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Photo gallery: Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Check out our full Treasure Island 2016 festival coverage here. Will Toledo from Car Seat Headrest woke up the sleepy crowd on Sunday afternoon. Héloïse Letissier, known by her stage name Christine and the Queens, charmed the crowd with her goofy theatrics and queer-tilted French pop. Christine and the Queens brought already
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Tunesday: Pop Covers

It’s always interesting to hear artists cover the work of their peers, especially when it involves a mixing of genres and a crossing of musical boundaries. Inspired by Vampire Weekend’s recent cover of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjBhfh909Ww ),” this week I wanted to share some fun indie covers of
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Tunesday: Dance Party, Anyone?

It was 2 a.m. on a weekday night when I decided to take a short break from Yeezus and throw an impromptu solo dance party in my pajamas. This week’s selection of songs turn up the energy and take on playful, pop-y sounds with a dash of R&B, electro and
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Playlist of the week: the Coachella catch

As the hordes of students begin to flock back to campus from their memorable weekend(s) at Coachella and are forced to face the final crunch of the semester, they’ll have many sweet memories to liven up the impending finals season. For those of us who stayed in the Berkeley area,
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Purity Ring on producing distinctive pop music

To someone who knows nothing about Canadian geography, the fact that Purity Ring began work for the basis of their critically acclaimed debut Shrines while split between Halifax and Montreal might not seem all that striking. But the duo’s partnership was a tale of two cities almost one thousand miles
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