Lee Bannon

Rabit and Lee Bannon Will Release Joint EP Together

Experimental producer Lee Bannon and industrial grime-smith Rabit are joining their moody forces together for a joint EP, due out later this month. The four-track…
James Grebey / January 14, 2016

SPIN Singles Mix: Juan Wauters, Refused, George FitzGerald, and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! SPIN staffers have rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from reunited Swedish hardcore…
SPIN Staff / April 28, 2015

Rap Songs of the Week: Tink Gives Rap Dudes the Business on ‘Talkin’ About’

Lee Bannon, "Resorectah"Forever-dabbling Sacramento producer Lee Bannon's latest, Alternate/Endings, is a no-bullshit, good-and-proper jungle record, and an unexpected follow-up to 2013's satanic Caligula Theme Music 2.7.5.
Brandon Soderberg / January 16, 2014

Stream Lee Bannon’s Eccentric Drill’N’Bass Banger ‘LR/AD (Garden Blocc Edition) F’

Producer Lee Bannon, a SPIN Best New Artist back in July, can't sit still. In 2012, he released Fantastic Plastic, an underground hip-hop release featuring…
Brandon Soderberg / August 29, 2013

5 Best New Artists for July ’13

From a crew of D.C. basement post-punks to an all-female noise-pop outfit from Northampton, Massachusetts, to a Barcelona-by-way-of-Montreal trap enthusiast to a dazzling Atlanta chant-rap…
SPIN Staff / July 2, 2013

No Trivia’s Rap Songs of the Week: Drake the Tastemaker Scoops Up Sampha

Drake, feat. Sampha "The Motion"So, Drake is just a troll, right? He knows what he's doing. Part of his endgame, it seems, is to make…
Brandon Soderberg / June 27, 2013

Joey Bada$$’s ’95 Til Infinity’ Nods to Souls of Mischief, Offers Pure Boom-Bap

Since Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ dropped "Word Is Bond" last month we've been getting amped awaiting his Summer Knights mixtape. That was supposed to come…
Colin Stutz / June 12, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: French Montana Can Out-Weeknd the Weeknd, Who Knew?

Oh, brother. Anniversaries on anniverseries on anniversaries. Get Rich or Die Tryin' turns 10 and it still kind of stinks! Dilla's Donuts dropped yesterday seven years ago and well,…
Brandon Soderberg / February 8, 2013

First Spin: Super Helpful’s Hiss-Hop EP, ‘The Help’

Lee Bannon began last year with Fantastic Plastic, a producer album featuring rappin' ass legends like Inspectah Deck and Del the Funky Homosapien, right-now underground…
Brandon Soderberg / January 2, 2013

First Spin: Lee Bannon’s ‘Caligula Theme Music’ EP

This blog has spent plenty of time piling on superlatives in praise of Lee Bannon (innovative producer on par with Clams Casino, and creator of…
Brandon Soderberg / April 11, 2012

Rap’s Most Slept-On Releases of 2012’s First Quarter

Alternate title for this little listicle: THE FIVE MOST SLEPT-ON ALBUMS OF THE SPIN NO TRIVIA ERA. Cutting the year into quarters and gauging where…
Brandon Soderberg / April 6, 2012

New Bliss-Hop From Clams Casino and Lee Bannon

Early this morning, Clams Casino posted the instrumental to his remix of XV's "Swervin" on Twitter (download Clams Casino's "Swervin"). It's the least well known…
Brandon Soderberg / March 2, 2012