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.
In 1978, Kraftwerk released The Man-Machine, an album that openly explored the intersection of humanity and technology. Nearly 40 years later, that examination is still underway, and the electronic-music community can’t seem to decide whether or not humanity’s ever-increasing dependence on technology is a good thing. Matrixxman a.k.a. Charles McCloud Duff is the latest artist… More »