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David Byrne, Kimbra, and the Roots opened last night’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony with a tribute that needed no introduction: David Bowie’s “Fame.” The annual induction always includes an “in memoriam” More »


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Update: Dorf has revised his earlier statement: 
There was a production miscommunication about some shared equipment last night on the tight City Winery stage for the rehearsal show. Very unfortunate.More »

New Zealand have apparent figured out a way to make a charity song that doesn’t suck. Unlike the Global Warming-supporting crew led by Paul McCartney and Colbie Caillat, a new… More »

Thirteen-year Coachella veteran Chris Martins and trusty photographer Wilson Lee hit the Southern California desert to document Coachella 2015. Day One begins…

1:54 p.m. “Nigga we… More »


Listening to ’90s Music with ’90s Music’ Singer Kimbra

Few 2014 singles have been as delightful as Kimbra’s barbed-wire kiss of a pop song, “90s Music.” The Golden Echo head-bopper is at once a lovingly sentimental ode to the… More »

Somebody That You Used to Know: It’s Kimbra’s Time to Shine on ‘The Golden Echo’

New Zealand-born songwriter Kimbra Johnson’s success as a solo artist has stemmed from her stylistic diversity. While her 2011 debut Vows exhibited a dizzying repertoire of jazz and R&B-inflected art-pop,… More »

Revel in theses last few weeks of summer by streaming new albums from DJ Mustard, Daft Punk, Kimbra, and more. … More »


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Kimbra is aiming to be much more than — wait for it — somebody that you used to know. The Grammy-winning pop weirdo has shared another taste from her upcoming album, More »


UPDATE: Warner Bros. have issued a correction saying that while Kimbra worked with Flying Lotus and Dave Longstreth during the making of The Golden Echo, those songs will not appearMore »

Welcome to SPIN’s Singles Mix! Every Friday, SPIN’s staff writers pick their favorite, must-hear tracks of the moment for your weekend playlists. From rap to indie rock to underground dance… More »


Kimbra Remakes ’90s Music Videos in ’90s Music’ Video

It’s no easy feat to establish yourself as a standalone star after being featured on a song as ubiquitous as Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know,” but Kimbra is… More »

One of these days, the world is going to stop being forced to hear about Gotye’s ridiculously popular (and inexhaustibly parodied) “Somebody That I Used to Know.” Today, however is… More »

Over 234 million views and just as many parodies later, Gotye has finally decided if he can’t beat ‘em (and let’s face it, no one can defeat the unstoppable forceMore »


Austin City Limits’ lineup this year looks a little like an all-star team of other ’12 headliners: Red Hot Chili Peppers (who also headline Lollapalooza), Neil Young and Crazy Horse… More »

Kimbra, ‘Vows’ (Warner Bros.)

Kiwi songbird emits offbeat R&B charms sharper than duet dude Gotye; debut LP actually invigorated by Yankee meddling. … More »