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    Giveaway: Club Chuckles celebrates ten years of local comedy

Giveaway: Club Chuckles celebrates ten years of local comedy

Club Chuckles has been curating great comedy shows at the Hemlock Tavern and other local venues for a decade now, bringing SF audiences shows featuring Neil Hamburger, Reggie Watts, [...]

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Best of 2013: Jennifer Maerz on White Fence

A truly great rock record unfurls a whole mess of sonic madness as the needle winds across the vinyl, and White Fence’s Live in San Francisco perfectly captures not [...]

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Best of 2013: Lynne Angel on Van Wave

If you haven't heard of Van Wave and are on the corner of Freak St. and FOMO Ave. about it - FEAR NOT YOUNG CHICKADEE - not many people [...]

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    Premiere: The Canyon Rays release holiday EP 'Christmas in California'

Premiere: The Canyon Rays release holiday EP 'Christmas in California'

The Canyon Rays meld '60s California pop with modern indie themes for this year's four-track holiday EP. The four-piece group, led by songwriter/producer and San Francisco native Luke Hamel, shuttles between [...]

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Best of 2013: Anthony Bedard on CCR Headcleaner

CCR Headcleaner live at Hemlock Tavern, Sept. 19th, 2013. Photo by Chris Anderson.

I'd seen CCR Headcleaner several times before, usually an entertaining mess of fucked-up rock racket that emerged [...]

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    Best of 2013: Jody Amable on the Best New Venue, San Jose's Café Stritch

Best of 2013: Jody Amable on the Best New Venue, San Jose's Café Stritch

Since forever and ever (and ever), South Bay music fans looking for something to do on the weekend have shared a common complaint: "There's no good music in San [...]

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Best of 2013: Andy De Santis on Warm Soda

When The Bay Bridged asked me if I’d like to write about a local band, I immediately thought of Warm Soda. I first saw them play at Bottom of [...]

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Best of 2013: Gregory Hill on Dog Party

In my eyes 2013 quickly became a year where the women in music really held it down. Not the Miley Cyruses of the world but the Wax Idols, White [...]

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    Playlist: Over 100 SF Bay Area bands that released new music in 2013

Playlist: Over 100 SF Bay Area bands that released new music in 2013

Browse through the archives on The Bay Bridged and you'll see that a ton of local artists released exciting new singles, EPs and albums this year. Over a hundred, [...]

By |December 23, 2013|1 Comment
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    Best of 2013: Draut on the Most Overlooked Bay Area Releases

Best of 2013: Draut on the Most Overlooked Bay Area Releases

While you've undoubtedly heard (or at the very least, heard of) this year's long list of lauded LP releases from local headliners such as Deafheaven, Mikal Cronin, Thee Oh [...]

By |December 23, 2013|1 Comment
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    Video: "Don't Call My Name" – Down and Outlaws live at Blind Blind Tiger

Video: "Don't Call My Name" – Down and Outlaws live at Blind Blind Tiger

Operating out of a warehouse in LA's Meatpacking District, Blind Blind Tiger is a new online platform that holds month-long residencies for bands. Confused? I was too, but keep [...]

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    Best of 2013: MBL's "Pain & Prejudice, 2013 in Review — Nitrous, Norco and Novocaine"

Best of 2013: MBL's "Pain & Prejudice, 2013 in Review — Nitrous, Norco and Novocaine"

Dikes of Holland, Beerland, SXSW 2013

2013 marks the loss of my last baby tooth. Pulled in early December, I'd like you to share the journey...

Place the mask on [...]

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