It's tough to admit, but as our farmer-tans fade there's no denying it: The sun has nearly set on summer 2010. Here, SPIN revisits the best live moments of the season, from Lady Gaga's crowning at Lollapalooza to Killers frontman Brandon Flowers' debut solo gig, plus everything in between, including the Dead Weather, Green Day, Paramore, Rage Against the Machine, and M.I.A.
Check out the 15 most memorable sets in our gallery, then look ahead to an autumn full of equally awesome gig with SPIN's Fall Tour Preview. William Goodman
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »