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As the Elders Foretold, Man Man Will Tour With Rebecca Black

Sing with me: It's Honus Honus / Gotta get down with Honus / Everybody's lookin' forward to the weekend, weekend / Partyin', partyin' (yeah!) / Partyin',…
Andy Cush / March 7, 2019

Hand Habits’ ‘placeholder’ Finds Beauty in Ambiguity

placeholder, the title of the new album by Hand Habits, may at first scan as a wry joke, à la the Breeders’ Title TK: We…
Andy Cush / March 5, 2019

Big Thief Announce New Album U.F.O.F., Release First Single

Big Thief have announced a new album entitled U.F.O.F., the followup to their stellar 2017 effort Capacity. U.F.O.F. is the Brooklyn quartet's third album, and their first for stalwart…
Andy Cush / February 26, 2019

How Ryan Adams Used His Influence to Have Mild Criticism Deleted From the Internet

In September 2017, the music website Consequence of Sound published an article under the headline "Artist of the Month Phoebe Bridgers On Friendly Ghosts, Ryan…
Andy Cush / February 22, 2019

21 Savage Reportedly Wanted on Felony Theft Charge

The rollercoaster of 21 Savage's last two weeks is not over yet. Three days after he was released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention on bond and…
Andy Cush / February 15, 2019

Ryan Adams Reportedly Under FBI Inquiry for Texts With Underaged Fan

The FBI is looking into an allegation that Ryan Adams exchanged sexually explicit texts with an underaged fan, according to a law enforcement source who…
Andy Cush / February 14, 2019

Dinosaur Jr. Owes Their Random Japanese Hit to a Boxing TV Show and the YouTube Algorithm

Last week brought the news that a decades-old, relatively obscure Dinosaur Jr. song had suddenly become a hit in Japan, for reasons that were not clear…
Andy Cush / February 14, 2019

Netflix’s Fyre Fest Doc Apparently Tried to Pay Billy McFarland, Too

Our cultural fascination with Fyre Festival continues. After not one but two popular documentaries that give detailed looks behind the scenes of Billy McFarland and…
Andy Cush / February 12, 2019

Message to Kids: Rush Isn’t Cool

We interrupt our regularly scheduled blogging with a special message for Spin's teen- and tween-aged readers.  Listen, we get it: you're late for…
Andy Cush / February 11, 2019

Grammys 2019: Watch Post Malone Perform With Red Hot Chili Peppers

At the 2019 Grammys, Post Malone continued his newly minted awards-show tradition of collaborative performances that may have you scratching your chin and thinking, "This is…
Andy Cush / February 10, 2019

Jack White Did Not Write This Eurovision-Winning Song

For those of us who live stateside and aren't connoisseurs of mega-theatrical stadium pop, the song "Toy," performed by a singer named Netta Barzilai, may…
Andy Cush / February 7, 2019

Pet Shop Boys Release Two New Songs About Trump and Social Media

Brit synth-pop legends Pet Shop Boys have some thoughts about the state of the world today, which they've expressed in two new songs: "Give Stupidity…
Andy Cush / February 7, 2019

First We Had the Velvet Underground, Then the Ramones, Then This Insane Real Estate Ad

There's no denying that Manhattan's East Village is hallowed ground for rock and punk history. It's the former site of CBGB's, the legendary club where…
Andy Cush / February 6, 2019

Watch Kurt Vile’s Casually Charming Tiny Desk Concert Performance

Some nonchalantly gorgeous songs, a few strands of hair hanging in the face, a guy playing basslines on an electric guitar, a couple good quips…
Andy Cush / February 6, 2019

Frank Ocean Calls Endless Streaming Reports “Fake News”

Frank Ocean fans may have to continue their Endless wait. After a Billboard report that Ocean's pre-Blonde 2016 album would be coming to streaming services, the singer wrote in an Instagram comment that the…
Andy Cush / January 30, 2019

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