About The Bay Bridged

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.
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    Mixtape: Diving into San Francisco Bay Area Electronic Music (Podcast #315)

Mixtape: Diving into San Francisco Bay Area Electronic Music (Podcast #315)

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As we've documented before on the podcast, the Bay Area has, for years, hosted a vibrant scene of [...]

By |September 18, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Diving into San Francisco Bay Area Electronic Music (Podcast #315)
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)

Jason: After hearing what Willis Earl Beal's voice was capable of in a handful of early videos when he was still something of an enigma a couple years ago, [...]

By |September 13, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Willis Earl Beal, The Wrens, Terry Malts, Blood Sister)
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    Live This Month: September 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #314)

Live This Month: September 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #314)


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

By |September 4, 2013|Comments Off on Live This Month: September 2013 — an audio guide through SF concerts this month (Podcast #314)
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    Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 announces full lineup of performers

Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013 announces full lineup of performers

The full lineup has been announced for Hardly Strictly Bluegrass 2013, featuring, as we've come to expect from this fall highlight, a ton of great bands all performing for [...]

By |September 3, 2013|6 Comments
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Tim Hecker, Disappears, New Bums, Chelsea Wolfe)

Nicole: Tim Hecker strikes again with the first taste of his next album out in October, Virgins: "Virginal II." Coming down from the high that Majical Cloudz intoxicated me [...]

By |August 30, 2013|1 Comment
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    Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #313)

Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #313)


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This special bonus episode of our podcast surveys some of the many noteworthy [...]

By |August 29, 2013|Comments Off on Live This Fall: a special audio guide through SF Bay Area concerts this fall (Podcast #313)
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)

Ben: I spent a significant period of time in traffic last weekend failing to identify which '80s or '90s British band it is that MINKS seems to be emulating [...]

By |August 23, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)

The First City Festival is this weekend!

This weekend marks the first edition of the First City Festival in Monterey. To help get you prepped for the festival, here's a repost of our mixtape sampling some [...]

By |August 22, 2013|Comments Off on The First City Festival is this weekend!
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Steel Cranes, Sam Flax, Pond, Pelican, Yung Lean)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Steel Cranes, Sam Flax, Pond, Pelican, Yung Lean)

Jason: After hearing "Boat Song", the lead single off Steel Cranes' upcoming debut LP Ouroboros, I was hooked by their heavy as all get-out sound. Now, the Oakland duo [...]

By |August 16, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (Steel Cranes, Sam Flax, Pond, Pelican, Yung Lean)
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    Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)

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Over the past few years, the San Francisco Bay Area has dominated the world of [...]

By |August 14, 2013|Comments Off on Mixtape: Bay Area Rock and Roll, Garage Punk, Lo-Fi, and Power Pop (Podcast #312)
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    Videos: More from Outside Lands 2013 — Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and the Heart, Foals

Videos: More from Outside Lands 2013 — Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and the Heart, Foals

Here's one more collection of live-from-the-crowd videos from Outside Lands 2013 captured by Roman Gokhman. Below, enjoy clips from Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and [...]

By |August 14, 2013|Comments Off on Videos: More from Outside Lands 2013 — Vampire Weekend, Phoenix, The Soft White Sixties, The Head and the Heart, Foals
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    Videos: The National, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, Bhi Bhiman, Smith Westerns at Outside Lands 2013

Videos: The National, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, Bhi Bhiman, Smith Westerns at Outside Lands 2013

The National, Bhi Bhiman, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, and Smith Westerns were among the many bands that performed at Outside Lands 2013 over the weekend. Here are clips [...]

By |August 13, 2013|Comments Off on Videos: The National, Nine Inch Nails, Surfer Blood, Bhi Bhiman, Smith Westerns at Outside Lands 2013