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Cat Power: Raw Power

"Are you mad at me?"
Steve Kandell / August 27, 2012

Wavves’ Nathan Williams Debuts Sweet Valley Track ‘Total Carnage’

While we all continue to wait for SPIN cover boy Nathan Williams' next Wavves album, Stay Calm, the debut from Sweet Valley, a collaboration between…
Steve Kandell / July 18, 2012

Listen to Robert Pollard’s 447th Great Song This Year, ‘Who’s Running My Ranch’

Seems weird to say that 2012 could be the most impressive year of Bob Pollard’s patently ridiculous career, but after two way-better-than-anyone-could-have-expected — and criminally…
Steve Kandell / July 13, 2012

Nice Cans: Monster and Diesel Team to Reinvent the Headphone

Wasn't long ago that Apple's little white-on-white earbuds were so stylishly iconic that they were the visual centerpiece of the iPod — aw, remember iPods?
Steve Kandell / July 12, 2012

Ex-Replacements Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson Reuniting to Help Bandmate

This week, while on tour with Guns N' Roses in Israel, Tommy Stinson let slip that he and fellow former Replacement Paul Westerberg were working…
Steve Kandell / June 28, 2012

Drill Sergeant: Josh Fox’s Anti-Fracking Crusade

Since college, Brooklyn-based activist Josh Fox, 39, had run a politically oriented theater company. But when oil and gas companies started poking, literally, around the…
Steve Kandell / June 20, 2012

Billy Eichner’s Street Hassle

For seven years, comic Billy Eichner has filmed himself urgently accosting strangers on New York City streets to ask them about decidedly nonurgent pop-culture…
Steve Kandell / June 14, 2012

The Afghan Whigs Play First Show in 13 Years: The Full Report

The Afghan Whigs released Up In It, their Sub Pop debut, in 1990. They played their last shows in 1999. It is very safe to…
Steve Kandell / May 24, 2012

Pleased to Meat Me: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Creators on the Finale and Season Two’s High Points

In the final episode of Bob's Burgers' second season, Bob's dreams of becoming a celebrity chef with a recurring segment on the morning show Get…
Steve Kandell / May 23, 2012

Pleased to Meat Me: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Creators on Episode 8

In the penultimate episode of Bob's Burger's second season features unchecked hormones, unchecked flatulence, and a terrifying glimpse into Tina's dark side as she falls…
Steve Kandell / May 16, 2012

Pleased to Meat Me: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Creators on Episode 7

After Bob's Burgers gets rightfully panned by local newspaper food critic the Moody Foodie (voiced by our own Patton Oswalt), the kids snap into crisis-PR…
Steve Kandell / May 7, 2012

Pleased to Meat Me: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Creators on Episode 6

When we saw Linda's spinster sister Gayle (Megan Mullally), she was adorning the walls of Bob's Burgers with her paintings of animal anuses. She stops…
Steve Kandell / April 30, 2012

Sugar Look Back at 20 Years of ‘If I Can’t Change Your Mind’

If 1991 was the year punk broke, then 1992 was the year everyone tried to pick up the pieces, or, alternately, figure out how to…
Steve Kandell / April 27, 2012

Jack White, ‘Blunderbuss’ (Columbia/Third Man)

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: April 23, 2012Label: ColumbiaThe first time I saw the White Stripes, in 1999, everyone walked out with one question:…
Steve Kandell / April 19, 2012

Pleased to Meat Me: ‘Bob’s Burgers’ Creators on Episode 5

It was only a matter of time before the stubbornly old-school brock-and-mortar Bob's Burgers would have to face the trendy phenomenon that is artisanal food…
Steve Kandell / April 17, 2012

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