Live Review: Treasure Island Music Festival 2008

Treasure Island Music Festival does it again: Aidin Vaziri | The west winds were relentless. The solar-powered generators kept dropping out, taking the audio with them. Worst of all, the promised views of the city were all but blocked by an unsightly chain-link fence, rows of Porta Potties and an extremely inconsiderate (or crafty?) corporate sponsor’s tour bus. Aside from those minor grumbles, the second annual Treasure Island Music Festival got off to an appropriately idyllic start Saturday, with about 8,500 fans turning up to take in a dynamic bill that started with local indie-pop upstarts the Frail and ended 10 hours later with a triumphant set by Parisian electro duo Justice. Continue reading.


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