The temperatures are climbing and your Seasonal Affective Disorder is disappearing as fast as your snow boots and parkas. So let's properly welcome spring with some live music, shall we?
Artists of all types -- indie rockers to rappers, pop-punks to metalheads -- are packing up their gear and hitting the road, this time sans snow tires and antifreeze. Here, SPIN picks the spring's must-see shows, digging up the essential info so you can pick the ultimate live experience. Read on. Rock on! -- written by William Goodman
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 »