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Amy Winehouse: SPIN’s 2007 Cover Story, ‘Lady Sings the Blues’

The following remembrance was written in the days following Amy Winehouse's death on July 23, 2011. To mark the anniversary of her passing, we've republished this…
Steve Kandell / July 23, 2015

Read Our 2008 M.I.A. Kala Cover Story

M.I.A. is pregnant. And not just with revolutionary ideas for her next record. The British-Sri Lankan vocalist/visual artist/producer/record-label founder/clothing designer, born Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam, is…
Lorraine Ali / July 18, 2015

Our 2003 Strokes Cover Story: “The Rebirth of Cool”

They were edgy and rattled about what was happening to them. The fantasy came true. Real fame after handing out flyers and playing…
Marc Spitz / June 18, 2015

Green Day: The 2004 ‘American Idiot’ Cover Story

[This article originally appeared in the November 2004 issue of SPIN.] Two punks, dressed in black, get on a plane. They are famous,…
Alex Pappademas / September 25, 2014

Marilyn Manson: Return of the Living Dead

After a breakup left him "completely destroyed," Marilyn Manson strikes back with a new (very young) muse, an intensely personal album, and a distaste for…
Jonathan Ames / July 18, 2014

Reverberation: The Beck Sessions

FADE IN AMSTERDAM, JUNE 30…
John McAlley / July 8, 2014

Here’s Patton Oswalt’s 2007 Takedown of Westboro Baptist Boss Fred Phelps

This article originally appeared in the July 2007 issue of SPIN. Fred Phelps died March 20, 2014. Sect's Pisol Is there anything more…
Patton Oswalt / March 20, 2014

Elliott Smith: ‘Mr. Misery’ Revisited, Years After the Singer-Songwriter’s Controversial Death

In the December 2004 issue of SPIN, we published Los Angeles journalist/musician Liam Gowing's detailed, empathetic look at the last years of Elliott Smith's life…
Liam Gowing / October 21, 2013

The Shadow of Death: SPIN’s 2005 Nine Inch Nails Cover Story

This story originally appeared as the cover story to the May 2005 issue of SPIN magazine. Read SPIN's September 2013 cover story, Trent Reznor's Upward Spiral.
Marc Spitz / August 22, 2013

Life to the Pixies

This feature originally appeared in the September 2004 issue of SPIN magazine. In Heaven and in the Pixies' dressing room at Paris' Parc…
Marc Spitz / June 16, 2013

The World’s Most Unsatisfied Band

This story was originally published in the May 2008 issue of SPIN magazine. This should be a remembrance. After all, the…
Bob Mehr / June 13, 2013

Revisit Our 2011 “The Style Issue” Cover Story with Annie Clark of St. Vincent

Some artists find their voice by conquering their fears. Annie Clark turns hers into nervous -- and nervy -- pop songs.
Julie Klausner / August 15, 2011

Soundgarden: Alive in the Superunknown

One guy's homeless, one likes sleeping all day, one's in Pearl Jam, and one's Chris Cornell. Beloved '90s titans Soundgarden are back, but where are…
David Peisner / August 17, 2010

Echo & the Bunnymen: Heaven Down Here

This story first appeared in the December 2008 issue of SPIN. The gods, being gods, have intervened. The autumn sky over Radio City Music…
Mark Spitz / November 21, 2008

D’Angelo: What the Hell Happened?

[This article was originally published in the August 2008 issue of SPIN. To coincide with the release of D'Angelo's long-awaited third album, Black Messiah, we're repromoting…
David Peisner / August 5, 2008
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