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Watch Stranger Things Season 2’s “Thriller”-Featuring First Full Trailer

We got a very brief peek at the second season of Stranger Things earlier this month when Netflix announced its release date—October 27, which they're still calling "Halloween." The…
Anna Gaca / July 23, 2017

Remembering New York City’s 1977 Blackout: The Talking Heads Were BBQing and Grandmaster Caz Looted a DJ Mixer

On July 13, 1977--a sweltering summer night, 40 years ago today--lightning struck a Con Ed cable draped over the Hudson River, about 40 miles north…
Andy Cush / July 13, 2017

Live Action Version of Gerard Way’s Umbrella Academy Graphic Novel Coming to Netflix

Netflix has picked up a live-action adaptation of The Umbrella Academy, the comic book series by My Chemical Romance frontman Gerard Way and illustrator Gabriel Bá. A 10-episode…
Anna Gaca / July 12, 2017

Watch This Jazz Drummer Provide Insane Accompaniment to Charlie Ranting in It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

Over the weekend, the following video was inescapable on my Facebook feed. It's by an Irish musician named David Dockery, who translated the frenzied dialogue of…
Andy Cush / March 20, 2017

The Composers Behind the Epic Music of Planet Earth II Talk About Scoring the Iguana Chase Scene and Working With David Attenborough

Ten years after Planet Earth blew the minds of every biology student and pot-smoking teen who came across it, the BBC has rolled out the sequel: Planet Earth II, which…
Andy Cush / February 21, 2017

Trump Cuddle Buddy Jimmy Fallon Cracks Jokes About His Favorite Fascist

Last time we checked in on Jimmy Fallon, he was playing apocalypse court jester with Donald Trump, mussing the big guy's hair and working hard…
Andy Cush / January 31, 2017

Mike Judge’s New Show Is an Animated Series About Real-Life Country Musicians

Mike Judge--creator of Beavis & Butt-Head, King of the Hill, Silicon Valley, Idiocracy, and Office Space--has a new show coming to Cinemax called Tales From the Tour Bus. According to Deadline, which broke the news,…
Andy Cush / January 18, 2017

See Classic Band Names Turned Into Posters, Pictionary Puzzles

The Madrid-based graphic design firm Tata&Friends recognizes that most band names are pretty dumb. Even your favorite band's name, if you step back and think…
Colin Joyce / April 26, 2014

Television Christen the Newest Brooklyn Hot Spot With Solo-Happy Rough Trade Show

Despite the fact that their beloved debut album, Marquee Moon, came out a full 36 years ago, NYC punk guitar gods Television are having a…
Krista Schlueter / December 2, 2013

Television Welcome Rough Trade NYC With Two Hometown Shows

Beloved U.K. record store Rough Trade will open its first-ever U.S. location in New York City later this month, and the shop is set to…
Kyle McGovern / November 20, 2013

Fun Fun Fun 2013: Body Count Dismember the ’90s and the 5 Best Things We Saw on Saturday

5. Unlocking the TruthForget that this is a trio of pre-teens playing extreme metal at a huge festival, because — Hey, a trio playing extreme…
Christopher R. Weingarten / November 10, 2013

Fun Fun Fun Fest 2013: 5 Must-See Acts

The eighth annual Fun Fun Fun fest is set to take over Austin this weekend with six stages of bands, comedians, celebrity DJs, skateboarders catching…
SPIN Staff / November 5, 2013

‘CBGB’ Movie Review Inspires Old Punks to Troll Each Other

The upcoming CBGB biopic about the historical New York punk club of the same name is generating its own virtual mosh-pit days ahead of its…
Chris Martins / October 7, 2013

Television, Chelsea Light Moving, and Dinosaur Jr. Will Play ATP’s Holiday-Camp Finale

Since 1999, when Belle and Sebastian organized a festival called the Bowlie Weekender, music fans have congregated for weekend-long festivals at Pontins Holiday Camp on…
Marc Hogan / April 26, 2013

Richard Hell Was a Patti Smith-Adoring, S&M-Enjoying Punk Pimp

As far as impressionistic memoirs by New York City-based poets-turned-punks go, Richard Hell's I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp has at least one…
David Marchese / March 4, 2013
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