November 17, 2011 - The first ever Check Yo' Ponytail tour, which featured Spank Rock, Big Freedia, Pictureplane, and more, wrapped up a few weeks back in Miami. Check the gallery for an inside look at the SPIN-sponsored trek, from the L.A. opener with special guests Wavves, to run-ins with Ryan Gosling at Austin's Fun Fun Fun Fest, and much more.
Photos By Todd Seelie, OSAKA, Caesar Sebastian, and Culture of Me
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »