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

Rogue Wave – Permalight details and upcoming tour

Rogue Wave - "Good Morning"

Rogue Wave recently announced many of the pertinent details surrounding Permalight, the group's upcoming album, out March 2nd. The album emerged following Zach Rogue's [...]

By |January 21, 2010|2 Comments

Dominant Legs, Young Prisms, Woodsman, Weekend @ Hemlock Tavern, 1/8

Photos by Rachel Keenan and Nicole L. Browner

The beauty of catching a show at the Hemlock Tavern (in addition to consistently great booking and cheap PBR tall boys), is [...]

By |January 15, 2010|Comments Off on Dominant Legs, Young Prisms, Woodsman, Weekend @ Hemlock Tavern, 1/8

Makeing Tents (and then playing music in them)

I hadn't heard of the genre "electro wilderness" before SF's Makeing Tents, but I didn't believe that their live shows would actually be performed inside tents either. The [...]

By |January 13, 2010|2 Comments

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Asobi Seksu & Black Lips

Sunday, January 17th - Asobi Seksu (acoustic) and Beatbeat Whisper @ Swedish American Hall

Beatbeat Whisper - "Up the Long Tracks" (Daytrotter Session)

To enter send an E-mail to contest@thebaybridged.com with [...]

By |January 13, 2010|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Asobi Seksu & Black Lips

Ty Segall, Ganglians, Thee Oh Sees, Mayyors @ The Eagle Tavern Thursday

In what promises to be the loudest thing happening on Thursday night, Ty Segall is playing a show with some of SF and Sacto's best known punk rockers. His [...]

By |January 13, 2010|Comments Off on Ty Segall, Ganglians, Thee Oh Sees, Mayyors @ The Eagle Tavern Thursday

The Morning Benders offer “Promises”

The Morning Benders - "Promises"

Head over to TheMorningBenders.com this morning where, for the price of an e-mail, you can download "Promises", the first new song from the band's forthcoming [...]

By |January 11, 2010|4 Comments

The Ferocious Few, MonBon, Can’t Find a Villain @ Elbo Room, 1/6

Humpday came and went, but the Elbo Room was full of great music Wednesday as people enjoyed a mild winter night in the Mission District with The Ferocious Few, [...]

By |January 11, 2010|Comments Off on The Ferocious Few, MonBon, Can’t Find a Villain @ Elbo Room, 1/6

Media Monday: new Rogue Wave, The Dodos on Letterman, locals on Daytrotter

Last week, Stereogum posted a new one from Rogue Wave's upcoming album Permalight (above album artwork via Spinner). "Good Morning" is more electronically-oriented than the band's past releases, [...]

By |January 11, 2010|Comments Off on Media Monday: new Rogue Wave, The Dodos on Letterman, locals on Daytrotter

Shredification: High on Fire promise sonic immolation with Snakes for the Divine

When you see Matt Pike play guitar -- snaggle-teeth glinting, baby-beer-belly inching over belt buckle, sweat dripping across numerous just-better-than-jailhouse tattoos -- you realize that he was put on [...]

By |January 10, 2010|4 Comments

Free MOMA art/music show this Saturday

Saturday, the SF MOMA's having a free opening reception for a new installation by Philadelphia artist Max Lawrence in the Natoma Alley off New Montgomery. Lawrence's installation is [...]

By |January 8, 2010|Comments Off on Free MOMA art/music show this Saturday