new york city

“FDT”: Scenes from the #MuslimBan Protest in New York City

A little-known fact about the Statue of Liberty: she was born a Muslim peasant. The iconic maiden in the bay currently holds up  a torch…
Dale Eisinger / January 30, 2017

Cake Shop, Manhattan’s Last Great Rock Club, Will Close After New Year’s Eve

It's been a long time since downtown Manhattan was the center of New York City's rock music scene, but Cake Shop, a bar in the…
Andy Cush / December 27, 2016

Crack, a Tiffany Drug at Woolworth Prices: SPIN’s 1986 Feature

In the late fall of 1985, one of my editors, Rudy Langlais, came to me and said he had a remarkable young writer, Barry Michael…
Barry Michael Cooper / August 13, 2015

Watch It: Interpol Bring Goth Romance to NYC

As they gear up for the next leg of their U.S. tour - which kicks off in Seattle tonight - Interpol have released live footage…
Kevin O'Donnell / January 28, 2011