The SPIN Shed in Austin 2011

Liz Phair Talks Tour, Defends ‘Funstyle’

Liz Phair has been out on the road promoting her self-released album Funstyle -- and what the songstress liked most about this year's SXSW was…
Vann Alexandra / March 30, 2011

Black Lips Defend Their Southern Pride

Rowdy Atlanta rockers the Black Lips have a new record coming out on June 7 titled Arabia Mountain, and guitarist Ian St. Pé tells SPIN…
Vann Alexandra / March 29, 2011

Panic! at the Disco Go French, Rock iPads

Panic! at the Disco are back with their third album, Vices & Virtues, and it's got a bunch of neat aspects of which frontman Brendon…
Peter Gaston / March 25, 2011

B.o.B. Says Next Album Might Be Out This Year!

A No. 1 album, with 500,000-plus in sales. Grammy nominations. MTV VMA performances. To say 2010 was a big year for Atlanta rapper B.o.B. would…
Peter Gaston / March 25, 2011

DJ A-Trak & Chromeo Talk Brotherly Love

Hip-hop DJ/Fool's Gold label honcho A-Trak and Dave 1 of electro-funk duo Chromeo may be stars in their respective music communities, but the real-life brothers'
SPIN Staff / March 23, 2011

Moby Beats Insomnia on Chilled Out New LP

Moby's upcoming May album is a chilled-out collection of woozy, ambient electronica — but the laptop whiz revealed that he made much of Destroyed (along…
SPIN Staff / March 22, 2011

Indie Rock All-Stars Wild Flag Rev It Up in Austin

Wild Flag is a new band, and most of their gigs at and leading up to SXSW were typical new band fodder: a tiny club…
Peter Gaston / March 22, 2011

Breakout MC Theophilus London Talks New Album

Last month, premiered Lovers Holiday, the new EP from Brooklyn rapper Theophilus London, and it was a breakout hit on the site. Then the…
Peter Gaston / March 22, 2011

Duran Duran: Will New Album Reboot Career?

South by Southwest is an annual proving ground for budding bands pining to break out of obscurity. But while Duran Duran are certainly anything but…
Peter Gaston / March 22, 2011

Staying Soulful With Indie Supergroup Gayngs

Not only is Gayngs a supergroup, but it's super-sized. Featuring members of Bon Iver, the Rosebuds, Solid Gold, Megafaun, Digitata, the Doomtree family, and loads…
Peter Gaston / March 22, 2011