Treasure Island 2012: Favorite sets

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This past weekend, San Francisco’s annual Treasure Island Music Festival took place right in the middle of bay waters. Along with a gathering of food trucks and an array of artistic booths and exhibits, festival-goers enjoyed performances by the hippest names in music today, from The xx to the Divine
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Divine Fits on the Tunnel Stage (Gracie Malley/Senior Staff)

Treasure Island 2012 Part 2

The xx What does it mean to be the closing act at a major festival? It means you’re the shit. The xx came on stage Sunday night to the festivals largest crowd. When the trio took their positions, a giant illuminated plexiglass “X” towered behind them; in front of them
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Ferris Wheel at night (Gracie Malley/Senior Staff)

Photo Gallery: Treasure Island 2012

The 6th annual Treasure Island Music Festival took place on October 13th and 14th. The headliners this year were Girl Talk and The xx. Other big names, such as, M83, Public Enemy, Gossip and Grimes graced the two stages on the island.


Treasure Island 2012 Playlist

With the Treasure Island Music Festival fast approaching this weekend (Oct. 13 and 14), Chad Heimann at Noise Pop has compiled a definitive playlist for this year’s many artists. See his picks below. 1. Tycho – Adrift 2. Youth Lagoon – Daydream 3. Grimes – Eight 4. Porter Robinson – Unison
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Divine Fits  - Would That Not Be Nice

Divine Fits: A Thing Called Divine Fits

A Thing Called Divine Fits is no ordinary debut — these guys have been around the block a few times. Divine Fits combines the forces of Spoon mastermind Britt Daniel, Wolf Parade and Handsome Furs founding member Dan Boeckner, and New Bomb Turks drummer Sam Brown. The band oozes confidence,
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This Week in Arts

Our lead writers bring you the latest and greatest in Bay Area arts and culture this week. Literature A relaxing, unstructured way to unwind after the first week of classes, the 11th Annual San Francisco Zine Fest will take place Labor Day Weekend in Golden Gate Park. More than 150 local
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