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SF Popfest Review: All Girl Summer Fun Band, Still Flyin’, and Cars Can Be Blue – Rickshaw Stop 5/29

I've been to the Rickshaw Stop. Love the place. But SF Popfest - with all my time in the Bay, this was still something new to me [...]

By |June 3, 2010|4 Comments

Tussle, Javelin, Bronze – Rickshaw Stop 5/6

Photos by: Charlie Homo

So, I get it - indie rock/electro duos and trios are multiplying like rabbits dosed up on viagra right now. Sleigh Bells, Matt and Kim, [...]

By |May 13, 2010|4 Comments

Show Review: The Morning Benders, Miniature Tigers, The Mumlers @ Independent 3/31

It was a show for the ages. The Morning Benders, with their new album, Big Echo, in tow, teamed up with their friends The Mumlers for a sonic [...]

By |April 2, 2010|Comments Off on Show Review: The Morning Benders, Miniature Tigers, The Mumlers @ Independent 3/31

Holly Miranda, Foxtail Somersault, and Tortured Genies @ Cafe Du Nord, 3/9

A friend of mine from SoCal told me to check out Holly Miranda (because she is awesome, I was told) at the Fox. Scheduling conflicts prevented that from [...]

By |March 17, 2010|Comments Off on Holly Miranda, Foxtail Somersault, and Tortured Genies @ Cafe Du Nord, 3/9

Noise Pop 2010: Citay, Scout Niblett, Greg Ashley, Tape Deck Mountain @ Cafe du Nord

Photos by: Nicole Browner

Tape Deck Mountain - "Scantrons"

As I walked up Market Street to Cafe du Nord, I could hear these brooding tunes emanating from underground and couldn't help [...]

By |February 26, 2010|Comments Off on Noise Pop 2010: Citay, Scout Niblett, Greg Ashley, Tape Deck Mountain @ Cafe du Nord

Noise Pop 2010: Rogue Wave, Princeton, Man/Miracle, Two Sheds @ Bottom of the Hill

Photos by: Charlie Homo

While it is awesome that overall Noise Pop 2010 is roughly 2/3 Bay Area bands, Wednesday's show at Bottom of the Hill offered an even better [...]

By |February 25, 2010|2 Comments

Nneka and Bhi Bhiman tonight at Red Devil Lounge

In case you haven't noticed, the Red Devil Lounge is shedding its oft pigeon-holey description of being a cover bands only spot by mixing up their billing with some [...]

By |January 27, 2010|Comments Off on Nneka and Bhi Bhiman tonight at Red Devil Lounge

Tuned In at the SF Conservatory of Music – A Minifest with Mad Skills

With the first steps into their building, I was immediately blown away by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. The new campus on Oak Street is gorgeous, and [...]

By |November 19, 2009|Comments Off on Tuned In at the SF Conservatory of Music – A Minifest with Mad Skills

7 Orange ABC, Belly of the Whale, Camaron Ochs @ The Starry Plough, 11/5

At times reminding me of another of my local favorites, Geographer, at others reminding me of some earlier Radiohead stuff, 7 Orange ABC showed up last Thursday at the [...]

By |November 10, 2009|2 Comments

Sat: Bhi Bhiman and Stone Foxes Reunite at Hotel Utah

If you're a reader of The Bay Bridged then you're well aware of The Stone Foxes residency at the Hotel Utah for the month of October.

For this [...]

By |October 9, 2009|Comments Off on Sat: Bhi Bhiman and Stone Foxes Reunite at Hotel Utah

Geographer at Cafe Du Nord Thursday Night

There's two parts to a great show - an awesome venue and awesome music. You'll find both of those tomorrow night when Geographer plays Cafe Du Nord. An [...]

By |July 22, 2009|4 Comments

Are You Ready For Some Phoenix? Too bad…but the night was salvaged anyway

Being a huge fan of Daft Punk, I was stoked to see that Phoenix was coming to SF for the Spectrum Festival (author's note: guitarist Laurent Brancowitz was in [...]

By |July 8, 2009|2 Comments
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