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    Billy Corgan Details 'Unique' New Pumpkins LP

    It may sound surprising, but it's a great time to be a Smashing Pumpkins fan -- Billy Corgan is only becoming more and more prolific with age. The 44-year-old singer-guitarist just unveiled the tracklist for Oceania, the latest project of many for the revamped Smashing Pumpkins. Corgan took to Twitter Friday morning to say that Oceania, SP's ninth album (due in late November), will run "approx 60 minutes and 9 seconds" over 13 songs. Titles include "The Celestials," "Wildflower," "Glissandra," and "One Diamond, One Heart." His band, which has undergone some personnel changes in recent years (Corgan remains the only original member), unveiled Oceania for the first time Thursday night at a private listening party. "I'm really, really proud of the work we've done," Corgan Tweeted. "Our hearts are on the line for sure.

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    ALBUM PREMIERE: Youth Lagoon's Breakout Pop

    During his summer break from Idaho's Boise State University, 22-year-old Trevor Powers decided to change his major from English Literature... to 21st Century Indie Rock Star. And so far he's passing with high marks. After posting his first song as Youth Lagoon in May, Powers earned widespread industry buzz, signed a two-album deal with Fat Possum, and recorded his debut full-length, The Year of Hibernation. Listen to the record exclusively here, a week before its September 27 release. Powers is doing so well, in fact, that he dropped out of school, quit his job at Urban Outfitters, and launched his first U.S. tour - 29 club dates across the country.

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    WATCH: Girls Frontman Finds His Dream Babe

    Girls frontman Christopher Owens has a taste for the finer things in life, like beautiful women and classic American cars, and he reminds us yet again in his band's new video for "Honey Bunny." Watch below [via The New York Times]. Directed by Girls bassist J.R. White, the two-and-a-half-minute clip shows Owens searching for his dream girl on the streets of his hometown San Francisco. He frolics around the streets in a half-shirt, and later steals a silver Corvette (remember, Owens loves sexy vintage cars) before finally spotting his blonde vixen (who is actually his real-life girlfriend). "I know you're out there / You might be right around the corner / You'll be the girl that I love," Owens sings on the '50s-style rock'n'roll track, from Girls' sophomore album Father, Son, Holy Ghost. Owens and White chatted with The New York Times about "Honey Bunny" and its video.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Neon Indian Rocks NY Fashion Week

    When Fashion Week hits New York City, SPIN parties in style.Last week, when New Yorkers donned their fanciest duds and hit the streets of Manhattan for the annual Fashion's Night Out, SPIN threw a private party at the posh Mondrian SoHo hotel -- and we invited chillwave maestro Neon Indian to perform at the shindig. Watch video of the band surging through their hot new single, "Polish Girl," below!The event -- a Mondrian SoHo Session presented by SPIN (see pics here) -- packed the hotel's crystal-adorned greenhouse lounge with Fashion Week revelers, who danced it up to a full set from Neon Indian. Led by Alan Palomo, the five-piece band strutted through material from their second album, Era Extraña, including "Polish Girl," a psychedelic dance track with bright synths and video game-esque effects. If a Lite-Brite made a sound, this would be it.

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    Q&A: Neon Indian Conquers 'Creative Paralysis'

    You could call Alan Palomo, the 23-year-old mastermind behind atmospheric synth-pop outfit Neon Indian, a detail-oriented person. He deconstructs and reassembles, tweaks and customizes all sorts of synthesizers, tuning them to find a very particular sound. An avid film buff, he dissects movies scene by scene, pointing to certain moods, dialogue, camera angles in influential works like A Clockwork Orange that have helped shape his art. He even carries spectacles with two small binoculars attached to the frames, which he uses to examine birds in the park, leaves high on trees, and blades of grass. The glasses are inspired by two more of his favorite films, La Jetée, the 1962 short directed by Chris Marker that inspired Twelve Monkeys.

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    Q&A: Noel Gallagher on Solo LP, Oasis

    For nearly two decades Noel Gallagher was the songwriting genius behind Oasis, penning radio-ruling classics like "Wonderwall" and "Champagne Supernova," while his younger brother Liam became Britpop's most volatile frontman. That all ended in August 2009, when a fight backstage before a gig in Paris split the brothers and their band for good. Now Noel is returning as a solo artist, stepping into the role of frontman for an album, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds (U.S. release: November 8), that looks to merge Oasis-like hooks with experimental flourishes like the New Orleans-style ragtime brass section on the first single.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Funky New Toro Y Moi Track

    SPIN big-upped Columbia, SC's synth-pop maestro Chaz Bundick in February for Underneath the Pine, his second album as Toro Y Moi, which we said glides on "ornately funky lounge pop, often with a live, improvisatory feel." On September 13, Bundick will return with the Freaking Out EP (Carpark Records), and SPIN has an exclusive premiere of its opening track "All Alone." Download it below in the widget, in exchange for your email address. Recorded in June during a break in touring, "All Alone" is a shape-shifting electro-funk romp with Bundick singing, "She's my true love / I've got what she needs in her life," over laptop-generated warbles and thumping club beats. "I wanted the live show to be more upbeat, therefore we needed upbeat songs to play," Bundick tells SPIN of "All Alone." "I'm excited to start playing this stuff in concert!" Catch Toro Y Moi on tour this fall.

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    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 Grace of Your Love. It's a capstone to a particularly emotional period for Luke Jenner, the band's 36-year-old frontman, who overcame personal tragedy, his mother's suicide, and felt great joy, the birth of his son, on the way to reuniting his band and crafting their most ambitious LP yet. We talked with Jenner, who lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn, about the new record and his road to redemption. Welcome back, Luke.... How did the band's five-year break help?"It helped me realize that my life is not just music. The Rapture fell apart during the second record, but we toured anyway. I came home in a heap. I had a kid and my mom committed suicide within months of each other.

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    EXCLUSIVE: Cool Kids' Pool Party Video

    The Cool Kids describe the sound of their long-awaited studio debut, When Fish Ride Bicycles (out now via Green Label Sound), as "beach rap," and in SPIN's eight-out-of-10 review we call it an "homage to Chicago summers." It's only fitting, then, that in their music video for the aptly titled "Summer Jam" Chuck Inglish and Mikey Rocks, and guest vocalist Maxine Ashley, chill out poolside. Watch the clip below, premiered exclusively at SPIN. The Windy City rappers have all the fixings for the quintessential summer party: a large pool, float-y toys, partiers dressed in big frog and fish costumes, a pit-bull wearing a pirate hat, snorkels and goggles, a midget sporting a formal suit, synchronized swimmers, a game of croquet, and, of course: "babes, BBQ, babes," says Mr. Rocks. And the smooth and breezy funk-rap track is the ideal soundtrack, too.

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    Jack White Produces New Insane Clown Posse

    One word: Wow. Jack White is producing the new release from fellow Detroit natives Insane Clown Posse -- yes, the duo in face paint rapping about murdering people with hatchets -- and Nashville rockers JEFF the Brotherhood have joined the project as the backing band.

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