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.
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 »