The Men

Reigning Men: Brooklyn’s Busiest, Most Restless Band Offers ‘Tomorrow’s Hits’ Today

The Men are Brooklyn's hardest-working punk band. They are also Brooklyn's hardest-working noise group, and Brooklyn's hardest-working Crazy Horse tribute act. If you find this…
Michael Tedder / March 7, 2014

The Men Bash and Jangle Through the Joyously Aimless ‘Tomorrow’s Hits’

Very funny, guys, calling your fourth album Tomorrow's Hits, when there's nothing remotely commercial — or forward-looking — about such a sweltering orgy of noise.
Jon Young / March 5, 2014

Watch the Men Head to the ‘Pearly Gates’ With Bikers and Satanists

Any old music video wouldn't do for the Men's six-minute shred session "Pearly Gates." We get it, you get it, and luckily the Brooklyn punks…
Dan Reilly / March 5, 2014

The Men Long for ‘Different Days’ on Latest Barn Burner

The Men don't like to wait around. We already knew this thanks to their schedule of releasing an excellent new album every year, and now…
Dan Reilly / February 4, 2014

The Men Bring More Horns on Raucous Romp ‘Another Night’

The Men's new song implores, "We've gotta just keep on trying / It'll be all right / We've gotta just keep on trying / for…
Marc Hogan / February 3, 2014

Hear the Men’s Gloriously Hi-Fi ‘Pearly Gates’

It wouldn't be a new year, officially, without a brand new album from the Men on the docket. The Brooklyn quintet has maintained a breakneck…
Chris Martins / January 8, 2014

SXSW 2014: Urge Overkill, Lene Lovich, the Men, Saint Rich Top Bands List

We're still firmly ensconced within the fine year of 2013, but the good folks behind South by Southwest are sharing the first names in a…
Chris Martins / October 16, 2013

The Men’s ‘Campfire Songs’ EP Actually Recorded by a Campfire

The Men's streak of releasing an album a year may or may not continue in 2014, but the Brooklyn garage quintet is making sure their…
Dan Reilly / August 27, 2013

The 40 Best Things We Saw at Outside Lands 2013

Although it boasted performances from Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Nine Inch Nails, San Francisco's 6th annual Outside Lands still had to deal…
SPIN Staff / August 12, 2013

Outside Lands 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The sixth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is taking over San Francisco this weekend, featuring Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, the Red Hot…
SPIN Staff / August 10, 2013

Hear the Men’s Crunchy ‘New Moon’ Leftover ‘B Minor’

Fresh off the Men's SPIN-approved new album New Moon — the band's fourth LP in as many years — the prolific Brooklyn punk quintet are back…
Daniel Kreps / April 11, 2013

Watch the Men’s VHS-Addled, Smoke-Spewing ‘I Saw Her Face’ Video

Recent Breaking Out stars the Men have a brightly shining and bracingly intense new album out, fittingly called New Moon, so it's about time that the…
Chris Martins / March 19, 2013

The Men, ‘New Moon’ (Sacred Bones)

"The Men" initially strikes as a pretty arrogant band name. But given the dizzying speed of their evolution, the Brooklyn quintet that shines so brightly…
Jon Young / March 13, 2013

Open Heart, Clear Mind: Behind the Men’s ‘New Moon’

The Men don't like staying in one place. In a career that now spans four albums in five years, the Brooklyn band has explored new…
Bryan Hood / March 5, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Youth Lagoon, the Men, Major Lazer, and More

It's Tuesday! Grab a pair of headphones and plug into the 10 ready-to-stream albums below.1) Youth Lagoon, Wondrous Bughouse. "[One] of the most arresting headphone records…
Kyle McGovern / February 26, 2013

Hear the Men’s ‘I Saw Her Face,’ Pastoral Punk a la Neil Young

Bands that release an album every 12 months aren't supposed to be as good as Brooklyn garage-punks the Men. Their sublimely violent 2011 set Leave Home made…
Chris Martins / February 21, 2013

The Men Stay Plugged in on ‘Electric’ New LP Advance Track

In the lunar cycle, a new moon means no moon, which always struck as unnecessarily confusing. The Men, however, are very much present on "Electric,"
Marc Hogan / January 9, 2013

Hear Nude Beach’s Full Fantastic ‘II’

In a telephone conversation we had this past winter with schizophrenic Brooklyn post-punkers the Men, we asked if there was one band in their home…
David Bevan / August 6, 2012

The Battle of the Sexes: Screaming Females and the Men

You will never truly grasp the majesty of Marissa Paternoster until you look deep into her eyes as she solos, which, yeah, good luck with…
Rob Harvilla / May 15, 2012

The Men Announce Tour, Share 8-Minute Epic ‘A Minor’

As part of label home Sacred Bones' forthcoming Record Store Day comp, Todo Muere Volume 2 (the very same mentioned in our brief Skype interview…
David Bevan / March 27, 2012
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