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Spin Reveals Lineup for Annual SXSW Party at Stubb’s

March 2, 2012 drainu182 0

SPIN Media is proud to announce the complete lineup for its annual SPIN@Stubb’s party in Austin, Texas, during the city’s spring music convention and festival. The party brings together a wide variety of artists, many of whom are featured in the newly redesigned March-April issue of SPIN magazine.

Genre-crossing, dub-pop auteur Santigold will headline in support of her forthcoming album, Master of My Make-Believe, due to be released May 1 on Downtown/Atlantic. Joining Santi on Stubb’s’ outdoor stage …

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Spin Announces ‘Spin Play’ Music Discovery App For iPad

March 15, 2011 drainu182 0

SPIN Media, the premiere resource for music discovery and a leading voice in music journalism for more than 25 years, recently announced its SPIN Play App for iPad is now available on the App Store. The app, developed by BottleRocket Apps, gives users access to premium editions featuring 60+ streaming songs and 30+ streaming videos, along with the kind of forward-thinking, authoritative editorial content on which SPIN has built its brand.

With this launch, SPIN is giving consumers the option …

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Ben Folds & Nick Hornby Co-Headline SPIN Benefit for Housing Works October 12 in NYC

September 27, 2010 drainu182 0

Beloved musician Ben Folds and acclaimed author Nick Hornby will co-headline Liner Notes, an event at Housing Works Bookstore Café in NYC on Tuesday October 12, 2010, to explore the cross-pollination of music and literature while raising funds for Housing Works, a New York-based HIV/AIDS service organization. Presented by SPIN and moderated by the magazine’s deputy editor Steve Kandell, the event will also celebrate the release of Hornby and Folds’ collaborative album, Lonely Avenue, which hits stores September 28. Selected …

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New Against Me! Album White Crosses Out Today (WIN IT HERE!), Live On SPIN Tonight

June 8, 2010 drainu182 1

Against Me!’s new album White Crosses is out today! You can listen to the album in full over at and and order through iTunes, Amazon MP3 and the band’s web-store now. The band is currently touring in support of the new record and has announced new shows in July. Dates posted below…

Also, tune in at 7:30pm EST to watch Against Me! play LIVE on SPIN.COM!

Oh yeah, and we’re …

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Foxy Shazam To Play SPIN’s SXSW Party With Hole and Sharon Jones

February 21, 2010 drainu182 0

Foxy Shazam has been chosen to play SPIN magazine’s annual SXSW party at Stubb’s on Friday, March 19th, alongside Hole, Sharon Jones, Rogue Wave and more. Previously, SPIN selected the Ohio rockers as one of their “10 to Watch in 2010,” saying “their songs glitter like diamonds and kick like mules.”

Party-goers can get a taste of Foxy’s notoriously rambunctious live show, and hear a preview of their upcoming major label debut. The self-titled release, due out on Sire Records …