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."
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 »