Sporting a crisp, tucked-in oxford and a neat coif, the fortysomething Tom Abbs is heaping praise on the disheveled, splotchy beardo Adam Downey, his partner in the ascendant New York label Northern Spy Records. Their "brotherly dynamic" (as Abbs calls it) was cultivated while the two worked together—and devised the archetype for their label—at the legendary (but... More >>>