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The musician stands studying this image of himself and his bandmates tarted up like the late ’60s San Francisco performance troupe, covered in satin and glitter. “You’re really good at interpreting the vibe of the music, the essence of the music, Lo,” he says. “To quote Francis Bacon, the duty of the artist is to deepen the mystery. With photography, you’re revealing something but you’re obscuring something at the exact same time. You deepen the mystery really well.” image@latimes.com Lauren Dukoff / Chronicle Books