On Monday March 14, SXSW Interactive came to a close with a party that appropriately brought the music and tech worlds together at the Cedar Street Cafe in Austin, Texas. The SPIN, Hashable, GroupMe and Dailybooth sponsored event featured dj sets from Didi from the Brazilian Girls, Thrillist Austin's Dan Gentile. Tech industry VIP's had the chance to test out SPIN's hot new iPad app, "SPIN Play" that hit Apple's App Store earlier in the day.
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 »