Former Beastie Boy Mike D has remixed Warpaint’s sparkling Heads Up track “New Song.” The new version slows down the beat quite a bit, turning up the bombastic bass and… More »


Sex Stains is the appropriately confrontational name for the new rock supergroup fronted by Allison Wolfe of riot grrrl standard-bearers Bratmobile. Wolfe is joined in lead-singing duties by veteran choreographer… More »

Stream Warpaint’s Ominous New Song ‘No Way Out (Redux)’

Warpaint are gearing up for a busy 2015, judging by an announcement they made with the reveal of their new song “No Way Out (Redux).” The California dream pop group,… More »

SPIN photographer Todd Cooper spent the weekend in scenic Happy Valley, Oregon with Mac DeMarco, Warpaint, Diarrhea Planet, the War on Drugs, SPIN cover star Angel Olsen, and more. Here are the best… More »



In just a few weeks, Manimal Vinyl will issue Making Patterns Rhyme, a collection of indie rock covers of Duran Duran songs for the benefit of Amnesty International. We’ve already… More »

Welcome to SPIN’s inaugural Singles Mix! Every Friday SPIN’s staff writers will pick their favorite, must-hear tracks from the week for your weekend playlists. From rap to indie rock to… More »

Warpaint Shred With Pro Skaters in Double-Feature Video

If Warpaint have one thing down, it’s crafting hypnotic songs that simultaneously engross and scare you. Their bewitching ways are on full display in their new video double-feature for “Disco//very” More »


Ask any SXSW vet: The long-running SPIN showcase at Stubb’s — which in the past has featured Vampire Weekend, Black Keys and Kings of Leon, among many others — is… More »

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SPIN has thrown a South By Southwest day party at Stubb’s for the past 11 years, and that streak will continue in 2014. On Friday, March 14, Stubb’s will hostMore »

Watch Warpaint Bring ‘Love Is to Die’ to Life on ‘Conan’

Warpaint’s live reputation has long preceded them, and the Los Angeles dream-pop band’s hushed reveries could hardly be better suited for late-night viewing. But somehow their performance last night on… More »


Watch Warpaint Play Four Bewitching Songs in France

SPIN recently shadowed Warpaint as they made their way around New York City, visiting the American Museum of Natural History, stopping by radio show KEXP, and playing an intimate gig… More »

Warpaint on Safari

Iiiiiiiiiii swal-lowed a fly,” sings Warpaint co-leader Emily Kokal, to the tune made famous by Sugar Ray. She’s staring into the American Museum of Natural History’s vaulted ceiling, her peculiar… More »

Warpaint Walk the Fine Line Between ‘Hypnotic’ and ‘Snoozy’ on Album No. 2

The first and last time I saw Spiritualized — seated in the balcony of Hollywood’s Palace Theatre on November 12, 1997, during the Ladies & Gentleman We Are Floating inMore »


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We’ve got your weekly fix of fresh album streams. Scroll down to find new, must-hear releases by Doug Paisley, Against Me!, Warpaint, and more.1) Doug Paisley, Strong Feelings. “Though he’s… More »

Los Angeles dream-pop sirens Warpaint will return with their self-titled second album on January 21 via Rough Trade. The drifty first tastes of Warpaint can be heard below, beginning with… More »