Blackbird Blackbird – "Summer's Almost Here"

Back with his first new material since last year's excellent EP Boracay Planet, SF's Mikey Maramag (aka Blackbird Blackbird) just released yet another irresistibly lavish track, the new single [...]

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Burnt Ones release new album, new video, and launch US tour

Psych-pop trio Burnt Ones have released their latest record, You’ll Never Walk Alone, and it’s now available to stream on their Bandcamp page. The album offers up 11 tracks [...]

By |May 29, 2013|Comments Off on Burnt Ones release new album, new video, and launch US tour
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    Sea Lioness – "Elmira" (new side project from members of Cannons and Clouds)

Sea Lioness – "Elmira" (new side project from members of Cannons and Clouds)

The birth of a unique new SF band was quietly announced on Facebook last week. Sea Lioness, a quintet featuring Travis Woodland and Steven Medd of Cannons and Clouds, [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: City of Women @ Rickshaw Stop and Hawk and a Hacksaw @ Cafe du Nord

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: City of Women @ Rickshaw Stop and Hawk and a Hacksaw @ Cafe du Nord

To enter any contest submit an email to contest[at]thebaybridged.com with your full name in the body and the concert you’re entering the contest for in the subject line. You [...]

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The Mantles – "Shadow of Your Step"

The Mantles continue to release a steady stream of tracks off their forthcoming sophomore LP Long Enough to Leave, out June 18 Slumberland, this time dropping the laid back [...]

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Video: sayknowledge – "Art Goons" (feat. Cashius Green)

San Francisco MC sayknowledge just dropped my favorite video of 2013, for the track "Art Goons", which was produced by the Bay Area's Mars Today and features a verse [...]

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Davis Music Fest 2013, June 22-23, 62 bands, 13 venues, $25

Yes $25, take that Outside Lands! The Davis Music Fest cometh! There will be 13 venues participating, from the schwanky Mondavi Center to sweet little bar/restaurants like Sophia's [...]

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Video: Tycho – "Ascension"

As we learned from an interview conducted by staff contributor Roman Gokham back in January, Scott Hansen is a multifaceted artist who views his musical moniker Tycho as an audio-visual [...]

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    2013 Treasure Island Music Festival to include Atoms for Peace, Beck, Animal Collective, Major Lazer, James Blake

2013 Treasure Island Music Festival to include Atoms for Peace, Beck, Animal Collective, Major Lazer, James Blake

The Treasure Island Music Festival has announced its 2013 lineup, featuring Atoms for Peace, Beck, Animal Collective, Major Lazer and over 20 more bands performing on the island this [...]

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International Noise Conference @ The Lab, 5/30/13

On Thursday, May 30, The Lab in San Francisco will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the International Noise Conference. The event will tour the U.S. through June, led by [...]

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    The Spyrals premiere "Out of Sight," the title track off of their upcoming LP

The Spyrals premiere "Out of Sight," the title track off of their upcoming LP

The Spyrals just dropped a killer single in the form of "Out of Sight," the title track off of their upcoming sophomore LP. The song opens with a familiar reverberating [...]

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    Adult Swim and Dr. Pepper released a compilation together and it doesn’t suck

Adult Swim and Dr. Pepper released a compilation together and it doesn’t suck

Adult Swim, Cartoon Network’s absurdist older sibling, has released compilations before, like the excellent Chrome Children series with Stones Throw records. But something about the addition of Dr. Pepper [...]

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