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    Fantastic Negrito, wristbands and the Outside Lands resale market

Fantastic Negrito, wristbands and the Outside Lands resale market

The organizers of the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival wanted to cut down on counterfeit tickets at last weekend's festival. That's one of the big reasons they switched [...]

By |August 11, 2015|Comments Off on Fantastic Negrito, wristbands and the Outside Lands resale market
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    Starover Blue premiere “Spacegeist,” play with Velvet Teen on 8/20

Starover Blue premiere “Spacegeist,” play with Velvet Teen on 8/20

Remember Starover Blue?

Maybe you don't   for a long time, they went by the name Cartoon Bar Fight. Having also been on an unscheduled, informal hiatus for the last [...]

By |August 11, 2015|Comments Off on Starover Blue premiere “Spacegeist,” play with Velvet Teen on 8/20
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    Premiere: Cursed Graves prepare for new 12″ with groovy single ‘Slow Thoughts’

Premiere: Cursed Graves prepare for new 12″ with groovy single ‘Slow Thoughts’

(Cover art for California Noise by Miles Mcgrady)

Cursed Graves are a trio who cultivate a uniquely Californian blend of punk and noise, quite possibly a result of the members being spread out across [...]

By |August 10, 2015|Comments Off on Premiere: Cursed Graves prepare for new 12″ with groovy single ‘Slow Thoughts’

Get to know: Music as Math

Music as Math is a fairly new, (and very spread out) band that just released a fascinating debut EP, I Think I May Have Had a Religious Experience. Music [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Waterstrider at Brick and Mortar, 8/12/15

Oakland's Waterstrider is kind of on top of the world (or at least the East Bay) right now, with the recent release of their debut LP, Nowhere Now, and [...]

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    Dominant Legs return with strong performance at the Knockout

Dominant Legs return with strong performance at the Knockout

For the last several years, residents of San Francisco have been force-fed a narrative that the city is changing for the worst and that downward spiral is irreversible, particularly [...]

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Swoon worthy folksters The Wild Reeds hit Leo’s tonight

About a month ago while inside of the historic Hyde Street Studios, I witnessed the ladies of The Wild Reeds make an entire Sofar crowd go gape-mouth. As is the [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Alvvays, GRMLN, The Gooch Palms and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Alvvays, GRMLN, The Gooch Palms and more

Alvvays photo by Gavin Keen

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the [...]

By |August 5, 2015|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Alvvays, GRMLN, The Gooch Palms and more

B. Hamilton releases ‘Fight Everything’

Oakland's B. Hamilton, the project fronted by Oakland's Ryan Christopher Parks (who you may recognize for his all-caps "internet genius"), is releasing his Fight Everything cassette this Saturday night [...]

First listen: Cumstain’s new cassingle

As someone who spends too much time listening to music, I have specific tunes for every occasion. My favorite “LET'S PRETEND EVERYTHING IS OK AND I'M NOT HAVING AN [...]

By |August 4, 2015|Comments Off on First listen: Cumstain’s new cassingle
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    Premiere: Stream Void Boys’ grimy, hook filled debut ‘Glamorpus’

Premiere: Stream Void Boys’ grimy, hook filled debut ‘Glamorpus’

(Void Boys from left to right, Jian, Shannon, Joe, and Gio)

I'm familiar with Void Boys because I grew up playing music in the same Los Angeles scene as Gio [...]

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    The Drums playing Brick and Mortar for Outside Lands night show

The Drums playing Brick and Mortar for Outside Lands night show

Music festivals are endurance tests. Standing, cheering, singing and drinking for hours on end can take a toll on one’s body. But, they only come around once a year [...]

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