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.
Will Butler has always been an outlier. As Arcade Fire's second-most-famous Butler, he's always made being weird seem just as alluring as fitting in. During the band's live shows, the multi-hyphenate artist (synthesizer, bass, guitar, clarinet, and hell, even the glockenspiel) avoids the spotlight while throwing out enough manic energy — howling in one moment,… More »