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Founded in 2006, The Bay Bridged is a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization utilizing new media and presenting live events to support the San Francisco Bay Area’s indie rock, folk, and pop music communities.
  • Noise Pop Happy Hour 2013 - Flier by Nic Buron
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    Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Artwork by Nic Buron

A Friday happy hour filed with bands and beer sounds pretty great, right? Well, we can't help you this weekend, but, in a few weeks, we'll [...]

By |February 15, 2013|Comments Off on Coming in two weeks: A Bay Bridged Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!
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    Mixtape: Fourteen Songs about Love for Valentine's Day (Podcast #300)

Mixtape: Fourteen Songs about Love for Valentine's Day (Podcast #300)

Mixtape: Fourteen Songs about Love for Valentine's Day (Podcast #300)

In case you've managed to avoid this news until now, February 14th is Valentine's Day, the greeting card industry holiday [...]

By |February 12, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Fourteen Songs about Love for Valentine's Day (Podcast #300)
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    Mixtape: Twenty-One Bands Playing at Noise Pop 2013 (Podcast #299)

Mixtape: Twenty-One Bands Playing at Noise Pop 2013 (Podcast #299)

Mixtape: Twenty-One Bands Playing Noise Pop 2013 (Podcast #299)

Now in its twenty-first year, the 2013 Noise Pop Festival features over one hundred performers taking over San Francisco venues from [...]

By |February 7, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Twenty-One Bands Playing at Noise Pop 2013 (Podcast #299)

Tour Diary: Grandma's Boyfriend recaps a trip to Japan

Editor's note: In January, SF's Grandma’s Boyfriend toured Japan for the second time, playing six shows in Tokyo, Yokohama, Kyoto and Osaka. When they returned, the guys sent us [...]

By |February 6, 2013|Comments Off on Tour Diary: Grandma's Boyfriend recaps a trip to Japan
  • Noise Pop Happy Hour 2013 - Flier by Nic Buron
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!

Artwork by Nic Buron

Noise Pop 21 arrives later this month with a full slate of exciting shows. One of our favorite festival traditions is the nightly series of free [...]

By |February 5, 2013|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: A Noise Pop Happy Hour with Golden Void, Wild Moth and DSTVV!
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    Live This Month: February 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #298)

Live This Month: February 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #298)

Live This Month: February 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #298)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

By |January 31, 2013|Comments Off on Live This Month: February 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #298)

Beyond the Bay Area: A Sacramento Mixtape (Podcast #297)

Beyond the Bay Area: A Sacramento Mixtape (Podcast #297)

It's not technically part of the Bay Area -- and by "technically," of course, we mean "at all" -- but we've [...]

By |January 16, 2013|1 Comment
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    Live This Month: January 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #296)

Live This Month: January 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #296)

Live This Month: January 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #296)

In Live This Month, we sample some of the great local and out-of-town bands [...]

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Best of 2012: Michael Leahy on The French Cassettes

XMAS! by French Cassettes

The Bay Area band that consistently impressed me in 2012 with their live shows, that I found myself humming their sticky songs, was The French Cassettes.

The [...]

By |January 1, 2013|Comments Off on Best of 2012: Michael Leahy on The French Cassettes

Best of 2012: Mai Le on The Mallard

The first time I saw The Mallard was at a fundraiser at The Lab in April of this year. I went because Thee Oh Sees were on deck to [...]

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Best of 2012: Mike Schulman on Terry Malts

My fave Bay Area band of 2012 would have to be Terry Malts, hands down. Full disclosure now -- I put out some of their records on my record [...]

By |December 28, 2012|Comments Off on Best of 2012: Mike Schulman on Terry Malts

Best of 2012: Matthew Hickey on TRAILS AND WAYS

2012 has been a pretty fantastic year for Bay Area music. In fact, it's pretty tough for me to zero in on a true favorite. Ty Segall's Twins & [...]

By |December 28, 2012|Comments Off on Best of 2012: Matthew Hickey on TRAILS AND WAYS