New Orleans' Voodoo Music Experience has become a Halloween weekend tradition, bringing some of the biggest artists on the map to the Big Easy for a three-day throwdown. This year, Jack White played one of only a handful of dates with the Raconteurs, Snoop Dogg did some big pimpin', Odd Future did some inappropriate slapping, and festival mainstays like Soundgarden, My Chemical Romance, and TV on the Radio delivered reliably epic sets. SPIN was on the scene grabbing the best shots — and yes, flipping through this gallery counts as a SPIN-approved way to celebrate Halloween.
There seems to be some misunderstanding about how difficult Dan Bejar is to understand. A decade-plus worth of press clippings label the man “obtuse,” which generally signals that the writers, including at least a few that I respect very much, don’t know what “obtuse” means (it’s an insult similar to “slow-witted” — remember The… More »