Posts tagged "SPIN Sessions"

See Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Triumph Through ‘We the Common’

Earlier this year, Thao & the Get Down Stay Down released their third album, We the Common, a 12-track platter stuffed with highlights. There’s the twangy “Holy Roller,” the…
Kyle McGovern / October 16, 2013

Watch Widowspeak Play ‘Swamps’ in a Garden at ACL Music Festival 2013

Swooning crooners Widowspeak may have gotten their start in the first wave of the Brooklyn-by-way-of-Tacoma ’90s revival, but they’ve proven their staying power with a…
Maud Deitch / October 15, 2013

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,…
SPIN Staff / October 5, 2011

WATCH: Cults Rock SPIN’s Rooftop

It was a gorgeous summer night when we invited Cults, fronted by the buzzed-about duo of Madeline Follin and Brian Oblivion, to play a roofo…
Peter Gaston / July 13, 2011

WATCH: Joy Formidable Unplug, Cover Passion Pit

We can't get enough of the emerging Welsh trio the Joy Formidable. They've played just a few shows in the States, starting off the year…
Peter Gaston / December 3, 2010

WATCH: Das Racist Rhyme at SPIN Office

It was a hot, booty-shaking sort of night at SPIN's New York office when Brooklyn-based rap crew Das Racist stopped by to drop a set…
Peter Gaston / November 22, 2010

WATCH: Pete Yorn Unplugs at SPIN

Pete Yorn's new, self-titled album finds the New Jersey-born singer-songwriter making a confident return to his roots, with taut, gritty power pop and plaintive, reflective…
Peter Gaston / November 2, 2010

WATCH: Free Energy Rocks SPIN’s NYC Office

The debut album by Philly retro rockers Free Energy, Stuck on Nothing, is a fun-loving soundtrack to summertime-so they were a fitting performer at the…
Peter Gaston / August 27, 2010

Fun Lovin’ Free Energy Rock SPIN’s NYC Office

The most striking thing about Free Energy -- besides their pitch-perfect power pop -- is that they do it all without a hint of irony.
John Macdonald / August 13, 2010

WATCH: Against Me! Rock SPIN’s Rooftop

The last time Against Me! released a new album -- our 2007 Album of the Year, New Wave -- they played an outdoor SPIN party…
Peter Gaston / June 25, 2010
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