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    Burnt Palms release new LP ‘Back On My Wall’, video for “Last Time”

Burnt Palms release new LP ‘Back On My Wall’, video for “Last Time”

Seaside, California-based quartet Burnt Palms have released their third studio album. Back On My Wall is out now on We Were Never Being Boring. The Limited Edition 12-inch black [...]

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Get To Know: Odd Hope

Odd Hope, which began as a home recording project of Oakland's Tim Tinderholt, just released their debut vinyl single on Fruits and Flowers Records that is an incredible first [...]

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    Jasper Leach announces new project Burner Herzog, debuts “Dark Places”

Jasper Leach announces new project Burner Herzog, debuts “Dark Places”

Burner Herzog (Photo by Caroline Hamel)

Bands with clever pun names are often hit or miss, but one of the most hilarious I've heard so far is a winner in [...]

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    Q&A: Meet Oakland’s mermaid-loving garage punk duo Dark Beach

Q&A: Meet Oakland’s mermaid-loving garage punk duo Dark Beach

Dark Beach (Photo by Niki Pretti Photography)

Mermaids, monsters, and music: If there could ever be a tagline for Dark Beach, it would be that. But what's so amazing about the East [...]

By |February 16, 2016|Comments Off on Q&A: Meet Oakland’s mermaid-loving garage punk duo Dark Beach

Russell Butler to play Life Changing Ministry in Oakland

Touted by NPR as one of their top 10 "Favorite Electronic Albums of 2015", God is Change by Russell E. L. Butler is an ethereal experience in itself. A fleeting [...]

By |February 16, 2016|1 Comment
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    Bay pays tribute to Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ at 924 Gilman benefit

Bay pays tribute to Green Day’s ‘Dookie’ at 924 Gilman benefit

Since 1989, Jesse Townley has played in numerous East Bay punk bands, such as Blatz, The Gr'ups, The Criminals, and The Frisk. The first time that Townley — known [...]

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    Damn Fanatics and Doctor Striker to throw a mass wedding ceremony

Damn Fanatics and Doctor Striker to throw a mass wedding ceremony

It's gonna be a wedding, and everyone is welcome to attend, be merry, and get married (get it?).

Doctor Striker and The Damn Fanatics will be putting on a special [...]

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    Exclusive stream: The Tet Holiday debut’s album, ‘Statues’

Exclusive stream: The Tet Holiday debut’s album, ‘Statues’

In the spurs of preparing to completely get their debut full length out there, The Tet Holiday was nice enough to share the release, titled "Statues," with The Bay Bridged [...]

By |February 11, 2016|2 Comments

Playlist: Cocktails yearn for the summer

We've been big fans of Cocktails here at the Bay Bridged for a long time. Their most recent LP on Father/Daughter, Adult Life, was a wonderful album full of [...]

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    A Rainbow of Hideousness: Burger Boogaloo 2016 lineup revealed! Plus an exclusive interview with John Waters!

A Rainbow of Hideousness: Burger Boogaloo 2016 lineup revealed! Plus an exclusive interview with John Waters!

This year's Burger Boogaloo will include a meet and greet with Traci Lords
Are you sitting down? Sit the fuck down, this is huge. The lineup for this year's Burger [...]

By |February 10, 2016|1 Comment
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    SOFI TUKKER to play three shows at The Independent this week

SOFI TUKKER to play three shows at The Independent this week

NYC duo SOFI TUKKER have only released two singles, "Drinkee" and "Matadora," and they're already on tour opening for The Knocks, signed to Heavyroc Records, and have licensed "Drinkee" to [...]

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    Listen to Killer Whale’s ‘Pink Pacific’ EP today; see them at Bottom of the Hill tonight

Listen to Killer Whale’s ‘Pink Pacific’ EP today; see them at Bottom of the Hill tonight

One of my favorite finds of 2015 was Killer Whale, the project of San Francisco's Thomas Johnson. His releases were a fusion of genres centered around psychedelic rock that [...]

By |February 9, 2016|Comments Off on Listen to Killer Whale’s ‘Pink Pacific’ EP today; see them at Bottom of the Hill tonight