October 22, 2011 -- SPIN & Ray-Ban teamed up for a CMJ closing-night party, packing the DCTV Firehouse in Lower Manhattan for an exclusive bill featuring Crystal Castles, the Rapture, and A-Trak. Guests -- many of whom scored free passes through a series of promotions throughout the previous week -- sipped Kanon Organic Vodka cocktails throughout the night, as Ray-Ban celebrated the launch of their new Flip Out collection.
In 1978, Kraftwerk released The Man-Machine, an album that openly explored the intersection of humanity and technology. Nearly 40 years later, that examination is still underway, and the electronic-music community can’t seem to decide whether or not humanity’s ever-increasing dependence on technology is a good thing. Matrixxman a.k.a. Charles McCloud Duff is the latest artist… More »