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.
Artists dependent on tradition as muse and subject gamble on fate. Eventually the marketplace will deal — so they think. Well, Dwight Yoakam has won twice. After a hell of an '80s run, he spent the '90s in Hollywood and released distracted albums before 2003’s superb Population Me marked his return. The revelation was 2012’… More »