Tunesday: Lively Tunes for a Dead Week

So you’re looking for your second wind after sleepless, suffocating hours studying. Have you been deferring any drudgery until your dissertation looks like defecation? Or perhaps you’re just partying your ass off like it’s a second spring break (certainly the case for me so far). Whatever your situation, hopefully this
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Tunesday: Daughter Days

Jhameel x DWNTWN x Giraffage – Move Me GO BEARS. For those of you who don’t know, up-and-comers Jhameel and Giraffage both went to UC Berkeley. Giraffage and Robert Cepeda (from DWNTWN) were roommates at one point in San Jose. This collaboration was bound to happen, just like Jay-Z and
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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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Treasure Island 2012 Part 2

The xx What does it mean to be the closing act at a major festival? It means you’re the shit. The xx came on stage Sunday night to the festivals largest crowd. When the trio took their positions, a giant illuminated plexiglass “X” towered behind them; in front of them
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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.

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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The xx: Coexist

Following the release of The xx’s debut album, xx, the band was swarmed with critical acclaim and immense popularity, leading to seemingly endless touring and spots in high-profile music festivals across the globe. After three long years, the band returns with Coexist, a follow-up album destined to be subject to
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