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The 40 Best Things We Saw at Outside Lands 2013

Although it boasted performances from Paul McCartney, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Nine Inch Nails, San Francisco's 6th annual Outside Lands still had to deal…
SPIN Staff / August 12, 2013

Outside Lands 2013: SPIN’s Best Live Photos

The sixth annual Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is taking over San Francisco this weekend, featuring Paul McCartney, Nine Inch Nails, the Red Hot…
SPIN Staff / August 10, 2013

See Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Mix and Match Faces in Playful ‘Holy Roller’ Video

Thao Nguyen drafted This American Life's Ira Glass and comedian John Hodgman to sing along in the video for "We the Common [for Valerie Bolden]," and…
Kyle McGovern / May 22, 2013

See Thao & the Get Down Stay Down Lip Sync With Ira Glass for ‘We the Common’ Video

Back in January, SPIN premiered Thao & the Get Down Stay Down's "We the Common [For Valerie Bolden]," the slightly synth-infused folk-rock anthem that opens…
Kyle McGovern / April 11, 2013

Hear Joanna Newsom Join Thao & the Get Down Stay Down For ‘Kindness Be Conceived’

In comes another treat from the highly promising February 5 Thao & the Get Down Stay Down album, We the Common. In October we got our…
Chris Martins / January 25, 2013

Hear Thao & the Get Down Stay Down’s Singularly Anthemic ‘We the Common’

Back in October we heard the quaint and bluesy first taste from We the Common, Thao and the Get Down Stay Down's forthcoming third album.
Chris Martins / January 9, 2013

Hear Thao & the Get Down Stay Down’s Spirited ‘Holy Roller’

"I am a woman of leisure," Thao Nguyen begins on "Holy Roller," the first song she wrote for upcoming third album with the Get Down…
Marc Hogan / October 25, 2012

‘Glee’ Star Directs Thao & Get Down Stay Down

Dianna Agron is a rising star in front of the camera, playing knocked-up cheerleader (and former president of her school's Celibacy Club) Quinn Fabray on…
Peter Gaston / May 20, 2010

Thao With the Get Down Stay Down, ‘Know Better Learn Faster’ (Kill Rock Stars)

As an angry, resentful breakup record, the fourth album from wry singer-songwriter Thao Nguyen is totally unsatisfying, at least on the surface. She doesn't pile…
Jessica Suarez / December 2, 2009

Hot New Band: Thao With the Get Down Stay Down

Thao Nguyen has a strange feeling about loitering in airports. "I love it!" exclaims the sweet-voiced singer-guitarist. "You can even ask the dudes" -- bassist-keyboardist…
Abigail Everdell / December 1, 2009

Bumbershoot ’08: Day One Highlights

The opening day of the 38th annual Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival was a pleasant reminder of just why this event is in a league…
William Goodman / August 31, 2008