Future Shapes releases new single “Shitwave”

Originally I thought "Shitwave" was just a fitting way to express disdain for that insipid scourge of 21st century indie pop music "Chillwave." It's actually the genre practiced by [...]

By |April 27, 2015|Comments Off on Future Shapes releases new single “Shitwave”
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    Listen to Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers’ new LP: ‘Loved Wild Lost’

Listen to Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers’ new LP: ‘Loved Wild Lost’

Loved Wild Lost is the new album from SF's Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers, and you can stream it in its entirety below.

Produced by Brian Deck, the album notably [...]

By |April 24, 2015|Comments Off on Listen to Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers’ new LP: ‘Loved Wild Lost’

bAd bAd announces new cassette, shares “gUn gOld”

One of my favorite young San Francisco bands, bAd bAd, has impressed me with every release with their toe-tapping, hip-shaking garage sound. Their latest, "gUn gOld", is no exception:

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By |April 23, 2015|Comments Off on bAd bAd announces new cassette, shares “gUn gOld”
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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Happy Fangs, Delicate Steve and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Happy Fangs, Delicate Steve and more

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 show you’re entering for [...]

By |April 22, 2015|Comments Off on Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Happy Fangs, Delicate Steve and more
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    Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks

 
Long Knives are a band with members from across the Bay Area who play a nostalgic mix of pop-punk and indie that reminds me of The Get Up Kids – [...]

By |April 20, 2015|Comments Off on Oakland’s Long Knives to play record release show at Thee Parkside with Prawn and Frameworks
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    Al Lover remixes Jordannah Elizabeth’s “A Prayer for Black America”

Al Lover remixes Jordannah Elizabeth’s “A Prayer for Black America”

Al Lover’s remix of Jordannah Elizabeth’s "A Prayer for Black America" sways along with uneasy optimism, teetering at the intersection of dance, soul, and psychedelia, not unlike the achingly beautiful original. The song [...]

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The Sandwitches announce new (and final) release, Our Toast

The Sandwitches have been quiet for the past few years; in fact, there hasn't been much action from the spooky garage group since 2012-ish. As we continue to plow [...]

By |April 16, 2015|Comments Off on The Sandwitches announce new (and final) release, Our Toast

Singer-songwriter Karina Deniké releases ‘Under Glass’

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Describing the songs of San Francisco's Karina Deniké as "retro-pop" seems easy enough, but "retro" to when, exactly? Deniké's music is inspired by jazz, soul and girl [...]

By |April 16, 2015|Comments Off on Singer-songwriter Karina Deniké releases ‘Under Glass’
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    Interview: Lila Rose on the passion that inspired her new LP ‘We Animals’

Interview: Lila Rose on the passion that inspired her new LP ‘We Animals’

Before meeting Lila Rose at a cozy coffee shop in Oakland I was, admittedly, feeling a bit apprehensive. I was expecting a particularly intimidating persona based on her haunting, [...]

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    Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square Music Festival adds The Sam Chase to lineup featuring The Brothers Comatose and T Sisters

Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square Music Festival adds The Sam Chase to lineup featuring The Brothers Comatose and T Sisters

On June 7, Santa Rosa's Railroad Square will play host to an absolutely free festival featuring some of the Bay Area's brightest Americana and folk artists, including The Brothers [...]

By |April 14, 2015|Comments Off on Santa Rosa’s Railroad Square Music Festival adds The Sam Chase to lineup featuring The Brothers Comatose and T Sisters

Stream Bosse-de-Nage’s All Fours’ right now

Local black metal band Bosse-de-Nage's latest, All Fours, comes out tomorrow on Profound Lore (with The Flenser releasing the vinyl), but you can stream it in its entirety below.

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By |April 13, 2015|Comments Off on Stream Bosse-de-Nage’s All Fours’ right now
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    The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)

The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)

We're not going to tell you that seeing Polaris in concert will be a special (and nostalgic) experience because Polaris was the band from The Adventures of Pete & [...]

By |April 10, 2015|Comments Off on The Bay Bridged Presents: Polaris (with Cotillon) at the Chapel (win tickets!)