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The 50 Best Alt-Rock Love Songs

Not all love songs are romantic. Not all love songs are even happy. It all depends on your definition of the term. For…
SPIN Staff / February 12, 2021

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke Announces New Album 2042, Releases “Jungle Bunny”

Kele Okereke, frontperson of Bloc Party, has announced a new album, 2042, the follow-up to his 2017 record Fatherland. The forthcoming project is set to…
Israel Daramola / September 4, 2019

Bloc Party Announce Silent Alarm U.S. Tour

Indie icons Bloc Party have announced a short U.S. tour, coming up later this year. Starting in September in Washington DC, the band will travel…
Will Gottsegen / March 25, 2019

Bloc Party Announce Silent Alarm Live Album

Bloc Party released their seminal debut album, Silent Alarm, back in 2005. The memorable record, which was part artsy disco and part melodramatic post-punk, has…
Israel Daramola / September 20, 2018

Bob Dylan, St. Vincent, Kesha, and More Contribute Songs to New Compilation For Gay Weddings

Bob Dylan is the most surprising and high-profile guest on a new compilation called Universal Love, which celebrates same-sex marriage. On the EP, artists flip the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / April 5, 2018

Bloc Party Announce Silent Alarm Tour

Bloc Party will perform the entirety of their seminal debut album Silent Alarm during a six show European tour. The fall tour comes over 13 years after the album's release.
Monique Melendez / March 19, 2018

Bloc Party’s Kele Okereke Announces New Album Fatherland, Releases “Streets Been Talkin’”

Bloc Party frontman Kele Okereke (formerly known as Kele) has announced a new solo album titled Fatherland. This record is the follow-up to 2014’s Trick. Featured artists include Years and Years’ Olly…
Geena Kloeppel / July 5, 2017

14 Songs About Heartbreak for Your Sad Valentine’s Day

Don't believe the hype: Love stinks, and no day reminds you of its follies quite like Valentine's Day, as marketers fall over themselves to remind…
SPIN Staff / February 14, 2017

Bloc Party Share New Song “Stunt Queen”

Earlier this year, Bloc Party released fifth album HYMNS, an uplifting collection of nimble, synth-inflected rock songs. They've now shared a new song, "Stunt Queen," which…
Charles Innis / September 20, 2016

Q&A: Bloc Party on SXSW, Recording ‘Hymns,’ and What’s Next

If Bloc Party ever plan on slowing down it’ll probably be sometime next century. The British rockers were integral to the development of the verdant…
T.M Brown / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Photos of Santigold, Bloc Party, Lizzo, and More from SPIN’s Bud Light Factory Party

SPIN closed out the final day of South by Southwest with a blow-out party at the Bud Light Factory, featuring energetic performances by Santigold, Bloc Party, Lissie,…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2016

SXSW 2016: Santigold, Bloc Party, and More Light Up SPIN’s Closing Day Party at Bud Light Factory

All good things must come to an end, even SXSW. But you’ll never be able to say the festival goes out like a lamb: Saturday’s…
T.M. Brown / March 21, 2016

SPIN’s SXSW Showcase at Bud Light Factory: Santigold, Bloc Party and More

Austin’s South by Southwest music festival is only days away (March 15 through March 20), and SPIN will be there in full force. In addition to the already announced…
SPIN Staff / March 10, 2016

StubHub SXSW 2016 Lineup: The Kills, Miike Snow, Bloc Party, and More

As the clock ticks ever closer to the start of Austin's annual South By Southwest 2016 — which kicks off on March 15 and runs through…
Brennan Carley / February 22, 2016

Review: Bloc Party Take Us to Church on ‘Hymns’

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: January 29, 2016Label: VagrantGetting religion doesn't have to mean going door-to-door, or renouncing anything you're not sure is killing…
Theon Weber / January 28, 2016
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