This past Friday night (September 3), SPIN celebrated a big music weekend in Seattle, as well as the Labor Day holiday, with a kick-off party at the Crocodile. Guests enjoyed complimentary mikes HARD PUNCH® and tunes spun by Sune Rose Wagner, half of the Danish duo the Raveonettes.
Vince Staples is hardly the ingratiating type. “Don’t shake my hands unless you passing payment,” instructs the redoubtable young’un on “C.M.B.,” a paean to ruthlessly mercenary, Randian capitalism. “Keep your salutation / I need my 40 acres.” This ice-grilling Left Coaster is more Mack 10 than Myka 9, a verbal marksman who refuses to placate… More »