A Day in the Life of...
A Day in the Life of…Penfriend
Bristol, UK-based producer and songwriter Laura Kidd—a.k.a. Penfriend—is either a shapeshifter or one of the most multitalented people we know. Or both. In her early…
May 26, 2021
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Slits Guitarist Viv Albertine Announces New Memoir
Viv Albertine, guitarist for groundbreaking British band the Slits, has announced a new memoir, To Throw Away Unopened. A press release said the memoir will explore Albertine’s relationship…
November 9, 2017
SPIN’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time
To celebrate the new generation of shredders profiled in our May/June "Loud Issue," the SPIN staff decided to find some wheedle in a haystack, taking…
May 3, 2012
Beautiful & Damned: Punk Invades L.A.
November 19, 2010
Slits Tribute: Previously Unpublished Q&A with Ari Up
On October 20, Ari Up, who co-founded the pioneering English all-girl punk band the Slits in 1976 when she was just 14, died from an…
October 22, 2010