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.
Indie rock’s favorite merry prankster — the Bizkit-covering, self-violating, gap-toothed, boy-king Mac DeMarco — has another collection of chewy guitar-pop treats to share. And for his next trick: normalcy. The Canadian-born and New York-based songwriter has always played harder with sincerity on record than his public persona would suggest; he’s growing up, getting… More »