Posts tagged "Mikal Cronin"

SPIN Singles Mix: Mitski’s ‘Townie,’ Jenny Hval’s ‘That Battle is Over,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. From Philly punk kids to sexed-u…
By: SPIN Staff / March 11, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: GFOTY Whips Up ‘Cake Mix,’ Diet Cig Goes to ‘Harvard,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN's Singles Mix! Once again, the SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your mid-week playlists. From two-minute punk scorcher…
By: SPIN Staff / January 28, 2015

Merge Records Shares 25th Anniversary Documentary, Covers of Classic Tracks

North Carolina indie rock institution Merge Records celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. They've already announced a four day music festival to mark the occasion,…
By: Colin Joyce / July 8, 2014

Hear Mikal Cronin’s Ragged, Sax-Enriched ‘Soul in Motion’

On April 1, Brooklyn label Famous Class will drop the newest entry in its ongoing Less Artists More Condos single series. The upcoming split seven-inch…
By: Kyle McGovern / March 26, 2014

Shout It Out: Mikal Cronin Warms New York’s Webster Hall

"We're from California," Mikal Cronin told a bundled up Webster Hall audience last night. "Our instruments don't like the cold." Though Cronin, longhaired purveyor one…
By: SPIN Staff / December 12, 2013

Watch Mikal Cronin Give a Lonely Maid Some ‘Peace of Mind’

Here's an unexpectedly effective music video pitch: Let's follow a housekeeper around her shift at a dingy motel. Mikal Cronin juxtaposes his upbeat "Peace of…
By: Dan Reilly / October 1, 2013

Watch Mikal Cronin’s Furious Freakout on ‘Conan’

Mikal Cronin killed on Conan last night (July 16), delivering a show-stealing rendition of "Change," one of the many fuzz-pop highlights off his Essential sophomore album, MCII. As if hi…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 17, 2013

The 40 Best Albums of 2013 So Far

As 2013 cruises towards its summery midpoint, once again we've decided to compile an eclectic soundtrack to help you stave off swimmer's ear — moombahton,…
By: SPIN Staff / May 28, 2013

Watch Mikal Cronin’s Cathartic ‘Change’ Video

Last week, San Francisco garage-pop craftsman MIkal Cronin unleashed MCII, his SPIN Essential sophomore full-length and one of the best records of the year so…
By: David Bevan / May 15, 2013

Mikal Cronin, ‘MCII’ (Merge)

Just over a year ago, Mikal Cronin sat down for what's known in Denton, Texas, as a "Violitionist Session": a three-question interview and a three-song…
By: David Bevan / May 10, 2013
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