An illustration of columnist Annalise Kamegawa.

Annalise: Doesn’t know music

At This Point

But I did realize that my freshman year of college has marked a start of a significant period in my life — one in which I’ve begun to hear the music that plays behind my dearest memories.
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Clog’s thoughts on Outside Lands

This weekend, from Friday through Sunday, San Francisco hosted the seventh Outside Lands Festival. Along with musicians from all over the globe, the festival highlighted visual artists, comedians and local foods. With its sporadic weather, huge crowds and overpriced merchandise, Outside Lands is every old man’s worst nightmare, yet it’s
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Tame Impala’s ‘Currents’ is danceable, deep

Beloved for its spacey fuzziness, layered sound and catchy riffs, Tame Impala — powered largely by frontman Kevin Parker — is back with the synth-heavy, psychedelic pop record Currents. Opening with the otherworldly “Let It Happen,” the much anticipated follow-up to 2012’s Lonerism starts on a high note. Parker’s vocals
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On Tour: Tame Impala and the Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips and Tame Impala took a dip in their “Halloween Blood Bath” last Thursday at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. After faking out the audience with the announcement that “Tame Impala couldn’t come tonight,” the band took to the stage cross-dressed as the Spice Girls while “Wannabe” blasted
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Tunesday: Wake Me Up When September Ends

It’s October, finally.  Well, last night, Berkeley chose one hell of an interesting way to wake us up when September ends.  Please, a little more subtle next time. September in general is a shitty month.  The original hit by Green Day was about Billy Joe Armstrong’s father having died when
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Tame Impala balance old and new tracks at Fox Theater

Perth band impress audience with a light show

Nothing evokes ’60s and ’70s psychedelia quite like a light show. At a time when light shows have been reappropriated by the EDM scene, Tame Impala brought the visual phenomenon back to its roots at their show at The Fox Theater last week. Hailing from Perth, Australia, Tame Impala is
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Top 10 albums of the year

The Daily Cal’s arts staff assesses the best tunes of the year 2012

1. Frank Ocean — Channel ORANGE Channel ORANGE is more than a collection of songs. It is an experience, a story about a crack addict in Arkansas, a stripper namedCleopatra, a rich kid raised my maids, a monk in a mosh pit and a man coping with his religion and
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