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The Flaming Lips’ “Giant Baby” Video Features Fred Armisen as a Late-Night Host

The Flaming Lips' latest album, King's Mouth: Music and Songs, dropped earlier this year as a Record Store Day exclusive featuring some of their strongest material…
Rob Arcand / August 30, 2019

XTC: Our 1989 Interview

This article originally appeared in the April 1989 issue of SPIN. XTC are sitting around the butcher block in Andy Partridge's eat-in kitchen,…
Rosemary Passantino / August 3, 2019

The 30 Best Disco Songs That Every Millennial Should Know

Here are the 30 best disco songs that shaped the sound in the YouTube era. Don't stop 'til you get enough.
SPIN Staff / June 18, 2019

Beto O’Rourke Launches New Offensive in War to Be the Democrats’ Biggest Fan of the Clash

Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke is still locked in a nascent but bitter war with fellow longshot 2020 candidate Bill de Blasio over which Democratic presidential…
Maggie Serota / June 12, 2019

Who Loves the Clash More: Beto or de Blasio?

Imagine showing up to a party and realizing your worst frenemy is wearing the exact same patched-up, safety-pinned army surplus jacket you picked out for the…
Andy Cush / June 10, 2019

Flaming Lips Announce New Album King’s Mouth Narrated by the Clash’s Mick Jones

The Flaming Lips have announced their 15th studio album King's Mouth, set for release on Record Store Day, which falls next year on April 13. The news…
Tosten Burks / December 4, 2018

Watch Spoon Cover the Clash’s “Clampdown” for Beto O’Rourke

Spoon performed at Buffalo Tree Festival in Dallas, Texas this weekend and during their set, the band covered the Clash's 1979 song "Clampdown" in support…
Rob Arcand / October 11, 2018

The Clash – “Czechoslovak Song / Where is England” (Demo)

A 4-disc collection of rarities from late Clash guitarist and singer-songwriter Joe Strummer is coming out on Friday (September 28). Today, another pre-release single from…
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 24, 2018

Beto O’Rourke Could Be the First Candidate for U.S. Senate to Reference The Clash in a Debate

Beto O'Rourke might just be the coolest candidate in U.S. Senate history. It's a well-known fact that he grew up playing in punk bands with At The…
Rob Arcand / September 22, 2018

Joe Strummer – “Rose of Erin”

Joe Strummer 001, a 4xLP collection of the late singer, guitarist, and songwriter's rarities from both in and outside of The Clash, was announced in June…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 14, 2018

Hear “London Is Burning” From New Joe Strummer Demos & Rarities Comp

If Joe Strummer had never done anything outside of the Clash, that would’ve been enough. That band, they’re one of the absolute Greats, one of…
Ryan Leas, Stereogum / June 29, 2018

Listen to St. Vincent Cover the Clash’s “London Calling”

Today, St. Vincent stopped by Annie Mac's BBC Radio 1 show, where she performed songs from her new album MASSEDUCTION. Amongst songs like "New York" and…
Jeremy Gordon / October 17, 2017

Read Chuck Berry’s Reviews of The Clash, The Sex Pistols, The Ramones, and More

In a 1980 interview with the now-defunct zine Jet Lag, Chuck Berry, who died Saturday at age 90, divulged that he was behind on new…
Dale Eisinger / March 19, 2017

Watch the Clash’s ‘New Year’s Day ’77’ Doc, Featuring Previously Unseen Live Footage

The BBC has assembled a brand-new documentary on revolutionary punks the Clash, titled The Clash: New Year's Day '77. Shot by The Great Rock 'N'
Rachel Brodsky / January 5, 2015

You Can Now Buy Joe Strummer’s 1963 Thunderbird

If you're interested in owning a piece of rock'n'roll history, and if you happen to have just come into a large sum of money, consider…
Brennan Carley / August 13, 2014
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