Matador Records celebrated its 21st birthday this weekend with a two-day concert at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, and bands from across the indie powerhouse's lifespan, from vets to newbies, came to join the party, including Spoon, Cat Power, Pavement (see frontman Stephen Malkmus above), Sonic Youth, and Superchunk.
Photographer Jake Giles Netter was on the ground in Sin City all weekend, capturing all the action at the Palms.
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »