Hip Hop 4 Change is taking it to the streets

Hip Hop 4 Change

Hip hop came from the streets of the Bronx and Harlem, and has arguably never lost its connection to the context in which it was born. [...]

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SF's Echo and Maw release new single, "Float Away"

With the newest single off of their up-and-coming debut album E V E R G R E E N, Echo and Maw are looking to take San Francisco into rarely [...]

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Q&A: Niilo Smeds of Dim Peaks talks debut album

California's Dim Peaks released its debut album, Time of Joy, on Gold Robot Records in September. Led by guitarist/vocalist Niilo Smeds, the band's current roster includes Tomas Galvan, Russell [...]

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Video: POW! – "Hi-Tech Boom"

Hannah Lew directed this clip for "Hi-Tech Boom," the title track from POW!'s debut LP. The record's out now on Castle Face Records, and the band is performing tonight [...]

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Mutual Benefit explores the boundaries of modern folk music

I first met Jordan Lee at Mutual Benefit's San Francisco debut at The Milk Bar in 2011, when he performed alongside Holy Spirits, Phantom Kicks, and Steffaloo. The show [...]

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    Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Black Cobra Vipers, !!!, David Koechner

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Black Cobra Vipers, !!!, David Koechner

To enter any contest, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and date of the show you’re entering for in the subject line and your full name and [...]

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    Kevin Morby (Woods, The Babies) playing free solo show in SF

Kevin Morby (Woods, The Babies) playing free solo show in SF

Fans of Kevin Morby, rejoice! Morby will be playing a FREE show at the Brick & Mortar Music Hall on February 4th as part of Wood Shoppe's astoundingly FREE [...]

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Come see Big Tits take on Warm Soda

Days after announcing the March 11 release of Warm Soda's sophomore LP, Young Reckless Hearts, Matthew Melton prescribed us with a dose of sugary pop in the form of [...]

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FUZZ and CCR Headcleaner release new split seven-inch

In the newest edition of Famous Class Records’ “Less Artists More Condos”  7” split series, the label brings #10 with San Francisco groups FUZZ (which includes former Bay Area [...]

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    The Octopus Literary Salon returns with The New Tenants, Crosby Morgan and more!

The Octopus Literary Salon returns with The New Tenants, Crosby Morgan and more!

You haven't heard about The New Tenants yet; you will soon. Formerly known as The Opulent, Mandy & Yoshi are morphing into a fantastic new project. They [...]

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Jessy Lanza to headline an evening of electronic R&B

Jessy Lanza, the ethereal electro R&B specter behind Pull My Hair Back  (out last year via Hyperdub) will be haunting Amnesia this Saturday as the headliner of the 15th Pro [...]

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Forlove – 'Holding Open' EP

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Forlove is the solo project of Animal Friend singer/keyboardist Jasper Speicher. Although Animal Friend is definitely influenced by electronic music, Speicher takes those elements even further [...]

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