The Bay Bridged Presents: Noise Pop Happy Hour with Hunx and His Punx, Spencey Dude and the Doodles, Weekend TONIGHT!

Poster Art by Jared Silbert
We've been somewhat absent on the live events side of things lately, but it's not for a lack of irons in fires (or pots on [...]

By |February 26, 2010|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Noise Pop Happy Hour with Hunx and His Punx, Spencey Dude and the Doodles, Weekend TONIGHT!

Grass Widow signs to Kill Rock Stars

Grass Widow - "Tattoo"

As it turns out, the Thao with The Get Down Stay Down/Thermals show last month actually featured three Kill Rock Stars-signed bands, not two. In [...]

By |February 19, 2010|Comments Off on Grass Widow signs to Kill Rock Stars

Boy In The Bubble: New Album and Release Show

Boy In the Bubble - "In The Company Town"

Oakland's Boy In The Bubble celebrate the release of The King this Friday night (9pm, $10, 21+) with a release show [...]

By |February 18, 2010|Comments Off on Boy In The Bubble: New Album and Release Show

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: !!!, P.E.E., Black Prairie, Sloan

Friday, February 19th: Sloan & HIJK @ Slim's

Sloan - "Believe"

To enter send an email to contest@thebaybridged.com with your full name and the phrase "I want to see Sloan!" [...]

By |February 17, 2010|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: !!!, P.E.E., Black Prairie, Sloan

Emily Jane White preps Victorian America for US release

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Emily Jane White - "Victorian America"

The supremely talented Emily Jane White may not have yet received the [...]

By |February 16, 2010|Comments Off on Emily Jane White preps Victorian America for US release

Highly Recommended: In A Cloud – New Sounds From San Francisco

On March 2nd, Secret Seven Records will release the vinyl-only compilation, In A Cloud: New Sounds From San Francisco, a simply amazing collection of 14 previously unreleased songs from [...]

By |February 12, 2010|6 Comments

Grand Lake and The Attachments join CYHSY’s Alec Ounsworth at Cafe Du Nord (Win tickets!)

Clap Your Hands Say Yeah frontman Alec Ounsworth performs at Cafe Du Nord tomorrow night with two great local bands kicking off the evening. Ounsworth released two solo [...]

By |February 11, 2010|Comments Off on Grand Lake and The Attachments join CYHSY’s Alec Ounsworth at Cafe Du Nord (Win tickets!)

Clouds Carved The Mountains: new limited edition local comp

This is why it pays to read the Aquarius Records newsletter. Check out the details on this extremely limited local compilation:

V/A - Clouds Carved The Mountains (self released) [...]

By |February 9, 2010|Comments Off on Clouds Carved The Mountains: new limited edition local comp

The Splinters – “Mysterious”

The Splinters - "Mysterious" (from Kick)

Berkeley/Oakland band The Splinters release their debut full-length, Kick, on March 9th, 2010 on Oakland's Double Negative Records. The quartet formed in 2008, [...]

By |February 5, 2010|Comments Off on The Splinters – “Mysterious”

Fruit Bats, Citay, Extra Classic @ Slim’s, 1/29

Fruit Bats photo from Flickr user t-dawg

Review by Aaron Sankin

Under Eric Johnson's porkpie hat sits a head full of deep thoughts. Johnson is the lead singer and creative force [...]

By |February 5, 2010|2 Comments

The Northern Key release self-titled debut

The Northern Key - "Proof"

SF's The Northern Key celebrate the release of their self-titled debut this Wednesday night at the Make-Out Room. The band is the latest project [...]

By |February 2, 2010|Comments Off on The Northern Key release self-titled debut

Haiti benefit Tuesday with Oh Sees, Stoltz, Segall, and Sandwitches

The Sandwitches - "Back to the Sea"

Hopefully, by this point, you've already given money to one of the numerous organizations doing relief work in Haiti (and if you haven't, [...]

By |February 1, 2010|Comments Off on Haiti benefit Tuesday with Oh Sees, Stoltz, Segall, and Sandwitches