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Treasure Island Music Festival

The first ever Treasure Island Music Festival was held this weekend. The two-day event had a dance vibe on Saturday and an indie rock theme on Sunday. I took part in the festivities on the final day.
As the name suggests, the event was held on Treasure Island, which sits in the San Francisco [...]

Ryan Adams at the Cedar Cultural Center

On Monday night, the last night of my vacation in Minneapolis, I had the fortune of seeing Ryan Adams at the Cedar Cultural Center. It was a rare and worthwhile opportunity to hear Ryan and his backing band The Cardinals play in an intimate setting.
The venue has a total seating capacity of 465, a [...]

Arcade Fire at the Greek Theatre

Arcade Fire closed out the final night of a two night stand yesterday at the Greek Theater. The show was also the last date on their US tour; following a three week break, their next stops will be in Europe. Arcade Fire is known for their live performances, and last night did not [...]

Amazon Announces DRM-free Music Store

Amazon.com has announced their plans for a digital music store that sells albums exclusively in DRM-free MP3 format. EMI is the first major record label to make their catalog available at the store, but over 12,000 other labels are also on board.
This is a strong move in the battle against DRM, which stands [...]

Bright Eyes at the Greek Theatre

Bright Eyes, along with many other talented musicians, took the stage last night at the Greek Theatre on the campus of UC Berkeley. The whole night, from 7:00 until 11:00, was filled with music, and both the bands and the audience seemed to enjoy every minute of it.