Posts tagged "Swans"

Coachella 2015: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

Coachella's eventful first weekend has come to a close. SPIN was there recapping the festival for everyone who couldn't make it to the California desert, and…
By: SPIN Staff / April 13, 2015

Coachella 2015 Day Two: FKA Twigs’ Acrobatics, Tyler, the Creator’s Jabs, and More

Thirteen-year Coachella veteran Chris Martins and trusty photographer Wilson Lee hit the Southern California desert to document Coachella 2015. Day Two begins... 3:27 p.m. The…
By: Chris Martins / April 12, 2015

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we're looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We've already counted down the…
By: SPIN Staff / December 9, 2014

The 101 Best Songs of 2014

It's been as wide-open a race for our favorite songs of the year as any 12-month period we can remember; without one specific artist or…
By: SPIN Staff / December 8, 2014

Play a Video Game Inspired by Sonic Youth, Swans, Other ‘No Wave’ Bands

Though the members of Sonic Youth, Swans, and The Birthday Party are all still around making music under various guises, they're all pretty far removed…
By: Colin Joyce / May 25, 2014

Swans Hold Court, Preach ‘To Be Kind’ at Bowery Ballroom

Swans rained their terror down on New York City's Bowery Ballroom last night, on behalf of their Essential new album, To Be Kind, a colossal…
By: SPIN Staff / May 19, 2014

Swans’ ‘To Be Kind’ Is a Monolithic Orgy of Blood, Guts, and…Love

It will come as no surprise to learn that one of the most frequently used words on Swans' new album is "no." Michael Gira ha…
By: Philip Sherburne / May 12, 2014

10 Albums to Stream: the Black Keys, Swans, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, and More

Another week nears its close, and with it comes a new roundup of album streams. Follow the links below to hear new records by the…
By: Kyle McGovern / May 8, 2014

Swans Stream Full, Totemic ‘To Be Kind’ Album

It became clear sometime around the release of the first seven-minute single from Swans' new album To Be Kind that Michael Gira and co. were…
By: Colin Joyce / May 5, 2014

Swans Scream for ‘Oxygen’ on Ear-Splitting New Song

Following the shambling, drunken dirge "A Little God in My Hands," Swans have released the second taste of their next LP with the shrieking, forceful…
By: Dan Reilly / April 15, 2014
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