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Revisit the Best Moments of SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Event With Best Coast, Tink, Alex G, and YACHT

Last week, SPIN looked back on the Year in Music with a show at Los Angeles' Regent Theater, which featured sets by Los Angeles indie…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2015

Best Coast, Tink, and Alex G Represent for 2015 at SPIN’s Year in Music Showcase

SPIN gave 2015 a proper send-off last night in Los Angeles with our Year in Music event. Philly's Alex G kicked off the evening with…
SPIN Staff / December 11, 2015

Best Coast, Tink, and Alex G Will Perform at SPIN’s 2015 Year in Music Show

SPIN is pleased to announce the lineup for our 2015 Year in Music event, where we're inviting you to celebrate some of the best music…
SPIN Staff / November 19, 2015

Q&A: YACHT Game the System on ‘I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler’

"There’s a good I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler moment right there," says Claire Evans, singer and half of future-forward dance-punk duo YACHT, pointing to…
Harley Brown / November 12, 2015

YACHT Reject Digital Culture on ‘I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler’

After debuting the news of a new album via Google Maps and publishing a GIF "tracklisticle" to BuzzFeed, YACHT have shared the title track from…
Rachel Brodsky / August 13, 2015

YACHT Outline New Album ‘I Thought the Future Would Be Cooler’ With GIFs

With a Buzzfeed-appropriate headline "11 Ways We Thought the Future Would Be Cooler" published on — well, yes — Buzzfeed, YACHT have outlined their upcoming…
Rachel Brodsky / August 8, 2015

Dan Deacon Covers Brian Eno’s ‘1/1′ on Moogfest EP

The long-running electronic music festival Moogfest has released a new EP featuring some of today's most innovative electronic artists covering their favorite predecessors' material. The five-song EP, Translational…
James Grebey / July 14, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Sexified Nick Jonas, Heartbroken Ghostface Killah, and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Every week SPIN's staff writers pick their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From grief-stricken rap to funkified post-wave…
SPIN Staff / November 12, 2014

YACHT Coat the Drums’ ‘I Can’t Pretend’ in Electro Sheen

The Drums' Encyclopedia ballad "I Can't Pretend" has recieved a slick, electro remix courtesy of Los Angeles duo YACHT, and it's definitely worth spending some time…
Rachel Brodsky / November 6, 2014

In My Room: YACHT

YACHT's Jona Bechtolt and Claire L. Evans are far from stationary. Even when they're not on the road (which is rare these days), the duo…
Katrina Nattress / October 12, 2014

YACHT’s ‘Icarus Complex’ Samples a Children’s Choir to Benefit India

In October, we learned of a pair of talent-stuffed compilations coming in the new year in order to benefit children in southeast India. Dubbed Sun…
Chris Martins / December 10, 2013

Hear Marc Maron Shred on YACHT’s Disco Ripper ‘Party at the NSA’

As it turns out, celebrated comic Marc Maron has an acerbic ability to shred guitar equal of his biting wit. The WTF podcast host does a little ax-slinging for…
Chris Martins / August 15, 2013

YACHT and Eric Andre Advocate for ‘Medical Crystal Meth’ in ‘Dr. MDMA, M.D.’ Mixtape

Gonzo comic and Adult Swim television host Eric Andre has teamed up with DFA disco revisionists YACHT to create a 48-minute mixtape chock full of…
Chris Martins / July 12, 2013

YACHT Fans Offer to Lawyer Up in Possible Kohl’s T-Shirt Copyright Case

UPDATE: Kohl's has removed the offending T-shirt from their website. We've received no further comments from Freeze CMI, the company that designed the questionable apparel,…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2013

Watch YACHT’s Insane ADHD-Addled ‘Second Summer’ Animated Video

The DFA disco destroyers in YACHT are celebrating 10 years as a band/utopian ideal on Saturday night at Los Angeles' Echoplex, but for those who…
Chris Martins / December 6, 2012

YACHT, ‘Shangri-La’ (DFA)

This mantra-happy Portland dance duo continually stress that they're not posing as a cult. But the duo's new album presents itself as a bid to…
Michael Tedder / July 5, 2011

How They Became… YACHT

Welcome to the weekly SPIN.com feature "Name That Band" inwhich we get the inside stories behind the mysterious monikers of some ofour favorite artists. (See…
David Marchese / August 16, 2010

YACHT, ‘See Mystery Lights’ (DFA)

Jona Bechtolt (formerly of the Blow) has released a clutch of indie-electro albums under the name YACHT, but on this DFA debut, he's joined by…
SPIN Staff / July 29, 2009
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