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A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Preview The Strokes: The First Ten Years, a New Photo Collection of Their Early Days

The Strokes: The First Ten Years is an upcoming photographic document of the New York band's early days, as captured by photographer Cody Smyth. Today, we're previewing…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Join SPIN for Jenny Lewis and the Dig at House of Vans at Surf Lodge

Located on Fort Pond in scenic Mantauk, NY, the Surf Lodge is a popular destination for locals and travelers searching for the ultimate summer experience, offering hotel accommodations, acclaimed…
House of Vans / August 17, 2017

Our Songs of the Summer

Summer isn't quite over yet, but it's at the point where you pretty much want it to be. Fall—with its cool breezes, red leaves, soups,…
SPIN Staff / August 17, 2017

“In Bed With …the Backstreet Boys”: Our 1998 Profile of the Iconic Boy Band

Tiffany is, like, shaking. She has just smelled a Backstreet Boy. "He was wearing cologne!" she shrieks, as she pogos outside Disney World’s House of…
Maureen Callahan / August 11, 2017

16 Artists on the Music They’ve Used to Get Through the Trump Era

What do we listen to when all the news is bad? Music is motivating, but over the past year, in a hailstorm of political outrage we couldn't have…
SPIN Staff / July 27, 2017

Jay-Z Albums, Ranked

Nowadays, you're most likely to come across (young) rap nerds endlessly ranking and re-ranking albums by Kanye West or Drake. But a more interesting discussion…
SPIN Staff / July 6, 2017

Who Said It About Jack Antonoff: Lorde or Lena?

Lorde co-produced her new album Melodrama with Jack Antonoff, a.k.a. Bleachers. Antonoff, who is Lena Dunham's boyfriend of five years, has a very close relationship with his friend and…

Revisit Our 1997 Missy Elliott Supa Dupa Fly Feature: “Play Missy For Me”

This article originally appeared in the October 1997 issue of Spin.  "Beep-beep / Oooh got the keys to the jeep /…
Karen R. Good / June 23, 2017

The 50 Best Songs of 2017 So Far

It’s safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 21, 2017

Radiohead’s OK Computer Made Them Our 1997 “Band of the Year”

The pupils of Thom Yorke’s eyes zip from side to side like nervous insects. We’re on the Eurostar train from Paris to London, and Radiohead’s…
Pat Blashill / June 16, 2017

30 Best Emo Revival Albums, Ranked

"Everything went back into the basement... We were the few people doing this in 2008. Really bad, wussy emo rock 10 years after it was…
SPIN Staff / June 14, 2017

Manchester Bombing Suspects Freed Without Charge

All the suspects arrested over last month’s Manchester concert bombing have been released without charge, British police said Sunday, acknowledging that detectives are still not…
Associated Press / June 11, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

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