Nicolas Jaar

Nicolas Jaar Releases Boiler Room Concert Film TRANSITION

Last September, Nicolas Jaar teamed up with the club documentarians at Boiler Room to create a new hour-long concert film called TRANSITION. Shot at the now-defunct Brooklyn…
Rob Arcand / May 31, 2017

Coachella 2017 Will Feature Radiohead, Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, the xx, Bon Iver, More

Radiohead, Beyoncé, and Kendrick Lamar will headline Coachella's Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights, respectively, as organizers announced the festival's lineup today. The Indio, California mega-festival remains two…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2016

There's been no shortage of pessimism about 2016—a year that was plagued with fear, hatred, and confusion. In music, that ugliness was often confronted head-on,…
SPIN Staff / December 12, 2016

Nicolas Jaar Announces New Album Sirens

Electronic producer and tinkerer Nicolas Jaar has announced a new album. Dubbed Sirens, the forthcoming set will be his first proper solo album since 2011’s fantastic Space Is…
Charles Innis / September 23, 2016

Hear Nicolas Jaar’s Gorgeous Remix of Kanye West’s ‘Blood on the Leaves’

Two years after electronic maestro Nicolas Jaar was commissioned to remix Kanye West's Yeezus standout "Blood on the Leaves" for a video shown as part…
Andrew Unterberger / February 11, 2016

The 25 Best Dance Remixes of 2015

This year, remixes ruled. DJ Snake slung AlunaGeorge's "You Know You Like It" to the top of Billboard's Dance/Electronic Songs chart by subbing treble for subtle…
Harley Brown / December 23, 2015

The 40 Best Dance Songs of 2015

The year that was got us intoxicated with X-static house anthems, interstellar jock-jam updates, and Travolta-hot footwork burners. Below you'll find our list of the…
SPIN Staff / December 23, 2015

Nicolas Jaar Cultivates a Skittering, Slinky Vibe on ‘Fight (Nymphs IV)’

Though Nicolas Jaar still has yet to put out the follow-up studio LP to 2011's Space Is Only Noise, the ambient producer has released a wealth of…
Harley Brown / October 7, 2015

Nicolas Jaar Streams Hypnotic EP ‘Nymphs III’

It's been four years since New York musique concrete producer Nicolas Jaar debuted with his stunning LP Space is Only Noise. Though the only proper album he's put out…
Harley Brown / June 29, 2015

Download Nicolas Jaar’s Free Surprise Album ‘Pomegranates’

Nicolas Jaar announced earlier this year that he'd completed an alternate soundtrack to the 1969 film The Colour of Pomegranates, and on Wednesday night, he finally…
Colin Joyce / June 25, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Girlpool, Nicolas Jaar, Bang Gang, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from Norwegian ice-pop singers,…
SPIN Staff / May 12, 2015

Nicolas Jaar Offers ‘Consolation’ for Chile’s World Cup Loss

New York electronic producer Nicolas Jaar claims is Chilean by descent, and by the looks of things he was pretty excited for his national team's…
Colin Joyce / June 28, 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

Stream Nicolas Jaar’s Hour-Long Mix Honoring John Lennon

December 8 marked the 33rd anniversary of John Lennon's death at the hands of Mark David Chapman. In honor of the late Beatle, Nicolas Jaar…
Kyle McGovern / December 9, 2013

Darkside Unfurl Shadowy Art-Pop in ‘Freak, Go Home’ BBC Live Video

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington's Darkside project dwells in the shadows, navigating a murky middle-ground between twitchy laptop grooves and slicked-back guitar-work. Recently, though, the Psychic duo…
Kyle McGovern / October 25, 2013
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