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.
If you pay attention to the sort of media that reasonably expects its audience to scroll through a list of 300 albums, you already know the fetching story of Shamir Bailey. A 20-year-old, male-pronoun-approving, gender-fluid African-American who grew up in Vegas and played country music until enough bizzers told him they didn’t know how to… More »