David Lynch Is Hosting His Own Two-Day Music Festival
Because you're nobody in art these days without your own music festival, legendary film director (and occasional left-field-pop purveyor) David Lynch is hosting the Festival…
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Xiu Xiu Dismantle Pop in Spectral Rendition of ‘Just Lay Still’
Xiu Xiu don’t have to prove how well they can rework a piece of music. After 11 full-length records, frontman Jamie Stewart and his San…
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Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from Trinidadian pop singers, Norwegian disconauts, and more.
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Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart Breaks Down Dark ‘Always’
Few songwriters are as brave as Xiu Xiu frontman Jamie Stewart. For ten years plus, the Bay Area native has been unafraid of bringing us…
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Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
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Xiu Xiu, ‘Dear God, I Hate Myself’ (Kill Rock Stars)
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