Tortoise Announce New LP ‘The Catastrophist,’ Share ‘Gesceap’ Single

The Chicago-based abstractionists in Tortoise haven't release an album since 2009's Beacons of Ancestorship, but in early 2016, they've announced today, that'll change. The quintet…
Colin Joyce / October 6, 2015

David Daniell and Douglas McCombs, ‘Versions’ (Thrill Jockey)

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: May 15, 2012Label: Thrill JockeyMassive ebow drones, uplifting spirit-jams, drum splat from San Augustin/Tortoise guitarists.
Christopher R. Weingarten / May 17, 2012

WATCH: Beck, Sonic Youth’s Moore Cover Yanni!

After covering albums by the likes of Velvet Underground, Leonard Cohen, and INXS, Beck's Record Club project is tackling a release from a slightly different…
John Blistein / July 2, 2010

Broken Social Scene Announce New Album

After a five-year wait, Toronto's indie rock supa-dupa-group Broken Social Scene will return May 4 with a new yet-to-be-titled album.
Mike Sheffield / February 1, 2010

20 Worst Album Titles of 2009

Weezer can be counted on for a variety of things: Undeniably catchy choruses with gnomically nonsensical lyrics, disappointing post-2001 albums that exclude superior songs you'll…
Charles Aaron / August 19, 2009

New Albums from Mars Volta, Gossip, and 13 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / June 23, 2009

Best & Worst of NY’s All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival

Every fantasy you ever had of exploring the resort hotel from Dirty Dancing, every furtive wish that you'd someday get the chance to say hi…
Abigail Everdell / September 23, 2008