kaitlyn aurelia smith

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – “To Feel Your Best”

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's new full-length The Kid is due out October 6, courtesy of Western Vinyl. The L.A. singer-songwriter and noted synth expert has already…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 13, 2017

A Guide to the Most Anticipated 2017 Fall Releases

This fall, Foo Fighters, Miley Cyrus, Destroyer, and Protomartyr are just a few of the acts with hotly anticipated new releases. Find a preview of the season's most talked-about forthcoming…
SPIN Staff / August 30, 2017

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – “To Follow and Lead”

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's pop-forward concept album The Kid, due out October 6, sounds like it's going to be very good. The experimental electronic composer and…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 16, 2017

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith Announces New Album The Kid, Releases “An Intention”

Los-Angeles-based synth expert and singer-songwriter Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has announced a new album, The Kid. It's the follow-up to EARS, her 2016 record that was also a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 11, 2017

Listen to Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s Beautiful Cover of Sade’s “By Your Side”

Singer-songwriter and analog-synth technician extraordinaire Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith has released a cover of one of Sade's biggest hits, "By Your Side," from the band's 2000 album Lovers Rock,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 6, 2017

The 101 Best Songs of 2016

When the history books are written, music will probably not be the first thing anyone remembers about 2016. Nevertheless, the music was excellent—memorable and meaningful enough…
SPIN Staff / December 13, 2016

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

Review: Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s Ambient Majesty Melts the Ice for Once on ‘Ears’

A core theme threading Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith’s slowly mushrooming discography is the glory of genesis, of becoming, of flustered incoherence straining towards coherence: Scraps of…
Raymond Cummings / March 28, 2016