The Lists

The 101 Best Kanye West-Produced Songs That Don’t Feature Kanye

We've hung on every word of Kanye West's for so long — in his verses, on his Twitter, in his interviews — that it's hard…
Andrew Unterberger / March 24, 2015

SXSW 2015: The 21 Best Things We Saw in Austin

Now that Austin's South By Southwest is wrapped up and (nearly) out of our systems, we should take a moment to reflect on the massive…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day Five

Well, we made it. Five days in (and lots of muddy shoes later), South By Southwest 2015 has finally drawn to a close. On its fifth…
SPIN Staff / March 22, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Three

Despite an impressive one-two punch during its first two days, 2015's South By Southwest reached even higher heights on Thursday. Think about it like this: On…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Six Best Things We Saw on Day Two

Though yesterday marked the official start of South by Southwest's music conference, Wednesday brought the festivities into full bloom, as longtime favorites (Ghostface Killah, TV…
SPIN Staff / March 19, 2015

SXSW 2015: The Five Best Things We Saw on Day One

Despite the threat of impending rain, Austin's annual South by Southwest music conference kicked off on Tuesday night, with performances by such big-name acts as…
SPIN Staff / March 18, 2015

Every Song From the New ‘Fast and Furious’ Soundtrack, Ranked By How Fast It Is

16. Flo Rida (feat. Sage The Gemini and Lookas), "GDFR" (Noodles Remix) 73.0 beats per minute 15. Famous To Most, "Whip"  (Bonus Track)…
James Grebey / March 17, 2015

SXSW 2015: 22 Artists You Must See

At this year's South by Southwest conference in Austin, a number of noteworthy lone stars will be making their way to Texas to perform for…
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2015

Every Oscar Winner for Best Original Song, Ranked

It was 1935 when Con Conrad and and Herb Magidson took home the first-ever Oscar for Best Original Song: "The Continental," from the Fred Astraire…
Andrew Unterberger / February 19, 2015

The 17 Drake-iest Lines on Drake’s ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

Last night, Drake released his latest album mixtape album mixtape. To the surprise of few, it is full of references to strippers, NBA players, Toronto,…
Andrew Unterberger / February 13, 2015

The 2015 Grammy Performances, Ranked From Worst to First

As much as the Grammys-related conversation today may be about the winners and losers (and Kanye's responses to them, or lack thereof), one thing was…
Andrew Unterberger / February 9, 2015

All 109 Sleater-Kinney Songs, Ranked

In 1995, the Olympian monolith that is Sleater-Kinney rose and went on to wreak blissful havoc on rock fans' eardrums (and hearts) for the next…
SPIN Staff / January 20, 2015

Rude Awakening: 25 Major Moments in White Reggae History

Was there a bigger surprise hit in 2014 than Magic!'s "Rude"? There, tucked into the balmy folds of the Summer of Ass, was a soft…
Chris Martins / December 19, 2014

In Memoriam: The Musicians We Lost in 2014

Over the last 12 months, we said goodbye to a soul great, two genre-pioneering electronic musicians, a folk legend, and two of the most recognizable…
Dan Weiss / December 15, 2014

Five Nickelback Songs That Don’t Suck

Nickelback released a new album this week: No Fixed Address, their eighth. Some songs on it are pretty good, others are pretty lousy. It will…
Andrew Unterberger / November 19, 2014
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