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SPIN’s 1999 Profile of Elliott Smith: “He’s Mr. Dyingly Sad, and You’re Mystifyingly Glad”
RJ Smith's profile of Elliott Smith originally ran in the January 1999 "The Year in Music" issue of Spin. In honor of the 20th anniversary of Elliott…
February 26, 2017
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Built to Spill: SPIN’s 1999 Feature, “Like a Secret”
This piece originally ran in the February 1999 issue of SPIN. In honor of the 18th anniversary of Built to Spill's Keep It Like a Secret, we've republished this article here.
February 2, 2017
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Inside Tiananmen, the ‘Gateway to Heavenly Peace’: SPIN’s 1989 Feature
Just a few months before the world so radically and unimaginably changed with the opening of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of Soviet Communism,…
August 28, 2015
Revisit Our 2011 “The Style Issue” Cover Story with Annie Clark of St. Vincent
Some artists find their voice by conquering their fears. Annie Clark turns hers into nervous -- and nervy -- pop songs.
August 15, 2011
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