Westerman Announces North America and U.K Tour Dates

London art-pop fave Westerman has announced a return to North America in March. The singer-songwriter launches a tour on March 4 in Washington, D.C. and wraps March 23 in Vancouver, with stops…
Tosten Burks / January 30, 2019

The 101 Best Songs of 2018

This year gave us a Post Malone song we wish we didn’t like so much, a bunch of Kanye music we wish we liked more,…
SPIN Staff / December 20, 2018

2018: The Year in Review

No escape could last long enough in 2018, a year when the odds—political, social, environmental—seemed more daunting with each passing day. Still, there was music…
SPIN Staff / December 19, 2018

Westerman Is Making It on His Own

Will Westerman has already had too much caffeine, but because I’ve just arrived, ostensibly to chat with him over coffee about his breakout year as…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 13, 2018

Video: Westerman – “Outside Sublime”

Westerman has released the second single from his upcoming sophomore EP, Ark. "Outside Sublime" is a typically wistful and painstakingly-crafted pop song in the vein…
Winston Cook-Wilson / October 24, 2018

Westerman Announces Ark EP, Releases “Albatross” [UPDATED]

London singer-songwriter Westerman is closing out a 2018 full of promising singles---initially and crucially, February's "Confirmation"---with a new EP, Ark, due out on November 9.
Winston Cook-Wilson / September 25, 2018

The 51 Best Songs of 2018 So Far

It’s late July already, so let’s review: Pusha T’s razor-sharp Daytona led Kanye West’s Wyoming summer of G.O.O.D Music, while Valee became the label’s bonafide…
SPIN Staff / July 26, 2018

Westerman – “Easy Money”

Enigmatic London-based singer-songwriter Westerman, born Will Westerman, continues to clarify his vision of stark, understated, and deceptively complex pop music single by single. Today, he's released…
Winston Cook-Wilson / July 11, 2018

Westerman – “I Turned Away”

The production on Westerman's songs is as bare and lonesome as his lyrics, which deal with feelings of self-deception and indecision. On the mysterious London singer-songwriter's…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 27, 2018

Westerman’s “Confirmation” Is a Modern Sophisti-pop Miracle

26-year-old London-based singer-songwriter Westerman has released several well-crafted art-pop singles over the past couple of years. Normally anchored by delicate, lightly phased-out guitar, his previous recordings channel…
Winston Cook-Wilson / February 16, 2018