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    Premiere: Theaux Elliot, “CANTKEEPUP” feat. Jayem + Mayila

Premiere: Theaux Elliot, “CANTKEEPUP” feat. Jayem + Mayila

Elliot Slamet refuses to be boxed in. We’ve covered Slamet’s work on this blog before as EyyELL, one-half of Lord Morgan, but now the San Jose producer is starting [...]

By |November 15, 2019|0 Comments
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    Rexx Life Raj’s ‘Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There’ is finally here

Rexx Life Raj’s ‘Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There’ is finally here

One of the most highly-anticipated albums of the fall, Rexx Life Raj's Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There is out now on all streaming platforms and he already has [...]

By |November 8, 2019|Comments Off on Rexx Life Raj’s ‘Father Figure 3: Somewhere Out There’ is finally here

Band Art with Annie Bacon

“This album was all about centering connection, which is what I see as my purpose as an artist.”

Annie Bacon’s folk rock has touches of Ani DiFranco and Joan Osborne [...]

By |November 7, 2019|Comments Off on Band Art with Annie Bacon

Start a Riot with Sleater-Kinney at the Fox Theater

Riot Grrrl rockers Sleater-Kinney will play Oakland's Fox Theater, November 16 and 17. Their ninth album, The Center Won't Hold debuted this past summer with Mom + Pop, and [...]

By |November 4, 2019|1 Comment

Blanket the Homeless releases new record at the Independent

In these turbulent times of friction and fire, it’s nice to see truly good work being done on a large scale in the Bay Area. Blanket The Homeless, a [...]

By |November 1, 2019|Comments Off on Blanket the Homeless releases new record at the Independent

The Bay Bridged Q&A: A Not-So-Awkward Convo with Beejus

There was a point in time where Beejus, host of the DIY podcast Awkward Convos with Beejus, didn't think he could carry a conversation. A bit of a surprising [...]

By |October 30, 2019|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Q&A: A Not-So-Awkward Convo with Beejus

Tia Nomore brings “Nu Chain” to OTR Sessions

Tia Nomore is about to reach a higher altitude when her upcoming album Level arrives later this fall. And if the rest of her new, upgraded sound is anything [...]

By |October 29, 2019|Comments Off on Tia Nomore brings “Nu Chain” to OTR Sessions

New music + upcoming show for Pure Hex

With the success of their first single "Wind Stress," Pure Hex is keeping up the momentum with their latest song "Heavy Moon." Released under Honeydew Records, this six-minute masterpiece [...]

By |October 28, 2019|Comments Off on New music + upcoming show for Pure Hex

B. Lewis debuts ‘Sunset on Carmella’

As a successful hip-hop and electronic music producer, B. Lewis steps into the spotlight with the debut of his full-length studio album, Sunset on Carmella.

An ode to [...]

By |October 28, 2019|Comments Off on B. Lewis debuts ‘Sunset on Carmella’

Giorgia Angiuli brings high-intensity techno to Mezzanine

Celebrate Day of the Dead with Giorgia Angiuli at Mezzanine. The Italian-born musician will bring the energy with her high-intensity techno and dark house tunes, enough to make the [...]

By |October 24, 2019|Comments Off on Giorgia Angiuli brings high-intensity techno to Mezzanine
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    Listen in to ‘Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2’ out today

Listen in to ‘Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2’ out today

We won't go down the list of our favorites off of Text Me Records' newest tape, Group Chat Vol. 2, because we've done plenty of that already. But gang's [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on Listen in to ‘Text Me Records Group Chat Vol. 2’ out today
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    San Jose Jazz + Hammer Theatre Center Announce Black Cab Series

San Jose Jazz + Hammer Theatre Center Announce Black Cab Series

There's a time and place for blockbuster stadium arena shows but some acts and sounds, like jazz, are best when you experience the magic up close. Taking this idea [...]

By |October 18, 2019|Comments Off on San Jose Jazz + Hammer Theatre Center Announce Black Cab Series