Outside Lands 2012: Wrap Up Video
So we spent all last weekend at Outside Lands, the three-day Coachella-esque blowout that fills up five or so stages in San Francisco's enormous Golden Gate Park, this year starring Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Skrillex and so forth. It was awesome. There, we got to talking with some of our favorite artists -- Big Boi, Passion Pit, Fitz and the Tantrums-- and had two specific questions: What should bands bring to a mega-festival like this if they want to survive? And finally, how did Outside Lands get its name, anyway? Here are our findings.