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Ellis Marsalis, Legendary New Orleans Jazz Pianist, Dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, the legendary New Orleans jazz pianist, has died at the age of 85 from complications from coronavirus. Marsalis is known for…
Daniel Kohn / April 2, 2020

Cristina, ‘Things Fall Apart’ Singer, Dies at 61

Cristina, the new wave singer known for her hit "Things Fall Apart," has died at the age of 61. She died due to complications from…
Daniel Kohn / April 1, 2020

Adam Schlesinger Raised the Bar for Pop Songwriting

I started attending William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey in 2003, the year "Stacy’s Mom" finally made its creators some well-deserved money and airplay.
Dan Weiss / April 1, 2020

Fiona Apple Album Release Date Revealed

A day after saying that her album was coming "soon," Fiona Apple has revealed when Fetch the Bolt Cutters will be released. In a video…
SPIN Staff / April 1, 2020

Adam Schlesinger, Fountains of Wayne Songwriter, Dies at 52 Due to Coronavirus

Adam Schlesinger, the Fountains of Wayne songwriter and bassist, has died at the age of 52 due to complications from coronavirus, SPIN has confirmed.
Daniel Kohn / April 1, 2020

Dandy Warhols Release 4-Hour Album Tafelmuzik Means More When You’re Alone

If you're sitting home bored, the Dandy Warhols have produced something that will help your day go by a bit quicker. The veteran…
Daniel Kohn / April 1, 2020

Flavor Flav Calls Chuck D Out for April Fool’s Joke

Following Chuck D.'s announcement that the growing feud between Flavor Flav and everyone else in Public Enemy was a joke to promote their new song,…
SPIN Staff / April 1, 2020

Phish Will Be Premiering ‘Sigma Oasis’ During Listening Party

Phish has announced that they will be debuting their new record, Sigma Oasis, during a virtual listening party tonight at 9 pm ET.
Emily Tan / April 1, 2020

Blackbear’s ‘Wash Ur Hands’ Playlist

With everyone sequestered and self-quarantining due to the coronavirus, we’ve asked our favorite artists to come up with playlists that keep you entertained. Here’s Blackbear:…
SPIN Staff / April 1, 2020
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Roger Waters Shares Cover of Protest Anthem ‘The Right to Live in Peace’

Roger Waters has never been afraid to speak his mind or voice his support for world peace. Continuing with that, Waters shared a…
Daniel Kohn / April 1, 2020

The Magnetic Fields Entertain with Puppets in ‘Kraftwerk in a Blackout’

The Magnetic Fields have just dropped a new offering for you to add to your "stay at home" playlist. "Kraftwerk in a Blackout"
Emily Tan / April 1, 2020

Code Orange Get Creative in the Time of Coronavirus

The last thing any band ever wants to do is cancel an upcoming tour—especially when they’ve got a new album to promote, as Code Orange…
Chris Harris / April 1, 2020

From Sabrina to the Stage: The Driver Era Move Forward With “flashdrive”

The Driver Era technically just celebrated its second anniversary as a band, but Rocky and Ross Lynch aren’t exactly sophomores when it comes to making…
Josh Chesler / April 1, 2020

Anna Burch’s Tranquil Sophomore Album Is Lush, Downtempo Brilliance

After years of playing in other people’s bands, Anna Burch initially began to pull scraps of her own songs together out of necessity. "I just…
Caitlin White / April 1, 2020

Chuck D Says Flavor Flav Was Never Fired From Public Enemy

Remember at the beginning of the month when the whole Flavor Flav versus Public Enemy thing went down? Well, it turns out the joke was…
Daniel Kohn / March 31, 2020

Fiona Apple Teases Her Album Release Could Come ‘Soon’

It's been a busy few weeks for Fiona Apple. After laying low for the better part of the past, well, handful of years, we know…
SPIN Staff / March 31, 2020

Ben Gibbard, Jim James, Fred Armisen, Jarvis Cocker to Play COVID-19 Benefit Stream

Ben Gibbard, Jim James, Fred Armisen and Jarvis Cocker lead an impressive group of artists who will perform at Light in the Attic's COVID-19 benefit…
SPIN Staff / March 31, 2020

Wallace Roney, Jazz Trumpet Player, Dies at 59

Wallace Roney, a renowned jazz trumpeter, has died at the age of 59 in New Jersey, according to NPR. His death was due to complications…
Daniel Kohn / March 31, 2020

Kings of Leon Share Acoustic Video for ‘Going Nowhere’

In the midst of everything seemingly shut down, Kings of Leon have shared a song that sums things up fairly well. Titled "Going…
SPIN Staff / March 31, 2020
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