Bonnaroo 2011

Robyn Leads a Bonnaroo Lovefest on Her B-Day

Anyone who spied Swedish electro-pop diva Robyn backstage in the dusty gravel parking lot at the Other Tent on Sunday afternoon got a serious glimpse…
Charles Aaron / June 13, 2011

5 Best Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 4

Bonnaroo wrapped up on Sunday with impressive sets from Iron & Wine and Robyn. But there were plenty of other highlights, too. Here are our…
SPIN Staff / June 13, 2011

5 Best Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 3

Bonnaroo continued on Saturday with sets from hip-hop's hottest newcomer Wiz Khalifa and Neil Young and Stephen Stills' reunited '60s band Buffalo Springfield. But there…
SPIN Staff / June 12, 2011

Wiz Khalifa Gets High on… (Music?) at Bonnaroo

His bent-paper-clip physique thickly tatted up and down, baseball cap askew, skein of gold chains, sleeveless black Taylor Gang t-shirt, eyes past the point where…
Charles Aaron / June 12, 2011

5 Bests Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 2

Bonnaroo kicked off in earnest on Friday with My Morning Jacket's debut set as a headliner on the What Stage, and Lil Wayne's late-night party…
SPIN Staff / June 11, 2011

A Sober Lil Wayne: ‘I Ain’t Sh-t Without You!’

It's been seven months since Weezy was freed. Seven months of court-prescribed sobriety, and seven months of speculation over whether the embattled rapper can maintain…
Chris Martins / June 11, 2011

My Morning Jacket Deliver Brilliant Bonnaroo Set

For generations in the South, one little-discussed ritual of youth has had a persistent influence -- the ceremonial cranking of southern rock (ironically or not)…
Charles Aaron / June 11, 2011

5 Best Sets of Bonnaroo 2011: Day 1

The first day of Bonnaroo is mostly a "giant clothing-optional housewarming party," as SPIN's David Marchese writes in his blog. "It's the getting-acquainted calm before…
SPIN Staff / June 10, 2011

FREE ALBUM! SPIN’s Soundtrack for Bonnaroo!

Bonnaroo turns 10 this year, and to celebrate the June 9-12 festival in Machester, TN, SPIN has put together a free 20-song mixtape featuring My…
SPIN Staff / June 1, 2011

Modest Mouse Recording New Tunes With Big Boi

It's been four years since Modest Mouse released We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, but Isaac Brock and Co. are holed up in…
Kevin O'Donnell / April 28, 2011

On the Train with Mumford & Edward Sharpe Tour

Little more than an hour before last week's start of the Railroad Revival tour at Oakland, California's Middle Harbor Shoreline Park, the members of Mumford…
Barry Walters / April 27, 2011

INFLUENCES: My Morning Jacket’s Jim James

My Morning Jacket have helped bring soul back to rock'n'roll, with five excellent albums that show singer-guitarist Jim James' love of Motown, Stax-Volt, and other…
Kevin O'Donnell / April 19, 2011

My Morning Jacket Drop Mind-Altering Song

After releasing the first single from their forthcoming album Circuital (out May 31) last week, My Morning Jacket have released another new tune titled "Octoplasm,"
Kevin O'Donnell / April 18, 2011

Arcade Fire’s Unforgettable Coachella Moment

It was a sight to behold: Hundreds of giant flashing blue, purple, pink, red, and green balls dropping from a crane on top of the…
William Goodman / April 17, 2011

Wiz Khalifa on Fan-Gifted Weed and Snoop Dogg

Wiz Khalifa is riding high - and not just because he's been smoking for about nine years straight.
Evan Serpick / April 14, 2011
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