It’s August again, and that means that it’s time for another installment of Outside Lands, the annual music festival in Golden Gate Park. This year, the festival is headlined by Radiohead, Lionel Ritchie and LCD Soundsystem, but there’s so much more to see and hear. If you’re one of the lucky people who managed to…
Festival season is upon us, and what better way to kick things off than with Coachella? A team of Daily writers will be taking on weekend two of the ubiquitous festival, checking out world-class acts under the desert sun and hopefully spotting a celebrity or two while we’re at it. If you’re making the journey…
In a week, San Francisco welcomes the fourth reincarnation of Treasure Island Music Festival. The only redeeming quality of the man-made bay blemish, the two-day audio orgy features the trademark polar lineup, with electro-enthusiasts drooling over Saturday and the reflective indie types embracing a mellow Sunday.
The album finds Murphy bringing the confidence of LCD away from reserved observation to engage in some good, old-fashioned human warmth, mixing it up with the play of love and connection.
For the Gorillaz diehards desperate to be at the front of the stage for Coachella’s closing set, listening to the cheers from the Thom Yorke crowd before Damon Albarn, the man behind the monkeys, took the stage was torturous.
Look around your Monday classes for those classmates with bags under their eyes and smiles plastered on their exhausted faces. It’ll be those of us who aren’t afraid of a little dirt in exchange for the best weekend that spring quarter has to offer.
In terms of musical creation, we’ve never seen a more schizophrenic decade.