Stream Akron/Family’s Grief-Stricken ‘Until the Morning’

"A lot of this contemporary pop stuff, this 1930s, panning for gold, bow tie stuff like the Lumineers, it's very heart on the sleeve," says…
Luke McCormick / February 28, 2013

Hear Akron/Family Offshoot Cy Dune’s Punk-Charged ‘Move the Room’

With Akron/Family, singer-guitarist Seth Olinsky helps make what SPIN once described as "loud and proud psych-folk." For new project Cy Dune, Olinksy is louder and…
Marc Hogan / January 17, 2013

Dana Buoy, ‘Summer Bodies’ (Lefse)

Akron/Family drummer seeks inner Brian Wilson via breathy, dreamy odes to well-oiled, sunbaked sensuality.
Richard Gehr / May 8, 2012

First Look: Watch Akron/Family Frolic Under the Sea in ‘Cast a Net’

Though SPIN called the latest Akron/Family slab "loud and proud" and "under the sway of avant-noise pioneers like Acid Mothers Temple and Boredoms," the wild,…
christopherschultz / October 27, 2011

Akron/Family, ‘S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT’ (Dead Oceans)

This loud and proud psych-folk trio want some old-fashioned joy on their fifth album -- and they want it now. Obviously under the sway of…
Richard Gehr / February 8, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Akron/Family’s Latest Clip

Akron/Family, the reliably trippy psych-folk trio, just released their fifth album, the fuzzy, tribal S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT, which…
Dan Jackson / February 8, 2011

New Albums from Cut Copy and More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / February 8, 2011

Best & Worst of All Points West: Day 3

BEST SET OF THE DAYFor all the you-know-how-I-know-you're-gay jokes Coldplay has to endure, give them credit for embracing the joke themselves."Let's practice some singing," Chris…
Ray Padgett / August 3, 2009