This year at Lollapalooza, SPIN set up shop in the media tent on the festival grounds and offered bands a place to come relax, snag a pair of Silver jeans, or see how much water (or booze) they could fit into a complimentary Roho Thermos. Among the artists who paid a visit: Devo, MGMT, Wolfmother, The Black Keys, Metric, Against Me!, Stars, Yeasayer, Social Distortion, and many others!
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »