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New Vampire Weekend Clip: “Cousins”

Vampire Weekend's new video is out, and guess what? It sounds like Vampire Weekend. And by that, we mean the Vampire Weekend that landed them…
Pier Harrison / November 19, 2009

Hot New Band: Animal Kingdom

Oasis might be finished, but fans of epic Britpop need not fret. The earnest if slightly melancholy British arena pop of South London newcomers Animal…
Pier Harrison / November 13, 2009

WATCH: Jay-Z and Alicia Keys Rock the World Series

Thursday night at Yankee's stadium, New York rapper Jay-Z kicked off Game 2 of the World Series with an ode to the home team: "Empire…
Pier Harrison / October 30, 2009

Q&A: Andrew McMahon of Jack’s Mannequin

Andrew McMahon had been filming the recording sessions for Jack's Mannequin's first album, Everything In Transit, in 2005 when he was diagnosed with leukemia. Despite…
Pier Harrison / October 30, 2009

LISTEN: Keenan of Tool’s New Puscifer Song

A brand new track from Tool frontman Maynard James Keenan's side project, Puscifer's demurely-titled new EP C Is For (Please Insert Sophomoric Genitalia Reference Here)…
Pier Harrison / October 23, 2009

WATCH: Travis’ Fran Healy Unplugged!

Fran Healy, singer/songwriter for the Scottish alt-rock band Travis, recently stopped by SPIN's lower Manhattan office to preview his acoustic tour (which runs through November).
Pier Harrison / October 16, 2009

Dead Weather Halfway Through Next Album

It's only been three months since the release of the Dead Weather's debut Horehound, and frontwoman Alison Mosshart says they've already recorded half of their…
Pier Harrison / October 16, 2009

Lady Gaga Taps Kid Cudi for “Monster Ball” Tour

Less than two weeks after the cancellation of her massive "Fame Kills" tour with Kanye West, Lady Gaga has stepped out on her own, announcing…
Pier Harrison / October 15, 2009

Morrissey to Release Album, Tour U.S.

For email-pal Johnny Marr's sake, let's hope Morrissey has a smart phone, because the King of Mope is hitting the road this fall/winter in support…
Pier Harrison / September 25, 2009