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November 5, 2010 Lots of musicians tweet but all that Twitters is not gold.
That's why you'll want to check out SPIN.com every Friday to see whose tweets we're reading this week then update your TweetDeck! …
October 6, 2010 Aaron Pfenning, guitarist, songwriter, and co-founder of Brooklyn synth poppers Chairlift, is working hard on his Rewards side project, currently opening for Killers frontman Brandon Flowers in Europe and releasing new songs, like "Two Cardinals" -- download the track below. …
April 5, 2010 David Bowie may be keeping a low profile, but his musical descendents are speaking up.
MGMT, Duran Duran, Vivian Girls, and Chairliftround out the eclectic cast behind Repetition: A Tribute to David Bowie, a double album homage to Mr. …
August 9, 2009 THE BEST:
BEST SUPPORT GROUP FOR THE BROKEN-HEARTED: IDA MARIA"Have you ever had an experience with a boyfriend who's not really grown up?" asked the Norwegian songstress, decked out in a gold dress with matching gold Adidas high-tops at the Citi Stage on Saturday. …
June 12, 2009 THE BEST
Best Caffeine Substitute at Midnight: Passion PitGetting the party started with skittering breakbeats and then keeping it going with a throbbing disco pulse and frothy washes of synths, Passion Pit gave the rain-soaked crowd in This Tent just the midnight pick-me-up it needed. With three banks of keys plus drums and bass, the Massachusetts quintet served up one bracing draught of heavenly electro-pop after another. …
June 12, 2009 Apart from taking in all the awesome bands at this year's Bonnaroo festival, SPIN.com's also been gabbing with some of this year's hottest performers, both at our campsite and at the Troo Music Stage.Yesterday, our own Peter Gaston talked to indie-poppers Chairlift about Tennessee mud, funk-soul rising star Janelle Monae about warring androids, and electro-pop buzz band Passion Pit about the perils of getting cake frosting on one's synt …
February 21, 2009 The music world was full of fighting this past week: Kanye West and Chairlift released dueling videos, Suge Knight got roughed by Akon's manager, the Brits Awards dissed Coldplay, and Lily Allen fought, well, everybody. …
February 18, 2009 Do not attempt to adjust your monitor. The digitally manipulated images in Kanye West's video for 808s and Heartbreak track "Welcome to Heartbreak" are intentionally dizzying and psychedelic -- and they look pretty sweet!
The clip, directed by Nabil Elderkin (Common, John Legend), was posted to Kanye's blog last night with the following message: "This is the video we've been working on for the last month. …
December 19, 2008 We've seen some pleasantly strange collaborations recently, but the pairing of electro-hip-hop production team Flosstradamus and Caroline Polachek of SPIN's Best of 2008-featured dream-poppers Chairlift makes perfect sense.
Leave it to Green Label Sound -- who have previously offered downloads by throwback-hip-hoppers the Cool Kids and spaz-pop's Matt and Kim -- to present an exclusive track by Polacheck and Flosstradamus, "Big Bills." …
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