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Goo Goo Dolls Reveal New Album Miracle Pill’s Release Date, Talk ‘Connections’

No one ever expected the Goo Goo Dolls to last this long, including the band itself. After coming up with the band name…
Rob Arcand / July 19, 2019

Talking Heads: Our 1985 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the June 1985 issue of SPIN. The Talking Heads invented the modern rock band. They found that if you're…

The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Mark Spitz / July 14, 2019

Janet Jackson: Our 1987 Cover Story

This article originally appeared in the January 1987 issue of SPIN. Walk into the office of one of the hot managers in pop…
J. C. Stevenson / July 13, 2019

Tom Waits: Our 1985 Interview, Tom Waits for No Man

This article originally appeared in the November 1985 issue of SPIN. Tom Waits has a voice that could guide ships through dense fog.
Glenn O'Brien / July 13, 2019

Boyz N the Hood: Our 1991 John Singleton Interview, ‘Boyz on Film’

This article originally appeared in the August 1991 issue of SPIN. John Singleton's like a kid in a candy store. The neophyte auteur…
Jonathan Bernstein / July 12, 2019

Torres on Getting Dropped by 4AD and the Economic Reality of Being an Indie Musician

Mackenzie Scott, the 28-year-old singer-songwriter who performs as Torres, released her third album Three Futures via 4AD in 2017. The esteemed British indie was her…
Joshua Copperman / July 11, 2019

Duff McKagan Talks New Album Tenderness and Why Social Media and Cable News Are “Poisonous”

It’s a Thursday afternoon, and the posh Astor Court restaurant in the lobby of the St. Regis Hotel is abuzz with the kind of travelers…
Maggie Serota / July 9, 2019

The Replacements: Our 1987 Feature, Growing Up In Public

This article originally appeared in the June 1987 issue of SPIN. June, 1986. The Replacements are roaring through one of their patented skittish…
Jim Walsh / July 7, 2019

10 Beatles Songs We Wouldn’t Bring Back in the Yesterday Universe

Across the country this Independence Day break, families and Tinder connections on third dates will flock to theaters to see Danny Boyle’s Yesterday,…
SPIN Staff / July 4, 2019

9 Amazing Covers of Chris Cornell’s Songs

Chris Cornell had one of rock's most formidable voices while also being a prolific songwriter, leading artists from various genres to cover his work.
Maggie Serota / July 3, 2019

What We’re Watching: July 2019

With a seemingly endless bevy of choices for things to watch online, it can seem exhausting and anxiety-inducing to find the right thing. This is What We're…
SPIN Staff / July 3, 2019

Rap Monthly: Polo G Breaks Out, Plus Curren$y, Queen Key, and More

Spin's Rap Monthly column interviews an artist making waves, reviews selections from the past month, and holds some lame shit accountable. Taurus Bartlett is halfway through…
Tosten Burks / June 28, 2019

Guided By Voices: Our 1994 Interview, ‘The Basement Tapes’

This article originally appeared in the July 1994 issue of Spin. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of their landmark album Bee Thousand, we're republishing it…
Jim Greer / June 23, 2019

The “Bitch” Is Back: Missy Elliott Talks Da Real World in SPIN’s 1999 Profile

This story originally appeared in SPIN's July 1999 issue. In honor of Da Real World's 20th anniversary, we're republishing it here. Celebrities may…
SPIN Staff / June 22, 2019
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