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Our Songs of the Summer

Summer isn't quite over yet, but it's at the point where you pretty much want it to be. Fall—with its cool breezes, red leaves, soups,…
SPIN Staff / August 17, 2017

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The 101 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why now? Because — and there's no reason to ignore the elephant in the room: SPIN stewardship has changed hands many, many times since we made…
SPIN Staff / June 30, 2020

Hear Alynda Segarra Cover Lucinda Williams’s “Drunken Angel” for Upcoming Blaze Foley Film

Blaze Foley is a great country songwriter from Austin who released precious little music before he was murdered in 1989. But his cult has grown…
Andy Cush / August 9, 2018

Watch Hurray for the Riff Raff’s NPR Tiny Desk Concert

Hurray for the Riff Raff stopped by NPR's office to play three tracks off their critically acclaimed 2017 album The Navigator. "Feels good to start the…
Monique Melendez / February 5, 2018

Waxahatchee and Hurray for the Riff Raff Announce Tour

Waxahatchee and Hurray for the Riff Raff have announced an April tour featuring special guests Bedouine. The tour kicks off April 11 in Durham, North…
Arielle Gordon / January 18, 2018

50 Best Albums of 2017

Tuning into the media often felt nightmarish this year, whether you got your news from the morning paper or the sleepless churn of Facebook and…
SPIN Staff / December 18, 2017

Talib Kweli, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and More Unite for Puerto Rico Benefit Album

A sonically diverse coterie of artists featuring Talib Kweli, Ana Tijoux, Hurray for the Riff Raff, and Downtown Boys has united on ¡Viva Puerto Rico!, a compilation album which will raise…
Monique Melendez / October 23, 2017

Video: Hurray for the Riff Raff – “Living in the City”

Hurray for the Riff Raff just put out the video for The Navigator's highlight "Living in the City," which we picked as one of our songs…
Brian Josephs / August 29, 2017

The 50 Best Albums of 2017 So Far

It's safe to say none of us will be nostalgic for the first six months of 2017. Rarely has the national and global situation felt…
SPIN Staff / June 5, 2017

Watch Hurray for the Riff Raff Recreate a Classic Ronettes TV Performance in “Be My Baby” Video

Back in February, Amazon's streaming service Amazon Music released a pair of lengthy Valentine's Day playlists called Love Me and Love Me Not. Hurray for the Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra contributed a…
Anna Gaca / April 13, 2017

SXSW 2017 Gallery: SPIN Portraits with Danny Brown, Kelela, Mastodon, Lil Yachty, and More

For five days and nights at SXSW 2017, SPIN, VIBE and Stereogum hosted the Mazda Studio at Empire, featuring dozens of stand-out performances from established…
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2017

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.
SPIN Staff / March 20, 2017

SXSW 2017: The Best Live Music We Saw Thursday, Featuring Frankie Rose, Talib Kweli, More

As South By Southwest entered full swing on Thursday, the SPIN staff spent the day hopping between official showcases, the conference (where we saw Spoon's…
SPIN Staff / March 17, 2017

Hurray For the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra on Beating Fear as An Activist Musician in the Age of Trump

Alynda Segarra is a musician and activist from New York City. As the singer, songwriter, and lead guitarist for the folk-rock band Hurray for the…
Alynda Segarra / March 8, 2017

New Music: Hurray for the Riff Raff – “Hungry Ghost”

Hurray for the Riff Raff, the folk-rock outlet of New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra, is preparing the release of her new album, The Navigator. Today's single, "Hungry…
Anna Gaca / January 17, 2017
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