John Dwyer, guitarist and singer for San Francisco garage-rockers Thee Oh Sees, is "a photographer's dream" says New York City shooter Rebecca Smeyne, who took all the photos in this gallery. "He spits, he bleeds, and he plays a cool-looking guitar."
Will Butler has always been an outlier. As Arcade Fire's second-most-famous Butler, he's always made being weird seem just as alluring as fitting in. During the band's live shows, the multi-hyphenate artist (synthesizer, bass, guitar, clarinet, and hell, even the glockenspiel) avoids the spotlight while throwing out enough manic energy — howling in one moment,… More »