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Watch Madonna’s Acoustic Cover of Elliott Smith’s “Between the Bars”

In the wee hours of the morning, a bespectacled Madonna tweeted an acoustic rendition of Elliott Smith's "Between the Bars." Madge's black-and-white video is a sweet, if odd, homage to the…
Liz Cantrell / November 9, 2017

Vinyl Reissue of No. 2’s ‘No Memory’ Will Feature Rare Elliott Smith Demos

When Heatmiser broke up in 1996, Elliott Smith and Neil Gust went their separate ways, with Gust going on to start another band, No. 2. But…
James Grebey / March 3, 2015

Elliott Smith: ‘Mr. Misery’ Revisited, Years After the Singer-Songwriter’s Controversial Death

In the December 2004 issue of SPIN, we published Los Angeles journalist/musician Liam Gowing's detailed, empathetic look at the last years of Elliott Smith's life…
Liam Gowing / October 21, 2013

SPIN.com’s Best of the Week

This week, Lil Wayne plead guilty to felony gun possession charges and Nirvana fans got a peek at the upcoming concert DVD Live at Reading.
SPIN Staff / October 24, 2009