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  1. The NRA’s Statement on Las Vegas Shooting Condemns Calls For Gun Control

    10.06 / 02:02 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    This afternoon, four days after a man killed 59 people at a Las Vegas music festival by firing thousands of rounds from rifles into a large crowd, the National Rifle Association has issued a statement about the incident. The statement predictably pushes back hard against "more control," instead calling for the regulation of "bump fire stocks," a ma…
  2. Johnny Cash’s Unearthed Is Getting a Giant Vinyl Box Set

    10.06 / 02:02 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Johnny Cash's posthumous release, Unearthed, will appear on vinyl for this first time this November, reports Rolling Stone. Shortly after Cash's death in 2003, producer Rick Rubin compiled a massive box set of Cash's later recordings, including previously unreleased songs. Unearthed contained acoustic, electric, and gospel numbers, including Cash's now-iconic cover of the Nine Inch Nails song, "Hurt." The enormous newR…
  3. Harvey Weinstein Used a Made-Up Jay-Z Quote in His Statement About Sexual Harassment Allegations

    10.06 / 02:02 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    This afternoon, the New York Times published a story detailing decades of sexual harassment allegations against the powerful film producer and executive Harvey Weinstein, co-founder of Miramax and the Weinstein Company. The story included an on-the-record allegation from Ashley Judd and reporting about a court settlement with Rose McGowan, as well as an internal document detailing a…
  4. Belly Announce Crowdfunding Campaign For First New Album In 23 Years

    10.06 / 02:02 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    A few months ago, ’90s alt-rock group Belly said that they were prepping their first new record since 1995’s King after reuniting for some shows in last year. Now, the quartet have announced that they’ll release their third (currently untitled) album next year on April 6th, 2018. It’ll feature the two new songs they played during last year’s tour……
  5. Review: R.E.M. – Automatic For the People

    10.06 / 02:02 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Pop culture can turn on you, and R.E.M. doesn't want us kids to forget it. "Drive," the first single from Automatic For the People, with its majestically fingered acoustic guitar, comes on like a cautionary ballad reminiscent of Pink Floyd's foreboding "wit." "Hey kids, rock'n'roll, nobody tells you where to go … Maybe I r…
  6. Real Estate Postpone Fall Tour

    10.04 / 21:50 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Real Estate were set to embark on a tour this fall, but the band just announced that the dates have been postponed to early 2018. Alex Bleeker shared a note via the band’s Facebook page that explains why they’re not ready to take the show on the road. "As Real Estate, we always strive to brin…
  7. What the Hell Was Going on With This Hysterical Playboi Carti TRL Performance?

    10.04 / 21:50 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    As you may or may not know, MTV restarted TRL this week with the hope that teenagers will turn on their parents' televisions at 3:30 p.m. each weekday instead of watching some doofus on YouTube take FIFA 18 out of a cardboard box. Yesterday's show featured an appearance by Playboi Carti, who came on to do his su…
  8. Watch James Corden Chat With Ezra Koenig On Beats 1

    10.04 / 21:50 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    In a new episode of The Late Late Show, James Corden visits the offices of Apple Music in Culver City, California during Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 show. Corden talks to Lowe about this and that and it’s all pretty boring until the late night host wanders off to get Lowe coffee. On his errand he&…
  9. The Roots Teach a Schoolhouse Rock-Style History Lesson About Slavery on black-ish

    10.04 / 21:50 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    On Tuesday night's season premiere of black-ish, an episode centered around a musical history lesson on Juneteenth, an animated version of The Roots gave viewers a Schoolhouse Rock-inspired primer on the real history of slavery and the origin of the holiday. It took three years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation for slaves to be freed; Texas lan…
  10. Bob’s Burgers Movie Announced for 2020

    10.04 / 19:54 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Alriiiiight, a Bob's Burgers movie is headed for theaters in 2020, Deadline reports.  The animated FOX comedy, which is zany and warm and filled to its greasy brim with burger puns, centers around Bob Belcher, his eponymously named Bob's Burgers, and his family.  "We’re thrilled to be invited to bring Bob’s Burgers to the big screen," the show's creator Loren Bouchard…
  11. A Chat With Beto O’Rourke, the Ex-Punk Bassist Running for Ted Cruz’s Senate Seat

