Ladyhawke Hits the Roller Rink in ‘Wild Things’ Video

Synth-pop linchpin Pip Brown, a.k.a. Ladyhawke, has just adorned the title track off of this year's Wild Things with an athletic new video. Directed by Youth Hymns,…
Rachel Brodsky / July 19, 2016

SPIN Pop Report: All Saints’ Reunion Unexpectedly Rules, Kiiara’s a Cyborg But She’s Our Cyborg

You'd think 2016 was a better year for pop judging simply by the stars who've put out full-lengths — Rihanna, Fifth Harmony, and Sia among them —…
Brennan Carley / June 28, 2016

Ladyhawke: Ten Things You Never Knew About Me

Many might know Pip Brown — a.k.a. New Zealand-born Ladyhawke — as a pop personality with a dead-on ear for monster hooks. Her synth-packed work is so…
Rachel Brodsky / May 16, 2016

Ladyhawke Reveals What Gave Her So Much ‘Anxiety’

It's been a long time since we last heard from Ladyhawke. The New Zealand synth-popper soared onto our radar back in 2009 with her supremely…
David Marchese / May 15, 2012

First Spin: The Big Pink Remix Ladyhawke’s ‘Black White & Blue’

There's truth in the title of Ladyhawke's new album. "It's called Anxiety because it came from a really difficult place," explains the New Zealand pop-rock…
David Marchese / January 30, 2012

Terrific Twitter Trio of the Week

Lots of musicians tweet -- but all that Twitters is not gold.
Anna Hyclak / February 12, 2010

Mark Hoppus’ Pick of the Week: Ladyhawke

When he's not commandeering the stage as the boisterous bassist for SoCal punks Blink-182, Tweeting wisdom to more than 1.4 million followers, or handling album…
SPIN Staff / November 18, 2009

Ladyhawke, Ida Maria Headline Perez Hilton’s Tour

He dishes out celebrity gossip. He doodles penises with abandon. He gets black eyes from Black Eyed Peas. Few web surfers can avoid coming across…
Ray Padgett / August 18, 2009

Get 5 MP3s of SPIN-Approved SXSW Bands for Two Bucks!

The South by Southwest Music Conference is set for March 18-22 in Austin, TX -- and online music store Lala has asked to point…
SPIN Staff / February 27, 2009

Ladyhawke: The Ingenue

She may be a bottle blonde with a taut midriff, but Pip Brown is sick of getting pegged as a would-be Britney. "People assume when…
Ellen Carpenter / January 19, 2009


What? New Zealand-born popstress Ladyhawke is revamping the synth-driven '80s sound of Cyndi Lauper and Pat Benatar with sharper beats and guitars, glossier production, and…
Larry Fitzmaurice / November 18, 2008