For SPIN's April cover story about U2, London-based photographer Takay traveled to the band's hometown of Dublin, Ireland. In this shot, frontman Bono freshens his look with a hit of eyeliner (p.s., the makeup was his idea, not ours).
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 »