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Revisit New Sounds, SPIN’s 1985 Experimental Music Column by John Schaefer

Last Friday, The New York Times reported that WNYC-FM had decided to cancel New Sounds, the long-running radio show devoted to experimental music in all its forms, as well as…
Will Gottsegen / October 15, 2019

Vicky Cornell: Chris Cornell Would Be “So Honored” by Soundgarden’s First Rock Hall Nomination

Vicky Cornell is celebrating Soundgarden's first nomination for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
Will Gottsegen / October 15, 2019

Beck and Coldplay’s Chris Martin Put a Spin on ‘Loser’ With Indian Classical Musicians

The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles hosted its annual Gala in the Garden on October 12, this year honoring Judy Chicago and Jordan Peele. For the musical portion of…
Will Gottsegen / October 14, 2019

Left Field: Mica Levi on Making Music Sound Like a Mushroom Trip in Her ‘Monos’ Score

Spin’s ‘Left Field’ column focuses on the latest in experimental music each month, featuring interviews with and capsule reviews of artists at the fringes of…
Will Gottsegen / October 9, 2019

Kim Gordon Delivers Perfect Distortion on New Single “Hungry Baby”

Kim Gordon has shared a new song from her upcoming solo debut, No Home Record. "Hungry Baby" is a distorted mass of guitar and percussion, building gradually…
Will Gottsegen / October 7, 2019

Kim Shattuck Dead: Green Day, Pixies, More Remember Muffs Singer

Kim Shattuck of punk band the Muffs died on Wednesday, October 2, after a battle with ALS; she was 56. Her bandmates Roy…
Will Gottsegen / October 3, 2019

Digital Crate Digging: JPEGMAFIA on Anime Soundtracks, Lost Albums, and Rick Rubin

Across three proper albums and a handful of mixtapes, JPEGMAFIA has spun internet-age anxiety into music that provokes and incites. The Baltimore-bred rapper and producer…
Will Gottsegen / September 30, 2019

Weezer Made Dave Grohl Cry With Their Cover of Nirvana’s “Lithium”

Weezer covered Nirvana's hit "Lithium" at Rock in Rio on Saturday, September 28, and Dave Grohl was apparently into it. It's not…
Will Gottsegen / September 30, 2019

Madonna Announces Madame X Tour Dates

Madonna has announced the full schedule for her Madame X tour in the United States and Europe. The trek launched with a 17-night residency at New York's…
Will Gottsegen / September 27, 2019

Foo Fighters Cover Arcade Fire on Surprise New EP 01070725

Foo Fighters released a surprise EP called 01070725 on September 27. It's the latest in a line of recent memorably-titled EPs that began with 00950025 back in July. Since then,…
Will Gottsegen / September 27, 2019

Janet Jackson Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Rhythm Nation 1814 With Huge New Remix Compilation

Janet Jackson is marking 30 years of Rhythm Nation 1814 with an extensive new remix collection. Rhythm Nation 1814: The Remixes includes nine new "mini-albums," all of which are…
Will Gottsegen / September 20, 2019

New Leonard Cohen Album Featuring Beck, Feist, More Announced: Hear the First Single

A new posthumous Leonard Cohen album is arriving later this year. Thanks for the Dance is Cohen's first full-length release since his death in 2016, and…
Will Gottsegen / September 20, 2019

Original Motorhead Guitarist Larry Wallis Dead at 70

Former Motörhead guitarist Larry Wallis has died at age 70, the band confirmed on its website. So far, no cause of death has been revealed.
Will Gottsegen / September 20, 2019

Soccer Mommy Confronts Temptation on the Devilish New Single “Lucy”

Soccer Mommy has released an extremely good new song called "lucy." Catchy and imagistic, it's her first proper single of the year (though she released two demos, "Blossom (Demo)" and "Be…
Will Gottsegen / September 19, 2019

Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws Has a Sweet Story About Working With Ric Ocasek

Matthew Caws of Nada Surf is remembering his late friend and mentor Ric Ocasek in an essay for NPR. The musician writes warmly about his first encounter with…
Will Gottsegen / September 18, 2019

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