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Gorgon City Suffer From ‘Impaired Vision’ With Tink and Mikky Ekko

Gorgon City and Tink are two artists whose albums' release dates are perpetually "To Be Announced." Today, they're also — thankfully — collaborators. Gorgon City,…
Brian Josephs / April 28, 2016

Hear Three New Giorgio Moroder Tracks Featuring Charli XCX, Kelis, and Mikky Ekko

It's been a bit of a messy era for leaks for Giorgio Moroder, the 75-year-old producer responsible for some of disco and pop's greatest hits…
Brennan Carley / May 3, 2015

Watch Mikky Ekko Rock Hilton Time Square With a ‘Smile’

Singer-songwriter Mikky Ekko hit the stage at Hilton Times Square for a special set in advance of the upcoming release of his new album Time. Hilton teamed with SPIN to bring…
SPIN Staff / September 11, 2014

Stream Mikky Ekko’s Gleaming Soul-Pop ‘Smile’

"Smile, the worst is yet to come," coos Nashville pop/soul man Mikky Ekko on his brand new song, "Smile." The SPIN Best New Artist alum is…
Chris Martins / August 15, 2014

Watch Mikky Ekko’s Entire Bewitching Live Set for SPIN

Ever since dueting with Rihanna on her hit single "Stay," Mikky Ekko has come a long way in the pop world — all the way…
SPIN Staff / August 14, 2014

Rhythm & Snooze: From Sohn to Chet Faker, A Global Group of Artists Explore the EDM-R&B Axis

Look, I hate to do it, I don't want to do it, but I have to do it. Reader, it's my job: I have to…
Garrett Kamps / April 17, 2014

David Guetta and Mikky Ekko Team for Typhoon Relief

Typhoon Haiyan, or Typhoon Yolanda, took well over 5,000 lives and did an incalculable amount of damage in the Philippines earlier this month. In concert…
Chris Martins / November 23, 2013

Mikky Ekko’s Uplifting ‘Kids’ Stays Humble Despite Benny Blanco’s Hit-Making Touch

After teasing us with seven months of videos and remixes for his excellent Clams Casino-produced single "Pull Me Down," Mikky Ekko has at last let…
Chris Martins / June 19, 2013

Stream Mikky Ekko’s Fragile, Swirling ‘Disappear’ Demo

Mikky Ekko's time to shine will soon be here. The Shreveport-born singer, who co-wrote and features on Rihanna's Unapologetic smash "Stay," has shared a promising…
Jordan Sargent / May 15, 2013

Rihanna Takes a Bath in Unrevealingly Intimate ‘Stay’ Video

Rihanna has a bare, emotional ballad on her hands in "Stay," and the Unapologetic track's new video is the best chance yet for the unfamiliar…
Marc Hogan / February 12, 2013

Watch Mikky Ekko Pine for Lost Love in ‘Pull Me Down’ Video

Nashvillain soulster Mikky Ekko is all about improvement through redundancy. When we first heard the blue-eyed wooze-pop of "Pull Me Down," we dug on the…
Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

Hear Mikky Ekko’s Strange and Spare Cover of the xx’s ‘Chained’

With a Rihanna collab under his belt and his own woozy soul finding new ears every day (via "Pull Me Down"), Nashville singer-producer Mikky Ekko is looking at…
Chris Martins / January 4, 2013

Ryan Hemsworth Remixes Mikky Ekko’s ‘Pull Me Down’ Into a Sizzurp-Spiked Shake

Rising Nashville concern Mikky Ekko operates in two worlds. His clean-throated R&B makes him a shoo-in for major pop collaborations (see his Rihanna duet "Stay"
Chris Martins / November 27, 2012

Mikky Ekko and Clams Casino Get Goopy in ‘Pull Me Down’ Video

"Pull Me Down" is a strange but enticing proposition: recent RCA signee Mikky Ekko plying radio-ready blue-eyed soul over the woozy, bass-addled sonics of producer…
Chris Martins / November 19, 2012