Keys Serenade Barack and Michelle at the Inaugural Ball

Beyoncé stunned the nation yesterday (January 21) with her towering rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" for President Barack Obama's second inauguration ceremony, but Bey's old White…
Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2013

Barack Obama Stocks Inauguration Playlist With Beyonce, fun.

Barack Obama's second inauguration ceremony is set for Monday, January 21 (the official swearing-in happens the day before, on January 20) and to prepare for…
Kyle McGovern / January 18, 2013
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