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    Video: Monophonics deliver soulful cover of “My Heart Cries”

Video: Monophonics deliver soulful cover of “My Heart Cries”

Local psychedelic soul titan Monophonics has a new EP, Mirrors, coming February 15. The six-song set of covers finds the band digging into and reinterpreting a number of their [...]

By |January 29, 2018|Comments Off on Video: Monophonics deliver soulful cover of “My Heart Cries”
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    Bicontinental band Dry Erase plays the Knockout Friday night

Bicontinental band Dry Erase plays the Knockout Friday night

Oakland's Rob Miller is always doing something you should know about. As the brain behind Vacant Stare Records, he's introduced us to loads of new local bands. You can [...]

By |January 25, 2018|Comments Off on Bicontinental band Dry Erase plays the Knockout Friday night

Evil Twins release debut on Vacant Stare

Like your pop full of attitude, lo-fi, and quick and to the point? If so, Evil Twins are for you. With just one song on their debut over 75 [...]

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    Oakland’s Dick Stusso signs to Hardly Art, shares “Modern Music”

Oakland’s Dick Stusso signs to Hardly Art, shares “Modern Music”

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Until two years ago, Oakland's Nic Russo was a talent known mostly among his close circle of friends. He'd played in bands since high school, [...]

By |January 17, 2018|Comments Off on Oakland’s Dick Stusso signs to Hardly Art, shares “Modern Music”
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    Kohinoorgasm on reclaiming pop music and the art of performance

Kohinoorgasm on reclaiming pop music and the art of performance

(photo: Jasdeep Kang. Styled by Reva Bhatt and Pragya Bhatt)

Like most modern-day youth, Josephine Shetty got her start in music through interest in pop music as a young child. [...]

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    Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records

Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records

For a little while, Ricky Lake had a fear about working with a music label. Up until this year, the Los Angeles-born, Nashville-bred, Oakland-residing artist was making music solely [...]

By |December 8, 2017|Comments Off on Oakland’s Ricky Lake debuts “Wino,” first single off Text Me Records
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    Premiere: Experience “Christmas in Real Time” with Luke Sweeney

Premiere: Experience “Christmas in Real Time” with Luke Sweeney

For the past several years, San Francisco's Luke Sweeney has tried to kick off the holiday season by writing and recording a Christmas song with his buddy Roberto Pagano, [...]

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Take Care Tapes provides a safe space for artists of color

(Take Care Tapes, from left to right Cinytha, Monika, Rubita, and Jess, photo by Jess Wu-O)This past June, four friends got together to discuss their plans for building a [...]

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    Celebrate the release of Joseph Childress’s self-titled LP

Celebrate the release of Joseph Childress’s self-titled LP

Photo: Michael Bordelon

Last month, Joseph Childress released his first full-length album in a long time, his self titled LP on local favorites Empty Cellar Records. Childress' most recent release [...]

By |November 29, 2017|Comments Off on Celebrate the release of Joseph Childress’s self-titled LP

The World release ‘First World Record,’ play NYE show

Oakland's The World has been one of our favorites here at The Bay Bridged for quite some time, and we were quite excited to get our hands on their [...]

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The Stone Foxes bring ‘Visalia’ back home this Friday

(photo: Staci DeGagne)

The Stone Foxes are back on the Pacific Coast, enjoying an extended break from the rigorous demands of their 37 dates on their GiganTOUR tour. The tour [...]

By |November 16, 2017|Comments Off on The Stone Foxes bring ‘Visalia’ back home this Friday
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    Favorite Haunts: Artist Jeremy Fish’s North Beach “Pizza Triangle”

Favorite Haunts: Artist Jeremy Fish’s North Beach “Pizza Triangle”

Jeremy Fish (Illustration: Rob Goodman)

When Jeremy Fish moved to San Francisco from Albany, New York to attend the Art Institute more than 20 years ago, his love affair with the [...]

By |November 15, 2017|Comments Off on Favorite Haunts: Artist Jeremy Fish’s North Beach “Pizza Triangle”