Review: Hüsker Dü – Candy Apple Grey

This review of  Candy Apple Grey originally appeared in the July 1986 issue of Spin. We are republishing it now in the light of drummer, songwriter, and vocalist…
Lenny Kaye / September 14, 2017

Shamir’s “90’s Kids” Is a Perfect Reintroduction

Like an oasis hallucinated inside a desert, Shamir almost seemed too good to be true. Here was an photogenic, angel-voiced millennial singing coy, sassy lyrics…
Jeremy Gordon / September 14, 2017

Stream Cut Copy’s Haiku From Zero

Australian synth-pop juggernauts Cut Copy are back with their fifth studio album, Haiku From Zero. It's their first full-length release since 2013's Free Your Mind, though last September, the group pressed pause on recording Haiku to make a limited-run, 44-minute instrumental…
Liz Cantrell / September 14, 2017

Revisit Our 1989 Interview With Grant Hart on the Breakup of Hüsker Dü: “After the Fall”

Grant Hart—drummer, songwriter, and vocalist in Hüsker Dü—passed away on Sept. 14, 2017. In light of that, we are republishing an interview with Hart from…
Tom Wrobleski / September 14, 2017

Video: Lana Del Rey – “White Mustang”

Lana Del Rey stars in a new video for "White Mustang," the coolest ballad from her recent album Lust for Life. The dreamy, retro-futurist clip adds an extended, flamenco-infused coda that also…
Anna Gaca / September 13, 2017

Everything Is Recorded – “Mountains Of Gold” ft. Sampha, Ibeyi, Wiki, & Kamasi Washington

When you own a big-deal record label like XL Recordings, you can get all sorts of people to guest on your songs. Close But Not…
Peter Helman, Stereogum / September 7, 2017

It Doesn’t Matter That Taylor Swift’s Music Is Bad Now

Here’s the thing about "Look What You Made Me Do." Despite critics and everyone you know—you being an adult—almost unanimously hating the song, it has…
Jordan Sargent / September 6, 2017

Godspeed You! Black Emperor – “Anthem for No State, Pt. III”

Godspeed You! Black Emperor have a new album, Luciferian Towers, coming out on September 22. We've already heard opening track "Undoing a Luciferian Towers," and today the band…
Anna Gaca / September 6, 2017

Syd Announces First Solo Tour

The Internet's Syd has announced the Always Never Home tour, her first-ever solo jaunt, in support of this Feburary's debut album Fin. She'll crisscross the U.S. this fall, including…
Anna Gaca / August 23, 2017

The War on Drugs’ New Album A Deeper Understanding Is Streaming Now for 24 Hours

Ahead of its August 25th release date, the War on Drugs are streaming their new album A Deeper Understanding on their website for the next…
Taylor Berman / August 23, 2017

Morrissey Announces New Album Low in High School, Out in November

Morrissey has announced his 11th studio album, entitled Low in High School. It's due out November 17 through BMG and Morrissey's own label Etienne. The…
Winston Cook-Wilson / August 22, 2017

Action Bronson – “9-24-7000” (ft. Rick Ross)

Action Bronson is releasing the third and final installment of his very good Blue Chips series this Friday, and today he's put out the third song from the tape, "9-24-7000,"
Jordan Sargent / August 21, 2017

Justin Bieber and BloodPop’s “Friends” Might Be the One That Makes You Tired of Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber hasn't put out a solo single in over a year but the last 365 days have been his, with two No. 1 singles…
Jordan Sargent / August 17, 2017

Our Songs of the Summer

Summer isn't quite over yet, but it's at the point where you pretty much want it to be. Fall—with its cool breezes, red leaves, soups,…
SPIN Staff / August 17, 2017

Noel Gallagher Will Headline First Concert at Manchester Arena Since May Attack

Manchester Arena will reopen with a charity concert in September, following May's suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert. Noel Gallagher is the headlining act. The…
Geena Kloeppel / August 16, 2017
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