Video: Xiu Xiu – "Beauty Towne"

Xiu Xiu - "Beauty Towne"

From Xiu Xiu’s new album, Always, here's "Beauty Towne." The new album was produced by Greg Saunier of Deerhoof (who has produced several Xiu [...]

By |February 21, 2012|Comments Off on Video: Xiu Xiu – "Beauty Towne"

Noise Pop 2012: Thursday Preview

Date: Thursday, February 22nd

Number of Noise Pop Shows: 10 shows, 32 bands

Already Sold-Out: Oh boy, several shows on Thursday have already reached their maximum. And frankly, we're not surprised. [...]

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Friends of Friends: Getting to know Swiftumz

Friends of Friends is a feature on The Bay Bridged where a little name-dropping never hurt anyone. We interview a local band or musician and get the low-down [...]

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Ceremony – "Adult"

Ceremony – "Adult"

Here't s the latest leak from Ceremony's Zoo, which comes out on March 6th. The Rohnert Park hardcore band will be at Amoeba SF on 3/6 [...]

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Noise Pop 2012: Wednesday Preview

Date: Wednesday, February 22nd

Number of Noise Pop Shows: 7 shows, 24 bands

Already Sold-Out: A handful of Craigslist sellers are offering up tickets to see South African electro-rap-weirdo geniuses Die [...]

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    Video: The Mantles – "Brown Balloon" (currently unreleased)

Video: The Mantles – "Brown Balloon" (currently unreleased)

Here's a currently unreleased one from The Mantles, from their recent show at 1-2-3-4 Go! Records.

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    Interview: The Mallard's Greer McGettrick talks 'Yes on Blood' (record release party tonight!)

Interview: The Mallard's Greer McGettrick talks 'Yes on Blood' (record release party tonight!)

Greer McGettrick pours my coffee some mornings at my neighborhood café-slash-video store, and she knows just how I like it (a 20-ouncer with steamed nonfat -- don’t judge). She’s [...]

By |February 18, 2012|Comments Off on Interview: The Mallard's Greer McGettrick talks 'Yes on Blood' (record release party tonight!)
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    One week away: The Bay Bridged's FREE Noise Pop Happy Hour with Jel, James & Evander, Raleigh Moncrief!

One week away: The Bay Bridged's FREE Noise Pop Happy Hour with Jel, James & Evander, Raleigh Moncrief!

Artwork by Luke Judd

In addition to a full slate of concerts around the City, Noise Pop 20 also features the return of the nightly series of free Happy Hour [...]

By |February 17, 2012|Comments Off on One week away: The Bay Bridged's FREE Noise Pop Happy Hour with Jel, James & Evander, Raleigh Moncrief!

Introducing: Death Cheetah

Death Cheetah combines ominous electronic noise, pummeling drums, and metal guitars to make what the band calls "terri fi" music. It's the project of Kevin Taylor, who is a [...]

By |February 17, 2012|1 Comment

Sleepy Sun release Joshua Tree video, add April tour dates

Last week, Sleepy Sun dropped a three minute "trailer" centered around their forthcoming album, Spine Hits (out April 10th, The End Records). The footage was shot in December 2011 [...]

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Noise Pop 2012: Tuesday Preview

Over the next several days, we'll be running day-by-day previews of what to expect from the 2012 Noise Pop Music Festival. We're kicking off with a look at [...]

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Main Attrakionz drop new song, announce first U.S tour

Main Attrakionz - "Focalin"

Oakland cloud rap duo Main Attrakionz have announced dates for their first U.S tour, and to celebrate they have released a brand new track entitled "Focalin" [...]

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