Darkside

The 30 Best Songs of 2021 (So Far)

Best Album lists tend to earn all the internet hype — it always feels like a somewhat serious, academic endeavor, adding to the pantheon of…
SPIN Staff / June 3, 2021

Darkside Share ‘The Limit’ Single From Upcoming Album Spiral

Dave Harrington and Nicolas Jaar, the two artists who make up the American rock band Darkside, have shared "The Limit," the second single to date…
Anna VanValkenburgh / April 8, 2021

Darkside Return With Spiral, Share New Song, ‘Liberty Bell’

Darkside, the electronic duo comprised of Dave Harrington and Nicolas Jaar, is back. They announced that they'll be releasing their first new album, Spiral, next spring. The…
SPIN Staff / December 21, 2020

Darkside Unveil Concert Film, ‘Psychic Live’

Darkside, the now-defunct psych-rave duo of producer Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington, has released a concert film, Psychic Live (after their 2013 LP Psychic). Filmed by La…
Harley Brown / June 30, 2015

Bonnaroo 2014: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

SPIN ventured down to Manchester, Tennessee this past weekend to camp out at this year's Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival. We caught performances by Yeezus…
SPIN Staff / June 17, 2014

Darkside Emanate Miasmal Light at the End of Terminal 5

Prog-dance duo Darkside's haunting 2013 debut Psychic, with its subdued narcotic haze, can feel like a headphones album. But Nicolas Jaar and multi-instrumentalist Dave Harrington's…
Nicole Sia / February 10, 2014

Darkside Unfurl Shadowy Art-Pop in ‘Freak, Go Home’ BBC Live Video

Nicolas Jaar and Dave Harrington's Darkside project dwells in the shadows, navigating a murky middle-ground between twitchy laptop grooves and slicked-back guitar-work. Recently, though, the Psychic duo…
Kyle McGovern / October 25, 2013

15 Albums You Can Hear Now: Sleigh Bells, Miley Cyrus, Pusha T, and More

This week's group of streaming albums includes Sleigh Bells' gnarly third album, Miley Cyrus' twerk circus, Pusha T's long-awaited GOOD Music debut, and a whole…
Jordan Sargent / October 2, 2013

Oneohtrix Point Never and Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside Serve Up Noirish, Sensuous Hypnosis

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: September 30, 2013Label: WarpOneohtrix Point Never, R Plus Seven (Warp) 8…
Andy Beta / October 2, 2013

Darkside Channel Rockabilly Soul on ‘Paper Trails’

Nicolas Jaar has shared a fresh vision for his Darkside project with guitarist Dave Harrington. While the duo's first move this year was a full-album…
Chris Martins / September 18, 2013

Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside Share 11 Minutes of Instrumental Excellence

Nicolas Jaar's Darkside project got a jumpstart by sharing an excellent album-length remix of Daft Punk's already Essential Random Access Memories in June. Now the New…
Chris Martins / August 26, 2013

Hear Daft Punk’s ‘Random Access Memories’ Remixed in Full by Nicolas Jaar’s Darkside

Daft Punk have said they plan to release their own remixes of tracks from Essential album Random Access Memories, but they've also invited fans to…
Marc Hogan / June 21, 2013