Over three nights and two days in a carnival-esque setting in the shadow of New Meadowlands Stadium, the annual Bamboozle festival offered a supremely diverse array of music, from pop (see: Bruno Mars, above left) to indie rock (Eisley) to punk (New Found Glory covering the Ramones) to ... whatever you want to call Insane Clown Posse.
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 »