Ratatat Bring Their Bit-Crushed ‘Magnifique’ Singles to ‘Carson Daly’

Ratatat released another album of jittery electro-pop miniatures called Magnifique back in July and Wednesday night, the duo made their way to Last Call With…
Colin Joyce / October 15, 2015

Stream Ratatat’s Booming New Album, ‘Magnifique,’ Right Now

Ratatat's rich, layered new album, Magnifique, is their first in five years, and it's finally streaming in full courtesy of NPR First Listen. It's stuffed with…
Brennan Carley / July 9, 2015

Ratatat Reveal Crunchy New Banger, ‘Nightclub Amnesia,’ on Beats 1

The hits keep coming on Zane Lowe's Beats 1 radio show, which has already unveiled Pharrell's "Freedom" and will release the video for Eminem's "Phenomenal" on…
Harley Brown / July 2, 2015

Ratatat Go Anti-‘Abrasive’ on Harmonious New Track

Next month, instrumental electro-rock producers Ratatat return with Magnifique, their first album in five years, and now they've shared a new song — and bare-bones music…
Brennan Carley / June 16, 2015

Ratatat Talk ‘Magnifique,’ Swimming in Jamaica, and Slide Guitar

When Ratatat were writing new music at a Long Island beach shack, the Brooklyn-based instrumental duo decided something needed to be done about the kitchen. "This…
Harley Brown / June 15, 2015

SPIN Singles Mix: Shana Cleveland Is ‘Itching Around,’ Erik Hassle Has ‘No Words,’ and More

Welcome to SPIN‘s Singles Mix! The SPIN staff has rounded up their favorite, must-hear tracks for your personal playlists. Collecting the finest from guitar-picking Northwesterners,…
SPIN Staff / April 15, 2015

FREE ALBUM: Get SPIN’s Mix for Lollapalooza

From August 5-7, Chicago's Grant Park plays host to Lollapalooza, the mega-fest which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. And whether you're winging to the…
SPIN Staff / July 25, 2011

Best & Worst Moments of Coachella: Day 3

BEST CHEEKBONES, SENIOR DIVISION: DURAN DURANWith their creased smiles, dapper blazers, and overall air of Euro-aristocracy, the gentlemen of Duran Duran have, over the years,…
SPIN Staff / April 18, 2011

Ratatat, ‘LP4′ (XL)

Four albums on, Mike Stroud and Evan Mast have barely altered their instrumental electro/indie/hip-hop hybrid, except to expand and refine its tasteful details. The duo's…
SPIN Staff / June 8, 2010

Mark Hoppus’ Pick of the Week: Ratatat

When he's not commandeering the stage as the boisterous bassist for SoCal punks Blink-182, Tweeting wisdom to more than 1.6 million followers, or handling album…
SPIN Staff / January 7, 2010

LISTEN: Kid Cudi Collabo with MGMT, Ratatat

MGMT are out in full force on Kid Cudi's latest single, "Pursuit of Happiness." Listen below.
Ray Padgett / September 8, 2009

Danzig, Of Montreal Set for Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest

An event that bills itself as Fun Fun Fun Fest sets the bar pretty high for itself, but this year's line-up indeed promises good times.
Ray Padgett / August 25, 2009
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