Get to Know: Willow Steps

 
"Don't wanna spend a lifetime singing about a girl who got away / I'd rather live a life singing to the girl who came to stay," Willow Steps cheerfully [...]

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SONG-FREUD: Sage the Gemini’s “Gas Pedal”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole fucking world that doubles as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area songs. Equal parts Pitchfork and Dr. [...]

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    Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Thee Oh Sees share new LP opener “Web”, announce SXSW shows

Come on. Did you really think we would make it through the first quarter of 2015 without hearing new material from Thee Oh Sees? Yeah, neither did we...

Mutilator Defeated [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Golden Void, Growwler, and more

Golden Void

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 [...]

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    The Coffis Brothers, The Lady Crooners and Karmen Buttler take over Slim’s

The Coffis Brothers, The Lady Crooners and Karmen Buttler take over Slim’s

A night full of family bands will be taking over Slim's this weekend, bringing some Americana, folk, and pop music. It's gonna be great.

The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain [...]

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    Oakland’s Mall Walk to release new 7″, on tour in March and April

Oakland’s Mall Walk to release new 7″, on tour in March and April

(Photo Credit: Raynie Vratari)

Last year, Oakland's Mall Walk released a five-song EP comprised of minimalist guitar work, spidery, walking bass lines, and steady rhythms. It's a brand of dynamic rock [...]

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Useless Eaters release singles collection

 
Is your seventh year as a band too soon to release a singles and rarities collection? Not if you're Useless Eaters.

Hot on the heels of last year's well-received full-length, [...]

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    Sonny & the Sunsets release “Happy Carrot Health Food Store” video

Sonny & the Sunsets release “Happy Carrot Health Food Store” video

 
Sonny, Sonny, Sonny. After so many years in our Bay Area scene, how are you still so good?

Veteran local Sonny Smith is back with his band the Sunsets, this [...]

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    Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘Tinctures, Potions & Elixirs’ to The Chapel tonight!

Hibbity Dibbity brings ‘Tinctures, Potions & Elixirs’ to The Chapel tonight!

After a whirlwind of shows around the country, psychedelic rock n' roll blues band Hibbity Dibbity is back in San Francisco and ready to catch us all by storm with the [...]

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    The Silhouette Era release new single, “Devotion” (playing El Rio tonight)

The Silhouette Era release new single, “Devotion” (playing El Rio tonight)

Local dream wave act The Silhouette Era is coming off of a spurring start to the new year. With the success of a a Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of [...]

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SONG-FREUD: French Cassettes’ “Teeth for Talking”

Welcome back to SONG-FREUD, the only music column in the whole world that doubles as a deep cavity search of your favorite Bay Area songs. Equal parts Pitchfork and Dr. Phil, [...]

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Premiere: Meat Market – “Hole” (plus tour dates!)

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Today we are happy to bring you a brand new track from Meat Market - an Oakland quartet that has been making great garage-pop since early 2011, when members [...]

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