How are bands playing the first-ever double-weekend Coachella passing the time between desert sessions? SPIN tailed Neon Indian's Alan Palomo on a day at the beach.
This year, artists playing Coachella had a week to kill in between their two festival sets. We spent one lovely morning lazing around Santa Monica with Neon Indian’s Alan Palomo. Warning: tacos were consumed.
Over the course of her nearly decade-long career as Grouper, Liz Harris has become a master of all things overcast. Her ambient compositions and waterlogged ballads are like fogged-up windows — bleary enough to indicate the bleakness inside, but only its vaguest outlines. There’s suggestion of something heartbreaking, but its true shape remains occluded, unobtainable,… More »