"I'm going to be honest," says SPIN's Chicago-based photographer Tasha Schalk, who took all the Windy City photos in this gallery, "Manson wasn't that great. It was my first time shooting him, though, so maybe he's usually better."
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 »