In addition to all of the bands, it's worth it to check out some of the comedy at Outside Lands. The best of the batch being Maria Bamford, a comic who has grown more popular and adored over the last decade without sacrificing any of her overwhelmingly awkward and alienating delivery. She was easily the best addition to the new season of Arrested Development, and her recent special (performed in her living room, with only her parents in attendance) is an instant classic.
Yesterday Outside Lands ’13 kicked off in San Francisco, and there’s already been a ton of memorable moments, from food to comedy to many great sets. The first real highlight of the day was the Men. They’ve quickly evolved into such a diverse sounding band in just a few years, and played a nice, rough… More »
This weekend, thousands of people will be flocking to San Francisco. No they’re not going there to celebrate the 10th anniversary of The Room -– it’s time for Outside Lands 2013! Now of course people are excited for Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, Nine Inch Nails, and that guy from Wings. But don’t stop there, because there… More »
Dinosaur Jr. don’t show up in their video for “Pierce The Morning Rain,” a bleary jam from their 2012 album I Bet On Sky. Instead, director Scott Jacobson gives us actor James Urbaniak playing a suburban dad who becomes addicted to blasting music through massive subwoofers, mostly because that bass makes him feel like he’… More »
By Scott Lapatine & Brandon Stosuy
The hilarious setting for My Bloody Valentine’s first US show in 16 years is a crusty Catskills resort that’s already inspired more than enough The Shining jokes for one weekend. While the facility itself has seen better days — stained carpets, beige tap water, worse — Kutsher’s Country Clu… More »