Treasure Island Music Festival Recap

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This past weekend, Treasure Island Music Festival brought a relaxed experience filled with musicians ranging from electronica to hip-hop and indie rock alike. With a stunning view of the city and captivating performances, the festival was its own little party in the middle of the Bay. CHET FAKER Electronica musician
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Devendra Banhart and Andy Cabic play intimate show at BAM

The Berkeley Art Museum played host to man buns, grizzled bears and tattoo sleeves last Friday for an intimate show with folk artists Devendra Banhart and Andy Cabic. In the vast, concrete art space, Banhart and Cabic played a low-key, sway-inducing set list, encouraging audience members to shout out song
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Culture Collide Fest provides global music scope in SF

Elbo Room and the Chapel in San Francisco were some of the intimate but electrifying sites for Culture Collide acts Tuesday and Wednesday. The laid-back environment made it easy for new fans to be created, both of the international bands and of the festival itself.   Go Back to the
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Kimbra talks echoes, dreams and her latest album

Ditch the gloomy weather with a pair of headphones and Kimbra’s new album, The Golden Echo. Filled with R&B influenced beats, her sounds have gotten more technologically savvy in her sophomore album, which features a variety of artists ranging from Bilal to John Legend. The up-and-coming New Zealand musician, best
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Pure Noise Records’ Jake Round talks new releases and tours

Berkeley-based label Pure Noise Records is celebrating its five-year anniversary with a national tour featuring State Champs, Handguns, Forever Came Calling, Front Porch Step, Heart to Heart and Brigades. In preparation for the hometown show at the Oakland Metro Operahouse on Oct. 24, The Daily Californian interviewed Pure Noise founder
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