OMD’s Andy McCluskey Rewrote His Band’s History and ‘Everybody Bought It’

35 years ago, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark started as an attempt to capture the future. At the respective ages of 16 and 15, Andy…
Colin Joyce / April 9, 2013

Telekinesis Reveals Which Rock Stars Are Aliens, Performs ‘Dormarion’ Beauties

"I love straight-ahead rock records," Telekinesis mainman Michael Lerner told SPIN, speaking on the phone during a recent interview, "but I also love records that…
Taylor Berman / March 18, 2013

WATCH: Backstage Interviews from SPIN @ Stubb’s

SPIN's annual bash at Stubb's BBQ in Austin, Texas, was a showstopper once again in 2011, with performances by loads of SPIN-beloved acts, including two-time…
SPIN Staff / April 4, 2011

TVOTR, Kills, OFF!, Vaccines Play SPIN’s Party

If TV on the Radio wanted to reintroduce themselves to their audience and get people excited about April's Nine Types of Light, they couldn't have…
Steve Kandell / March 19, 2011

Win Passes for SPIN’s Bash at Stubb’s!

Every March in Austin, Texas, SPIN takes over Stubb's BBQ for our annual day party, and this year's lineup boasts TV on the Radio, the…
SPIN Staff / March 7, 2011

TV on the Radio, Kills Headline SPIN’s SXSW Bash

Two-time SPIN Album of the Year honorees TV on the Radio will headline the annual [email protected]'s bash during this month's SXSW festival, the Brooklyn band's…
Peter Gaston / March 1, 2011

OMD, ‘History of Modern’ (Bright Antenna)

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark's first album in 14 years--and first in 24 to feature the lineup that recorded the bulk of their hits--meticulously returns…
Barry Walters / September 28, 2010

EXCLUSIVE: New Song from Synth Pop Legends OMD

Synth pop pioneers OMD (Orchestral Maneuvers in the Dark) -- best known in the States for "If You Leave," the pop smash from John Hughes'
Peter Gaston / August 16, 2010