October 18, 2011 -- At the hot new Williamsburg, Brooklyn hangout Cafe de la Esquina, a new outpost of NYC's famed La Esquina, SPIN and Pacifico teamed up for a night of gratis beers and gratis tacos, as outer borough partygoers enjoyed a crisp autumn eve. Jesse Cohen of Tanlines spun a dizzying array of tunes, from old school faves like Fun Boy Three and Luscious Jackson to cuts from his band's upcoming LP.
Indie rock’s favorite merry prankster — the Bizkit-covering, self-violating, gap-toothed, boy-king Mac DeMarco — has another collection of chewy guitar-pop treats to share. And for his next trick: normalcy. The Canadian-born and New York-based songwriter has always played harder with sincerity on record than his public persona would suggest; he’s growing up, getting… More »