Toronto songstress Peaches is known for her sexually explicit lyrics and wild live shows. "Right after I took this photo, she dove into the audience, climbed up the to balcony, and rubbed her hands all over peoples' faces," says SPIN contributing photographer Misha Vladimirskiy, who shot all the pics in this gallery. "I love this photo because it's like the calm before the storm."
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »