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Q&A: Natalie Prass On Her Next Album, Playing Festivals, & Loving The War On Drugs

Natalie Prass' self-titled debut is an equal parts giddy and dour testament to the often-devastating power of love. It's a massive album, desperate and joyful…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 11, 2015 - 2:57 pm


Swell Content: Speedy Ortiz On Donald Trump, Lenny Kravitz, Drake, & Other Hot Topics

Speedy Ortiz played not one, not two, but three shows in San Francisco yesterday. After their Outside Lands festival set, they did a stripped-down performance…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 8, 2015 - 5:06 pm


Stereogum’s 14 Favorite Sets At Outside Lands 2014

Nearly 200 years ago, back when the shoreline dunes of San Francisco were considered uninhabitable, they came to be known as the Outside Lands --…
Chris DeVille | August 12, 2014 - 3:36 pm

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Outside Lands 2018 Lineup

Outside Lands is coming to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park once again this summer. The festival's 11th edition is being headlined by Janet Jackson, Florence…
Peter Helman | April 3, 2018 - 1:01 pm

A Tribe Called Quest Explain Why They Missed Outside Lands

This past weekend, a Tribe Called Quest were slated to play one of their final shows at San Francisco's Outside Lands festival, but they cancelled
Tom Breihan | August 15, 2017 - 9:15 am

Watch Lorde And Jack Antonoff Cover Paul Simon At Outside Lands

Did you know Lorde sampled Paul Simon on Melodrama? It's true! Upon the album's release she tweeted that Simon's voice, excerpted from a Graceland documentary,…
Chris DeVille | August 14, 2017 - 12:16 pm

A Tribe Called Quest Miss Their Outside Lands Set Twice

Right now, Queens rap legends a Tribe Called Quest are in the midst of a stunning run of festival shows, sets that work as tributes…
Tom Breihan | August 14, 2017 - 8:48 am

Watch Gorillaz & Yukimi Nagano Perform “Empire Ants” Live For The First Time In 7 Years At Outside Lands

Gorillaz performed at Outside Lands in San Francisco last night, and, as usual, they brought along a ton of friends. Yukimi Nagano of Little Dragon,…
Peter Helman | August 12, 2017 - 5:34 pm

Queens Of The Stone Age Cancel Outside Lands

Queens Of The Stone Age have cancelled their appearance at San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival, which they were scheduled to play on 8/12. The cancellation…
James Rettig | July 31, 2017 - 5:04 pm

Outside Lands 2017 Lineup

Outside Lands will return to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for a 10th straight year this August, and today the festival has announced its 2017…
Chris DeVille | April 4, 2017 - 1:00 pm

Watch Muppet Band Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem Play Their First Festival At Outside Lands

Dr. Teeth & The Electric Mayhem made their first-ever live festival appearance at San Francisco's Outside Lands today. The Muppets' Dr. Teeth, Animal, Janice, Floyd…
Peter Helman | August 7, 2016 - 7:19 pm

Outside Lands 2016 Lineup

Outside Lands is coming to San Francisco for the ninth time this summer, and the festival has just unveiled this year's lineup. It's a good…
Peter Helman | April 5, 2016 - 1:03 pm

Artist Portraits From Outside Lands 2015

This weekend marked Outside Lands' eighth year taking over the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Headliners this year included Elton John, the Black Keys,…
Stereogum | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

10 Memorable Moments From Outside Lands 2015

Outside Lands took place this past weekend in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, which happens to be situated next to the neighborhood that I grew…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | August 10, 2015 - 4:53 pm

Stereogum At Outside Lands 2015: Toyota Tent Schedule

This weekend Stereogum returns to Outside Lands in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Once again we're teaming with Spin and Brooklyn Vegan to host Toyota's…
Scott Lapatine | August 6, 2015 - 9:59 am

Outside Lands 2015 Lineup

Outside Lands has just announced the lineup for the eighth iteration of the San Francisco-based festival. This year's headliners are Elton John, Mumford & Sons,…
James Rettig | March 24, 2015 - 1:02 pm
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