"Alison Mosshart is amazing to watch," says SPIN photog Alex Crick. "She walks around the stage like she's possessed." Did she make our lensman forget Jack White was behind her on drums? "Just about. I've seen bands where the drummer was a lot more of the focus -- Do you know the Honey Brothers? Adrian Grenier [from Entourage] plays drums for them. You can tell no one is really focusing on the other guys in that band."
Alessandro Cortini tends to surround himself with darkness. The Italian producer is most infamous as a torturer of modular synths and other bleak electronics for Los Angeles’ most famous industrial-goths, Nine Inch Nails. His previous solo LP, Sonno, slinked out on Prurient’s Hospital Productions — a bastion of the crepuscular, if there ever was one. And… More »