On July 12, Los Angeles rock vets Incubus will release If Not Now, When?, their seventh studio album and first in five years. Brandon Boyd called SPIN from his home near Venice Beach, CA, to chat about the record, which he says is the "most restrained, slow, and lush record we've ever written. This is by far our least 'heavy' rock album."
Pictured, from left: Bassist Ben Kenney, Boyd, guitarist Michael Einziger
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 »