    10.04 / 19:54 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Before he fronted At the Drive-In, and later the Mars Volta, Cedrix Bixler-Zavala played drums in an all-but-forgotten forgotten Texas post-hardcore band called Foss. You won't find their music on any streaming service, and you'd have a hard time finding their records anywhere but in the basements of the most obsessive punk collectors. The easiest way t…
  12. Review: Miley Cyrus’ Younger Now Is Her Least Honest Album Ever

    10.04 / 18:52 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    There’s no way to be as clumsy a celebrity as Miley Cyrus—to unknowingly become the purest example of white privilege in a time where the concept was finally being reckoned with on a public scale, to host an awards show only to be called out for that privilege, to release a 23-song album so ins…
  13. The Jesus Lizard Announce First Live Dates Since 2009

    10.04 / 18:52 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    The Jesus Lizard are back after eight years of absence. David Yow, lead singer of the legendary noise-rock band, is now 57, and told Noisey in a new interview that he's been planning on "doing some very serious, stringent workout stuff" and "hitting the gym like Rocky" to prepare for the band's comeback to…
  14. Solange’s Spiritual Radio City Performance Was the Artist at Her Best

    10.04 / 18:10 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Although A Seat at the Table currently stands as her opus, Solange hasn’t exactly toured behind it. Instead, she performed this summer at select festival dates, put on a high-concept show at the Guggenheim Museum in Manhattan, and then announced an October "performance series" with dates in California and New Y…
  15. Tom Petty’s Interview With the Los Angeles Times Was His Last

    10.04 / 16:58 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Several days before his death, Tom Petty met with a Los Angeles Times journalist to reflect on the success of the Heartbreakers' just-concluded 40th anniversary tour. Sadly, Petty's untimely death earlier this week means that interview was the rock icon's very last. During it, Petty talked about his plans for the future—writing more songs, producing a second album for the Los Angeles band the……
  16. Pedro The Lion Announce Reunion Shows

    10.04 / 16:58 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    In the late ’90s and early ’00s, the Seattle band Pedro The Lion released four albums of thoughtfully anguished, religiously devoted indie folk. Along the way, they put together an impressive cult audience. But Pedro broke up in 2006, and frontman David Bazan, the only constant member of the band during its decade-long run, wen…
  17. Video: Spoon – “I Ain’t the One”

    10.04 / 16:58 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Spoon has released the video for Hot Thoughts' brooding cut "I Ain't the One." Directed by Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard, the video sets the mood with sparse lighting and blue-tinted visuals. There's also some really cool shots of a running escalator. Watch the video below. Spoon is extending their tour into January with Kentucky band White Re…
  18. Career-Spanning David Bowie is Exhibit Will End Its World Tour in Brooklyn

    10.04 / 16:58 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    David Bowie is is an exhibition of costumes, art, sound items, video, and much more that spans David Bowie's entire career. It has been touring the world since 2013, well before Bowie's death last year, but it is making its final stop in the Brooklyn Museum in New York, beginning March 2 and ending on July 15 of nex…
  19. Run the Jewels Will Open for Lorde’s North American Tour

    10.04 / 15:06 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Run the Jewels have spent this past year extensively touring, and it looks like they'll be doing some more of that in 2018. It's been announced that their next job will be opening for Lorde on her upcoming North American tour, which begins on March 1 at Milwaukee. Swedish singer Tove Styrke and Mitski will also j…
  20. Dan Deacon – “Redlining”

    10.04 / 15:06 www.spin.com Spin.com -Music
    Dan Deacon composed the original score for Rat Film, an awesome-looking documentary about his home city of Baltimore and its tangled history with the titular rodents. Today, he's released a piece from the soundtrack called "Redlining," whose title presumably refers to the racist New Deal-era lending practices that led to de facto segregation in cities like B…