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    Review & Photos: Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop, 8/24/13

Review & Photos: Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop, 8/24/13

For most concertgoers I know, this weekend presented a lot of hard decisions -- there was My Bloody Valentine on Friday, FYF in Los Angeles all weekend, the 20th [...]

By |August 27, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: Majical Cloudz, Moon King, Some Ember @ Rickshaw Stop, 8/24/13

Listen to Saything's new Steve Albini-produced album

Oakland's Saything recorded their latest album Nonsense with Steve Albini—no big deal, just the dude who produced Surfer Rosa for The Pixies and In Utero for Nirvana, along with [...]

By |August 26, 2013|1 Comment
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    Review & Photos: First City Festival @ Monterey, CA 8/24–8/25/13

Review & Photos: First City Festival @ Monterey, CA 8/24–8/25/13

In its very first year, Monterey’s First City Festival is already off to a rollicking start. The fledgling festival, conceived by live-event giant Goldenvoice, was a major coup for [...]

By |August 26, 2013|Comments Off on Review & Photos: First City Festival @ Monterey, CA 8/24–8/25/13
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    Interview: Myron & E bring 'Broadway' to Stones Throw Soul Tour

Interview: Myron & E bring 'Broadway' to Stones Throw Soul Tour

Since we first told you about soul duo Myron & E back in May, they've been busy. They released their outstanding debut LP Broadway on Stones Throw, dropped a [...]

By |August 26, 2013|Comments Off on Interview: Myron & E bring 'Broadway' to Stones Throw Soul Tour
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    This Week in SF, 8/26-9/1/13: Deerhunter, Sonny & The Sunsets, Gardens & Villa, Myron & E & more!

This Week in SF, 8/26-9/1/13: Deerhunter, Sonny & The Sunsets, Gardens & Villa, Myron & E & 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 |August 26, 2013|Comments Off on This Week in SF, 8/26-9/1/13: Deerhunter, Sonny & The Sunsets, Gardens & Villa, Myron & E & more!
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    Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)

Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)

Ben: I spent a significant period of time in traffic last weekend failing to identify which '80s or '90s British band it is that MINKS seems to be emulating [...]

By |August 23, 2013|Comments Off on Editors' Picks: What We've Been Listening to This Week (MINKS, Joseph Childress, Jacques Greene, Daughter)
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    Ticket Giveaway: 20 Sided Records Compilation Release Parties presented by The Bay Bridged

Ticket Giveaway: 20 Sided Records Compilation Release Parties presented by The Bay Bridged

As we told you earlier this month, 20 Sided Records is dropping a compilation entitled "These Strange Days" on September 3, and the San Francisco-based label is teaming up [...]

By |August 23, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: 20 Sided Records Compilation Release Parties presented by The Bay Bridged
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    Three O'Clock Rock Showcase this Sunday at Telegraph Street Fair

Three O'Clock Rock Showcase this Sunday at Telegraph Street Fair

Last week, we introduced you to Billy Grave, the man behind Gravys Drop. Not only does Billy make some kick-ass rock and roll, he also teaches kids how to [...]

By |August 23, 2013|Comments Off on Three O'Clock Rock Showcase this Sunday at Telegraph Street Fair

Saturday: The 20th Street Block Party comes to the Mission!

Collecting local bands, chefs, crafts vendors and more, the 20th Street Block Party should serve up a whole lot of fun this Saturday, August 24th. Musically, the free party [...]

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The New Thoreaus at the Starry Plough this Saturday

We at The Bay Bridged have been holding out on you. Behold, The New Thoreaus! Born in Oakland in 2007 as a group of musical Special Ed [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway: Fever Charm, Dangermaker, Koruscant Weekend @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/25/13

Ticket Giveaway: Fever Charm, Dangermaker, Koruscant Weekend @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/25/13

Let’s face it, Sunday nighs suck. No matter what’s on AMC or HBO, there’s no getting around the fact that you have to go to work the next day.

Here’s [...]

By |August 22, 2013|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway: Fever Charm, Dangermaker, Koruscant Weekend @ Bottom of the Hill, 8/25/13

The First City Festival is this weekend!

This weekend marks the first edition of the First City Festival in Monterey. To help get you prepped for the festival, here's a repost of our mixtape sampling some [...]

By |August 22, 2013|Comments Off on The First City Festival is this weekend!