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June 16, 2011 …
December 14, 2010 This time of year, every music publication puts out its list of the best albums and songs of the past 12 months (including SPIN). But what about the artists themselves?
To find out, we rounded up 25 of music's coolest names and asked them to select their favorite records and singles of 2010. (Ever the individual, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo chose the Beach Boys' 1966 classic Pet Sounds!). …
December 9, 2010 …
November 17, 2010 This week, alongside the Internet's most discussed topics -- the Beatles on iTunes, Harry Potter, Four Loko, Dancing with the Stars -- was Girl Talk, aka Pittsburgh DJ/producer Gregg Gillis, who released his latest album of mixtape mastery for the Adderall generation, All Day, early Monday morning, seemingly out of the blue, as a free download.
"I think everyone was surprised by how crazy things have gotten," Gillis tells SPIN. …
November 15, 2010
After Rolling Stone Italy reported that Radiohead were close to finishing their new album and planning a "huge tour," Jonny Greenwood clarified their plans on the band's Dead Air Space. "We haven't quite finished the album — in the studio at the moment — nor have we yet considered any touring," he writes. …
November 8, 2010
Check out Michael Jackson's new track "Breaking News" over at his official site. The song will be included on late pop star's upcoming album Michael, out December 14.
Girl Talk's Greg Gillis will hit the road for a four month tour starting November 12 in Omaha, Nebraska. The trek wraps up March 23 in Tempe, Arizona. [A.V. Club]
Marilyn Manson has split with longtime label Interscope and signed with Cooking Vinyl Records. …
October 26, 2010
As they finish up recording their still-untitled seventh album, Foo Fighters have announced early details for a 2011 tour. The band will play two dates on July 2 and 3 in England, with Death Cab for Cutie and Jimmy Eat World as opening acts. [Foo Fighters' Twitter]
Madonna will open a chain of gyms called Hard Candy Fitness in 10 locations around the world. …
November 13, 2009 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! …
July 8, 2009 During downtime at this past weekend's Rothbury Festival in Michigan, SPIN correspondent Daniel Cassanova talked to some of the best acts there -- Gregg Gillis of Girl Talk, California indie-folk band Wendy Darling, electronica duo Pretty Lights, and Lyrics Born of the hip-hop collective Quannum All Stars.
Gillis joked that the Rothbury Festival began after its founders listened to his 2006 album Night Ripper, Wendy Darling talked yoga …
July 2, 2009 It's only fitting that a concert series based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn -- hipsterdom's Plymouth Rock -- has assembled a lineup stocked with indie faves galore.
Sentimental pop wizards Grizzly Bear, laptop mash-up maestro Girl Talk, Bjork-collaborating up-and-comers Dirty Projectors, and rowdy Texan noisesmiths/SPIN office assaulters ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead are among the headliners for the fourth annual summer of P …
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