Every year we pick the best SXSW acts to play SPIN's party at Stubbs BBQ. This years lineup featured Echo and the Bunnymen, Black Lips, Glasvegas, Passion Pit, Justin Hawkins' new band Hot Leg, and more. Click through to see the best pics from the show -- including this shot of Echo and the Bunnymen's Ian McCulloch singing the band's classic "Lips Like Sugar."
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »