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Remember That Time ‘South Park’ Made Fun of an Overly Sensitive Music Publication?

A version of this story was originally published on October 9, 2014. In case you haven't heard, SPIN was featured prominently in a 2014…
SPIN Staff / October 9, 2019

The Ramones: Our 1986 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the August 1986 issue of SPIN. It was one of those humid summer days in 1979 when the…
Legs McNeil and John Holmstrom / October 8, 2019

Hunter S. Thompson: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the May 1986 issue of SPIN. "Huge brains, small necks, weak muscles, and fat wallets—these are the dominant characteristics…
Harold Conrad / October 7, 2019

Depeche Mode: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the August 1988 issue of SPIN. After seeing Depeche Mode at the Rose Bowl, hairdressers at Sal's Hair…
Scott Cohen / October 5, 2019

Poison: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the July 1988 issue of SPIN. Think of Disneyland on acid. No, make it a fistful of Dexatrim and…
Dan Hedges / October 5, 2019

James Brown: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the June 1988 issue of SPIN. Just as the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, with its circular stairway,…
Scott Cohen / October 5, 2019

Smashing Pumpkins’ Pisces Iscariot Is Thrill-Free for Casual Listeners

This review of Pisces Iscariot originally appeared in the November 1994 issue of SPIN. We're republishing it in honor of the album's 25th anniversary on October 4.
Jim Greer / October 4, 2019

The Cranberries’ No Need to Argue Hits the G-Spot With a Few Songs

This review of ‘No Need to Argue’ originally appeared in the November 1994 issue of SPIN. In celebration of the album's 25th anniversary on October 3, we are…
Jonathan Bernstein / October 3, 2019

The Runaway Greenhouse Effect: Our 1988 Feature on Climate Change

This article originally appeared in SPIN's December 1988 issue. As the northern hemisphere enters winter, thoughts turn to the summer ahead—sunny beaches, cool…
Drew Hopkins / September 30, 2019

Neil Young: Our 1988 Interview

This article originally appeared in the June 1988 issue of SPIN. Down by which river did you shoot your baby? The…
Scott Cohen / September 29, 2019

Kate Bush and Laura Dern in Conversation: Our 1994 Feature

For the March 1994 issue of SPIN, we asked actress Laura Dern to interview Kate Bush. The two discussed Bush's 1993 album The Red Shoes, her directorial debut The Line, The Curve…
Laura Dern / September 29, 2019

Creed: Our 2000 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the September 2000 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Creed's sophomore album Human Clay, we're republishing…
Gavin Edwards / September 28, 2019

Miles Davis: Our 1985 Interview, Part 2

This is Part Two of "Miles Style," SPIN's two-part story on the life and legacy of Miles Davis. Part Two originally appeared in the December 1985 issue of SPIN. (Check out Quincy Troupe's…
Quincy Troupe / September 28, 2019

Miles Davis: Our 1985 Interview

This is Part One of "Miles Style," SPIN's two-part story on the life and legacy of Miles Davis. Part One originally appeared in the November 1985 issue of…
Quincy Troupe / September 28, 2019

One Is Enough: Rock’s One-Hit Wonders

This story originally appeared in SPIN's July 1985 issue. Some performers are great, have careers that last 10 or 15 years, and end…
Jamie Malinowski / September 25, 2019
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