John Erhardt, Guitarist for Wussy and Ass Ponys, Dies at 58

There are two kinds of people: Those who will tell you Wussy is one of the greatest rock bands of this era, and those who've…
Dan Weiss / May 7, 2020

The 50 Best Albums of 2016 So Far

Now that we're nearly halfway done with 2016, the time has come for your annual summer-listening list. Expect to find a tender comeback from the…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2016

SPIN’s 7 Favorite Songs of the Week: DeJ Loaf, Julianna Barwick, and More

Welcome to our weekly roundup of the SPIN staff's favorite new songs. Below, sample the best from picketing pop satirists, Detroit hip-hop stalwarts, and more.
SPIN Staff / April 8, 2016

Review: Wussy’s Ragged Ohio Racket Hits Biblical Proportions on ‘Forever Sounds’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: March 04, 2016Label: Shake ItAs one of American indie’s premier songwriting projects, Cincinnati-based five-piece Wussy have set high standards…
Jason Gubbels / February 29, 2016

Wussy Announce Sixth Album ‘Forever Sounds’ and Share New Track, ‘Dropping Houses’

To certain fans of Lucinda Williams, Crazy Horse, Mekons and R.E.M., Wussy became the best band in America almost instantaneously with the launch of their cult…
Dan Weiss / January 21, 2016

Unsung Guitar Heroes Wussy Nail Rust-Belt Americana on ‘Attica!’

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: May 06, 2014Label: Shake ItOver the last decade, Cincinnati garage/pop/folk practitioners Wussy have refined a winning formula. Every 15…
Jason Gubbels / May 5, 2014

Wussy, ‘Wussy’ (Shake It)

For exposing ordinary life's flaming weirdness, you can't beat the shabby folk rock on this Cincinnati band's witty third album. Leading with scratchy electric guitars,…
Jon Young / April 29, 2009