5 acts to watch at FYF Fest 2015

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The end of the summer is approaching, and there’s no better way to jumpstart the start of the school year than Fuck Yeah Fest, better known as FYF. A multi-genre festival taking place Aug. 22 and 23, FYF Fest will feature acts spanning from big-tent EDM to grimy indie-punk across
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Bleachers rocks Oakland’s Fox Theater

The speakers at the Fox Theater blared with the sound of David Bowie’s 1983 hit “Let’s Dance” a few minutes before curtains opened. It was a fitting precursor to the resplendent homage to the ’80s (and all the teen angst packaged alongside it) that transpired on July 23 at a
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To edit or not to edit

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Let’s talk about Photoshop. What first pops into your mind when you hear someone say that word? Perhaps you will remember the last time you saw lithe, gorgeous models pouting their lips on a glossy magazine cover. You’ll think of how you ran your eyes over their poreless skin, impressive
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‘True Detective’ 2×06: ‘Church in Ruins’

In this week’s episode of “True Detective,” we start right where we left off, with Ray Velcoro (Colin Farrell) and Frank Semyon (Vince Vaughn) engaged in a tense debate that sets the tone for the rest of the high-drama episode. In last week’s episode, Ray discovered that the man Frank
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‘True Detective’ 2×05: ‘Other Lives’

It’s 66 days after the massacre at city manager Ben Caspere’s alleged killers’ warehouse, and we still don’t have a clear plotline or strong character development. Yes, we may be following the investigation of Caspere’s murder, but the vast number of subplots, character background and twists and turns make this
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Defining ‘real’ music

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Want to join a $6.2 billion industry? Grab a laptop. Download a music-production software. Set your metronome to 128 bpm. And make some music. Electronic dance music has taken the world by storm. Despite its seemingly recent boom, the genre has actually been around for decades. The DJs of the
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