"The only time I'd seen Juliette Lewis was in her movies. I didn't know that she went batshit crazy live!" says SPIN's Miami photographer Ian Witlen, who shot all the photos in this galler. "And the only person I've seen before with such outrageous costumes is Karen O. I was really impressed."
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 »