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M83 engulfs stage, traverses galaxies at Fox Theater

On Sunday, the stage at the Fox Theater in Oakland did something slightly uncharacteristic: it took an extragalactic trip. Host to French dream-pop band M83, the stage—which typically tends to dwarf the bands playing on it—was transformed into a glittering portal into the cosmos. The band had divided the deep
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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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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.

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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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Treasure Island Music Festival 2012 at a glance

Now that school has started, the Treasure Island Music Festival is upon us for those of you who are either still in post-Outside Lands glow or are itchin’ for a festival. The two days of music on the not-so-distant island this weekend are days filled with artists ranging from major label
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Top 10 Albums of the Year

10. Childish Gambino: Camp Childish Gambino is the perfect name for comedian Donald Glover’s hip-hop alter ego. With his debut album, Camp, Glover seamlessly melds the innocent whimsy of childhood with a harder, personal edge. As a writer for “30 Rock” and an actor on NBC’s “Community,” Glover has already
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