The 17th annual Warped Tour -- one of SPIN's must-see summer fests -- kicked off Friday at Dallas, TX's 19,000-person Gexa Energy Pavilion, and SPIN shutterbug Andrew Williams was in the pit and onstage shooting exclusive photos of all the action. "People were going wild," Williams says. "It was all positive energy and the pit was intense."
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 »