The 24 Best Bands We Saw in Austin (And Some Dogs, Too)
We just got home from SXSW, and saw more than 50 bands in the span of five days. Here's the best of what we saw.
March 20, 2017
SXSW 2017: The Best Live Music We Saw Friday, Featuring Kelela, Broncho, More
As South By Southwest collided with St. Patrick's day on Friday, the SPIN staff spent the day hopping between official showcases, and our Empire Garage &…
March 18, 2017
The 66 Best Songs of 2016 So Far
If the album is still supposed to be dying, nobody told 2016 – it's hard to remember a year that was so dominated by the…
June 3, 2016
Premiere: BRONCHO’s ‘Double Vanity’ Is Perfection Refracted
If you’ve heard BRONCHO before, it was most likely "Class Historian," a song whose irrepressible "dah-dah-do-do-do-do" opening is a brain-sticker of the highest order. If you…
June 1, 2016
Favorite Songs of the Week
SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: The Julie Ruin, William Tyler, and More
Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from pessimistic shoegaze groups, smooth-talking disco dandies, and more.
April 15, 2016
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Gives Their Mission a Stirring, Unsparing Sound
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