Posts tagged "smith westerns"

Smith Westerns Have Broken Up

Seven years after Smith Westerns formed while its principal members were still in high school, the Chicago-based garage rock band has decided to call…
By: Colin Joyce / December 20, 2014

Smith Westerns Star in Gap Ad

When SPIN interviewed Smith Westerns last year, the garage-glam dudes admitted that they'd ride for Long John Silvers. Now the Chicago trio is repping…
By: Chris Martins / May 7, 2014

Sky Ferreira Takes a Well-Deserved Bow at NYC’s Webster Hall

Sky Ferreira spent nigh on six years fighting in the fledgling-pop-star trenches, but she's finally put out her debut album โ€” the grunge-y,…
By: Krista Schlueter / November 12, 2013

SPIN at Lollapalooza 2013: Soundwave Stage Schedule

Lollapalooza hijacks Chicago's Grant Park this weekend (August 2 to 4), and SPIN has already confirmed the lineup (featuring Nine Inch…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 30, 2013

Outside Lands Night Shows Lineup: Smith Westerns, Zedd, the Men, and More

Smith Westerns, the Tallest Man on Earth, Zedd, King Tuff, and the Growlers will all be working overtime at this year'…
By: Kyle McGovern / July 16, 2013

Smith Westerns, ‘Soft Will’ (Mom + Pop)

In 2011, the young quartet Smith Westerns shambled out of Chicago with their second album, Dye It Blonde. It wasn't the most original take o…
By: Michael Tedder / July 10, 2013

Smith Westerns Harsh Everyone’s Mellow in Sandy Kim-Directed ‘Idol’ Video

Earlier this month, Smith Westerns shared "Idol," a sighing summer stunner from their third LP, the just-released Soft Will. Now the glammy daydreamer…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 27, 2013

Smith Westerns Will Ride for Long John Silver’s

In 2011, Chicago glam-garage dude-gamines Smith Westerns impressed with their sophomore effort, Dye It Blonde, an album of lush melodies and…
By: Julia Selinger / June 19, 2013

10 Albums You Can Hear Now: Smith Westerns, Wale, Bosnian Rainbows, and Transplants

It's Wednesday! That means we've rounded up 10 new, streamable albums for your listening pleasure. Strap on a pair of headphones and dive in below.1)…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 19, 2013

See Smith Westerns Unfurl ‘3am Spiritual’ in Enthralling Live Video

Last month, Smith Westerns shared a video done in conjunction with FOR NO ONE, a collective that offers "an intimate glimpse of band…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 17, 2013

Hear Smith Westerns’ Sad, Starry ‘Idol’

Roughly two weeks out from the release of their third album, Soft Will, Smith Westerns have released a third song from the record: the forlor…
By: Jordan Sargent / June 12, 2013

Stream Mom + Pop’s ‘Boombox,’ Featuring Wavves, FIDLAR, and Smith Westerns

Add this to the list of albums you can hear right now: Mom + Pop Music is currently streaming a new compilation featuring…
By: Kyle McGovern / June 6, 2013

Stream Smith Westerns’ Lovesick ‘3am Spiritual’

Smith Westerns already offered "Varsity," the closing track off their upcoming Soft Will LP. Now the Chicago rock ragamuffins have bestowed…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 20, 2013

Watch Smith Westerns’ Sunny, Romantic ‘Varsity’ Video

Smith Westerns issued "Varsity," the daydreamy lead single off the Chicago band's upcoming Soft Will LP, several weeks back, but now the trio…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 8, 2013

Smith Westerns Preview ‘Soft Will’ LP With Anthemic ‘Varsity’

Smith Westerns have progressed at a furious pace. The Chicago band's rough-hewn, garage-glam 2010 debut gave way to 2011's assured, dreamy Dye It Blonde, produced…
By: Marc Hogan / March 5, 2013

Come Party with SPIN at the Surf Lodge This Summer!

June 17, 2011 - SPIN & The Surf Lodge in Montauk, NY, are partnering for yet another year of bringing the best emerging…
By: SPIN Staff / June 17, 2011

TVOTR, Kills, OFF!, Vaccines Play SPIN’s Party

If TV on the Radio wanted to reintroduce themselves to their audience and get people excited about April's Nine Types of Light, they couldn't have…
By: Steve Kandell / March 19, 2011

Win Passes for SPIN’s Bash at Stubb’s!

Every March in Austin, Texas, SPIN takes over Stubb's BBQ for our annual day party, and this year's lineup boasts TV on the Radio, the…
By: SPIN Staff / March 7, 2011
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