Basement Jaxx

7 Albums to Stream: The New Pornographers, Ty Segall, Basement Jaxx, and More

Welcome to SPIN's weekly roundup of album streams. Follow the links below to hear new records from the New Pornographers, former SPIN cover star Ty…
Kyle McGovern / August 19, 2014

Basement Jaxx Share Soul-Freeing ‘Never Say Never’

Last month British duo Basement Jaxx announced their first album in five years and invited us to "jump in" with their dance-floor-pleasing "Unicorn," a welcome…
Colin Stutz / June 27, 2014

Basement Jaxx Tease First Album in Five Years With House Jam ‘Unicorn’

Basement Jaxx make their welcome, dancefloor-pleasing return with new track "Unicorn," streaming below. The jubilantly pulsating house track — with female vocals insisting you "jump…
Marc Hogan / May 1, 2014

Basement Jaxx Take a Latin-Tinged Dive With ‘Mermaid of Salinas’

Basement Jaxx have already dropped two singles this year — "Back 2 the Wild" in April and "What a Difference Your Love Makes" in July — and…
Kyle McGovern / August 12, 2013

Basement Jaxx Revive African Dance in Ebullient ‘What a Difference Your Love Makes’ Video

U.K. electronic duo Basement Jaxx often appear out of nowhere to be the bouncy, buoyant counterbalance whenever cold, murky beats begin to dominate the landscape.
SPIN Staff / August 8, 2013

Basement Jaxx Go Full-Tilt ’80s for ‘What a Difference Your Love Makes’

Three months after breaking their silence with the tropical "Back 2 the Wild," English house disruptors Basement Jaxx are treating us to another new song. "What…
Dan Reilly / July 26, 2013

Basement Jaxx Go on a Psychedelic Safari in Bonkers ‘Back 2 the Wild’ Video

Basement Jaxx aren't wasting their return to the pop-dance jungle. Late last week, their joyfully unhinged tropical excursion "Back 2 the Wild" premiered on BBC…
Marc Hogan / April 16, 2013

Basement Jaxx Return With the Rousing, Uproarious ‘Back 2 the Wild’

The last we heard from Basement Jaxx, in 2011, they were scoring the South London-based sci-fi flick Attack the Block and collaborating with the 60-piece…
Philip Sherburne / April 12, 2013

Pearl Jam to Stage Own Summer Festival + More

To celebrate their 20th anniversary, Pearl Jam will headline their own music festival next summer, according to the band's manager, Kelly Curtis. Details…
SPIN Staff / December 10, 2010

Basement Jaxx, ‘Scars’ (Ultra/XL)

For three studio albums, this London DJ duo asserted their dance-floor eclecticism with a wallop every bit as combustive as it was ornate. While 2006's…
Barry Walters / October 6, 2009

Basement Jaxx Prep Guest-Heavy Fifth Album

What do Santigold, Yoko Ono, and Kelis (of "Milkshake" fame) have in common?All appear on Scars, the new album by pioneering dance duo Basement Jaxx,…
Ray Padgett / August 6, 2009

The 20 Best Albums of 2001

The 20 best albums of 2001, ranked by the SPIN editors. [This list was originally published in the January 2002 issue of SPIN.]…
SPIN Staff / December 31, 2001