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    Swiftumz dropping Everybody Loves Chris later this month on Melters

Swiftumz dropping Everybody Loves Chris later this month on Melters

Bay Area rock outfit Swiftumz will release its new LP Everybody Loves Chris on May 18 via SF label Melters, and if the first two singles are any indication, [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Rentals, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and more

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Rentals, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and more

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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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    Ezra Furman releases “Lousy Connection”, announces new album

Ezra Furman releases “Lousy Connection”, announces new album

After a brief period of dormancy, Oaklander Ezra Furman is back at it. A few weeks ago he released the irresistibly bouncy "Restless Year," and now he's graced us [...]

Dyllan Hersey shares new tracks, set to record album

My favorite Bay Area folk singer, Dyllan Hersey, is back living in the Bay after a brief period living in New Orleans, and is now ready to record her [...]

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Review: Pianos Become The Teeth and Loma Prieta pack Gilman

Loma Prieta (photo: Nikolas Soelter)

Last night, Gilman hosted four bands playing a broad spectrum of a new wave of post-hardcore music that's been gaining traction over the last couple [...]

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Watch Them Are Us Too’s video for “Eudaemonia”

Them Are Us Too is two people, which probably explains the streamlined aestheticism of the song and the self-directed and edited music video for "Eudaemonia". The song and video seem to be [...]

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The Residents documentary makes local debut at SFIFF

The Residents – a mysterious music, art, and multimedia collective long associated with the San Francisco Bay Area – are stepping into the spotlight as part of this year's [...]

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    Seasons of the Witch: The Tubes are “Proud To Be an American”, aren’t you?

Seasons of the Witch: The Tubes are “Proud To Be an American”, aren’t you?

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The performing artists, cultural critics and punk rockers that make up The Tubes came together in 1972. Like many artists then and now, they uprooted from [...]

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    Of Bands and Baseball: Bay Area bands talk local teams (Oakland edition)

Of Bands and Baseball: Bay Area bands talk local teams (Oakland edition)

The Bay Area sometimes seems an odd place for baseball to have taken root.

(Hear me out.)

While I'm by no means an authority on the subject (my first and last [...]

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Fellow Wolf – “The Bluebird”

A message to all aspiring musicians out there: you gotta be careful when you pick your band name. Christopher Drellow learned this the hard way with his San Francisco [...]

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Q&A: The OIM Records Team

OIM Records Vol. I artists (credit: Odell Hussey Photography)

You may have seen the name Oaktown Indie Mayhem around this blog and others. The brainchild of Sarah Sexton, a producer [...]

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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”