From left to right: Grizzly Bear's Ed Droste, Phoenix's Thomas Mars and The Strokes' Nick Valensi.
On Saturday night, August 8, Onitsuka Tiger, All Points World Wide and SPIN teamed up to celebrate Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros' performance at the Lollapalooza with a late night shindig at the downtown hotel SAX. Spotted among the VIPs: members of Grizzly Bear, the Strokes, Phoenix and Metric, who came out to toast the days performances.
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 »