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Elle Fanning Twirls to Karen O’s ‘Ooo’ in a Surprise Spike Jonze Video

Karen O's debut solo album, Crush Songs, arrived this week without a whole lot of fanfare. That's all right, because the music speaks for itself…
Chris Martins / September 12, 2014

Owen Pallett on Scoring Sex Music (for a Phone)

Owen Pallett was on his way to New Zealand to tour with the Arcade Fire when he found out he'd been nominated for an Academy…
Harley Brown / February 26, 2014

Spike Jonze Reveals the Beastie Boys Movie That Never Was

The Beastie Boy's unforgettable "Sabotage" video has spawned countless imitators and a Halloween meme that lives on nearly 20 years later. It also inspired a…
Chris Martins / December 20, 2013

We’re Live-Tweeting the YouTube Music Awards!

The first-ever YouTube Music Awards take place on Sunday, November 3 and SPIN will be live-tweeting the night's proceedings. Starting at 5 p.m. EST, catch…
SPIN Staff / November 1, 2013

Spike Jonze to Direct ‘Live Music Videos’ for Lady Gaga and Arcade Fire

The first ever YouTube Music Awards take place on Sunday, November 3, with Jason Schwartzman hosting ahead of The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Spike Jonze acting…
Chris Martins / October 31, 2013

Karen O Pens Intimate Lullaby ‘The Moon Song’ for Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’

When the song says "Karen O," it really means Karen O, period. "The Moon Song" is a new song from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs frontwoman…
Marc Hogan / August 29, 2013

Where the Indie Kids Are: Arcade Fire Scoring Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’ Film

If a great cry just went out from Williamsburg to Silver Lake, it's with good reason. The next movie from director Spike Jonze, Her, is packed…
Marc Hogan / August 7, 2013

Watch Maximum Hedrum’s Adrenalized ‘Synthesize’ Video

Last we heard from Sam Spiegel, he was at the helm of N.A.S.A., a space-age hip-hop project that brought together guests like E-40, David Byrne,…
Philip Sherburne / February 4, 2013

Beasties Reunite With Spike Jonze for New Video

Beastie Boys are delivering the visual goods around their new album, Hot Sauce Committee Part Two. First, the Boys dropped an epic short film for…
William Goodman / July 5, 2011

WATCH: Arcade Fire’s Spike Jonze-Directed Movie

On Arcade Fire's Grammy-winning 2010 LP The Suburbs, frontman Win Butler sings about a dystopian version of the Texas suburbs where he grew up. Now…
William Goodman / June 27, 2011

WATCH IT: Arcade Fire’s Haunting New Video

Word leaked out in April that Spike Jonze was directing a short film for Arcade Fire based on a story-line about "friends growing apart." Last…
Kevin O'Donnell / November 19, 2010

SPIN Presents ‘Wild Things’ Screening!

On Wednesday, October 14th, NYC's Paris Theatre will be presenting aSPIN-sponsored advanced screening of the book-turned-movie, Where theWild Things Are. Highly acclaimed director Spike Jonze,…
Kenny Brown / September 23, 2009

‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Soundtrack Cover Revealed!

The buzz around the Oct. 16 release of Where the Wild Things Are, Spike Jonze's movie adaptation of Maurice Sendak's 1963 children's book, is building,…
Peter Gaston / August 31, 2009

Karen O Debuts ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ Single

The instantly iconic trailer for Spike Jonze's adaptation of Where the Wild Things Are used Arcade Fire's "Wake Up" pretty much perfectly: The rising choruses…
Steve Kandell / August 24, 2009

Karen O’s ‘Wild Things’ Soundtrack Revealed

What has become something of indie rock folk lore over the past few years just became fact. Details have been released about Karen O's soundtrack…
William Goodman / August 20, 2009

Kanye West and Spike Jonze Team for Short Film

These days, Kanye West and director Spike Jonze are total BFFs. In fact, West just might be Jonze's new muse.
Melissa Goldstein / March 31, 2009