I inherited an odd personality trait from my late grandfather, Jack Hindin: I have a terrible habit of expecting the worst from every trip I take, to the point where I build up this giant ball of resistance that crushes any bit of excitement I might have, curse the people who talked me into going, try to cancel, and then of course, by the time I arrive and get settled in and start doing whatever it is that I’m doing, I have the time of my life. The same was true before I flew out to Palm Springs on Friday morning, and, as per usual, it was fun and games all round. Below, the highlights from my first ever Coachella, and, in fact, the first music festival I’ve been to since the Big Day out in 2002.Click to Continue!
Lorde won two Grammys last night!!! As a New Zealander, a fan, and a lover of all things underdog, this makes me insanely happy. I can’t even imagine how crazy the last 12 months must have been for that girl, but I can say in no uncertain terms that last night must have been next level amazing — James K Lowe instagrammed from the Daft Punk party at about 3:00am LA time and a Grammy pool party (with tons of people swimming) at about 4:00am LA time, so rest assured that we all missed out on big time shenanigans.Click to Continue!