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VMAs descend into mediocrity

The MTV Video Music Awards have never been about subtlety. Since its inception in the 1980s, the MTV’s trademark summer entertainment has been notorious for throwing prestige to the sidelines and letting spectacle takes the stage. The show has cultivated numerous iconic and scandalous pop culture moments, from Britney Spears’
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Playlist of the week: ’90s nostalgia

Because many of us are home for the summer, we’re surrounded by the love, affection and home-cooking family and friends we grew up with. So it’s totally understandable that we’ve been having impromptu childhood flashbacks. To help you revisit those sweet ’90s childhood memories and marvel at how much time
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Inside Outside Lands: 2012 Recap

They came. They saw. They most likely got cold due to all the fog. Our arts staff, Sarah Burke, David Bradford and Ian Birnam recap the best of Outside Lands 2012. Passion Pit Passion Pit played just as the sun was setting. Behind them glowed the orange and pink watercolor
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This Week in Sound: 2012 Grammys Edition

So guys, about last night… Yup, the Grammys have come and gone once again this year. We got to see everything from the dance party led by David Guetta and Deadmau5 to the Beach Boys reunion performance, to Chris Brown dancing around on stage with some flying squirrels — I
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This Week in Sound: Bridge benefits and bridge burning

Now that you all have recovered from the Treasure Island Music Festival, it’s time to gear up for yet another October festival — that is, if your wallets can handle it. The Bridge School Benefit Concert will take place this weekend at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View. For those
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