Pop songs from our past selves

Love in Conversation

Music is a vessel to hold our experiences, our many selves. It gives us words (and a drumbeat) for every moment of euphoria and every strain of heartbreak.
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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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Dancing in the rain: Treasure Island Music Festival 2016

Last weekend wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for Treasure Island Music Festival, its 10th anniversary and last year on the island. Instead of Coachella couture-style bralettes and sunhats, the best-dressed were adorned in flower crowns over ponchos and mud-soaked Wellies. Those who braved an outdoor musical festival during the first rainy
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Tunesday: Frosty synthpop

Now that the holidays are over, winter has settled in. Without the canned cheer of Christmas songs to keep you warm, you might be feeling a little icy. These songs certainly won’t fill your heart with warmth and joy, but they might commiserate with the lonely, frosty feeling you get
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Festival dispatch: Sasquatch! 2015

“It’s fucking beautiful,” cried Angel Olsen to the wind, rain and fans on Sasquatch!’s opening night. And indeed it was. The Washington music festival, set in the Gorge-eous Amphitheatre, has delivered once again. Over the course of four days, Sasquatch! boasted a repertoire of headliners and small bands alike against
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