Features

Wyatt Cenac Wants to Solve America

It’s a crisp spring morning, and Wyatt Cenac’s staff are down to the wire prepping for the premiere of his new show, Wyatt Cenac’s Problem…
Matthew Trammell / April 19, 2018

Beyoncé Needs Beyoncé, Too

We live in a time where artists are expected to do less, and are celebrated for it: fewer interviews, fewer magazine covers, fewer award shows.
Jordan Sargent / April 16, 2018

Fleetwood Mac’s Lindsey Buckingham Goes His Own Way (Again): A Timeline

Just three years ago, when Fleetwood Mac was awash in good vibes after the return of Christine McVie, MOJO Magazine asked…
Stephen Thomas Erlewine / April 10, 2018

The Wonder Years Want to Find a Home Everywhere

Dan Campbell came out swinging from a south Philly basement seven years ago; now he’s trying to throw his arms around the world.
Ian Cohen / April 9, 2018

10 Great Drag City Releases to Hear Now That Their Catalog Is Streaming

On Sunday, the legendary Chicago label Drag City released the large majority of its catalog on Spotify and Tidal for the first time, ending its run…
SPIN Staff / April 3, 2018

Swingin’ on the Flippity Flop with Sub Pop: Our 1995 Feature on the Legendary Seattle Label

It's 9:30 in the morning, and--surprise!--all across Seattle the coffee is brewing. The sun has barely risen over America's newest rock capital, and I'm already…
Mike Rubin / April 2, 2018

How Kacey Musgraves Found Her Golden Hour

On a dreary afternoon in late March, Kacey Musgraves pulls up to a Walgreens in the town of Sioux City, which sits at the intersection of South…
Jordan Sargent / March 27, 2018

Q&A: Amen Dunes on the Meaning of Freedom

The first voice on Amen Dunes’ new album Freedom is a child delivering the pep talk from the 2004 hockey…
Anna Gaca / March 23, 2018

Yo La Tengo’s Quiet Riot

Yo La Tengo was about halfway through "Out of the Pool," the penultimate song from their forthcoming fifteenth album There’s a Riot Going On,…
Andy Cush / March 15, 2018

Viva Morrissey: Our June 1988 Cover Story

"Perhaps I'm unique because people are so dull. I'm not very good at being dull." —Morrissey "I have nothing to declare but my genius." —Oscar Wilde…
Len Brown / March 14, 2018

Belle and Sebastian: Politics and Religion

Late one night last August, the Belle and Sebastian tour bus headed for a gig in St. Paul, Minnesota, leaving drummer Richard Colburn at Walmart…
Anna Gaca / March 13, 2018

David Spade and Dan Aykroyd Talk Early SNL Skits, Blues Brothers, and More: From the Archives

This story originally appeared in the February 1993 issue of Spin, which was partially written and guest-edited by members of the SNL cast. Read interviews and stories from comedy…
David Spade / February 27, 2018

Lorne Michaels Talks SNL, Sinead O’Connor, Wayne’s World, and More in Our 1993 Interview

This story originally appeared in the February 1993 issue of Spin, which was partially written and guest-edited by members of the SNL cast. Read interviews and stories from comedy…
Bob Guccione Jr. / February 27, 2018

Turnstile Are the Real Thing

On a chilly weeknight in late January, I meet Turnstile at Studio 4, a recording complex tucked away in the basement of a nondescript bar…
Zoe Camp / February 23, 2018

Nirvana: The 2004 Cover Story, ‘The Ghost of Saint Kurt’

Romanticized, ripped off, and never quite forgotten, Kurt Cobain still haunts us like no other rock star. But ten years after his controversial suicide, as…
Chris Norris / February 20, 2018
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