Downtown Boys

Video: Downtown Boys – “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)”

The Downtown Boys have released a new video for their Spanish-language song "Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)," off of their first Sub Pop release Cost of Living. Appropriately,…
Arielle Gordon / September 19, 2017

Review: Downtown Boys’ Fierce Cost of Living Gives Their Mission a Stirring, Unsparing Sound

Downtown Boys’ second album, which propelled them from the DIY spaces of their Providence hometown into the consciousness of punkish and politically-minded music fans across…
Andy Cush / August 11, 2017

Stream Downtown Boys’ New Album Cost of Living

Today, Downtown Boys shared their third full-length album and Sub Pop Records debut Cost of Living on NPR. In anticipation of the album's official release next week, the politically-minded…
Emma May / August 3, 2017

Downtown Boys – “Lips That Bite”

Downtown Boys' new album Cost of Living is scheduled for an August 11 release, and today they've dropped another gem called "Lips That Bite" through the Adult…
Brian Josephs / July 12, 2017

Downtown Boys Announce Summer Tour

Ahead of the August 11 release of their new album and Sub Pop debut Cost of Living, the high-energy leftist punks of Downtown Boys have announced a…
Andy Cush / June 26, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Summer Releases

What slow season? This summer, Arcade Fire, Phoenix, Lorde, Haim, and Broken Social Scene are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2017

Downtown Boys Announce Sub Pop Debut Cost of Living, Share Fist-Pumping Single “A Wall”

Today, the punk rock firebrands of Downtown Boys announce Cost of Living, their third full-length and Sub Pop debut. On the heels of first single "Somos Chulas…
Andy Cush / May 23, 2017

Thurston Moore, Against Me!, Tom Morello Contribute to Chelsea Manning Benefit Compilation

Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning is set to be released from military prison tomorrow, after former President Barack Obama commuted her 35-year sentence for…
Anna Gaca / May 16, 2017

New Music: Downtown Boys – “Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)”

The great punk band Downtown Boys recently signed to Sub Pop. Today, they've shared a new single called "Somos Chulas (No Somos Pendejas)," their first…
Jeremy Gordon / March 14, 2017

Priests, Downtown Boys, Screaming Females, More Sign Open Letter Regarding SXSW’s Deportation Clause

Dozens of bands and musicians have signed an open letter directed to the organizers of SXSW, demanding that the festival remove clauses from its contract regarding deportation…
Andy Cush / March 3, 2017

Downtown Boys on Immigrant Rights

With the most important election of this generation looming–and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns continuing…
Downtown Boys / November 4, 2016

November 2016: What’s Going On?

With the most important election of this generation looming—and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns heightening…
SPIN Staff / November 2, 2016

SXSW Announces Initial Lineup for 2016

SXSW has announced the initial round of acts for their 2016 festival, which goes down Tuesday, March 15 through Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Austin,…
Colin Joyce / October 20, 2015

Berserktown II: Punk’s Last Stand

Two years ago, the punk world bid farewell to one of the best things it was ever gifted. Chaos in Tejas was an annual summer…
Maria Sherman / August 19, 2015

SXSW 2015: The 21 Best Things We Saw in Austin

Now that Austin's South By Southwest is wrapped up and (nearly) out of our systems, we should take a moment to reflect on the massive…
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2015
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