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, [...]

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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

Friday: Dominant Legs, Young Prisms, Weekend

Dominant Legs - "Just Silly Ones"

SF bands Dominant Legs, Young Prisms and Weekend perform together Friday night at the Hemlock (9:30pm, $7). The show's an excellent opportunity to [...]

By |January 7, 2010|Comments Off on Friday: Dominant Legs, Young Prisms, Weekend

Wallpaper. release new mixtape of remixes and mashups

Music For Animals - "Nervous in New York (Wallpaper. Remix)"

We've blogged repeatedly about Wallpaper.'s consistently excellent series of remixes, which have prompted unending debates over at The Bay Bridged [...]

By |January 7, 2010|Comments Off on Wallpaper. release new mixtape of remixes and mashups

Noise Pop 2010: more bands announced!

The Fresh & Onlys - "Dude's Got A Tender Heart"

The latest update from Noise Pop HQ about the 2010 festival includes a whole bunch of potential highlights. While [...]

By |January 6, 2010|2 Comments

Media Monday: Papercuts, The Fresh & Onlys, Social Studies

Collecting some Bay Area tracks from around the web:

Via Pitchfork, here's the A-side from Papercuts' latest 7", White are the Waves, out now on Gnomonsong. The B-side is [...]

By |December 21, 2009|Comments Off on Media Monday: Papercuts, The Fresh & Onlys, Social Studies