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tUnE-yArDs Drop ‘hold yourself’ Video, Single From Upcoming LP, sketchy.

Oakland, California-based duo tUnE-yArDs have shared a new song and animated video for "hold yourself," off their just-announced fifth studio album, sketchy. The 11-track record, which…
Katherine Turman / January 27, 2021

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Tune-Yards Return With ‘nowhere, man’

Tune-Yards are back for the first time in two years. The duo of Merrill Garbus and Nate Brenner have shared a new tune that they…
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Tune-Yards — “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)” (Eurythmics Cover)

Tune-Yards have recorded a new version "ABC 123" from this year's "I can feel you creep into my private life" and a cover of Eurythmics'
Isabella Castro-Cota / August 30, 2018

Video: Moors – “Mango” (Feat. Tune-Yards)

Recent Sorry To Bother You star Lakeith Stanfield is part of a rap duo called Moors with musician and producer Hrishikesh Hirway, and today, the…
Rob Arcand / August 10, 2018

Stream the Sorry to Bother You Soundtrack, Featuring Killer Mike, E-40, and Janelle Monae

In addition to being the filmmaker behind one of this summer's most talked-about films, Sorry to Bother You director Boots Riley is also the leader of Bay…
Joshua Copperman / July 27, 2018

Review: Tune-Yards’ New Album Underwhelms and Overexplains

Merrill Garbus could sing in Esperanto through sixteen vocal filters and it still wouldn’t stop listeners from parsing her lyrics. Nonetheless, with her Tune-Yards project,…
Alfred Soto / January 25, 2018

Stream Tune-Yards’ New Album I can feel you creep into my private life

Merrill Garbus' indie pop act Tune-Yards has released its fourth album I can feel you creep into my private life. The album follows the band's 2014 project Nikki Nack and includes…
Tosten Burks / January 18, 2018

Video: Tune-Yards – “Heart Attack”

Tune-Yards have shared a new song and video for "Heart Attack" before the band's fourth album I can feel you creep into my private life comes out next Friday…
Tosten Burks / January 11, 2018

Tune-Yards – “Look At Your Hands”

It’s been a little while since we’ve heard from Tune-Yards—their last album was 2014’s Nikki Nack—but today Merrill Garbus has shared a new single, "Look At…
James Rettig, Stereogum / October 24, 2017

Watch a Trailer for David Byrne’s New Documentary Contemporary Color

This weekend, the official trailer for the documentary Contemporary Color was released. The film captures a stage performance of the same name that David Byrne…
Winston Cook-Wilson / January 30, 2017

tUnE-yArDs Share Colorful, Animated Clip for ‘Rocking Chair’

The globe-trotting experimental pop act tUnE-yArDs released her latest album Nikki Nack (one of SPIN's Best Albums of 2014) over a full year ago, but…
Colin Joyce / August 6, 2015

Check Out tUnE-yArDs’ Glitchy New ‘Wait For A Minute’ Video

On Tuesday tUnE-yArDs shared the new music video for their song "Wait For A Minute," and it's a fittingly glitchy short that matches the band's…
James Grebey / March 24, 2015

tUnE-yArDs Loop and Drum Their Way to the ‘Water Fountain’ on ‘Conan’

Taking a late-night break from their current stretch of tour dates, tUnE-yArDs stopped by Conan last night to perform a rendition of Nikki Nack single…
Rachel Brodsky / December 10, 2014

The 50 Best Albums of 2014

With the Salad Days of 2014 long gone, we're looking back on the music that defined the past 12 months. We've already counted down the…
SPIN Staff / December 9, 2014
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