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Vivian Girls’ Cassie Ramone Announces Solo LP With ‘Hangin On’ Stream

Since the Vivian Girls officially split earlier this year, bassist Katy Goodman's been fully pursuing her La Sera project, and we've been waiting to hear…
Colin Stutz / July 10, 2014

Vivian Girls’ Last Hurrah: Photos, Obituary From Trio’s Final Show

What follows is our obit for beloved Brooklyn garage-rock band the Vivian Girls; above, please enjoy photos from their farewell gig this past Sunday night…
Michael Tedder / March 3, 2014

Vivian Girls Announce Breakup and Farewell Shows

Vivian Girls are no more. The Brooklyn trio have announced that they've broken up and will play a pair of farewell shows, one in Los…
Kyle McGovern / January 22, 2014

Wild Style: 36 Hours With Frankie Rose

Frankie Rose is what you might call a music lifer, having played with just about every bloggable indie-pop band — Vivian Girls! Crystal Stilts! Dum…
Jeremy Gordon / October 11, 2013

Stream the Babies’ Sidewinding ‘Our House on the Hill’

The Babies were born as a side project, a means for founding members Kevin Morby (Woods) and Cassie Ramone (Vivian Girls) to "trade song ideas…
David Bevan / November 5, 2012

Hear La Sera’s ‘Break My Heart,’ the Latest From Vivian Girl Katy Goodman

"Kickball" Katy Goodman of the Vivian Girls has returned for another round with her shimmering, harmony-soaked solo project La Sera. Her second solo album, Sees…
Christopher R. Weingarten / February 15, 2012

Vivian Girls, ‘Share the Joy’ (Polyvinyl)

"I don't wanna be like the other girls," Cassie Ramone drones at the start of Share the Joy, an album that aims to further the…
Chris Martins / April 12, 2011

New Albums from Foo Fighters, Vivian Girls + 8 More

Here's our take on the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / April 12, 2011

Wall of Sound

Classical composers piled scores of instruments atop each other for centuries, and jazz bandleader Stan Kenton kept the "Wall of Sound" concept alive through the…
Chuck Eddy / April 1, 2011

Best Coast on Letterman, DJ Kool Herc Sick + More

Watch Best Coast performing a raucous version of "Each and Every Day" on Letterman below. DJ Kool Herc —…
SPIN Staff / February 1, 2011

Cruise The Bahamas With The Black Lips!

This February, while your friends are digging through the snow, you could be in the Bahamas watching Black Lips play on a cruise ship!
SPIN Staff / January 11, 2011

Q&A: Vivian Girls

Brooklyn's Vivian Girls are trying to turn overnight success into career longevity.
William Goodman / October 22, 2010

MGMT, Duran Duran Cover David Bowie

David Bowie may be keeping a low profile, but his musical descendents are speaking up.
Michael Sheffield / April 5, 2010

Vivian Girls, ‘Everything Goes Wrong’ (In the Red)

On their second album, Brooklyn's garage rockettes bob through another bar-rage of deadpan, harmony-laden Spector speedballs. While the Vivs split their brief debut between love's…
Abigail Everdell / September 1, 2009

5 Bands Kurt Cobain Would Love

February 20 marks what would have been Kurt Cobain's 42nd birthday. He died almost fifteen years ago, on April 5, 1994.
David Marchese / February 20, 2009
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