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    REPLICANT returns to Oakland with Bad News, plots February shows

REPLICANT returns to Oakland with Bad News, plots February shows

If the new year has given you the itch to seek out new artistic territory, you should direct your attention towards the local REPLICANT series. REPLICANT has been hosting [...]

By |January 17, 2014|Comments Off on REPLICANT returns to Oakland with Bad News, plots February shows
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS kicks off a Brick & Mortar residency!

The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS kicks off a Brick & Mortar residency!

Van Pierszalowski's WATERS is emerging from the studio next month for a Monday night residency at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall. At every show, they'll be joined by [...]

By |January 16, 2014|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: WATERS kicks off a Brick & Mortar residency!

Giveaway: UK psych band TOY comes to The Chapel

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Making their San Francisco debut at the Chapel this Saturday comes psych rock band TOY from London.  Their hazy sound is immediately recognizable yet uniquely distinct all [...]

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    "One experiment of many": Tides Theater hosts Subliminal Messages this Saturday

"One experiment of many": Tides Theater hosts Subliminal Messages this Saturday

Tides Theater describes its mission as "creating visceral theatre" and interprets that in some interesting ways. Last year I caught a play based on an investigative report about homeless [...]

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    Play It Cool: Avalon Emerson releasing debut 12" at Public Works

Play It Cool: Avalon Emerson releasing debut 12" at Public Works

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When San Francisco-based producer Avalon Emerson isn't busy developing code, she can often be caught DJing at late-night dance parties around the Bay Area. One of [...]

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    Giveaway: The Abigails, Useless Eaters, Creeping Pink head to the Fuzz Box tonight!

Giveaway: The Abigails, Useless Eaters, Creeping Pink head to the Fuzz Box tonight!

Want to help Brick & Mortar ring in its monthly night of psych rockin, Fuzz Box, at the first installment of 2014? It goes down tonight with The Abigails, [...]

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bAd bAd – "Problem Now/Leonel"

Everyone knows garage rock is "over", but what about "TURKISH SURF PUNK MARIACHIS"? That somewhat audacious description was my introduction to San Francisco's bAd bAd. Incredibly, about one minute [...]

By |January 15, 2014|3 Comments
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    Mixtape: Fourteen of the Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #325)

Mixtape: Fourteen of the Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #325)


Download: Mixtape: The Bay Area's Best Record Labels (Podcast #325)

It's conventional wisdom nowadays that bands no longer need record labels to release music into the world. Still, it would [...]

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    Noise Pop 2014 Festival lineup adds Shabazz Palaces, The Fresh & Onlys & more

Noise Pop 2014 Festival lineup adds Shabazz Palaces, The Fresh & Onlys & more

Noise Pop 2014 continues to roll out its lineup for this year, adding some top-heavy local additions such as The Fresh & Onlys, Mikal Cronin, Dominant Legs, Zach Rogue, [...]

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Video Premiere & Giveaway: Big Tree – "Like a Fool"

Berkeley quintet Big Tree has continuously released great folk-influenced pop music since they moved to the Bay in 2012, and today we're happy to share with you their new [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Gram Parsons tribute, La Luz, Ryan Hemsworth

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Gram Parsons tribute, La Luz, Ryan Hemsworth

To enter any contest, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name and [...]

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Celebrate the full moon with Joshua Cook

The first full moon of 2014 will grace the sky tomorrow night, giving all you weirdos out there an excuse to get extra wild. Come celebrate at Bottom of [...]

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