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SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Blood Orange, Dyke Drama, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from New York experimentalists, atmospheric R&B aficionados, and more.
SPIN Staff / July 1, 2016

Hear Black Dice Dude Eric Copeland’s Singularly Twisted ‘Cheap Treat’

When Eric Copeland isn't watching Japanese cult animation with Animal Collective or writing Spy Vs. Spy tributes with his bandmates in Black Dice, he can…
Philip Sherburne / July 11, 2013

Hear Black Dice Brilliantly Remix Doldrums’ ‘She Is the Wave’

It's ironic that Toronto's Doldrums (a.k.a. Airick Woodhead) borrowed his alias from Norton Juster's classic children's novel The Phantom Tollbooth. As you may recall from…
Philip Sherburne / February 4, 2013

Eric Copeland, ‘Limbo’ (Underwater Peoples)

Black Dicer leans AM Gold, melts pop through an illwave funhouse mirror, water-damage, off-center vinyl holes.
Christopher R. Weingarten / July 23, 2012

Feel the Noise: Behind the Chase for Ear-Bleeding Volume

"As soon as volume exceeds 80 decibels, blood pressure rises," wrote jazz scribe Joachim-Ernst Berendt in 1983. "The stomach and intestine operate more slowly, the…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 19, 2012

Hear Eric Copeland’s Tangled ‘Tarzan and The Dizzy Devils’

Just a month and change after the release of Mr. Impossible, Black Dice's Eric Copeland is readying another release of his own: Limbo, full-length follow-up…
David Bevan / May 24, 2012

Black Dice, ‘Mr. Impossible’ (Ribbon Music)

Veteran squelch-fuckers sift neon noize and giddy gibberish through Raymond Scott's cartoon powerhouse.
Christopher R. Weingarten / April 9, 2012

Black Dice Break Down ‘Mr. Impossible’ (Exclusive Premiere)

"At age 15, is it possible for a bunch of kids to actually get introduced to this band?" Black Dice's Bjorn Copeland says that question…
David Bevan / April 3, 2012

Black Dice Unveil New Full-Length, Share Fizzy First Single ‘Pigs’

On April 10 (the 9th worldwide!), Ribbon Music will unveil Mr Impossible, the latest full-length opus from neuron-melting New York noise vets Black Dice. Above,…
David Bevan / January 9, 2012

The 10 Best Moments of All Tomorrow’s Parties

All Tomorrow's Parties, a three-day festival held this weekend at the family-oriented Butlins Resort near Minehead on the west coast of England, couldn't have been…
SPIN Staff / May 16, 2011

New Albums from Doves, Lady Sov, and 12 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 7, 2009