After a rain-soaked 2009 affair, Austin City Limits 2010 benefitted from three chamber-of-commerce-caliber days of sunshine -- and a lineup loaded with rock'n'roll faves, including the Strokes (pictured), the Eagles, the Flaming Lips, Muse, the National, and dozens more. Read SPIN's full festival review here.
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 »