Posts tagged "The Rapture"

Ex-Rapture Members Vito & Druzzi Preview ‘Moon Temple’ EP

Back in March, DFA label manager Jonathan Galkin finally brought to light the Rapture's private dissolution. Now we're starting to see what the band's member…
By: Colin Joyce / June 9, 2014

The Rapture Are Done, Says DFA

Well, it seems the Rapture have broken up. The Brooklyn-based dance-punk band have yet to release a proper statement, but a rep from the…
By: Chris Martins / March 8, 2014

Coachella Cruise Confirmed: Pulp, Hot Chip Hitting High Seas

Instead of launching a third weekend of its annual Indio fest, Coachella will take its increasingly wild party to the high seas. Today organizers announced…
By: Devon Maloney / July 17, 2012

Hear Darkstarr’s Elegant Remix of the Rapture’s ‘Children’

New York's DFA label seems to be feeling generous. (Perhaps that's a positive side effect of the aimlessness that label founder James Murphy is reported…
By: Philip Sherburne / July 17, 2012

Honey, This Video Shrunk the Rapture: Watch ‘How Deep Is Your Love?’

"Let me hear that song," Luke Jenner howls over the piano-house dance-rock of "How Deep Is Your Love?," a standout from the Rapture's excellent 2011…
By: Marc Hogan / April 25, 2012

The Rapture Debut Laser-Lit ‘In the Grace of Your Love’ Video

Somebody get Harold Camping on the line. The Rapture is here, in video form. On the sleekly funky title track off the New…
By: Marc Hogan / February 15, 2012

SPIN’s 20 Best Songs of 2011

Check out more of SPIN's countdowns of 2011's best music here: SPIN's 40 Best Rap Albums of 2011…
By: Charles Aaron / December 9, 2011

VIDEO: Watch the Rapture Rock With SPIN & Ray-Ban

The Rapture's 2011 effort, In the Grace of Your Love, was one of the year's best, a fact that the NYC dance rockers recently underscored…
By: SPIN Staff / November 21, 2011

Crystal Castles and the Rapture Set NYC Firehouse Ablaze at SPIN CMJ Party

Nobody in the audience wore sunglasses at SPIN's Flip Out showcase at CMJ on Saturday, but they didn't need to. The event at lower Manhattan'…
By: Michaelangelo Matos / October 24, 2011

SPIN, Ray-Ban Tap Crystal Castles, the Rapture, A-Trak for Exclusive CMJ Gig

SPIN and Ray-Ban will close out this year's CMJ Music Marathon with Flip Out: A Never Hide Concert, an exclusive bash on Saturday, October 22,…
By: SPIN Staff / October 17, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Rapture’s SPIN Office Gig

A decade into their career, NYC's the Rapture sure know how to craft the soundtrack to the city's bustling late-night scene. At SPIN's Mahnattan headquarters,…
By: SPIN Staff / October 5, 2011

The Rapture Turn SPIN’s NYC Office Into Dance Party

In the fall of 2003, the Rapture played The Late Show With David Letterman. They were arguably the biggest band in New York…
By: Amos Barshad / September 21, 2011

The Rapture’s Second Coming

A decade after launching DFA's debauched dance-punk hit factory -- and three years after imploding in complete turmoil -- postmillenial club icons the Rapture are…
By: Andy Battaglia / September 13, 2011

The Rapture, ‘In the Grace of Your Love’ (Modular/DFA)

Don't ever look back," Rapture frontman Luke Jenner intones on "Sail Away," the ecstatic opener to the band's first album in five years. But how…
By: SPIN Staff / September 6, 2011

Q&A: The Rapture’s Luke Jenner On New LP

New York City's influential dance-punk outfit the Rapture will end a five-year hiatus on September 6 with the release of their fourth album, In the…
By: William Goodman / September 1, 2011

The Rapture Play Hometown Preview Show

Never mind that it was Saturday night instead of Sunday morning, and that the bodies in the room were more interested in writhing than worshipping:…
By: J. Edward Keyes / August 22, 2011

Gaga to Open VMAs, Patti Smith Movie + More

Lady Gaga stopped by MTV HQ Thursday afternoon with a special message: She’ll deliver the opening performance at the Video Music Awards, which she announced…
By: SPIN Staff / August 19, 2011

Lily Allen Marries, Beck Gets Remixed + More

British pop star Lily Allen got married to boyfriend Sam Cooper in Gloucestershire, England, on June 11. Allen, 26, is also expecting a baby with…
By: SPIN Staff / June 13, 2011

Paramore Do ‘Transformers,’ New Lips Music + More

While they work on their new album, Paramore have announced they will contribute a new song to the soundtrack Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
By: SPIN Staff / May 24, 2011

M.I.A., Interpol, Spike Jonze Launch ‘Creators Project’

New York City's 80,000 square-foot Milk Studios was transformed into a playground for music and art lovers on Saturday, as M.I.A., Interpol, Neon Indian, Sleigh…
By: William Goodman / June 28, 2010
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