March 18, 2011 - SPIN and Diesel invited some of the conference's biggest bands to play castaway at Austin's Moonshine Steakhouse, using torn sails, sun-faded Diesel denim, shells, and island-inspired cocktails to transform the restaurant's outdoor deck into "Diesel Island."Ellie Goulding, Local Natives, Chromeo, and the Sounds were a few of the artists who joined actors Aziz Ansari, Bam Margera, and Misha Barton at the fully-catered communal feast.
Above, Chromeo's Dave 1, Hollywood Holt, Sir Michael Rocks of the Cool Kids, Theophilus London, and Million $ Mano pal around and pose for photos prior to dinner.
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