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Firefly Music Festival 2016 Lineup: Blink-182, Florence + the Machine, Tame Impala, More

Firefly Music Festival has announced its 2016 lineup. Taking place from June 16 through 19 at the Woodlands in Dover, Delaware, the fest will feature…
Rachel Brodsky / November 18, 2015

Outside Lands Diary Day 1: Natalie Prass, D’Angelo, and More

On the first night of Outside Lands, standing in the VIP area with a group of colleagues, there was a quiet divide being created. "Well,…
SPIN Staff / August 8, 2015

Mumford & Sons, My Morning Jacket, and More Cover ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’

Just about two years after they were forced to cancel an appearance at Bonnaroo, Mumford and Sons made their return to the Tennessee festival. They…
Colin Joyce / June 14, 2015

Mumford & Sons Return to ‘SNL’ For Full Electric Performance

Mumford & Sons returned to Saturday Night Live for the first time in three years last night, performing songs from their forthcoming album Wilder Mind.
Colin Joyce / April 12, 2015

Bonnaroo 2015 Lineup: Billy Joel, the War on Drugs, Kendrick Lamar, and More

Here come the big guns: One of the most fun parties under the sun, Bonnaroo, has just revealed the entire lineup for its 2015 festival,…
Brennan Carley / January 14, 2015

Q&A: Idris Elba Talks ‘Mi Mandela’ And Collaborating With James Blake, Mumford & Sons

Golden Globe-winning actor Idris Elba (The Wire, Thor, Pacific Rim) releases his first full-length album, Idris Elba Presents Mi Mandela, next week. The LP is…
Dan Weiss / November 21, 2014

Jason Sudeikis and Will Forte Make Out for Mumford’s ‘Hopeless Wanderer’ Video

Mumford & Sons are often perceived as a bunch of self-serious folkies who could lighten up. When SPIN certified the English band's 2012 album Babel…
Kyle McGovern / August 5, 2013

Mumford & Sons Cancel Bonnaroo Set as Bassist Recovers From Brain Surgery

Mumford & Sons have canceled their Saturday night headlining performance at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 2013. The band made the announcement on Thursday via…
Kyle McGovern / June 14, 2013

Splendour in the Grass 2013 Lineup: Frank Ocean, TV on the Radio, the National, Wavves

Frank Ocean, the National, Mumford & Sons, TV on the Radio, James Blake, Empire of the Sun, and Wavves are headed to the land down…
Kyle McGovern / April 24, 2013

Who Charted? Mumford Are Still Winning and Baauer Is Still (Harlem) Shaking

First! Yeah, it's still Mumford and Sons on top, with Babel riding that Album of the Year Grammy high all the way to the bank…
Chris Martins / February 27, 2013

SPIN’s Director of the Year Tom Scharpling on 2012’s Buzziest Music Videos

 When Tom Scharpling isn't hosting the much-loved, free-form The Best Show on WFMU or interviewing the likes of Fucked Up's Damian Abraham for his Low Times podcast,…
Brandon Soderberg / December 6, 2012

Who Charted? Mumford Make Room for Macklemore, MGK in Top 10

First! To quote our Worst New Music-branded review of Mumford and Sons' new yawner, Babel: "Ah, fuck." The banjo boys are holding strong at the…
Chris Martins / October 17, 2012

Mumford & Sons Outsell Everyone With Biggest Debut Week of 2012

This ain't no sham: As projected, Mumford & Sons' sincerely unadventurous second LP Babel had the biggest debut sales week of the year, according to…
Marc Hogan / October 3, 2012

Mumford & Sons Are Somehow Bigger Than Justin Bieber, Madonna

Mumford & Sons' otherwise underwhelming second LP Babel is on track to have the biggest debut sales week of the year, putting it ahead of…
Chris Martins / September 27, 2012

Mumford and Sons, ‘Babel’ (Gentlemen of the Road/Glassnote)

The first album Marcus Mumford ever paid attention to, he has said, was Slow Train Coming, which came out in 1979, eight years before he…
Chuck Eddy / September 24, 2012

Mumford & Sons Drop Details on Upcoming ‘Babel’

Over the past few years, while Mumford & Sons were rocketing from playing small, hushed clubs on the London folk circuit to stamping their feet…
David Marchese / July 30, 2012

Mumford & Sons Promise Darkness But No Craziness on Fall LP ‘Babel’

Last month, Mumford & Sons dropped a twee 36-second trailer that hinted via maritime flag signals that the their follow-up to the ridiculously successful debut…
Devon Maloney / July 16, 2012

Coldplay, My Morning Jacket Headlining Charity Gigs

Coldplay, Mumford and Sons, and My Morning Jacket are following Jay-Z's lead, sort of: All three acts will be leading lineups at charity gigs in…
SPIN Staff / January 25, 2012

Adele, Gaga, Mumford Are Year’s Best Sellers

Adele, Lady Gaga, Mumford and Sons, Katy Perry, and Cee Lo have the best-selling albums and singles of 2011, according to Nielsen SoundScan's mid-year report.
Kevin O'Donnell / July 7, 2011
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