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B L A C K I E – Imagine Your Self in a Free and Natural World

B L A C K I E – Imagine Your Self in a Free and Natural World

Imagine Your Self in a Free and Natural World is a hard, hard, HARD fucking thing to endure and I tell you that as a man who has championed B L A C K I E’s terrifyingly uncompromised and wildly elliptical art damage since we were first introduced back in...

By Charles
Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Nocona

Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Nocona

Please dear exalted Uber god; I humble myself before you to bless thy smartphone applications with peace and low surge-pricing to shepherd my clan of heathens and gypsies to the land beyond the gates of gold before the sun is directly overhead on the day before which you rest. I...

By Delicious
Top 20 Wine & Band pairings of Outside Lands 2014’s Wine Lands

Top 20 Wine & Band pairings of Outside Lands 2014’s Wine Lands

ED NOTE: In anticipation of Outside Lands 2014 we really wanted to dig in and explore the staggering wine selection that the festival organizers have curated. We recruited the help of Sommelier Joshua Thomas, who was named as one of Wine & Spirits Magazine “Best New Sommeliers” to give us a hand....

By Joshua Thomas
Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Local Natives

Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Local Natives

Local Natives is the official Outside Lands 2014, “meeting your little sister’s boyfriend for the first time” band. Oh sure, they sound great; they’re not afraid to show their emotion and tell you exactly how they’re feeling—you don’t really know all the words, but you know how Local Natives make...

By Delicious
Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Run the Jewels

Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Run the Jewels

We don’t know much about Run the Jewels, do we. I mean, We know El-P as kind of like the indie-backpack tongue-in-cheek, ballin’-ass producer, responsible for Killer Mike’s phenomenal 2012 release, R.A.P. Music, that I actually thought was better than Kendrick’s. And we know Killer Mike as one of the...

By Delicious
K. Flay – Life as a Dog

K. Flay – Life as a Dog

In 2012, after our trip to Treasure Island, Delicious cautioned the people, “Don’t Sleep on K. Flay.” But some of you did and that’s okay. I did too even though I’d been spinning tracks from her three-part, beatjacked mixtape I Stopped Caring in ’96 as inspired cardio gym jams since...

By Charles
Shabazz Palaces – The Roxy – 7-30-14

Shabazz Palaces – The Roxy – 7-30-14

All pics and words by Ben Irwin There was a point when I would have told you Shabazz Palaces was trying to start a revolution. Back in 2011 our friends over at Grimy Goods took me to see a then new band, and there were all of about 25 people...

By Big Ben
Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Imelda May

Outside Lands 2014 Spotlight: Imelda May

What is it about seeing a rockabilly dude in full boots, shirt and slick that puts me into a starfucked spell every time I see one in the wild? I mean, for one, you have to have great hair—something I find myself fetishizing as I get older. Equally as important...

By Delicious