For SPIN's April issue, we caught up with one of the sexiest bands in rock, London-based duo the Kills: The banshee swath of black and leopard-print known as Alison Mosshart and her multi-instrumentalist pal Jamie Hince.
SPIN contributing photographer Nick Haymes shot the pair at music club Don Hill's in lower Manhattan as they prepared for the April 5 release of their excellent fourth album, Blood Pressures.
See outtakes from the photo shoot, along with excerpts from deputy editor Steve Kandell's feature story, on newsstands March 22.
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 »