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Foo Fighters Play With Ben Kweller and Gary Clark Jr., Talk New Songs at Austin City Limits

"Who wants to do the same thing all the time?" Dave Grohl asked rhetorically to the crowd of Austin City Limits on Friday night, before…
Andrew Unterberger / October 10, 2015

Stream Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘The Story of Sonny Boy Slim’ Now

Ahead of his September 11 release for The Story of Sonny Boy Slim (via Warner Bros. Records), Gary Clark Jr. is streaming his entire fourth…
Rachel Brodsky / September 3, 2015

Gary Clark Jr. Offers ‘The Healing,’ Copious Guitar Soloing on ‘Fallon’

Modernist blues songwriter Gary Clark Jr. will release his fourth studio LP The Story of Sonny Boy Slim on September 11, and in support he…
Colin Joyce / September 1, 2015

Lollapalooza 2015: The 12 Best Things We Saw in Chicago

Now that Chicago's Lollapalooza has officially wrapped, we'd like to take a moment to think back on the impressive roster of artists we saw over the…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2015

Hear Gary Clark Jr. Unfurl an Unmissable Rock Hymn, ‘The Healing’

It's been a minute since we've heard from Gary Clark Jr. — his Blak and Blu was a 2012 release — but now the bluesy rocker's back with…
Brennan Carley / July 30, 2015

Watch Gary Clark Jr. Slay Hyde Park With ‘Don’t Owe You a Thang’

It's no secret that Gary Clark Jr. is a force to be reckoned with in the live arena — whether playing an actual arena or…
Chris Martins / September 30, 2014

Hear An Inspirational Big K.R.I.T. Remix of Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘Blak and Blu’

Country rap tunes meet Texas-tinged, bluesy rock on this Big K.R.I.T.-helmed remix of Gary Clark Jr.'s "Blak and Blu." The single is from his upcoming…
Brandon Soderberg / January 21, 2014

The-Dream Glides Away From NSFW in Elegant ‘Too Early’ Video

The-Dream is once again safe for the workplace. The radio-fighting R&B mastermind's last three videos — "Pussy," "High Art," and "Turnt" — were all highly pornographic.
Jordan Sargent / August 16, 2013

Governors Ball 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Friday's marathon downpour threatened to bury all the Governors Ball headlines in a pit of mud and sweat, but Kanye West elevated the filthy proceedings…
SPIN Staff / June 10, 2013

Gary Clark Jr. Hits the Road in Battle-of-the-Sexes ‘Numb’ Video

Gary Clark Jr.'s gritty blues rock is in a long tradition that has been so exhaustively commercialized that in others' hands it often can be…
Marc Hogan / May 8, 2013

Festival King Gary Clark Jr. Launches His Own Music Festival

It's not enough that rhythm and bluesman Gary Clark Jr. was the SPIN-crowned Festival King of the 2012 summer season having hit a total of…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Super Bowl 2013 Adds Gary Clark Jr., Stevie Wonder, and Alicia Keys’ National Anthem

Barack Obama's second inauguration may be forever stained by Beyoncé's lip-sync scandal, but patriotism has another shot at getting it right with Super Bowl XLVII.Alicia…
Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2013

Roots Picnic Official Lineup Bears Out Our Predictions, Adds Naughty by Nature

?uestlove dropped some major hints about the lineup for the sixth annual Roots Picnic yesterday (January 21) and SPIN took some guesses as to who…
Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2013

?uestlove Teases Roots Picnic Lineup: Gary Clark Jr., Grimes, Solange Expected

?uestlove teased the lineup to the sixth annual Roots Picnic festival through a series of cat-and-mouse tweets today (January 21), hinting at appearances from Gary…
Kyle McGovern / January 21, 2013

Gary Clark Jr. Delivers Pins-and-Needles Performance of ‘Numb’ on ‘Conan’

SPIN Essential bluesman Gary Clark Jr. tore it up on Conan last night (January 8), performing two tracks from his not-to-be-missed 2012 album Blak and Blu.
Kyle McGovern / January 9, 2013

Lady Gaga, Bruce Springsteen, and the Black Keys Help Close Rolling Stones’ Mini Tour

The Rolling Stones had added an extension before to the mini-tour whose prohibitively lofty ticket prices Mick Jagger had justified as necessary "just to do…
Marc Hogan / December 17, 2012

5 Reasons to Watch the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors

The surviving members of Led Zeppelin will appear on tonight's episode of Late Show With David Letterman. But Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, and John Paul…
Marc Hogan / December 3, 2012

Gary Clark Jr., ‘Blak and Blu’

Make no mistake: Gary Clark Jr.'s major-label debut aims to introduce the Austin-based blues luminary to the widest possible audience. But which Gary Clark Jr.
Nate Cavalieri / November 20, 2012

Gary Clark Jr. ‘Ain’t Messin’ ‘Round’ in New Retro Video

We already know how the ghost of Tupac Shakur influenced Gary Clark Jr.'s freshly released Blak and Blu. In the new video for the fiery…
Chris Martins / November 5, 2012

Watch Gary Clark Jr. Turn ‘Fallon’ Stage ‘Blak and Blu’

Gary Clark Jr. has been on a tear this week. First he performed two short sets at last weekend's Bridge School Benefit, then his new…
Daniel Kreps / October 26, 2012
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