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The Rapture Announce Reunion Shows

The Rapture need not linger in the house of jealous ex-indie-royalty any longer. The mutant-disco-loving, dance-punk, punk-funk unit have announced that they are out of the…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 6, 2019

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The Strokes: Our 2003 Cover Story, The Rebirth of Cool

This article originally appeared in the January 2003 issue of SPIN. "Is it okay to let the girls in?" Smoggy asks. The Strokes'
Marc Spitz / July 14, 2019

Ex-Rapture Members Vito & Druzzi Preview ‘Moon Temple’ EP

Back in March, DFA label manager Jonathan Galkin finally brought to light the Rapture's private dissolution. Now we're starting to see what the band's members are…
Colin Joyce / June 9, 2014

The Rapture Are Done, Says DFA

Well, it seems the Rapture have broken up. The Brooklyn-based dance-punk band have yet to release a proper statement, but a rep from the label…
Chris Martins / March 8, 2014

Coachella Cruise Confirmed: Pulp, Hot Chip Hitting High Seas

Instead of launching a third weekend of its annual Indio fest, Coachella will take its increasingly wild party to the high seas. Today organizers announced…
Devon Maloney / July 17, 2012

Hear Darkstarr’s Elegant Remix of the Rapture’s ‘Children’

New York's DFA label seems to be feeling generous. (Perhaps that's a positive side effect of the aimlessness that label founder James Murphy is reported…
Philip Sherburne / July 17, 2012

Honey, This Video Shrunk the Rapture: Watch ‘How Deep Is Your Love?’

"Let me hear that song," Luke Jenner howls over the piano-house dance-rock of "How Deep Is Your Love?," a standout from the Rapture's excellent 2011…
Marc Hogan / April 25, 2012

The Rapture Debut Laser-Lit ‘In the Grace of Your Love’ Video

Somebody get Harold Camping on the line. The Rapture is here, in video form. On the sleekly funky title track off the New York dance-rockers'
Marc Hogan / February 15, 2012

SPIN’s 20 Best Songs of 2011

Check out more of SPIN's countdowns of 2011's best music here: SPIN's 40 Best Rap Albums of 2011…
Charles Aaron / December 9, 2011

VIDEO: Watch the Rapture Rock With SPIN & Ray-Ban

The Rapture's 2011 effort, In the Grace of Your Love, was one of the year's best, a fact that the NYC dance rockers recently underscored…
SPIN Staff / November 21, 2011

Crystal Castles and the Rapture Set NYC Firehouse Ablaze at SPIN CMJ Party

Nobody in the audience wore sunglasses at SPIN's Flip Out showcase at CMJ on Saturday, but they didn't need to. The event at lower Manhattan's…
Michaelangelo Matos / October 24, 2011

SPIN, Ray-Ban Tap Crystal Castles, the Rapture, A-Trak for Exclusive CMJ Gig

SPIN and Ray-Ban will close out this year's CMJ Music Marathon with Flip Out: A Never Hide Concert, an exclusive bash on Saturday, October 22,…
SPIN Staff / October 17, 2011

EXCLUSIVE: Watch the Rapture’s SPIN Office Gig

A decade into their career, NYC's the Rapture sure know how to craft the soundtrack to the city's bustling late-night scene. At SPIN's Mahnattan headquarters,…
SPIN Staff / October 5, 2011

The Rapture Turn SPIN’s NYC Office Into Dance Party

In the fall of 2003, the Rapture played The Late Show With David Letterman. They were arguably the biggest band in New York at the…
Amos Barshad / September 21, 2011

The Rapture’s Second Coming

A decade after launching DFA's debauched dance-punk hit factory -- and three years after imploding in complete turmoil -- postmillenial club icons the Rapture are…
Andy Battaglia / September 13, 2011
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