The 2012 Sundance Film Festival is underway in Park City, Utah, and the Bing Bar continued to be a hot spot for all sorts of hangouts. SPIN kicked off its SPIN Sessions series last night with a sizzling set from bluesman Gary Clark Jr. -- check the full schedule, including live-streams, here -- while Wiz Khalifa (pictured), Nick Valensi of the Strokes, and more filled out the Bing Bar bill.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »