Last Thursday night, April 15, SPIN hosted a small shindig to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the magazine. French rockers, Phoenix played an acoustic set on the rooftop and guests enjoyed complimentary Coronas and AriZona Iced Tea. Despite a light drizzle, contest winners: Evan Nestor, Pauleen Coronel, Noah Singer, Zane Groshelle and Ryan Brown were able to shoot the band from the front row with their new Fujifilm Finepix Z70 Digital Camera's.
Ask John Lydon: Anger is an energy, but disco is a weapon. Like so many other first-wave punks and post-punks — Wire, Joy Division, the Clash and Blondie, just to name a handful — Johnny Rotten eventually discovered that setting his shredding guitars and caterwauling vocals to a dance-floor thump gave his music a power… More »