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Beck, Modest Mouse Headlining NYC’s Governor’s Ball 2012

The headliners for this year's Governor's Ball festival in New York City carry some serious nostalgia-heavy (read: Coachella 1999) punch. At the top of the…
Devon Maloney / February 21, 2012

Download Bon Iver Gig, Explosions on TV + More

NPR has a full stream (and podcast download) from Bon Iver's concert last night at Washington, D.C.'s 9:30 Club. The 17-song show features…
SPIN Staff / August 3, 2011

WATCH: Explosions in the Sky’s Trippy First Video

Austin, TX's Explosions in the Sky are known for their instrumental post-rock songs, some of which have been featured movies and TV shows like Friday…
William Goodman / June 23, 2011

Primavera’s Best Moments: Pulp, Warpaint & More!

For some 140,000 fans in Barcelona this weekend at the San Miguel Primavera Sound festival, music wasn't just "alternative," but an alternative. Last week unemployment…
Peter Gaston / May 31, 2011

Playlist: The 30 Greatest Instrumental Songs Ever

In the April 2011 issue of SPIN, we caught up with Explosions in the Sky, the Texas-based band who've taken wordless music to unexpected heights. But…
SPIN Staff / May 6, 2011

Explosions in the Sky, ‘Take Care. Take Care. Take Care.’ (Temporary Residence)

It's no slight to call these Austin instrumentalists "soundtrack-y" -- they did, after all, blow up after creating incidental music for the Friday Night Lights…
Josh Modell / April 26, 2011

New Albums from Steve Earle, An Horse + 11 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores Tuesday, April 26:…
SPIN Staff / April 25, 2011

Explosions in the Sky: Blowing Up

With a little help from Friday Night Lights, Explosions in the Sky's "sad but triumphant" soundscapes have made them rock's unlikeliest success story.
Jason Cohen / April 13, 2011

Explosions in the Sky Leave Radio City Speechless

The lone bit of set dressing adorning Explosions in the Sky's stage at Radio City Music Hall was a small Texas flag, maybe two feet…
Steve Kandell / April 7, 2011

DOWNLOAD: Explosions in the Sky’s First Song

Austin's Explosions in the Sky will return April 26 with Take Care, Take Care, Take Care, their first album in four years, and now the…
Peter Gaston / March 8, 2011

50 Cent’s Summer LP, Feelies New Song + More

50 Cent has revealed his new album Black Magic is nearly finished and will be released this summer. Eminem is slated to appear…
SPIN Staff / January 26, 2011

12 Best Moments of All Tomorrow’s Parties

The nerdiest of music nerds seized control of a dilapidated country club in Upstate, NY, this weekend for the third annual All Tomorrow's Parties festival.
William Goodman / September 7, 2010

Ólafur Arnalds, ‘…And They Have Escaped the Weight of Darkness’ (Erased Tapes)

This 23-year-old composer paints a unique fog of fragile melancholy using the tiniest of brushes -- weightless drones, pianos pressed with a feathery touch, bows…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 8, 2010

Lollapalooza ’08 Editors’ Blog: Five (Maybe More) Observations from Day Two

1. I once read a news story about a biker-dude lottery winner who lived at home with his mom on Long Island and admitted to…
Doug Brod / August 3, 2008
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