liner notes

Biffy Clyro, Mark Danielewski Perform in L.A.

SPIN recently took its Liner Notes series - which pairs musicians and authors together in live performances - to Los Angeles, where Scottish rockers Biffy…
SPIN Staff / April 20, 2011

Biffy Clyro, Author Danielewski Perform in L.A.

On Wednesday night, SPIN's Liner Notes series made its Los Angeles debut at the east side's intimate Bootleg Theater, bringing together Scottish hard rockers Biffy…
Chris Martins / March 3, 2011

Author Danielewski, Biffy Clyro Set for SPIN Benefit

On March 2, Glasgow rock band Biffy Clyro will join author Mark Danielewski (House of Leaves) onstage at Los Angeles' Bootleg Theater for the fifth…
SPIN Staff / February 3, 2011

Ben Folds, Nick Hornby Bring Collabo to Life in NYC

Back in 2003, British author Nick Hornby sang the praises of the Ben Folds Five tune "Smoke" in the pages of his essay collection, Songbook.
John Macdonald / October 13, 2010

Ben Folds, Nick Hornby Set for SPIN Benefit in NYC

On October 12, musician Ben Folds will join High Fidelity author Nick Hornby onstage at NYC's Housing Works Bookstore Café for the fourth installment of…
SPIN Staff / September 22, 2010

FREE DOWNLOADS: Dredg Perform with Salman Rushdie

SPIN's Liner Notes event, held last week in NYC, found San Francisco-based prog rock quartet Dredg joining their literary muse -- famed author Salman Rushdie…
Jillian Ennis / October 9, 2009

Salman Rushdie, Dredg Meld Words, Music at NYC Benefit

Not all rock stars spend their spare time consuming narcotics and canoodling with groupies. Boring as it sounds, some actually read -- a lot. And…
John Macdonald / October 2, 2009

Watch: Amanda Palmer, Neil Gaiman Live in NYC

Dresden Dolls songstress Amanda Palmer and Coraline author Neil Gaiman joined forces for's Liner Notes event June 3, playing songs and reading stories for…
William Goodman / June 10, 2009

Tegan Quin, Augusten Burroughs Perform at Event recently hosted its first-ever Liner Notes event in New York City, a benefit concert for AIDS charity Housing Works and an offshoot of our…
Peter Gaston / September 16, 2008