Posts tagged "Steve Albini"

Photos: Lil BUB and Her Famous Friends

Lil BUB is one of the most famous cats on the planet. She has her own documentary, online talk show, hardcover book, primetime Animal Planet…
SPIN Staff / August 1, 2014

Steve Albini’s Shellac Announce First Album in Seven Years, ‘Dude Incredible’

It's hard to say that someone as famously outspoken as Steve Albini has remained quiet over the last few years, but his musical outlet Shellac…
Colin Joyce / July 1, 2014

Steve Albini Says the Internet Solved ‘The Problem With Music’

Steve Albini isn’t one to mince words, so when he praises the free online distribution of music, it’s worth taking notice. That’s particularly true considering…
Marc Hogan / April 29, 2014

Screaming Females Enlist Steve Albini for First-Ever Live Album

Screaming Females recently gave SPIN a look at life on the road with a tour of their hard-traveled van. Now, the New Jersey punks are…
Kyle McGovern / January 15, 2014

In Cutero: Watch Lil Bub Hang With Steve Albini

The fact that you’re reading this on the Internet right now means you’ve likely heard of Lil Bub, the adorable perma-kitten who’s become a celebrity…
Dan Reilly / October 3, 2013

Steve Albini Slams ‘Parasite’ Label Execs Over Nirvana ‘In Utero’ Treatment

Twenty years after Nirvana’s In Utero first hit shelves, producer Steve Albini still has harsh words for the label executives that initially pressured the band to make…
Kyle McGovern / August 16, 2013

Let It Bleed: The Oral History of PJ Harvey’s ‘Rid of Me’

PJ Harvey has a walloping, 50-foot-tall legacy — musicially and emotionally raw when stadium angst was a boys club; opening the door for everyone from…
David Peisner / May 1, 2013

Amanda Palmer Defends Volunteer Musicians, Steve Albini Apologizes for Calling Her an Idiot

What began as another online beef between a couple of dependably quotable music-biz characters might have blossomed into one of the more meaningful dialogues about…
Marc Hogan / September 14, 2012

Steve Albini Blasts Amanda Palmer as ‘Idiot’ Over Crowdsourcing

Recording engineer (Nirvana, Pixies), alt-rock musician (Big Black, Shellac), and reliable curmudgeon Steve Albini has some sharp words for cabaret-tinged rocker Amanda Palmer.
Marc Hogan / September 13, 2012

Hot Beef: Odd Future Vs. Steve Albini!

Alt-rock musician and producer Steve Albini (Nirvana, Pixies) and Odd Future leader Tyler, the Creator -- figureheads of two different musical genres and generations --…
William Goodman / August 11, 2011