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Complete coverage of Outside Lands 2013’s second day in San Francisco including photos by Joe Russo and Susan Weiand as well as thoughts from Eric Podolsky and Scott Bernstein.
About Young The Giant
Young The Giant’s music offers both a vibrant youthfulness and a sophisticated songcraft with no shortage of infectious hooks, sweet melodies and intelligent lyrics. Possessing a well-honed song craft that usually belongs to far more seasoned musicians, the band’s members range in age from 20 to 22. Comprised of Gadhia, Jacob Tilley (guitar), Eric Cannata (guitar/vocals), Payam Doostzadeh (bass) and Francois Comtois (drums/vocals), Young the Giant present a diverse set of musical ideas, one that’s as varied as their ethnic backgrounds—Indian, Persian, British and French-Canadian among them.
On their debut record the band worked with veteran producer Joe Chiccarelli whose work for artists like the White Stripes, the Raconteurs and My Morning Jacket they admired. (My Morning Jacket’s Bo Koster guests on keys on several of the album’s tracks; Roger Manning, keyboardist for Beck, plays on “Your Side.”) From the jolting percussion and anthemic chorus of “My Body” to the lovesick fervor of “Cough Syrup” to the uptempo, sun-stained pop of “I Got,” the California five-piece’s stunning self titled debut features an arresting collection of songs that announce the presence of a vital new band.
Umphrey’s McGee will reunite with Gene Ween for a Godboner set as part of UM’s three-night stand at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, Colorado this June.
Phish Summer Tour 2020 has been confirmed.
Circles Around The Sun will head to the Northeast for a week of 2020 tour dates in February and March.
Legendary singer-songwriter James Taylor will soon release a new album, ‘American Standard’ and tour in support of it with Jackson Browne.
The St. Louis Cardinals will once again host a Grateful Dead Night at Busch Stadium in 2020.