Weekend Soundtrack: Treasure Island Music Festival Mix, 2012

This weekend will be my first Treasure Island Music Festival, a two-day concert held on an island just outside San Francisco. Here are some songs from the bands I’m most looking forward to seeing.


Messin’ With My Head from K.Flay
Golden Touch from araabMUZIK
10 Mile Stereo from Beach House
No One Like You from Best Coast
Steamboat to Concord from Dirty Ghosts
My Love is Real from Divine Fits
Play Your Part (Pt. 1) from Girl Talk
Heavy Cross from Gossip
Friends of Friends from Hospitality
Runaway from Imperial Teen
By Your Hand from Los Campesinos
Midnight City from M83
Language — Original Mix from Porter Robinson
Hold On (feat. Sampha) from Subtrkt
Islands from The xx
17 from Youth Lagoon
Infinite Love Without Fulfillment from Grimes
Fight the Power from Public Enemy

Treasure Island Music Festival Mix, 2012 on Spotify
Treasure Island Music Festival Mix, 2012 on Rdio

It goes without saying, I’m jealous of the folks attending Austin City Limits this weekend. What musician would you most like to see live, or see live again?

6 thoughts on “Weekend Soundtrack: Treasure Island Music Festival Mix, 2012

  1. I just bought tickets to see The Killers, so I’m excited about that. I’d like to see Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band again. And oddly enough, I’d like to see Weird Al Yankovic again, he’s a great performer!


  2. Sadly, I was all prepared to go to ACL and even had my after-party tickets. Thirty minutes before boarding, my client issued laptop died requiring me to leave the airport, drive to Palo Alto and get it fixed. By the time I got back to the airport, all flights to Austin were booked through Sunday. Luckily the airlines and Hotwire all took pity on me and refunded me my money. I was able to sell my 3-day wristband and tickets too. Long story short… I should have been in Austin jamming it out to some of my favorite bands. Instead I was here fall cleaning my house. Is it too early for another drink? Yeah, probably should wait until noon at least.


  3. Grimes! Go MTL! Saw her open for Arcade Fire in a Montreal concert hall that holds 2,000 people. Grimes was sexy and enticing. Arcade Fire was monumental. Flabbergasting, really, the stage could not contain them. I’m surprised the roof stayed up.


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