At this year's Coachella festival weekend in the California desert, the ultimate poolside party was "The Good Life," sponsored by vitaminwater sync and presented by Jelly and FMPR. Offering an escape from the desert heat, and delicious complimentary cocktails from Hornitos Tequila, the lounge-a-thon took place Saturday and Sunday (April 18-19) at the Viceroy Hotel, Palm Springs. The party featured performances from Spank Rock, Doug E Fresh, and Japanese Motors, and DJ sets from Franki Chan, Devin Lucien, and Skeet Skeet, among others.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »