Electronic music's biggest names spent the past three days spinning and sunning on HARD's Holy Ship!, an insane cruise from Florida to the Bahamas for 2,500 devoted fans. SPIN's Ian Witlen hopped aboard and captured all the nautical action, from sets by Diplo and Skrillex to the tugboats that gave the ship a nudge when it ran aground. Above, Fatboy Slim welcomes the crowd with a scene straight out of Mission: Impossible - Dance Protocol.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »