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SPIN Sessions Presents: Major Murphy

There are many pieces of wisdom artists acquire from their inception, to their big break and beyond. Navigating the beginnings of a fruitful period in their career, Major Murphy is surely learning that artistry and success requires balance. Major Murphy is the Grand Rapids indie-rock band that’s been turning heads with their recently released LP, […]

May 6, 2021

Los Lobos Share Beach Boys, Thee Midniters Covers Ahead of Native Sons LP

Veteran Los Angeles-based rockers Los Lobos shared a pair of covers — “Love Special Delivery” originally by Thee Midniters and the Beach Boys’ “Sail On Sailor” — ahead of their 13-song Native Sons album. Produced by the band, the album also contains one new song, which happens to be the title track. Los Lobos take on favorites […]

May 5, 2021

Lucinda Williams Recovering After November Stroke

Beloved singer/songwriter Lucinda Williams had a stroke shortly before Thanksgiving 2020, she confirmed to Rolling Stone, but husband/manager Tom Overby affirms that Williams should recover “100 percent.” Williams, who plans for mid-summer gigs, says, “The main thing is I can still sing. I’m singing my ass off, so that hasn’t been affected. Can’t keep me […]

May 3, 2021

Nick Cave Remembers Former Collaborator Anita Lane: ‘The Smartest and Most Talented of All of Us’

Early Bad Seeds collaborator Anita Lane died early this week. In the latest edition of his Red Hand Files newsletter, Nick Cave remembered Lane as “the smartest and most talented of all of us, by far” and called her a “lighting in a bottle.” “You think you’ve become grief-savvy — stronger, wiser, more resilient — you think that there is nothing […]

April 29, 2021

Rick Rubin Remembers The Toxicity Lyric That Could Have Ended System Of A Down

System Of A Down’s 2001 album Toxicity was home to the song “Needles” and the somewhat controversial lyric “Pull the tapeworm out of your ass.” Two decades later, Toxicity producer and music legend Rick Rubin remembers the epic fight that this caused. Reminiscing on his Broken Record podcast with System of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, they say that it […]

April 22, 2021

Foo Fighters Share ‘Chasing Birds’ Animated Video for 4/20

For the stoner’s holiday that is April 20, the Foo Fighters shared a trippy animated video for their tune “Chasing Birds.” The clip sees Dave Grohl and company performing, while the singer/guitarist sees “trails” and meets a talking cactus in the clip’s desert landscape. While the lyrics for “Chasing Birds” include “Chasing birds / To get […]

April 20, 2021