Lady Gaga embraced the culture of purposeless innovation in a warehouse in Brooklyn Sunday night to usher in her new album ARTPOP. Here are SPIN’s best photos from the scene. For a full breakdown of the event, read our live report.
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 »