In attendance at the party: several of the SPIN: Greatest Hits contributors, including Chuck Klosterman and Tom Sinclair and SPIN editorial staffers Doug Brod, Charles Aaron, Steve Kandell and David Marchese.
Other notable attendees included Kevin March, drummer with Guided by Voices and Shudder to Think; Larry "Ratso" Sloman, who wrote "Scar Tissue" with Anthony Kiedis and "Private Parts" with Howard Stern; Sonic Youth and Jeff Buckley biographer David Browne, and novelist Bob Fingerman, author of "Pariah" and "Bottomfeeder."
Forgive this one: Ciara is like the Bernie Sanders of R&B. Her mononym (and title of her previous album) for once reflect a keep-it-simple-stupid ethos rather than a desire to hear it in households, which for Cici is medium at best. After allegedly philandering ex-fianceé Future excreted one of the most ill-advised diss tracks ever,… More »