Phono del Sol: Festival Playlist

In honor of the July 13 music and food festival Phono del Sol, here are some top tracks from the featured performers for your listening pleasure. Bleached – Dead in Your Head Marnie Stern – You Don’t Turn Down Cool Ghouls – Ballin’ Cool Ghouls by Cool Ghouls Thee Oh
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Treasure Island 2012: Favorite sets

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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Ty Segall on the Tunnel Stage (Gracie Malley/Senior Staff)

Treasure Island 2012 Part 1

We look back on our favorite sets from the annual SF musical festival that happened last weekend.  Ty Segall Overly distorted guitars, thrashing vocals and mops of hair flying all over the place. This was Ty Segall’s performance at the Tunnel Stage, with the view of his hometown San Francisco
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This Week in Sound: Free Show Extravaganza

Chairlift will be playing a free show on Lower Sproul tomorrow at noon. The Brooklyn synthpop duo were announced last month as Superb’s surprise concert. Collective Sounds/Courtesy Berkeley-native rock band Counting Crows are releasing their latest album Underwater Sunshine (Or What We Did On Our Summer Vacation). This marks the
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This Week in Arts

Film Peter Greenaway’s “The Cook, the Thief, His Wife and Her Lover” (1989) is not a movie that calls for popcorn, not only because of its twisted antics — running the gamut of blood, shit and piss — but because it is a bold, serious film. Michael Gambon plays Albert
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This Week in Sound: Suns and States

Bay Area indie hip-hop artist K.Flay will be playing at the Rickshaw Stop this Thursday in support of her latest EP, Eyes Shut. The rapper has done guest vocals with other Bay Area artists such as on Zion I’s hit single “Coastin’,” and has been steadily gaining popularity in the
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