Virgil Shaw and The Killer Views drop 'New Mid City'

Singer-songwriter Virgil Shaw recently released a new LP entitled New Mid City, with his longtime band The Killer Views again joining him in the studio for what is a [...]

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Interview: Nate Mercereau transcends with A Million Billion Dying Suns

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A Million Billion Dying Suns, the project of San Francisco's Nate Mercereau, released its debut Strawberry EP last month. Nate is a busy dude - just last [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Foxtails Brigade, Eight Belles and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Foxtails Brigade, Eight Belles and more

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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The Fucking Buckaroos are taking a fucking break

I'm not sure if The Fucking Buckaroos are punks playing bluegrass or bluegrass pickers playing punk, but I do know they kick lots of ass. Sadly, they're set to [...]

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    Art & Technology, Part I: The state of the Bay Area from the musician’s perspective

Art & Technology, Part I: The state of the Bay Area from the musician’s perspective

The ongoing technology takeover and subsequent affordability crisis in San Francisco has saturated recent conversation here in the Bay Area. As the social, economical, and cultural landscapes continue to [...]

By |December 17, 2013|5 Comments
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    Celebrate the winter solstice Octopus style with The Hot Toddies at Chabot Space & Science Center

Celebrate the winter solstice Octopus style with The Hot Toddies at Chabot Space & Science Center

For 2013, this is the last chance to party with The Octopus Literary Salon! On Saturday, December 21, The Octopus teams up with Chabot Space & Science Center [...]

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Sunny Jim Brown releases self-titled debut

San Francisco's Sunny Jim Brown has played banjo with The Parmesans, Tell River, and local punks Nothington, but a desire to front his own project led to the release [...]

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Dominique Leone releases song a day for (almost) a year

San Francisco's Dominique Leone spent much of 2013 making your simple album or EP release seem passe. Leone released a song every day since January 1 on his [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on Dominique Leone releases song a day for (almost) a year
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    This Week in SF, 12/16-12/22/13: Ty Segall, King Krule, Icewater, The Herms & more!

This Week in SF, 12/16-12/22/13: Ty Segall, King Krule, Icewater, The Herms & more!

Enjoy this Spotify mix featuring local and touring bands performing in SF during the rest of this week. After the jump, find out more about when they're all playing! [...]

By |December 16, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 12/16-12/22/13: Ty Segall, King Krule, Icewater, The Herms & more!
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    Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

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Download: Mixtape: 12 Original Holiday Songs from Local Artists (Podcast #323)

Last week, Slate lamented the lack of modern Christmas classics available, claiming Mariah [...]

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Spend the Holidaze with The Blank Tapes

The Blank Tapes from Southern California are returning to the city on Wednesday, December 18, as part of a short series of Holidaze shows that kicked off on the 14th at The [...]

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Danny James headed to Cafe Du Nord

Previously available only on cassette, Danny James (previously of The Cuts) is releasing his debut LP Pear on Burger Records soon. Stream the collection of widescreen psych-pop in its [...]

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