SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: Lindstrøm, Xiu Xiu, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff’s favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from Trinidadian pop singers, Norwegian disconauts, and more.
SPIN Staff / March 11, 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Anti-Flag, P.O.S. Team as Wharf Rats

When bands tour the country each year in the punk rock bacchanal that is Warped Tour, many party hard and BBQ even harder. But sometimes,…
Peter Gaston / March 11, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Rapper P.O.S. Freestyles at SPIN

We've invited dozens of performers to join us for stripped down performances over the years, but since "unplugged" doesn't exactly translate to hip-hop, only a…
Peter Gaston / May 12, 2010

Pearl Jam, Gaga, Green Day Win SPIN Readers’ Poll

SPIN cover stars Pearl Jam scored big in SPIN.com's 2009 Readers Poll, taking top honors in four of the poll's 11 categories, including Artist of…
Peter Gaston / January 7, 2010

10 Best Albums You Might Have Missed in 2009

When we painstakingly compile our annual Best Albums list, there are always a few outliers, albums that we loved deeply but, for one reason or…
Peter Gaston / December 7, 2009

40 Hot Performances & Interviews from SXSW!

By now, you've probably checked out our photo gallery of the best concert photos from this past weekend's SXSW -- but what about our video…
SPIN Staff / March 25, 2009

SXSW ’09 Pick: P.O.S.

Minneapolis rap sensation P.O.S.' rhymes are perfectly polished, making him a must-see artist at this month's South by Southwest music conference. But his just-released music…
Kate Thuma / March 9, 2009

Get 5 MP3s of SPIN-Approved SXSW Bands for Two Bucks!

The South by Southwest Music Conference is set for March 18-22 in Austin, TX -- and online music store Lala has asked SPIN.com to point…
SPIN Staff / February 27, 2009

Twin Cities Bands Rock for Obama

The combination of politics and music in '08 certainly has a notable pulling power; it seems nearly every young, Democratic-leaning person in the Twin Cities…
Carl Atiya Swanson / August 28, 2008