About Vicente Vera

I am currently a journalism student at San Jose State University! My passions of writing and music have led me to get on board with The Bay Bridged. My other hobbies include jogging in the middle of the night and hanging with my dog.

Megan Keely and the art of activism

Music has always been an art that provides a platform for people wanting to express their opinions, whatever it may be.

With politics becoming increasingly divisive, it seems as if [...]

By |August 6, 2018|0 Comments
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    Check out the first song from SF’s Michael Michael Motorcycle

Check out the first song from SF’s Michael Michael Motorcycle

It's always great to have the opportunity to cover bands from their very beginning, and Michael Michael Motorcycle is already showing a lot of potential with their first single [...]

By |July 5, 2018|Comments Off on Check out the first song from SF’s Michael Michael Motorcycle
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    In advance of performance at Pride, SUMif releases new single “Body”

In advance of performance at Pride, SUMif releases new single “Body”

This is a big week for queer electro-pop artist SUMif. Originally from Los Angeles, the rising San Francisco musician is set to perform at this year's San Francisco Pride [...]

By |June 22, 2018|Comments Off on In advance of performance at Pride, SUMif releases new single “Body”
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    Bay Area R&B artist Samaria returns with new single: “Foolish”

Bay Area R&B artist Samaria returns with new single: “Foolish”

While R&B has long been a gender-inclusive genre for the exploration of deep emotional themes, in recent years, the queens seem to be taking over the throne of contemporary [...]

By |June 21, 2018|Comments Off on Bay Area R&B artist Samaria returns with new single: “Foolish”
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    The Brothers Comatose delivers new album of ‘Ink, Dust, and Luck’

The Brothers Comatose delivers new album of ‘Ink, Dust, and Luck’

"Sugar won't you come home and make me sweet."

That's the hook that the lead singer of The Brothers Comatose, Ben Morrison, sings in a duet with folk singer Nicki [...]

By |June 15, 2018|Comments Off on The Brothers Comatose delivers new album of ‘Ink, Dust, and Luck’
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    Dogcatcher releases new single featuring Blackalicious’ Gift of Gab

Dogcatcher releases new single featuring Blackalicious’ Gift of Gab

Brewing down in the San Jose music scene, synth-rock group Dogcatcher is releasing their newest single "SRM (Stark Raving Mad)," featuring a verse from Bay Area rapper Gift of [...]

By |May 31, 2018|Comments Off on Dogcatcher releases new single featuring Blackalicious’ Gift of Gab

Cathedrals returns with “Hits Me Like A Landslide”

San Francisco's Cathedrals recently released their first single of the year, "Hits Me Like A Landslide," in conjunction with Soundcloud's First on Soundcloud series.

Artwork by Jack Vanzet

The duo consists [...]

By |May 30, 2018|Comments Off on Cathedrals returns with “Hits Me Like A Landslide”
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    After devastating loss, Them Are Us Too prepare final album ‘Amends’

After devastating loss, Them Are Us Too prepare final album ‘Amends’

Photo courtesy of Nick Marshall

Over a year has passed since the fire broke out in Oakland's Ghost Ship warehouse that took the lives of so many artists and music [...]

By |May 30, 2018|Comments Off on After devastating loss, Them Are Us Too prepare final album ‘Amends’

Get To Know: Just Rese

Just Rese is a rapper coming out of Oakland. He's put out a series of singles since 2014, and he's playing at Southside Festival presented by The Bay Bridged [...]

By |May 17, 2018|Comments Off on Get To Know: Just Rese

High Sunn is trying to balance rock stardom and senior year

High Sunn (left) with his guitarist, Freddy (right)

At the age of 14, most kids pass the time by hanging out with friends, watching TV, or egging houses. At age [...]

By |May 8, 2018|Comments Off on High Sunn is trying to balance rock stardom and senior year

Van Goat swinging into shows around the Bay with new single

Swing is a genre that’s been around since the beginning of recorded music. It started off as a two-beat drum pattern led by brass instruments, and is closely related [...]

By |April 27, 2018|Comments Off on Van Goat swinging into shows around the Bay with new single
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    Oakland’s Meernaa announces new EP, playing Bottom of the Hill

Oakland’s Meernaa announces new EP, playing Bottom of the Hill

On April 14, the mysterious project coming out of Oakland known as Meernaa will be headlining Bottom of the Hill along with Outer Embassy and Luke Temple. Meernaa also [...]

By |April 13, 2018|Comments Off on Oakland’s Meernaa announces new EP, playing Bottom of the Hill
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