the coathangers

The Coathangers’ New Video Is Going ‘Down Down’

Acerbic Atlanta punk trio the Coathangers have a new video for "Down Down," a relative deep cut from April's Nosebleed Weekend. Directed by Matt Odom, the clip is a bit…
Anna Gaca / June 24, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

The Coathangers Craft Rambunctious, Wink-and-Nudge Punk on ‘Nosebleed Weekend’

The Coathangers have been together for a decade, but it doesn't feel like that long to them. "We didn't realize!" exclaims guitarist-vocalist Julia Kugel (code name: Crook Kid…
Rachel Brodsky / April 13, 2016

Review: No More Wires Ever for the Coathangers on ‘Nosebleed Weekend’

The curse of making it look easy is that you get taken for granted. (Duh, right?) You might notice more dynamic shifts in the Coathangers’…
Dan Weiss / April 11, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: FKA twigs, the Coathangers, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from British art-pop seraphs, cheeky punk trios, and more.
SPIN Staff / February 19, 2016

Photos: Lil BUB and Her Famous Friends

Lil BUB is one of the most famous cats on the planet. She has her own documentary, online talk show, hardcover book, primetime Animal Planet…
SPIN Staff / August 1, 2014

The Best Overlooked Albums of 2014 So Far

With release cycles spinning fast and furious, sometimes music just falls through the cracks. While these records might not have made a splash upon their…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2014

Burgerama 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

On Friday, March 22 and Saturday, March 23, Burger Records, the little Orange County cassette label that could, held its third-annual showcase at the Observatory…
Jolie Ruben / March 24, 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

10 Albums to Stream: Skrillex, Unwound, the War on Drugs, and More

Liven up the work week by streaming new releases from Skrillex, Unwound, the War on Drugs, Ana Tijoux, and more. They're all just a click away, below.1)…
Cynthia Orgel / March 12, 2014

Watch the Coathangers Solve a Jazz Age Murder Mystery in ‘Derek’s Song’ Video

Earlier this year, the Coathangers released "Derek's Song," the lead track on a split 7-inch single with Suicide Squeeze labelmates Nü Sensae. As the all-girl punk crew tells…
Kyle McGovern / June 19, 2013

The Coathangers’ Dizzy-in-Love ‘Merry Go Round’ Video Includes Actual Coathangers

...And you will know them by the trail of broken hearts. Atlanta garage-rock ragers the Coathangers, currently touring Europe with Trail of Dead, tend more…
Marc Hogan / March 27, 2013

Hear the Coathangers’ Insatiable, Bittersweet Garage-Rock Elegy ‘Derek’s Song’

The Coathangers have always understood that you can communicate more by throwing a party than giving a speech. Atlanta's back-alley rock queens started out "Gettin' Mad…
Marc Hogan / February 14, 2013

First Spin: Download the Coathangers’ Spunky ‘Smother’

The Coathangers are building momentum. The Georgia punks' third LP Larceny & Old Lace got a healthy dose of notice thanks to badass tracks like…
SPIN Staff / February 2, 2012