Posts tagged "protomartyr"

Watch Protomartyr’s Deadpan Tiny Desk Concert

Detroit post-punk nihilists Protomartyr are one of SPIN's 50 Best Rock Bands Right Now, and their existential exegesis The Agent Intellect is one of SPIN's 50 Best Albums…
Harley Brown / December 4, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2015

If you're reading this, it's late 2015. To complement our list of the year's 101 Best Songs, we've collected the 50 Best Albums from the…
SPIN Staff / December 1, 2015

CMJ: The Best From the Class of 2015

As it has every October for the past 35 years, the CMJ Music Marathon descended upon New York City in a flurry of bands, bands,…
SPIN Staff / October 19, 2015

The 50 Best Rock Bands Right Now

A list celebrating rock bands in 2015? We don't see why not. Rock isn't at the center of the musical universe anymore, sure — maybe…
SPIN Staff / October 16, 2015

Review: Protomartyr See Life Through to Its Lack of Conclusion on ‘The Agent Intellect’

Protomartyr are heavy, man. Not in the sense of being derived from lightning Slayer shredding or doomsday Sabbath churn — though with their scaling guitar…
Andrew Unterberger / October 6, 2015

Stream Protomartyr’s New Album, ‘The Agent Intellect,’ a Week Early

Detroit post-punk outfit Protomartyr are dropping their third LP next Friday, but you can stream The Agent Intellect in its entirety right now thanks to NPR's…
James Grebey / October 1, 2015

Protomartyr Unleash the Bleak New ‘I Forgive You’

Protomartyr are set to release their third album next month, and now they've shared a new track from the upcoming LP, a weary post-punk number called…
James Grebey / September 28, 2015

Protomartyr Share Downtrodden New Song, ‘Dope Cloud’

Ahead of the Detroit post-punk project's upcoming record, The Agent Intellect, Protomartyr have shared a glass-half-empty track titled "Dope Cloud." Against angular guitar solos and thudding percussion,…
Rachel Brodsky / August 25, 2015

Protomartyr Won’t Stop Until They Crash

Greg Ahee, guitarist for the post-punk band Protomartyr, tells me a quick story. He doesn't remember exactly when — it was either after the release…
Kyle McGovern / July 21, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Youth Lagoon, M.I.A., Swervedriver, 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 yelping Riot Grrrl…
SPIN Staff / July 14, 2015

Protomartyr Announce ‘The Agent Intellect’ LP With Shuddering ‘Why Does It Shake?’

Detroit post-punks Protomartyr have returned with news of a new record just a year after their outstanding Under Color of Official Right. This new one's…
Colin Joyce / July 14, 2015

Protomartyr Attend a ‘Blues Festival’ With Kelley Deal on New Track

Protomartyr have unleashed a rousing new track called "Blues Festival." (The ensuing sounds, of course, sound very little like the title.) Featuring vocals from Kelley…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2015

Protomartyr Lead an Interpretive Dance Revolution in ‘Want Remover’ Video

Protomartyr have unveiled a brand-new video for "Want Remover" (from last year's Under Color of Official Right). Directed by Hanly Banks, the clip depicts a group of…
Rachel Brodsky / February 10, 2015

SPIN’s Best #LongReads of 2014

As part of our annual year-end coverage, we've collected the finest features — pieces that were sometimes hilarious, sometimes heartbreaking, always incisive — that were…
SPIN Staff / December 24, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we're looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We've already counted down the…
SPIN Staff / December 9, 2014

Protomartyr Honor Detroit Punk History With Stooges Cover

In 1968, Elektra Records talent scout Danny Fields saw the Stooges play at the Michigan Union Ballroom in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He signed them. More…
John Surico / April 21, 2014

Protomartyr Open a Can of Post-Punk, Whoop-Ass on ‘Under Color of Official Right’

Joe Casey may have a bit of an anger problem. On "I Stare At Floors," one of the standout songs from his band Protomartyr's second…
Michael Tedder / April 14, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: EMA, Todd Terje, Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks, OFF!, Protomartyr, More

It's that time of the week: Hotly anticipated albums are streaming online right now, and we've collected the best of the bunch. Scroll down to…
Kyle McGovern / April 3, 2014

5 Best New Artists for April ’14

From a young Bay Area rap prodigy, to a pair of dream-weaving Los Angeles producers, to the disarmingly poignant bedroom recordings of a Midwestern linguistician,…
SPIN Staff / April 1, 2014

SXSW 2014: The Five Best Things We Saw Saturday

We are sleep-deprived. Everything we own is dirty. And we have not seen a vegetable for days. But SPIN's SXSW team also witnessed a bewildering…
SPIN Staff / March 16, 2014
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